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May 29, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 6

Today, we have another one of the fabulous essays from the finalists in our Veterinary College Scholarship Essay Competition.  It has some great advice on how to be a better dog owner: One of the most important facts to realize about pet ownership is that it is not just a privilege, but […]
May 26, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 5

Top 5 Ways to Keep Your Dog, Cat and Your Wallet Healthy  Sharing your life with a dog or cat is a rewarding experience.  Pets provide unconditional love, help keep you healthy and provide wonderful examples of how to enjoy life’s simple pleasures.  Careful consideration of the potential costs of caring for […]
May 26, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 4

This is the fourth finalist in our scholarship competition, on how to be a better dog owner. We’ve all heard the common saying, “measure twice, cut once.”  However, many people forget to “measure twice” before bringing a new pet home.  As a second year veterinary student, I have seen many owner mistakes […]
May 23, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 3

This is the third finalist essay in our veterinary scholarship series: “A dog has no use for fancy cars, big homes, or designer clothes. A water logged stick will do just fine. A dog doesn’t care if you’re rich or poor, clever or dull, smart or dumb. Give him your heart and […]
May 20, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 2

This is the second finalist in our new college scholarship program. The theme this year is how to be a better pet owner. Nearly everyone can remember being that bright-eyed child looking longingly in a pet store window, and begging their mom or dad to allow the animal to become the new […]
May 17, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist #1

We will be publishing some essays from finalists into our new Veterinary College Scholarship. The topic this year is: How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Advice from a Veterinary Student. Pets are a source of great joy to a large slice of the world’s population. We love our pets and do […]
April 29, 2013

Retraining a Dog on an Invisible Fence

Greg asks how to retrain a dog that has started to break through their Invisible Fence. We have an “Invisible Fence” system – wired in a rectangle 100’ x 300’ including a patch of evergreen forest in one corner. We have board fences running part way along two long sides of the […]
April 23, 2013

Planning a Dog Fence for a Future Dog

Reader, Tiffany has questions about installing a dog fence for a new rescue dog. I’m thinking of installing a system around our property before getting our next dog–we recently lost our last baby to truck-chasing on the busy road out front–and I have several questions about it, even after reading the existing […]
April 23, 2013

Planning a Dog Fence for a Future Dog

Reader, Tiffany has questions about installing a dog fence for a new rescue dog. I’m thinking of installing a system around our property before getting our next dog–we recently lost our last baby to truck-chasing on the busy road out front–and I have several questions about it, even after reading the existing […]
April 29, 2013

Retraining a Dog on an Invisible Fence

Greg asks how to retrain a dog that has started to break through their Invisible Fence. We have an “Invisible Fence” system – wired in a rectangle 100’ x 300’ including a patch of evergreen forest in one corner. We have board fences running part way along two long sides of the […]
May 17, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist #1

We will be publishing some essays from finalists into our new Veterinary College Scholarship. The topic this year is: How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Advice from a Veterinary Student. Pets are a source of great joy to a large slice of the world’s population. We love our pets and do […]
May 20, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 2

This is the second finalist in our new college scholarship program. The theme this year is how to be a better pet owner. Nearly everyone can remember being that bright-eyed child looking longingly in a pet store window, and begging their mom or dad to allow the animal to become the new […]
May 23, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 3

This is the third finalist essay in our veterinary scholarship series: “A dog has no use for fancy cars, big homes, or designer clothes. A water logged stick will do just fine. A dog doesn’t care if you’re rich or poor, clever or dull, smart or dumb. Give him your heart and […]
May 26, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 4

This is the fourth finalist in our scholarship competition, on how to be a better dog owner. We’ve all heard the common saying, “measure twice, cut once.”  However, many people forget to “measure twice” before bringing a new pet home.  As a second year veterinary student, I have seen many owner mistakes […]
May 26, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 5

Top 5 Ways to Keep Your Dog, Cat and Your Wallet Healthy  Sharing your life with a dog or cat is a rewarding experience.  Pets provide unconditional love, help keep you healthy and provide wonderful examples of how to enjoy life’s simple pleasures.  Careful consideration of the potential costs of caring for […]
May 29, 2013

How to Be a Better Pet Owner: Finalist 6

Today, we have another one of the fabulous essays from the finalists in our Veterinary College Scholarship Essay Competition.  It has some great advice on how to be a better dog owner: One of the most important facts to realize about pet ownership is that it is not just a privilege, but […]