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5 Dog Walking Tips for a Better Dog Walk

November 6, 2022

One very common request I get as a dog trainer is “How can I make my dog walk better?”  While I do not think we…

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You Have a Friend- Reactive Dog Training Program

October 14, 2022

Why do we need to talk about reactive dog training and how it can help? Simply stated, when we bring a dog into our families,…

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Raw Food Diet for Dogs: the Nutritional Gold Standard

April 6, 2022

The raw food diet for dogs is the gold standard in canine nutrition A Raw Food Diet in Dogs is the Gold Standard of Canine…

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How to Capture Calmness in Your Dog

February 3, 2022

Why Capture Calmness: Some dogs are calm, chill and relaxed most of the time.  It seems that their default is to relax and stay calm.…

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Reflections from a Pet Professional on 2021 and the New Year

January 3, 2022

Each year, as the new year begins, I like to reflect back over the past 12 months.  I take this time to reflect on the…

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Cues that traveling dogs should know

Seven Cues Every Traveling Dog Should Know

September 30, 2021

Before traveling with your pet, teach them the cues that will make your trip safer and more fun for all of you! Traveling with our…

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7 Benefits of Urban Adventure Decompression Walks and Why Every Dog in Milwaukee Needs to Do Them

January 19, 2021

While we at Milwaukee Paws Pet Care have always stressed the importance of cognitive enrichment for pets, especially cats and dogs, we have noticed that…

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Essential Winter Gear for Milwaukee Dogs

December 19, 2020

I am often asked what dogs need to be safe and comfortable in winter.  The truth is, this depends on the dog!  You need to…

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Milwaukee Paws Pet Care Staff Share What They are Grateful for this Holiday Season

November 24, 2020

As the holiday of Thanksgiving approaches, I wanted to share with all of you what the staff at Milwaukee Paws Pet Care are thankful for…

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5 Reasons We are Grateful for the Pets of Milwaukee

November 14, 2020

November is typically the month of thankfulness, gratitude and Thanksgiving. It seems appropriate, given that we are preparing to head into a season of gift…

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Leash Aggression in Dogs

November 10, 2020

As a dog trainer, who has owned a reactive, or leash aggressive, dog, I am very aware of the mixed feelings this problem presents.  Before…

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Hiring Employees vs Independent Contractors

November 2, 2020

This blog post is a guest post from our friends at Urban Tailz in Chicago, Illinois.  Urban Tailz and Milwaukee Paws Pet Care have the…

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10 ways to protect your dog from the heat.

Ten Ways to Protect Your Dog from the Heat

August 3, 2020

Enjoying time outdoors in the warm sun may be a highlight for many of us, especially this summer, as many of us are finding more…

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Murphy getting a happy nail trim

My Journey to a Happy Nail Trim with my Pup, Murphy

July 16, 2020

Over the years, I have struggled to get my dogs to enjoy nail trims. Truthfully, I used to struggle to even get them to tolerate…

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How Cats Communicate

May 28, 2020

Understanding Feline Communication and Body Language “Cat’s rule, dogs drool.” I’m sure most of you have heard this saying at least once! And while most…

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