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

By Dawn / 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 this year, there is a marked increase in the number of companies shifting their focus to it as well.  This makes us happy- cognitive enrichment is such a vital and…

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leash aggression and leash reactive dog

Leash Aggression in Dogs

By Dawn / 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 I understood what leash aggression was, I thought that I had contributed to his aggression.  I carried with me the baggage of feeling like I was not a good dog…

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Dog with his nose to a toy.

Everyday Enrichment Activities

By Dawn / March 24, 2020 /

With the Coronavirus outbreak in full swing and more employees working from home, people are spending more time with their pets than ever. While our dogs may love the extra attention, it is not always feasible to be focused on Fluffy during the day. The reality is that pet owners working from home need to…

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Enriching dogs lives at Milwaukee Paws Pet Care.

Enrichment in Dogs’ Lives

By Dawn / March 3, 2020 /

At Milwaukee Paws Pet Care, we really care about your pet’s well-being, so when it comes to enriching their lives, we incorporate not only social and physical enrichment, but cognitive enrichment during our visits, as well! To help improve your dog’s overall well-being, there are actually several different means of doing so that you can…

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Providing The Best Care For Your Cat

By Dawn / January 13, 2020 /

At Milwaukee Paws Pet Care, we spend a lot of time with your beloved dogs and often post pictures we have snapped while out on our walks with them, but did you know that many of our cat visits are even longer than those we spend with your precious pups? We have several clients who…

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Pet Ownership in High Rises

By Dawn / November 23, 2019 /

Urban living with pets presents special challenges that many pet owners never think of. There are fewer green spaces, more people and pets in a more confined area, and of course increased traffic. Urban living with pets may encompass several living situations, including single family homes, rented apartments in smaller buildings (think 4-8 family), townhomes…

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5 Different Types of Dog Walks and Why They are Beneficial

By Dawn / August 26, 2019 /

We all know that our dogs need daily walks. They benefit from daily exercise just like we do, but did you know that there are different types of dog walks and specific benefits to each? All of our walkers at Milwaukee Paws Pet Care are trained on the different types of walks and why each…

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Celebrating National Pet Parents Day!

By Dawn / April 28, 2019 /

Today, Sunday, April 28th,is National Pet Parents Day, and all of us at Milwaukee Paws Pet Care know what a gift it is to be a parent to such amazing animals we bring into our homes and our lives. We give so much of ourselves to our pets, and our homes and lives wouldn’t be…

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How Much Attention Do Cats Need?

By Dawn / April 23, 2019 /

All of us at Milwaukee Paws Pet Care are blessed to work with such an amazing and loving group of pets. We feel quite humbled to be able to go to “work” every day to care for animals who have stolen our own hearts and become a part of our own family, too! And we…

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Celebrating Senior Pets at Milwaukee Paws!

By Dawn / March 3, 2019 /

All of us at Milwaukee Paws Pet Care have been so grateful to provide high-quality pet care and services to all the dogs and pets we serve. With that in mind, we want to recognize some of the senior pets we have cared for. We recognize that senior pets often require additional and more attentive…

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