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How to Capture Calmness in Your Dog

By Dawn / 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.  For other dogs, reaching a state of calmness is harder to attain and not their go to behavior. Capturing calmness is key for dogs who are more hyper, high energy…

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Reflections from a Pet Professional on 2021 and the New Year

By Dawn / 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 year, the successes and challenges it brought, how well I handled them and where I struggled.  I find this time helpful to give me perspective, to help me remember how…

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10 ways to protect your dog from the heat.

Ten Ways to Protect Your Dog from the Heat

By Dawn / 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 creative ways to spend outside with our families and pets. As we enjoy time in our backyards, or even exploring local trails or going on walks around our neighborhood, we…

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How Cats Communicate

By Dawn / 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 of us in the pet care business love all animals, we know many of you have crowned yourself either a “cat person” or a “dog person,” or may not agree…

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Dog and his owner playing - how to reduce behavioral issues in dogs when returning back to work?

5 Things You Can Do Now to Prevent Behavior Issues in Your Canine Friend When You Return to Work

By Dawn / April 18, 2020 /

We are all home now, more than ever. From working from home, reduced social gatherings, and restrictions on when we can leave our homes, we are spending more time with our pets than ever. This is a good thing. As a professional dog walker, I love seeing more people outside giving their dogs much needed…

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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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Providing the Best Care for your Senior Cats and Dogs

By Dawn / November 9, 2019 /

November is National Senior Pet Month! What better time than now to celebrate the senior cats and dogs in our lives and take a moment to make sure we are providing them with the best care and loving support they need to continue growing old with us! Some of us have had our beloved cats…

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