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Marker Words- Make Your Dog Walks More Enjoyable

By Dawn / February 22, 2024 /

Are you looking to transform your daily dog walks into a seamless, enjoyable experience for both you and your furry friend? At Milwaukee Paws Pet Care, we understand the importance of effective communication and positive reinforcement while dog walking. That’s why all of our experienced dog walkers utilize marker words to enhance the quality of…

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5 Dog Walking Tips for a Better Dog Walk

By Dawn / 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 need to make our dogs do anything, there are tips to help you and your dog have a more enjoyable and beneficial walk.  All of our staff at Milwaukee Paws Pet…

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You Have a Friend- Reactive Dog Training Program

By Dawn / 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, we have an idea of what life will be like with this new family member.  As a dog trainer, I often have the opportunity to hear the stories clients share…

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Cues that traveling dogs should know

Seven Cues Every Traveling Dog Should Know

By Dawn / 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 canine companions can be a lot of fun and can really help to strengthen the bond between pet and pet parent.  Before you hit the road with Fido, though, there…

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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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Summer Safety for Pets

By Dawn / June 27, 2019 /

Our beautiful Wisconsin Summer has finally arrived, and while many of us are loving the warmer temperatures, the hotter weather can become dangerous very quickly for our furry companions. Preventing heat stroke, being aware of how hot asphalt can be on your pup’s paws, and properly storing gardening tools and insecticides in a safe place…

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month!

By Dawn / February 26, 2019 /

Did you know that by the age of three, most dogs and cats are already starting to form some sort of dental disease? According to the American Veterinarian Dental Society, at that age, about 80% of dogs and 70% of cats already have some sort of dental disease which often could have been prevented. Since…

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Crate Games: What Are They and Why Should I Play Them With My Dog

By Dawn / February 8, 2019 /

If you’re like many dog owners, you probably feel at least slightly guilty when you have to crate your beloved pup while you head off to work or other important obligations you have in your busy lives. While it can be emotionally difficult for you to leave your pup confined to a small space for…

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Signs Your Dog is Stressed

By Dawn / January 22, 2019 /

Stress. We all experience it at some time or another. Whether it’s working long hours, having a heavy workload, taking care of a sick loved one, experiencing traumatic events, or moving to a new home among many other life stressors, we may find ourselves looking for ways to relieve the weight of these burdens. Some…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pets

By Dawn / January 7, 2019 /

Losing weight, eating healthier, saving more money, getting more organized – these are just a few of the most common New Year’s Resolutions many of us make for ourselves each year. But how many of us thought about making resolutions that include our canine and feline counterparts? I’m going to be honest with you –…

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