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Tips to prevent your dog from digging

Do you find yourself constantly filling up holes that your dog dug in your yard? Certain breeds, particularly terriers and some hounds, dig more because it is in their genes. However, digging can also be an outlet of frustration when dogs have a lot of bottled up energy that needs to be released. Digging often provides a bored dog with something to do.

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How to deal with your dog’s excitement urination

Does your puppy get overly excited when someone new approaches, or does he urinate when you enter a room? You're not alone. Excitement urination is a common issue for a lot of puppies. It occurs when dogs lose control of their bladders during situations that involve social stimulation, and it can even happen during active play.

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SPCA Pet of the Week: Rowdy

Rowdy has been described as “a big dog with lots of puppy behavior” left in him. Despite his puppyish ways, Rowdy already has lovely leash manners, knows several commands (using hand signals) and is very attentive to his people when with them.

Dog trains for avalanche rescue by playing “hide and seek” with buried patroller

An Alpine patrol dog was trained by using a "hide and seek" game where he discovered a patroller acting as a buried victim. The patrol dogs are part of the Alpine Avalanche Rescue Foundation in California.