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Donate to New Leash On LIfe through Amazon Smile

When you choose to shop at Amazonsmile.com, it may not seem like you are making a difference; the website looks the same as Amazon.com. However, by choosing New Leash On Life in Newhall, CA as the charitable organization, AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to us. It is a win-win! Check out our dog wish list and load your cart with a few items for our dogs, too!

Protecting your dog from rattlesnakes

It’s that time of year again in Southern California: rattlesnake season! Dog owners are well aware of the dangers when hiking with their dogs, but it’s still very common to come across off-leash dogs on hiking trails regardless of leash laws and posted snake warnings. If you or someone you meet on a trail has experienced the unfortunate situation of a dog being bitten by a rattlesnake, there are important and crucial steps you can take to ensure the dog survives.

DOG TRAINING

DOG TRAINING, SANTA CLARITA 

"Dog training (people training) was Awesome. We learned so much and the techniques are working....THANKS !!"  Darlene S.   August 25, 2015 

September Tips

Training Tip of the Month

When introducing your dog to a new dog, there are several points to be aware of. One of which is to educate yourself in doggy body language. Having the ability to read your and another dog’s body signals is key in ensuring both dogs are comfortable with the introduction, which can prevent scuffles from occurring.

 

Be aware of each dog's body posture

June Training and Grooming Tips

Training Tip of the Month

Understand How Your Dog Learns

One of the most frequent complaints of pet parents is that their dogs “just won’t listen.” But put yourself in your dog’s shoes for a moment. If someone was constantly chattering away in a foreign language that you’d never heard before, how long would you pay attention? Probably not for very long—because you simply wouldn’t be able to understand what the foreign speaker was trying to communicate.

May Grooming and Training Tips

Alec’s Training Tip of the Month

Congratulations, you took the plunge and expanded your family by adding a new rescue pup into your home! Whether this new addition being integrated into your existing canine family, or if he will be an only pup, my first thought is that your adoption center hopefully did its job and paired a perfect dog to work well with your existing lifestyle. If that was done, then the rest is an easy downhill ride.

 

What to do if your dog is overweight

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP... it actually exists!) 43 percent of all dogs are overweight and 10 percent of all dogs are obese! That makes more than half of our dogs overweight or obese!. An overweight pet is more prone to heart problems, poor skin condition, lameness, and more serious illnesses, like diabetes. A study actually details how pets who free feed live an average of two years less than pets with limited calories.

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