National Pet Memorial Day, September 11, 2005

Written by Lee Guttentag

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•Create a living memorial by planting a tree or bush at Tree Givers, •Participate in online pet loss groups to remember your beloved companions. •Collect photographs and make a photo album or scrapbook, frame pictures or just carry them with you in your wallet. •Start a pet loss support group in your area or volunteer your time at an animal shelter. •Collect your favorite pictures and turn them into a screen saver for your computer. •Make a donation to your favorite cause in memory of your pet. •Watch old video taken of your pet with you and your family. •Callrepparttar people who were closest to your pet and invite them over to your house and exchange stories with each other about good times spent with your pet.

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How to Housebreak Your Dog or Puppy

Written by Kathy Burns-Millyard

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Accidents happen, and when they do, your response will affect how quickly your dog learns to "go" outside. If you catch your dog in mid-squat, clap your hands or call their name loudly to distract them. Once you have their attention, quietly and calmly take them outside. Be sure to praise your dog or puppy well when they finish relieving themselves outside properly.

If you find a wet spot or droppings onrepparttar floor when your dog is not around, simply clean it up. If your dog approaches to investigate what you are doing, ignore them. Don't talk to or petrepparttar 142851 dog at this moment, because it could be interpreted as praise. Above all else, avoid yelling or physically punishingrepparttar 142852 dog, because they won't makerepparttar 142853 connection between their mess, and your anger.

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