Alyssa Sparacino

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Training & Behavior

How to Help a Rescue Dog Adjust to Their New Home


Bringing home a new pet is exciting and joyful, but welcoming a dog — particularly if he or she is a rescue — can also be a bit nerve wracking at the same time. And if you, as the pet parent, are feeling this kind of anxiety, just think about how your new puppy or...

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Training & Behavior

How to Introduce a New Cat to Your Dog


With an estimated 3.2 million cats entering the shelter system across the U.S. every year, there are clearly many deserving cats and kittens who would love nothing more than to curl up on a warm pillow next to you. The only problem? There’s currently a resident dog curled up in that exact spot — and...

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Giving K9 Veterans a New Leash on Life


Every November we celebrate and honor our U.S. military veterans for their dedication and commitment to their country, but did you know that some of those men and women also work alongside brave troops of a four-legged variety? The U.S. military first began using dogs for service in 1942 during World War II, and the...

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