Stable Hands Pet Care Blog

Origins of Love

From upstairs I could hear my father, like a broken record, repeating, "Sit, lay down, stay, come." Over and over on into the night. This is how my father trained every dog we got. He would take them to a quiet place and teach them the basic commands. They would sit,...

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The Proper Tools Are Important On Your Dog Walk

People are always shocked when I tell them one of my least favorite breeds of dog to walk are Golden Retrievers. All the good parts that makes them one of the most popular breeds out there can also make them difficult to walk. They are both an intelligent and high...

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Five Ways to Pill a Cat

Whenever someone asks me if I can give medicine to a cat my very first questions is, "Tel me about your cat. That's because there are many different ways to give a pill to a cat and not all of them work for every cat. Below I have listed five ways to pill a cat, and...

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Life Can Be Scary For Pets After Halloween

Halloween brings many fun items, and activities for us humans. But it can present many dangers for our pets, and the wildlife that live outside. We all know of those treat filled buckets or bags of goodies and the dangers they present to the animals we share our homes...

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Pet Enrichment

Dogs and cats are naturally inquisitive and active. It is known that certain dog breeds have been bred with a job, or purpose in mind, and the same can be said for cats. Pet enrichment helps promote our pets natural abilities, while reducing their stress, and boredom....

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