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Purebred or mixed breed?

Current U.S. presidential debates have temporarily set our country ablaze and left citizens two very opposite and unique candidates to choose from this November election. Meanwhile, in the doggy world, another debate continues amongst dog lovers: purebred or mutt?

You may have heard people casually comment that “purebreds have more health problems,” or that mutts “are unpredictable.” Data presented in 2015 by The Institute of Canine Biology sought to put an end to the arguments by providing statistics and research on this very subject.

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.

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