Should you intentionally expose your dog to bacteria and viruses?

puppy training and socialization

Exposing your dog to bacteria and viruses proves to be a way to ensure the overall health of your dog.  Dogs who have strong immune systems are more likely to avoid health issues later in life.  Repeated exposure to bacteria and viruses bolster a strong immune system and could save you money in future vet bills.

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To Drive or Not To Drive

A Note from the General Manager, Thomas Mikkelsen

 

We love working with dogs and owners to improve the overall mental, physical and social health of your dog. We offer many different services that help us achieve the goal of having a happy, healthy, socialized and well-mannered dog.

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If your kids are sick do you blame the school?

Our goal is to make sure that your dog is as safe and healthy with us as they are with you. We work very hard to minimize risks of illness or injury to your dog while they stay with us; however injuries and illness still occur. We are very concerned about the health and welfare of your dog. Our business is centered on the physical and mental health of your dog, which is why we love the social interaction, play, exercise and socialization your dog receives while they are here. Let me give you an example of some of the challenges we have faced in the questions below.

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New Puppy?

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New Puppy?  Set them up for Success!

 

Want a dog that gets along great with strangers, kids, and dogs?  Want a dog you can take anywhere without worry?  Want a dog that is social, happy and confident? Proper socialization is the key!

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Is your dog good with kids?

For help with dog/child interactions or any other training needs please call us at DogJax!

Now that it’s June and kids are out of school there will be a lot more dog/child interactions. Parks, trails, backyard BBQ’s and more will all provide an opportunity for our dogs to greet kids and our kids to greet dogs. To help these interactions go smoothly so both dogs and kids enjoy the encounter and feel safe, make sure it is positive.

treats in hand

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Bordatella (Kennel Cough). What You Need to Know

The summer is upon us here in Jackson Hole! We are very excited to be offering our great services to our local and visiting dogs. Because we are welcoming to so many dogs of varied shapes, sizes and home towns, we thought this would be a good opportunity to talk to you about preventative measure we take and you can take to keep your dog happy and healthy all season long.

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