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Maureen Keene is a certified full-time dog trainer who has been working professionally on the South Shore of Long Island, NY since 2011. Maureen, who dog trained as a child uses only positive reinforcement and reward-based training techniques. Her focus is to set the dog AND the owner up to succeed helping them reach their training goals and structuring the training so that it is fun and rewarding for all.

6 Tips for Traveling With Pets

Your pet is more or less a part of your family and there's no reason to leave it behind when you take a weekend getaway with the fam. Well, the (often) exorbitant pet boarding costs and the struggle of finding an amiable dog sitter may also figure into the equation, but there's also a lot [...]

By | October 14th, 2020|Categories: Pet Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on 6 Tips for Traveling With Pets

How to Keep Your Dog from Destroying Your Garden

They may be our best friends, but let's face it; dogs can be a pain in the backside sometimes. I mean, how many times have you found your furry friend in places you don't want him to be in, like your newly manicured garden? If you are finding it hard to keep your dog out [...]

By | September 17th, 2020|Categories: Tips & Tricks|Tags: , |Comments Off on How to Keep Your Dog from Destroying Your Garden

Studies Link Canine Cancers to Lawn Chemicals

A study by the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine established that lawn pesticides, especially those containing the chemical 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D), can cause canine malignant lymphoma (CML) and canine bladder cancer.  Contact with lawn care products applied by professional lawn companies increased the risk of CML significantly by up to 70 percent. The risk [...]

By | August 12th, 2020|Categories: Pet Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Studies Link Canine Cancers to Lawn Chemicals

Separation Anxiety When You Return to the Office

As the country gears up to ease regulations amid the Coronavirus pandemic and re-open the economy, employees are also preparing to return to the office.  Although large offices will remain closed for a couple of weeks or so, plenty of workers will still have to wake up early, brave the morning chill and commute to [...]

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