Greenfield Puppies Blog

Pet Cancer Awareness Month. 

Sponsored by Pet Cancer Awareness and the Blue Buffalo Foundation for Cancer Research. Set an appointment Setting an appointment is the first step to better your pooch’s health. Having regular check ups for your dog will help keep track of their health and give you piece of mind. Once you set your appointment it is best to set up a small pack or kit for you pooch. This kit should include a small bag of kibble, a favorite toy, a […]

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National Service Dog Eye Examination Month.

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists hosts this annual event when over 200 veterinary ophthalmologists donate their services to provide eye exams to service dogs in the US and Canada. If you have a pup you can always find one near you or you can set up an appointment at your local veterinarian. Set up and appointment Setting up an appointment is simple but arguably most important step. You can either call or email and then you just need to […]

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May 18-24, 2015: Dog Bite Prevention Week.

  This event by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) along with the United States Post Office (USPS) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) focuses attention on preventing dog bites. Here are a few things you can do to train your dog not to bite and how to avoid behavior that may cause you to be bit. If you have a dog Socialization is key. Your pup has to be comfortable in his or her own home, yard, and […]

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Chip Your Pet Month: Basics for caring for your dog

Caring for a pet is a large responsibility but it can be simplified by using training techniques, providing a healthy diet, maintaining you pup’s weight, and having your dog microchipped after adoption. This way they can be healthy and happy and you never have to worry about your dog should they get lost or simply go on an afternoon adventure. Training and Play Training with your dog is essential for you and your dog. You both need to know what […]

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May 4-10, 2015: Puppy Mill Action Week.

  Puppy Mills are a tragic reality for many dogs. By working with reputable breeders and shelters, you can help destroy puppy mills and give dogs better lives. Here are a few ways you can help stop puppy mills in your town and around the world. Keep your eyes open There are several signs of puppy mills you can watch out for. If you see signs saying the specific breed and the price on the road you can call the […]

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May 3-9, 2015 is American Humane’s Be Kind to Animals Week.

  This weeklong event has been celebrated since 1915 to promote being well, kind to animals. There are many ways you can celebrate this week and there are plenty of things you can do everyday that will promote the well-being of animals all over.   If you have a pet   If you have a pet there are plenty of things you can do to better your pet’s world. You can purchase a new toy for them, prepare a tasty […]

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Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month.

Lyme Disease can be a painful, tiring, chronic illness that if not treated with caution can shorten the lifespan of your pooch. Luckily it is not only manageable but you can take action to actually prevent the disease. Here are a few tips on how to prevent contraction or deal with the illness if your dog has already been infected. Check up Always check your pup after they have been outside. It may have been four hours or 30 minutes. […]

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May 3: National Specially Abled Pets Day

  Many pets, just like people, live with disabilities everyday. If you decide to adopt a pet that has low vision, is hard of hearing, or requires a wheelchair be sure you are able to care for them and their needs. This way you will have a pet that is comfortable and happy and you can truly enjoy the time you have together. If you’re unsure how to properly care for a pet that requires adjustments or modifications in their […]

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May 1 is National Purebred Dog Day

What are the most popular purebred breeds in the U.S.? Labrador Retrievers These sweet pups are loyal and endlessly loving. They need plenty of exercise but are always happy playing a game of fetch or just relaxing on the couch. If you decide to adopt one, be sure to keep them on a semi strict diet. They often gain weight easily. German Shepherd These pups are strong, intelligent dogs that love to be around their owners. They are popular because […]

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Dogs that love being in water

Not every dog is a water-loving dog. Those with shorter statures or thicker coats may not be huge fans of the water or wonderful swimmers. If you enjoy the great outdoors and love to swim, fish, and hike you may want a pooch that will be happy to jump right in with you. Here are a few that we thought could be great companions in you aquatic excursions. Labrador Retrievers One of the most popular breeds in the world, Labrador […]

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