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Loving and Losing a Pet

Loving and Losing a Pet

Pet Euthanasia– Knowing When It’s Time I was having a discussion with our office manager, Lisa, the other day. Her longtime friend and family dog, Monty, had recently died. I mentioned the fact that many of us at Longwood Veterinary Center had lost pets over the...
Keeping it Positive

Keeping it Positive

The Benefits of Positive Reinforcement in Dog Training When we find ourselves in a situation that makes us feel uncomfortable, bored, or perhaps unappreciated, what can we do? Usually there are only two options; change the situation or change how we feel about the...
Raising a Well-Adjusted Dog

Raising a Well-Adjusted Dog

5 Reasons Why Pet Socialization is Critical A popular buzzword in dog training is socialization. Socialization is the specific act of exposing an animal to novel situations in a slow and precise fashion focusing on keeping interactions short, positive, and fear free....