Dog Blog Monthly Archives: May 2015

May 31, 2015 by megan

This summer we are offering Advanced Training Walks for dogs who need a little extra coaching on walking nicely on a leash. All dogs get a solo walk during daycare, but you can sign your dog up for an additional 30-minute walk with a staff trainer so he or she can focus on polite walking skills during…

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Harlem United’s 1-Mile event on June 21 is dog-friendly! Doggedly Devoted will be there to participate in this community race around Marcus Garvey Park. There will be five heats of one mile each, split by age and gender, with the final heat being a fun run the whole family can do together. You can bring a stroller…

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May 29, 2015 by megan

Doggedly Devoted is offering a variety of one-topic workshops this summer. Here’s the schedule. All workshops require an RSVP in advance. FREE Workshops: Saturday, June 13 at 3 pm – Thunder and Fireworks: Overcoming Fear Step by Step (humans only, no dogs) Saturday, July 11 at 2 pm – Stress-Free Nail Trims with Cornell Veterinary…

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On Saturday, May 9 at 2 pm, Doggedly Devoted is offering a free 60-minute presentation on safety in the home with dogs and infants and toddlers. This is a humans-only workshop. RSVPs are required, and spaces are limited. Also this month, we are offering a one-hour workshop on house training: bring all your questions, but not your dogs….

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May 1, 2015 by megan

Diana and Justin decided to get a dog when they moved in together, and the search took about 6 months.  During that time, Diana met a Labradoodle near where she worked and became smitten with the cross between a Labrador Retriever and Standard Poodle. When she saw a photo of Cole, it was love at first…

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As far as walking equipment goes, I don’t like seeing dogs on prong collars or choke chains or on leashes made of literal chain link because those things make me sad for the welfare of the dog. But I have an especially visceral reaction to seeing a dog on retractable leash walking on the street. It’s…

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