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Happy October!
Happy October! Autumn is here, Halloween is closing in quickly. My favorite holiday! No stress, just fun. Carving pumpkins, deciding on a costume, picking through the candy the kids brought home. I have always loved Halloween. When my kids were little,  we created a lot of homemade costumes. Some of the best…An Outhouse, a Refrigerator, a Washing Machine, A Knight on horseback and the usual witches, vampires, ghouls and goblins. I love the creativity of it. I also liked trick or treating with my kids (which I did up until just a couple years ago) many times donning a costume myself just for fun(and a bit of candy). Now my youngest is 19, so I am left to dress up the dog and hand out candy to the neighbor kids, which I must admit, is not near as fun as dressing up and hanging out with my kids. Not that I am ready to be a grandparent, but I’m looking forward to one day trick or treating with the grandkids. I’ll probably still dress up the dog though!
Do you dress up your pets?? I would love to see some pics if you do! Send them to me at info@gooddogcoaching or better yet post them on our facebook page!  Oh and please join us for our upcoming Howl-o-ween Yappy Hour & Costume contest. You’ll find the details in this newsletter!
Warm Regards,
Terie Hansen
Owner-Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care
Save the Date for Yappy Hour!
Join us for Yappy Hour & Costume Contest on Saturday, Oct 11th
from 11am-1pm at Ronald Reagan Park at 2777 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30044. We will meet to the far right of the upper field. Prizes will be awarded for Most Original, Scariest, & Best Owner & Dog dress up. Vicki Gendron of Furtographie will be on hand taking photos.  For more information, visit
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Why Is It Important to Keep
Your Pet's Nails Trimmed?
Tanera Swan                                                             
Owner of Strutt your Mutt Grooming   
There are many different reasons to keep your pets nails trimmed. For example, if your dog’s nails get too long, they can break, which can be painful and sometimes results in infection. Long nails can also cause an irregular gait or walk that leads to skeletal damage.
Despite the importance of keeping your pets nails trimmed to a safe length, many people can’t or don’t like to trim their dog’s nails. It can be a daunting and scary task to tackle. It’s a task that can make both people and the animal anxious. How do you know exactly where to cut the nail? What if you trim the nail too close and cut the sensitive quick?
We can help bring peace to your home.
At Good Dog! Coaching , we teach you how to communicate to your dog the positive behaviors you want from him. Good Dog! Coaching is a proud member of APDT – Association of Professional Dog Trainers. 
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Is Your Dog at Risk for
Death by Fungus?
By Terie Hansen 

Lurking in your yard, in your mulch no less could be a naturally occurring fungus that readily infects dogs, cats and people and can be deadly if not caught early. Blastomycosis is a yeastlike fungal infection caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis.
This organism is commonly found in decaying wood and soil, usually near bodies of fresh water. The infection usually starts out in the lungs but can invade many tissues throughout the body even causing blindness via optic lesions.     Read more here.
Now Booking Fall Sessions
The Top 6 Nutrients Your Dog Needs
Nutrients are substances obtained from food and used by an animal as a source of energy and as part of the metabolic machinery necessary for maintenance and growth. Barring any special needs, illness-related deficiencies or instructions from your vet, your pets should be able to get all the nutrients they need from high-quality commercial pet foods, which are formulated with these special standards in mind.  Read more here.
Dental Special
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Pet Picture of the Month
Meet Toby
Toby is a Miniature Schnauzer who loves to explore and run free. He is a little camera shy so it’s no small feat to snap a picture of him. Toby while shy, enjoys making new friends. His favorite things to do are take walks, ride in the car with his head out the window and snuggle up on the sofa
Best of Lilburn
 We are pleased to announce that Good Dog! Coaching and Pet Care has received the "Best of Lilburn" award for 2013 and 2014!
Rescue Group
of the Month
You Lucky Dog Rescue
You lucky dog rescue is a IRC 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue of homeless and abandoned dogs from the high-kill shelters of North Georgia. We believe it is our moral responsibility to save, protect, and improve the lives of these dogs through the help of committed volunteers, foster homes, donors, local veterinarians, and trainers.
"Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care  is so great with our two dogs and two cats. They leave us report cards each time, that I Love! They are fantastic. I highly recommend Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care to take care and train you animals. They’re great and really know their stuff."
Carrie G.
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Please Vote for Us!
best of gwinnettGood Dog! Coaching & Pet Care has been awarded "Best of Gwinnett" for 2011, 2012 & 2013!   Please help us reach our goal for 2014. Click the "Best of Gwinnett" link, click "Pets" on the left menu,  down arrow under "Best Place to Board a Pet", select "Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care", then hit "save". That's it!  Takes less than 2 minutes.  Thank you!!!!
Be on the lookout for our new Customer Portal on our website!
This will allow new and existing clients to access their information and book new services online.
Good Dog Pet Care • 3891 Yellowstone Way SW • Lilburn, GA 30047
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