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Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care
We Love Pets, Just Like You..
Happy June!
Wow, we are almost half way through the year and summer is fast approaching. As the weather warms up remember to educate yourself on keeping your pets cool and safe while having them outside. Also there have been an uptick in snake sightings so be on the lookout when walking your dog and know what to do in the event your dog is bitten.
Get out there, enjoy the weather and bring your pets with you!
 
We had a great time seeing everyone who stopped by our booth at Pawfest.  Cole's kissing booth was a great success! Thank you to all who visited our booth, got kisses from Cole and donated to the Gwinnett Humane Society!  The winner of our PetSmart gift card was Brittany Scott!
 
 
Hugs and Happy Tails,
 
Terie Hansen
Owner-Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care
info@gooddogcoaching.com

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Pet Sitter Thoughts:
Dog Days of Summer
Pet Sitter Tips
 
As we move into summer in Gwinnett and the surrounding areas, and the temperature rises, Good Dog Pet Sitters want you to know that with the increasing heat, so does the chance that your pet could experience heat related trauma such as heat stroke, burned foot pads and yes sunburn! According to the American Red Cross Heat Stroke(Hyperthermia) and Heat Exhaustion occurs when a dog severely overheats-most commonly in the spring and summer months when the weather turns warm and the dog has not yet acclimated to it. Dogs don’t have sweat glands, so the only way they can dispel heat is by panting and through the pads of their feet.
 
Read more here.
 
 
Terie Hansen, Professional Dog Trainer, Pet Sitter & Owner at Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care-may be reached at 404-422-9832 info@gooddogcoaching.com www.gooddogcoaching.com
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Sitter Spotlight!
Meet Taylor!
 
Position: Pet Sitter/ Boarding
 
Best Part of Job: The best part of the job is having the opportunity to meet and spend time with so many amazing pups along with their wonderful owners. I love that our clients can have peace of mind knowing that their fur babies are being loved and having a great time while they are away.
 
Hobbies: Outside of hosting awesome pups I love reading/ writing and spending time with my friends and families. I’m also a food enthusiast so working out is also a hobby of mine. 
 
Training Your Puppy or Dog to
Accept Handling by You and Others
 How to Train Your Puppy or Dog to Accept Handling
Can You Touch Your Dog? Anywhere?

One of the most important things you can teach your puppy or dog is to allow handling and touch to any and all of his body parts. Teaching him that being touched either by you, a pet professional or accidently in an inappropriate way such as a pull on the ear by a child is no big deal or better yet is good. Training can help keep him calm and prevent aggression. Aggression can result in your dog having to be muzzled and/or sedated at the vet or groomer. This is no fun for your dog or the professionals that have to interact with your dog.
Using treats and a marker word (yes!) or clicker you can speed up the learning process.
Start by charging up your marker word. Say “Yes!” and treat. Repeat till you say the word and your dog’s eyes light up because he knows the treat is coming.
 
Read more here.
 
Terie Hansen, Professional Dog Trainer, Pet Sitter & Owner at Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care-may be reached at 404-422-9832 info@gooddogcoaching.com www.gooddogcoaching.com
Pet of the Month
 
 
Meet Brandi! She is a water-loving, ball of energy yellow lab. She has eyes that will win you over instantly. She is a little mischievous but that's okay she's still a puppy and still learning. Brandi loves her belly rub and loves to play fetch. She's a sweet girl with a lot of spunk!
 
 
Did you Know?
Did you know that May is...
 
 
National Pet Preparedness Month. This month, timed for the first month of hurricane season, urges people with pets to make preparations in case they should be hit by a disaster…and that includes making plans for what you would do with your dog in case of a hurricane, tornado, flood or other natural disaster.
 
Adopt-a-Cat Month®. From the American Humane Association. 
 
June 4: Hug Your Cat Day.
 
June 4-10, 2017: Pet Appreciation Week. First week in June.
 
June 11, 2017: World Pet Memorial Day.
 
June 20-24: Take Your Dog to Work Week.
 
June 21: National Dog Party Day.
 
June 22, 2017: Take Your Cat to Work Day.
 
June 23, 2017: Take Your Dog to Work Day.
Recipe of the Month

Check out this recipe for Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pie!  This almost no-bake recipe is perfect for those hot summer days, whether you are attending a summer BBQ or enjoying a sweet dessert on your back porch.
 
View recipe here.
 
 
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