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Happy March!
Happy March Everyone!
Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care BlogRobin got adopted!!! (See Below).
March brings showers and flowers and St Patrick's Day! My grandmother on my mom's side was a Fitzpatrick. You don't get more Irish than that! She always loved celebrating this special day with a glass of green beer. 
Now I'm 1/2 Italian (both grandfathers) and 1/4 Irish and 1/4 Dutch (my grandmothers) but I always think of my Nan on St. Patty's Day and wish her a happy one even though shes passed. 
I'm sure like many of you, the older I get, the more important family ties become. I think because as you go through the trials, tribulations and triumphs of life, family is always there, a constant. I've been blessed in that way. Even though my family may not live close to me, they are there for me. And for that I am thankful. 
So however you celebrate St. Patrick's day, do it in style! Have fun, include family and friends, then share it with us on our facebook page HERE. We'd love to see how you celebrate!
We've got a lot going on in this newsletter so be sure to scroll all the way down so you don't miss a thing. Especially our positive thought for the month!
Thank you again for your continued patronage. We love serving you!

What's the last photo you took of your pet? Post on our FACEBOOK or INSTAGRAM pages to share, I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU!
Terie Hansen and Cole
Hugs and Happy Tails,
Terie Hansen
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March is...

  • Pet Poison Prevention Month: Learn more HERE
  • Professional Pet Sitters Week, March 3rd-10th: Learn more HERE
  • Crufts: The World'd Greatest Dog Show, March 7th-10th: Learn more HERE
  • K-9 Veterans Day, March 13th: Learn more HERE
  • St. Patrick's Day, March 17th, Pet tips HERE
  • National Puppy Day, March 23rd: Learn more HERE
  • Respect Your Cat Day, March 28th: Learn more HERE
  • Rescue Dog Olympics, Atlanta Dog Festival & Dog Party, March 10th: Learn More HERE
  • First Annual South Gwinnett Pet Fest, Lenora Park in Snellville, March 23rd: Pack Walk 11:30AM, 500 FREE Rabies Vaccines, K9 Kissing Booth, Vendors, Food, Inflatables, Learn more HERE
CAN I GET A WOOF WOOF, MEOW MEOW?! Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care Professional Pet Sitters
It's Professional Pet Sitters Week!
Thank you to ALL our Professional Pet Sitters at Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care for ALL they do 24/7, 365, sun, rain, snow, ice, hot or cold.
They are amazing! They care for pets morning, noon and night. Weekdays, weekends and holidays! They are a special bunch. So, if you have a pet sitter, recognize them and thank them. They love and care for your sweet babies when you can’t be there. 
Learn more about our Professional Pet Sitters HERE
In Case You Missed it...
Training Tip Tuesday Video Series
Dog Training Tips, Q&A
Do mealtimes create mania at your home? Are your dogs jumping, barking or losing their minds? Would you like quiet and calm? Another opportunity to share calm leadership? 
Check out Training Tip Tuesday #15 to learn more View Video Here
If you have a dog training question, visit our facebook page and post it or email us at 
WE DID IT AGAIN! With your help of course.
Thank you to ALL who voted for us.
We love and appreciate each and every one of you!
We'll be working hard today and every day to live up to our
Robin the beautiful 2 year old Lab/Boxer mix, finally found her forever home. She was surrendered by her family simply because they did not know how to train a large dog. She was over excited and too boisterous.
Well, while training at Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care, she learned commands such as sit, down, place, come, drop it, potty on command and walking nicely on the leash. Which would ultimately help make her adoptable.
While at her foster home she got to learn how to play with other pups and was reported to be great with other dogs. She only had to wait a few weeks for her forever home.You can view VIDEOS OF ROBIN and her progress on our INSTAGRAM or FACEBOOK pages. 
Thank you to ALL involved in helping this sweet girl get her Happy Ending! The Gwinnett Humane Society, Her foster family Chris Davies, EVERYONE who shared our posts on facebook & instagram (because that's how her forever family found her!), and especially to Brittany & DJ who stepped up and became her new parents!

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A Big THANK YOU to the folks at the Gwinnett Humane Society for saving dogs like Robin. All the work they put in volunteering is amazing. If you are interested in volunteering some of your time so they can continue their mission to help dogs like Robin CLICK HERE
Good Dog! Spotlight: Pet of the Month

 Meet Indy! 
This is Indy! She is one of our newest clients along with her young pup of a sister, Rain! Indy is a Calico cat, as you can see by her distinctive, black, orange, and white coat. Indy was found outdoors by her dad, and now she's living the good life of an indoor kitty. She and Rain, who was also found outdoors, have become best friends and are inseparable!
The first thing one should know is that “Calico” is not a breed of cat. What sets Calico cats apart is their tri-color coat. Calico cats have at least three colors in their fur, which at their most basic are white, orange, and black. However, variations on these colors, such as cream, blue-black, reddish, brown might also be noted in the coat of a Calico cat. Calico cats are known for being almost exclusively female! This is because the gene that controls Calico markings can only be switched on when the cat has two X chromosomes. Male cats have an XY pair and cannot be Calicoes, except in some rare cases in which the male will be sterile.
Why Basic Obedience Foundation Work Works!
Uncertainty and fear are relieved by authority. Training is authority. It’s a release valve. -Ryan Holiday.
When I say foundation work I’m talking about basic obedience such as:Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care Blog
SitDownPlace (teaches calm on command)
(The above three commands are taught with an implied stay because, what good is sit, down or place if your dog doesn’t stay in them???).
Heel (tight structured walk), Recall (Come/Here Command), Name Game (looking when you call their name), Thresholds-Respectfully moving through doorways (including in/out of the crate)

Teaching your dog to be calm, even under exciting/stressful circumstances. Reward calm/not excited behavior. READ MORE

Terie Hansen, Professional Dog Trainer, Pet Sitter & Owner at Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care-may be reached at 404-422-9832
Sitter Spotlight: Rachel Lindley
pet sitter bio in lawrenceville
Rachel Lindley is a real estate appraiser and a lover of dogs.  Originally from NY, Rachel and her daughter, Skylar, relocated to Gwinnett County in 2017. Rachel enjoys the freedom to work from home while hosting guest dogs for her two Mini Yorkshire Terriers, Nick and Cocoa to socialize and play with.
Rachel’s family has always been very active. They enjoy taking their dogs as well as guest dogs on walks, to the dog park for socialization, as well as playing ball in the backyard.

Learn more about all of our awesome pet sitters here.
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Recipe of the Month
Traditional Irish Soda Bread

Traditional Irish Soda Bread 

by Let's Dish Recipes
This traditional Irish Soda Bread is made with just a few simple ingredients but bakes up into a beautiful, bakery quality loaf. 
Get the recipe HERE
Why Hire a Professional Pet Sitter vs a Neighbor or Friend?
Spring Break is approaching quickly! You've made plans to travel but who will care for your loved ones? I mean, the furry loved ones???
You want your pets to be more than just "taken care of" right? You want them to be happy! Professional pet sitters like us connect and bond with your pets. We love what we do and your pets pick up on that. It makes them feel relaxed and loved.
Isn't that what you want when you can't be there?
Mention our newsletter and Get two FREE Pet Visits Now! CLICK HERE
or call us now to get all your questions answered happily.
It would be our pleasure to serve you!
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