Author Archives: Dr. Jack Stephens

Five Ways to Battle Muddy Paw Prints

March 7, 2017

When I bought my house a few years ago, I spent a good deal of time choosing the perfect shade of laminate flooring for my kitchen and dining room. It had to be dark to…


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15 Ideas To Make Your Pet’s Bathtime Better

March 3, 2017

By Becky Harris, Houzz. This is going to sound harsh, but your dog stinks. Don’t feel bad — it’s natural, and you are nice to let him swim in that creek and run in the…


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3 Reasons Cats Potty in Your Plants & How to Help

March 1, 2017

You may be proud of your green thumb when it comes to growing an array of potted plants indoors until you discover your cat’s own feline “gardening” habits. Yes, some indoor cats view your indoor…


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3 Indoor Cat Games for Feline Fun

March 1, 2017

Cats who spend 24-7 inside the confines of home with no structured interactive play activities are often forced to seek less beneficial options to pass the time. They may nap too much, eat too much,…


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6 Heart Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

February 28, 2017

If you love dogs and cats, being around them probably puts you in a better mood. But did you know, interacting with dogs and cats has actual measurable benefits your heart health? According to the…


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Pros & Cons of Positive Reinforcement Pet Training

February 10, 2017

Within days of adopting Kona from the Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas, CA I enrolled us in dog obedience class that employs positive reinforcement training methods. This terrier mix had spent her first 18 months…


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