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Dog Socialization Pays Off – New Video Small Dogs Group –

Dog Socialization We had one of our final weekend outings with our small dogs outings Meetup group this past weekend and all of the eight little dogs who came out have been on other dog walks with us before.  It … Continue reading

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We Control Our Dogs Social Lives –

Dog Social Lives I created our Small Dogs Outings Meetup group so that my two Lhasa Apso dogs Chester and Roxie can have a social life.  I felt it was important since dogs are naturally social pack creatures. Whenever I … Continue reading

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Small Dogs Social Group To Run Through Winter

Small Dogs Social Group Last winter, my small dogs social Meetup group took the 3-4 months of the cold season off as a hiatus.  But now that we’ve grown  with my Lhasa Apso dogs Chester & Roxie making a lot … Continue reading

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My Lhasa Apso Dogs Are Ten Years Old Now!

Lhasa Apso Dogs Ten Years Old I can’t believe that my puppies Chester and Roxie, both Lhasa Apso dogs from the same litter, are now ten years old!  Where has time gone? I have all sorts of feelings upon this … Continue reading

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Try Group Dog Walks

Group Dog Walks Lately, in addition to meeting up with other small dog owners at local dog parks, we decided to do more group dog walks on nice nature trails nearby since we’ve been doing these routes as hikes with … Continue reading

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How I Got More Friends For My Dogs

Friends For My Dogs On my previous post, I wrote about the importance of dogs having friends as part of their overall healthy social lives.  In our case, my Lhasa Apso dogs Chester and Roxie have a few dog friends … Continue reading

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Dog Friends Are Important And Healthy

Dog Friends Are Healthy I see some of our neighbourhood dogs who never got socialized when young.  As a result, they are always barking feriously at all other dogs no matter what size they are.  These dogs spend pretty well … Continue reading

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Despite Slow Start With Small Dogs Meetup Group

Small Dogs Meetup Group So my new dog Meetup group called Mississauga GTA Small Dogs Outings has been up and running for several weeks now and we have just over 30 members (dog owners).  However, even as I’m running dog … Continue reading

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Lhasa Apsos Show Proper Dog Playing Learned

Proper Dog Playing Learned Not all dogs know how to play properly with each other.  Since many dogs play by play fighting, proper rules must be followed during such play.  Quite often, dogs are using their mouths on each other … Continue reading

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Leash Free Dog Parks Season Open

Dog Parks Season Now that the winter is over andmost of the spring melt has dried up, the leash free dog parks season is finally open (not that they were ever closed during the winter but area sparesly attended).  I’m … Continue reading

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