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Pets and People

Pets and People - House Training Your Pup

Posted by Bill van Asperen

PetsandPeople2013.jpgOn Pets and People today we get advice on training that new furry family member,from crate training to house training to pet-proofing the house.

We invited animal expert, school teacher turned dog trainer, Tonji Stewart. Tonji runs Canine Company on PEI and she dropped in to talk about bringing that new family member home... something she has a lot of experience with.

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Pets and People - Pet Socialization

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PetsandPeople2013.jpgWhen a pet dog encounters something new, and they're afraid... that fear can often show itself as aggression. So it's important to get your pet used to new faces and new environments.

Tonji Stewart is a school teacher turned dog trainer who runs a company called Canine Company on PEI. She has several pets of her own, including a new chocolate lab pup named Journey who joined us in the studio.

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Pets and People - Dr. Wade Sweet

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Pets and People IM3.jpgDr. Wade Sweet, a veterinary from O'Leary and the president of the Island vet's association offers advice and tips for when you take your dog to the beach. We'll get some veterinary advice on how to be prepared to help your pet... from infection to bugs, to sharp shells, and about the potential dangers of throwing a stick for Rover.

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