Soothing Sounds To Minimize Separation Anxiety

Posted on Posted in Pet Care, Training

Your puppy’s nervous system is fragile; their sensory environment can positively or negatively impact personality, perception, and tolerances for years to come. From 6-weeks to 18-months, all pups are sensitive and highly receptive. An early peaceful sound environment helps mold a calm canine. Click to download these soothing audio samples for your pup to enjoy. […]

Canine Acupuncture

Posted on Posted in Pet Care

Pooch Pals Canine Executive Officer Marc Elias sat down with Dr. Rachel Barrack of Animal Acupuncture to learn more about this type of therapy and how it can benefit our furry kids. Pooch Pals: What type of canine ailments can be treated with acupuncture? Dr. Barrack: There are a many different conditions that can be treated […]

Canine Health and Wellness Speech

Posted on Posted in Pet Care, Training

The following excerpt has been adapted from the Bark For Life canine health and wellness speech presented by professional dog trainer Marc Elias at the American Cancer Society Bark For Life event on May 4, 2014. Whether we realize it or not, the choices we humans make are constantly affecting the health and wellness of our four-legged […]

Puppy Socialization from Dr. R.K. Anderson

Posted on Posted in Pet Care, Training

A Letter on Puppy Socialization from Dr. R.K. Anderson, DVM, Diplomat, American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and Diplomat of American College of Veterinary Behaviorists Puppies begin learning at birth and their brains appear to be particularly responsive to learning and retaining experiences that are encountered during the first 13 to 16 weeks after birth [Dr. […]

Chicken jerky pet treats made in China causing deaths

Posted on Posted in Pet Care

At least 360 dogs and one cat reportedly have died in the U.S. after eating chicken jerky pet treats made in China, even as claims of illnesses tied to the products have topped 2,200, federal veterinary health officials said. Food and Drug Administration officials this week issued the first summary of reports of pet deaths […]

10 Things to Know about Pets and Extreme Weather

Posted on Posted in Pet Care

Scientists are saying that with the climate disruption they are seeing we can expect a lot more extreme weather events – droughts, wildfires, extreme heat and strange storm patterns with names like “derecho” are the future. So it’s important to know how best to help our four-legged family members fare these extreme weather events. Here’s […]

Burning Question: Why do dogs hate fireworks?

Posted on 2 CommentsPosted in Pet Care

The Fourth of July has so many awesome associations for humans: cookouts, trips to the beach, an excuse to bust out the red-white-and-blue clothing, and of course fireworks displays. But what we hominids think of fondly as fun and exciting traditions, the dog is just hassled by. He’s not allowed to belly up to the […]

Help Your Dog Cope With Fireworks

Posted on Posted in Pet Care, Training

Plan ahead and prepare your pet for this fourth of July with a couple training tips. First, click the enclosed link to download our Fireworks Sound Effect Mp3 file. Once you’ve downloaded the fireworks Mp3, play it on loop at low volume during meal time. Increase the volume gradually over the course of several days until it’s playing […]

TF Cornerstone partners with Pooch Pals LLC

Posted on Posted in Pet Care, Training

New York, NY April 25, 2012:  Luxury residential real estate firm TF Cornerstone partners with premium pet care provider Pooch Pals LLC in recognition of National Pet Week, May 6 – 12. Taking place in the exclusive residential rental building, Chelsea Centro at 200 West 26th Street, these two company’s come together to promote responsible […]

National Puppy Day

Posted on Posted in Pet Care, Training

This Friday, March 23 is the sixth annual National Puppy Day. If you are thinking about getting a puppy, we encourage you to consider adopting one at your local shelter or a pure breed rescue. Welcoming a puppy into your home can be one of the most fulfilling, happy and heart warming experiences for you […]