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Dog Ownership

Owning a dog can introduce a lot of fun and excitement into your life, but it is also a serious commitment that will require time, patience, and effort. Getting a dog is a big decision, and you should take the time to consider if you’re in the right place to be a loving and attentive pet owner. Beyond meeting the basic needs of your dog, you should also be aware of the best practices that come with dog ownership.

We explore a range of questions that come with owning a dog in our articles, and if you ever need someone to take care of the messier parts, get in touch with our team of professional pooper scoopers today. We are fully equipped to remove pet waste from residential properties, HOAs, and public parks in cities like Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, and more.

8 Tips for Training a Difficult Dog

If you have a difficult dog, you may just need a new training technique. Here are tips to help you train a difficult dog. Share this Image On Your SitePlease include attribution to Marin & Sonoma Pet Waste Removal with this graphic. 1. Don’t Repeat Commands If your dog does not obey, walk away from [...]

By |2021-02-15T13:04:00+00:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Dog Ownership|

The #PreventDogBites Campaign to Protect Mail Carriers

Nationwide, 6,244 postal workers are bit by dogs annually. Last year, 47 were bitten in San Diego alone. To help combat it, the Postal Service has started a campaign called #PreventDogBites to help raise awareness about strategies dog owners can use to help protect postal workers. At Marin Pet Waste Removal, we also walk onto [...]

By |2021-02-01T21:40:24+00:00February 1st, 2021|Categories: Dog Ownership|

11 Dog Friendly Backyard Landscaping Ideas

If you love dogs you are also likely to love the outdoors and you probably want to take care of your landscape. But sometimes it can feel like your passion for your pet and your passion for your greenspace conflict. Dogs can be hard on landscapes, destroying grass and gardens, and tearing up your ground [...]

By |2021-01-21T21:57:41+00:00January 21st, 2021|Categories: Dog Health, Dog Ownership|

How to Fix Dog Urine Spots on the Lawn

Dogs are creatures of habit, and when they pee in the same spot a few days in a row, they can create spots on the lawn. Most will be yellow or brown, and the dead grass may even spread. However, not all dog urine spots are bad; some are a darker green. Here’s how you [...]

By |2021-01-07T12:30:35+00:00January 7th, 2021|Categories: Dog Ownership|

How to Set Good Pet Policies for Your HOA

HOAs that allow pets need to set good pet policies that can balance the competing needs of those in the building. Pet rules can make a safer and healthier environment for the owner’s pets while also balancing community needs and owner freedom. How do you create just the right pet policy? Here are some [...]

By |2020-12-15T11:24:19+00:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: Dog Ownership|
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