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Golden Retriever Puppy Playtime

Golden Retriever Puppy Playtime   It’s not all work at Smiling Dog. When our pups aren’t pursuing their Puppy PhD, they like to have some fun with their favorite toys. These are two of our newest golden retriever puppies. They … Continue reading

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National Puppy Day Giveaway

PrideBites is giving away a Puppy Starter Kit that includes a bed, blanket, placemat, collar, and leash to one lucky winner! It’s free to enter. Click Here to See The Giveaway We love PrideBites products for our pups. They are … Continue reading

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Tick Tock

  Tick Tock     It’s time. Time to start thinking about those pesky little ticks that like to climb all over our dogs. Usually, this time of year ticks aren’t a problem. Winter typically does that to bugs. However, … Continue reading

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3 Ways Your Retractable Leash is Trying to Kill You

3 Ways Your Retractable Leash is Trying to Kill You   I’ve never been a fan of the retractable leash. There… I said it. I mean, c’mon, have you ever seen a super well-behaved dog on one of these things? … Continue reading

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Available Puppies

Plan Ahead for your Puppy!   The best way to make sure you have access to a Smiling Dog trained puppy is to contact us in advance to learn about when our breeders will have puppies for us to train. … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day is for (Puppy) Lovers

Valentine’s Day is for (Puppy) Lovers   Valentine’s Day is a favorite in the Smiling Dog house. Well, at least for one of the human residents and any and all of the puppy boarders. In addition to rushing to order … Continue reading

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(Another) Puppy Snow Day

(Another) Puppy Snow Day   We can’t stop ourselves from filming our puppies in the snow. They love playing in it so much that it gives us a smile and a reason to bundle up to get some (cold) fresh … Continue reading

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To Train or Not to Train?

To Train or Not to Train?   When I met my wife, she didn’t love dogs. While she didn’t dislike them, she had an overall impression of puppies and dogs as being completely out of control. She assumed that if … Continue reading

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Your Puppy’s New Year’s Resolutions

Your Puppy’s New Year’s Resolutions If you’re anything like us, your new year’s resolutions get swept under the rug fairly quickly along with the last scraps of wrapping paper and pine needles. But, that doesn’t mean your puppy can’t stick … Continue reading

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A Puppy Letter to Santa

A Puppy Letter to Santa   Dear Santa, I’ve been trying really hard to get on your nice list. I will admit that I may have been a little naughty at first — barking, whining, jumping, and potty-ing wherever my … Continue reading

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