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Don’t Be a Pain in the Neck! How to Properly Fit a Dog Collar.

Walk into almost any pet store (brick-and-mortar or virtual) and you’ll find an enormous array of dog collars. From spikes to sequins to sports teams, you can find nearly anything to reflect your personality, your dog’s personality, the season of the year, holidays, plus favorite foods, hobbies, TV shows, toys … you get the idea.

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How to Introduce Dogs for a Peaceful Outcome

There’s a reason the old saying “you only have one chance to make a first impression” remains popular—it’s true!  First impressions can mean a lot for dogs too, so knowing how to introduce dogs is important.  Whether you are having a guest dog at your house, permanently introducing a new four-legged friend to your family […]

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What is Blastomycosis and Does It Affect Dogs?

For many of us, seeing our dog run joyfully through a forest, farm, stream, or campground brings us as much joy as it brings them.  It is obviously very healthy for dogs to run and play, but there is a risk that all dog owners should know about. Blastomycosis is a fungal infection caused by […]

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The Dog Training Command That Could Save Your Dog’s Life

Some dogs naturally stay close to home, but others try to bolt out the door at the first chance they get. Either way, on the occasion that your dog does leave your yard without you, it can be a time of panic. Your mind may race and wonder what to do next. There are things […]

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Inside Information: Beating Your Dog’s Cabin Fever

Stuck inside and feeling bored?  We’re facing the coldest days of the year here in Wisconsin and it’s hard to want to take your dog outside to exercise. And even if you do get out, after just a few minutes you may find your dog running back to the comfort of his or her warm […]

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Understanding Kennel Cough

‘Tis the season for sharing! Many people start to get colds this time of year, and kennel cough (formally knowing as infectious canine tracheobronchitis) starts to show up in dogs.  This condition is an inflammation of the trachea and bronchi.  Dogs with kennel cough start to cough and sneeze much like humans with a cold. Kennel cough […]

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PetU Glendale: There’s a New Dog in Town!

With two campuses located in Racine and Milwaukee, Pet University (otherwise known as PetU) is not new to the Milwaukee area, and we are thrilled to have recently opened our 3rd campus – PetU Glendale. The newest PetU is located at 727 W. Glendale Avenue Suite 600 near the Sprecher Brewery.  We are open for […]

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Pet University Receives 2016 Best Businesses of Milwaukee Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Milwaukee, November 09, 2016 — Pet University has been selected for the 2016 Best Businesses of Milwaukee Award in the Pet Boarding/Pet Sitting category by the Best Businesses of Milwaukee Award Program. This is the second time since 2014 that Pet University has been selected for this award. Each year, the Best […]

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Every Dog Can Talk…Can You Speak the Language?

Have you ever wished your dog could talk? We’re not talking about the “wonder dogs” on YouTube that can howl words, but you may think of your dog’s bark or whine as his or her only language. However, your dog also talks to you through body language all the time. Learning to listen is a […]

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Fromm PetFest Is Back — See You There!

It’s that time of year again… Yes, we’ve been talking a lot about back to school time for dogs, but now we’re talking about Fromm PetFest on September 24, 2016 from 10am-6pm!  This annual event has been growing every year and they expect well over 8000 people and dogs again this year at Henry Maier […]