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Is Lassie Gassy?

Once again, Dr. Becker gracefully approaches a stinky subject that many of our furry friends experience--GAS.  While some of us enjoy bathroom humor and blaming our farts on the dog, in reality frequent gas for our critters is no laughing matter.  Dr. Becker talks about the causes behind it--some more serious than others--and how we can help Lassie have a healthier digestive system in her article, "Which Is Worse... The Offensive Odor or the Underlying Condition?"

Story at-a-glance   ---> Click here for the full article

  • Most problems of flatulence in dogs have a dietary cause. Less common reasons for gassiness can include swallowing excessive amounts of air while eating, and breed predisposition
  • Certain gastrointestinal diseases can have flatulence as a symptom. These include inflammatory bowel disease, pancreatitis, and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
  • Additional causes of flatulence in dogs include the disruption of a healthy microbiome from intestinal parasites, and antibiotic therapy
  • Addressing the diet and ensuring balanced GI microflora are the first steps in resolving a problem with canine gassiness

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This Week's Adoptables from HAWS

The lucky family that adopts one of the pets featured here on our blog will receive a coupon from HAWS good for a “congratulations” gift bag from End of the Leash!

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Aniston is a Rex Bunny. She is a very sweet and affectionate girl. Here at the shelter she loves to play in her x-pen. She also likes cats--she has even spent time snuggling with HAWS' newest staff member Toby the cat! 

Aniston is a Rex Bunny. She is a very sweet and affectionate girl. Here at the shelter she loves to play in her x-pen. She also likes cats--she has even spent time snuggling with HAWS' newest staff member Toby the cat! 

  Kia is a 3 year old lab mix. She is sensitive to new people and handling so she would do well in a home with older children. She is very prey driven, so she can not go to a home with a cat. She is good with other dogs. Once she bonds to someone, she is very affectionate and loving. 

Kia is a 3 year old lab mix. She is sensitive to new people and handling so she would do well in a home with older children. She is very prey driven, so she can not go to a home with a cat. She is good with other dogs. Once she bonds to someone, she is very affectionate and loving. 

 

Did you see the sales?

If you didn't get our newsletter this month, you're missing some huge sales! 

Sign up to get our once a month newsletter in the upper right-hand column of this blog site (right under Stay Connected) and check out the June newsletter HERE!

 

EOTL's first annual Summer Fun Day

WHEN: July 25th, 2015 from 10am-4pm

WHERE: End of the Leash Mukwonago, 325 Bay View Road

Come on out and join us in Mukwonago for a day of summer fun!

We are very excited to have Pier Pups (pierpups.com) here with their pool to offer dock diving in our (awesome and huge!) parking lot!  Join us to have your dog try it, or just to watch the splashing good time.

We will also have a host of other fun things happening that day, including:

Stay tuned to our blogFacebook page and newsletter for more details as the event gets closer!

 

Need help with training your dog?

Debbie Karnes, owner of Canine Home School in Delafield, Wisconsin, will be offering individual training sessions to help you with your specific needs on a monthly basis in our Mukwonago store! 

Debbie's next visit will be on Thursday,June 18th from 3-6:30pm.  

Call our store at 262.363.3338 to schedule a half hour session for you and your dog to work on the problem of your choice with Debbie--for only $30!  

From her website:

"I will provide you with the knowledge that you will need to form a long-lasting relationship with your best friend.  Using force free,  positive reinforcement training methods you will see how quickly your dog wants to learn."  

 

Schedule time to connect with your pet :)

  • WHO: Carolee Biddle of Animal Connections
  • WHEN: June 20th from 11am-3pm
  • WHERE: End of the Leash Mukwonago
  • COST: $55 for a 30 minute session

We are pleased to welcome back Animal Communicator Carolee Biddle at our Mukwonago store!   To schedule your appointment, please call us at 262-363-3338. 

  "Animals are more than just our companions. They can be our teachers. We should always show them gratitude and respect. And if we can learn to live as they do—from the heart—the world can experience true peace and serenity."    www.animal-connections.com

"Animals are more than just our companions. They can be our teachers. We should always show them gratitude and respect. And if we can learn to live as they do—from the heart—the world can experience true peace and serenity."  www.animal-connections.com

Carolee also is a Reiki Master, and if enough interest is shown she may offer Reiki sessions as well. Please give us a call to let us know of your interest so we can pass that on to her!

Carolee was trained and mentored by Rebecca Moravec, and she is who Rebecca referred her clients to when her health interfered with her ability to accept appointments.  We are honored and excited to have her join us. 

Please give her a Like on her Animal Communications Facebook page and check out her website at www.animal-connections.com for lots more info!

 

Hope you're having a pawsome week!

Your Friends at End of the Leash

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