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Features November 2015 Issue

How to make Fido feel more at home while you're away

When you go out of town, your dog might much prefer being welcomed into someone’s home rather than being sent to a kennel.

How to make Fido feel more at home while you're away

Because you love your dog, your heart is heavy when you travel and have to leave him behind. So is your dog’s. He hates being dropped off at the kennel, with its cages and noise and, no matter how great the staff, the somewhat limited attention he receives in your absence. Perhaps he lets you know it by that telltale beseeching look and cowering stance as you give him one last pet before making …

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