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  • Dog Grooming | Cat & Dog Nail Trims | Denver

    In-Home Nail Trims Our mobile pet nail trimming service in Denver where our certified care providers come to your home and trim your pet's nails. Book Now What Our Nail Trimming Service Includes NAIL TRIM Primary Service NAIL GRINDING Secondary Nail Smoothing PRICE: $39.99 Why Choose Us? Trusted, Experienced Providers All of our care providers are trained in the latest AVSAB recommended procedures for positive reinforcement backed nail trims. We Come To You! Research shows that the environment in which pet procedures take place has a huge impact on the animals level of stress, which is why we come to you. Being Exceptional is Our Specialty Our providers adjust our approach to best fit your pets needs. We always utilize the least invasive methods possible for your pet! Service Description We offer this service for cats, dogs, and other exotic animals. All of our pet care providers are certified and follow the latest American Veterinary Medical A ss ociations recommendations for fear-free animal procedures. We strive to create a positive experience for both you and your pet. Our nail trims come with complimentary nail grinding for all dogs, which is a process to help smooth the newly trimmed nails. We always come prepared with treats and toys to help your pet learn to love getting their nails trimmed and enjoy the experience as much as possible! ​ We offer multiple pets discounts! Enjoy $20 OFF for each additional dog or cat. READY TO GET STARTED? The first step is to submit a Reservation Request! Book Now

  • Contact Us | HAPPY PAWS - PetCare ®

    Contact Us You've got questions, we've got answers! Please email us with the form below. Let's Chat Name: Select your service: arrow&v Address: We're sorry! Unfortunately we're not acceting new clients in your area at this time. For current clients looking to rebook, please contact your care provider directly. Submit Phone: 720-400-0027 | Email: | Follow us

  • Reserve | HAPPY PAWS - PetCare ®

    Reservation Request Name: Select your service: arrow&v Address: We're sorry! Unfortunately we're not acceting new clients in your area at this time. For current clients looking to rebook, please contact your care provider directly. Submit

  • Nail Trim Reservation | HAPPY PAWS - PetCare

    Nail Trim Reservation Request Please note, unfortunately we're unable to accept pets with a history of aggression towards people for this service at this time. Name: Email: Phone: Address: Please list ALL pet(s) name, age, sex, & breed together below: Does your pet(s) have any medical conditions? If yes, please explain: Does your pet(s) need to be muzzled or restrained for nail trims? If yes, please explain: If necessary, are you or other members of the household comfortable helping to restrain or hold your pet(s) for their nail trim? Please describe your pet(s) typical behavior during nail trims: Any additional information you’d like to add? I agree to the Service Terms & Conditions By checking this box, I certify that my pet(s) is up to date on their vaccinations. I understand that if my pet(s) exhibits aggressive behavior towards my provider, this service may not be provided. Your Signature Clear Submit Request Sent!

  • Dog Sitter | Cat Sitters | Pet Sitting in Denver | Dog Boarding

    Top Rated Pet Care Book our 5 star cat sitters & dog sitters for pet sitting in Denver. For every reservation made, we donate 3 meals to local shelter animals. Book Now Services Pet Sitting Dog Sitting Cat Sitting Exotic Pet Sitting Pet Boarding Dog Boarding Cat Boarding In-Home Nail Trims About Us At Happy Paws - PetCare, all of our providers are insured and certified. We pride ourselves on our commitment to offering the highest possible quality of pet care to each and every animal. However, our mission goes even beyond this. That’s why for every reservation made with us, we donate 3 meals to local shelter animals. In the U.S. more than 6 million animals enter shelters every year. Sadly, many of them are euthanized due to limited resources. These shelters give such an invaluable public service to our communities. Our goal is to advocate for them and the animals they care for by giving endless love and support. We believe every animal deserves a loving home and we want to help make that happen! Member and Insured Through Read More How Do I Get Started? step 1: submit reservation request Submit a Reservation Request form to us detailing your service needs. step 2: wait for approval We'll email you within 48 hours to let you know if your request is approved. Step 3: Book Your Service Reserve your service and book your Meet & Greet with your caregiver. FAQs Do You Offer Pet Sitting Services Near Me? We offer our pet care services all over the Denver Metro area! To check if we service your location, visit our Serviced Areas page. What's Included In Your Pet Sitting Service? Our pet caregivers are dedicated to going the extra mile for you and your pet! We can help with meals, walks / playtime, medications, litter box cleanings, watering plants, bringing in mail, rotating lights on/off, and of course giving your fur baby all the love they want! Will I Have The Same Cat Sitter Or Dog Sitter For Each Visit? Yes, we understand how important it is to have consistency throughout your pet's care. We always send the same sitter to your home giving you and your pet(s) peace of mind. What If I Need Pet Sitting For Multiple Pets? Not a problem! Our sitters are experienced in caring for a variety of pets including: cats, dogs, ferrets, rabbits, reptiles, horses, rats, mice, fish & more. What If My Pet Has Special Care Needs Or Takes Medications? Our pet providers are thoroughly experienced in caring for pets with special needs and administering medications. What If My Pet Is Nervous Or Aggressive Around New People? Not to worry! We have providers who specialize in anxious, fearful, and aggressive pets. They are trained in reading how your pet's feeling by their body language and are able to easily adjust to keep your pet calm and comfortable. Will I Be Able To Meet My Pet Sitter Before They Care For My Pets? Absolutely ! Once your reservation is confirmed, you'll be able to book a meet and greet with your care provider. We offer both virtual and in-person meet and greet options to best fit your scheduling needs. How Experienced Will My Cat Sitter Or Dog Sitter Be? All of our pet care providers are comprehensively experienced in animal behavior, early signs of medical issues, and how to properly manage pets experiencing anxiety and aggression. Our providers are trained in pet first aid and CPR. In addition, we screen all of our care providers with an extensive process to ensure they are dedicated to consistently delivering the highest possible level of care to all of our clients, both furry and human! Do You Offer Meet and Greets? Yes we do! We offer both virtual and in-person Meet & Greets. Our virtual Meet & Greet option comes complimentary with every reservation. During your Meet & Greet, you'll be able to get to know your care provider personally and go over any questions you have or special needs your pet(s) may have. Why Should I Choose Your Company? We only hire true animal lovers who have a passion for caring for animals and are equally passionate about providing excellent customer care. We pride ourselves on our commitment to offering the highest possible quality of care to every animal and client. Have Any Other Questions? Please fill out a reservation request & we'll be happy to help! Recent Posts Kelsey Carlson Jul 10 Need a GREAT Sitter for your Exotic Pet? Sara Watson Jun 26 Are You Looking For A Sitter For Your Elderly Cat? Stephanie Wilcox Jun 12 How to Find the Right Pet Sitter for Your Anxious Dog

  • Reserve | HAPPY PAWS - PetCare ®

    Service Complaint Name: Phone: Email: Select your service: arrow&v Did your caregiver arrive for all scheduled visits? Start Date: End Date: How many visits would you like for the dates requested? What time of day would you prefer for your visits? How long would you like each visit to be? Would you like to book a Meet & Greet with your Care Provider? No thanks, I'd like to rebook my previous care provider Yes, I'd like a virtual Meet & Greet (Complementary with Reservation) Yes, I'd like an in-person Meet & Greet ($30 Appointment with Reservation) Promo code or gift card: Any additional information you’d like to add? I agree to the Service Terms & Conditions I understand that a 50% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve my requested visits. Your Signature Clear Submit Request Sent!

  • Leash Walking | HAPPY PAWS - PetCare ®

    Leash Walking OBEDIENCE TRAINING 101 GUIDE The Expectation Leash walking is one of the more difficult skills to teach a dog. It does not come naturally to them to be tied to someone while they are walking, just as we would have a hard time walking if we were tied to the person next to us. This is a skill that takes time and patience but is well worth the training once we accomplish it. How to Teach Walking Nicely on a Leash ​ ​ We recommend a 4ft to 6ft leash. Retractable leashes will allow your dog to pull away from you so until they have this skill mastered we like to make it easy for them to succeed by only giving them a small area to move around in freely. Start in a distraction-free environment such as a living room or your backyard instead of taking them around the neighborhood at first. We want to practice their walking skills in an environment where they have very little to be distracted by and therefore will focus more on us. Put their leash on and begin by encouraging them to be near you. Use a happy voice to praise them when they are standing nicely next to you on the leash or giving you their attention and follow this praise up with tasty treats. Next take a step or two in any direction. Encourage them to follow you and praise and treat them when they do. Start with just a few steps at a time making sure you are telling them what a good boy or girl they are along the way. If they are happily following you, increase the amount of steps you are taking while continuing this process. If they are not following you, do not force them by pulling on the leash or speaking harshly. This will only make them freeze up more or possibly shut down completely. Dogs are masters at picking up on our body language so if we are frustrated, they will sense that. Try to be patient and take note of anything that may be making them nervous in the environment. Dogs can be sensitive to certain flooring, unfamiliar objects, and noises. Allow them time to get familiar with their surroundings, their leash, and collar. If you are unable to get very far in the walking lesson, that's ok. Remember that this is a skill you’ll want them to do well for their whole life so it’s better to take it slow and steady than to rush and create a dog who is fearful of leash walking. Once you are able to walk 10-15 steps in one direction with them following along, you can start to position them where you’d like them to walk next to you on your left or right side. We do this by giving them treats only in that area right next to your side. We call this the “sweet spot.” Rather than reaching out to treat them wherever they are, bring the treats down right next to your side. This will encourage them to stick in that spot. When your dog can walk nicely next to you for short distances in your distraction-free environment you can then move your training sessions to a realistic outside setting. When you move outside remember there are now many more things for them to be distracted by. Go back to taking only a few steps at a time. Keep the same practice of praising and treating them for staying near you and giving you attention. Important Notes ​ If your dog becomes too overwhelmed by the environment to focus on you then give them some time to investigate their environment before starting the training. Allow them to sniff and look around for a brief time. When they’ve adjusted, use your happy voice to get their attention back on you. Be generous with your praise and treats. You will be competing for their attention with all the other smells and sights around them. You have to be the most rewarding thing for them to focus on. If your walking lessons are always full of treats and praise, your dog will grow to love walking right along next to you. Pulling Pulling should be dealt with as soon as possible. The longer the behavior goes on, the longer it will take to correct. Puppies will naturally test their boundaries when learning how to walk on a leash. Adult dogs with a history of pulling will continue pulling for as long as they’re allowed to. Whether you have a brand new puppy who pulls or a 5 year old dog who pulls, now is the best time to start the training. How to Handle Pulling Go back to basics. Start in a low distraction environment like a backyard or an empty field. Practice taking just a few steps at first and encourage them to stay near you with praise and treats. If you are having success you can gradually increase the amount of steps you take. When your dog looks like they are about to start pulling use your happy voice to grab their attention and bring them back towards you. If you’re not able to get their attention back on you, use either the “tree method” or the “this way” method, listed below. Stop Pulling Using the “Tree Method” & “This Way Method” Tree Method​ - ​When your dog starts to pull and you are unable to get their attention back, become a tree. Plant your feet and don’t allow them to move. Whether it’s towards things to sniff, people to greet, dogs passing by, or anything else, don’t allow them to do it if they are pulling. These things will become their rewards. When they relax on the leash then they can sniff and greet until their heart's content. This Way Method​ - When your dog looks like they’re about to start pulling, say “this way” and then walk in the opposite direction. Repeat this every time they are about to start pulling. The idea is that once we start walking unpredictably, they have to pay closer attention to the way we are going and therefore pay more attention to us. This is our opportunity to treat and praise them for giving us their attention which will encourage them to continue walking nicely next to us. Tools to Help with Pulling It’s very important that every time you take your dog for a walk you are consistent with your leash walking rules and that they are never allowed to pull. But since we don’t always have the time to turn every walk or potty break into a walking lesson there are some tools that can help reinforce these rules. We recommend using a harness or a gentle leader. Harnesses can work great to stop some dogs from pulling. For strong pullers, a gentle leader will be your best option. These work similar to the way a head halter on a horse works. They strap around the head and make pulling uncomfortable for the dog but without causing pain. These can be fantastic training tools to help your dog stick to their leash walking manners. We strongly advise staying away from any tools that cause pain including prong collars, e-collars, and choke chains. Research has proven that using these types of tools that cause the dog pain can have serious negative effects including increased aggression. Remember the most important thing is that we stick to the golden rule: they are ​never allowed to pull. If we are consistent with this rule, they will learn over time that it’s not even an option to pull and you will be able to enjoy a lifelong walking companion. PRINT

  • Positive Reinforcement Training | HAPPY PAWS - PetCare ®

    positive reinforcement training OBEDIENCE TRAINING 101 GUIDE Positive Reinforcement Training ​ Positive reinforcement training is the practice of training your dog through praising and rewarding their good behavior. These methods of training have been thoroughly studied and scientifically proven to be the most effective. Positive reinforcement training uses classical conditioning and operant conditioning to train dogs how to perform behaviors, how to feel comfortable with their environment, how to socialize well with others, and overall how to positively interact with the world around them. Classical conditioning is practice of pairing positive associations like food with experiences like meeting new dogs. Operant conditioning is the practice of giving your dog the opportunity to work for a reward like asking for a sit and then giving a treat. ​ ​ Punishment Based Training ​ ​ Punishment based training is the practice of training your dog by punishing bad behaviors through the use of intimidation or inflicting pain. KEY POINT: ​Many people are unaware that dogs only have a one second learning period after they have done a behavior to learn whether it was good or bad. This is why punishment is an extremely ineffective way to train. It is very unlikely that your dog will understand what it is they are being punished for. This is also why we have to be quick with our praise and treats when we use positive reinforcement training. Punishment based methods were mainly used throughout the 80’s and 90’s until studies brought to light how significant the negative effects were. Sadly there are still some trainers who use these methods which has made it hard for the public to know which methods they should really be using to train their dog. ​ ​ Why Punishment Can Have Disastrous Effects ​ ​ If your dog fears you due to repeated punishment, you will not have a dog who is eager to work for you or do what you ask of them. You will instead have a dog who is afraid to respond to your requests because they fear punishment. In this module, we go into more depth on how to be an effective dog leader . A dog who is fearful is more likely to bite and have major aggression issues down the road. Many dogs who develop fear of humans because of repeated punishment end up in the shelter system. There is a fine line between punishment and abuse. Punishment does not have to be out of cruel intentions but it can have extreme effects. For example, if a person came home to an accident on the floor and then grabbed their dog by the collar, dragged them over to it and yelled at them, they might not mean any harm by this. They might just intend to teach their dog not to go in the house. The problem is from their dog's perspective they have already passed the time period where they can even remember why they are being punished and are now only learning to be fearful of the person. Repeated experiences like the one just described can create a dog who is afraid of human hands coming towards their face or their collar. Since dogs most commonly bite out of fear you can see how this can quickly turn into a dangerous situation. Now imagine if a child goes up to that dog and tugs on their collar, this is a recipe for a bite and it’s likely they’ll now be another dog who ends up in a shelter. Dogs who are frequently yelled at, physically restrained, or caused pain by prong collars or shocking devices, have a high chance of developing fear, anxiety, and aggression. PRINT

  • Socialization Checklist | HAPPY PAWS - PetCare ®

    socialization checklist OBEDIENCE TRAINING 101 GUIDE Handling Opening mouth ❑ Checking the ears ❑ Opening eyelids ❑ Handling or trimming the toenails ❑ Touching and holding the nose ❑ Holding them in your lap ❑ Give a belly rub with them on their back ❑ Holding legs and tail ❑ Hugging your puppy ❑ Touching the collar with a little tug ❑ Holding the feet ❑ People Men ❑ Women ❑ Children ❑ Elderly ❑ People of different ethnicities ❑ People jogging by ❑ People wearing hats, hoodies, backpacks, sunglasses ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ Other Animals Older dogs ❑ Other puppies ❑ Unfamiliar dogs ❑ Cats ❑ Any other pets in your house ❑ Sounds Sirens ❑ Traffic ❑ Thunder ❑ Doorbells ❑ Alarms ❑ Fireworks ❑ Dogs barking ❑ Babies and kids ❑ Objects Bikes ❑ Brooms ❑ Cars ❑ Buses ❑ Motorcycles ❑ Baby strollers ❑ Umbrellas ❑ Skateboards ❑ Garbage cans ❑ Pots and pans ❑ Environments Groomers ❑ Vet Office ❑ Inside a building or store ❑ Hardwood, tile, or marble ❑ Dog-friendly indoor & outdoor event ❑ Stairs ❑ PRINT

  • Psychiatric Service Dog For Sale: Anxiety | Depression | PTSD

    Psychiatric Service Dogs We provide psychiatric service dogs & service dogs who are AKC registered & expertly trained. Contact Us What Makes Our Psychiatric Service Dogs Exceptional EXPERT TRAINING Professional Service Dog Handlers AKC REGISTERED AKC Certified Purebred HEALTH GUARANTEE: Veterinarian Checked & Certified Psychiatric Service Dog Benefits Psychiatric Service Dogs Help With: • Anxiety • Depression • Agoraphobia • Schizophrenia • Social Phobias • Bipolar Disorder • Separation Anxiety • Panic & Anxiety Attacks • Emotional Behavioral Disorders • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)​ What Does Science Say? A survey of the effectiveness of Psychiatric Service Dogs in the treatment of PTSD in veterans by Dr. Gillett and R. Weldrick at McMaster University revealed that 82% of those partnered with a service dog reported a reduction in their symptoms and 40% took less medication. Read More Psychiatric Service Dogs Can: • Interrupt Nightmares • Ease Anxiety & Depression • Aid Ability to Manage Daily Life • Decrease Agitation & Aggression • Lower Heart Rate & Blood Pressure • Decrease Anxiety at Home & in Public • Decrease Loneliness & Provide Comfort • Calm Handler During Emotional Distress • Help Handler Dealing with Mood Swings • Aid with Emotional Overload & Provide Grounding • Help Reorient Handler Experiencing a Stressful Episode • Reassure Person Struggling at Home, Public, or in Crowds. How Do I Get a Psychiatric Service Dog? Submit evaluation Get your FREE online evaluation ! Tell us about your conditions and lifestyle & we'll match you with the perfect dog. get approved Our PSD dogs are $25,000. Once approved you'll be paired with your psychiatric service dog. We offer financing if needed! get your psychiatric Service dog We offer in-person pick up & hand-delivery across the U.S.

  • Caregiver Profile - SK | HAPPY PAWS - PetCare

    Samantha K. Certified Animal Care Provider, Dual Trained in Pet First Aid & CPR 1276 Reviews 4.8 Stars Location: Denver, CO Education Veterinary Technology, ​SUNY Ulster College Animal Behavior & Dog Training, Karen Pryor Academy Applied Science Veterinary Technology, Medaille University Experience Veterinary A ss istant, Macedon Animal Care Veterinary A ss istant, Companion Animal Hospital Professional Dog Trainer, DOD Dog Training Corp. Volunteer Animal Attendant, Rochester Animal Shelter Certifications & Insurance Animal First Aid & CPR, American Red Cross Pet First Aid and Emergency, CPD Certification Premium Member Coverage, Pet Sitters Associates Insurance Specialities in Animal Care Speciality Care for Elderly Pets Speciality Care for Pets with Disabilities Oral & Injection Medication Administration Care for Exotic Animals, Mammals & Reptiles Care for Animals with History of Anxiety and Aggression Photo Gallery Member and Insured Through

  • Lab Puppy for Sale | FULLY TRAINED & Certified AKC

    Lab Puppies For Sale Labrador Puppies | AKC Registered Top Rated Breeder in Colorado Contact Us What Makes Our Labrador Puppies Exceptional PROFESSIONAL TRAINING Our Pups Come FULLY Trained AKC REGISTERED AKC Certified Purebred HEALTH GUARANTEE: Veterinarian Checked & Certified Why Choose Us? Loving, Family Environment Our lab puppies are raised as part of our family. They're raised in a caring, nurturing environment to help them gain the experience they need to perfectly fit in your family. FULLY Trained in 12 Tasks All our pups go through extensive training with highly skilled expert trainers to become well-versed in obedience tasks. This training produces the most incredible pets and some even go on to become service dogs. Veterinarian Certified Health Our labs have been health checked and approved by veterinarians. They receive all vaccinations, de-worming rounds, and passed all their puppy health tests. Description We offer top of the line, purebred, AKC Registered Labrador Puppies. All puppies have been health and temperament tested. Our puppies come with a health guarantee, all puppy vaccinations, and American Kennel Club Registry paperwork. When you go with Happy Paws, you can be sure you're not supporting puppy mills and unsafe breeding practices. All our lab puppies come fully trained in obedience commands including: sit, stay, down, come, watch me and leave it. We also train them on impulse control and leash walking. We even start their potty training! They've been well socialized with other puppies, dogs, and children. They're raised in a loving home environment from day one until they're paired with their forever home. We take extra care and consideration when it comes to choosing their pet parents. Our AKC Labrador Puppies are $2,995. READY TO GET STARTED? The first step is to contact us! Contact Us

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