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Austin Dog Zone, LLC
Telephone: (512) 537-2364
E-mail:laura@austindogzone.com

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We found Austin Dog Zone through Google when we were trying to find options for having our new puppy watched while we were out of town. We didn’t want to go the kennel route, so board and training seemed like an excellent alternative. Jack was just about two months old at the time, though we’d only had him for about a week and a half. He was making progress on his training but we wanted to keep it going and strengthen it while we were out of town, instead of having him forget. We couldn’t have b…
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Recent Posts: Our Lives With Dogs

Traveling with Your Dog This Summer? 5 Tips To Know

June 15, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in Our Lives With Dogs, Wellness
Hooray for summer! People are taking vacations and road trips more than any other time of the year and now more than ever, you are bringing your dogs too! Traveling with your dog can be a fun and positive experience for everyone, but it is important to do your homework first. 1. Plan There are […] [ Read More ]

Do Treats and Kisses Lead to Training Misses?

June 9, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in All Dog Categories, Our Lives With Dogs, Training
The Real Deal with Positive Dog Training Methods For most people, “positive” is a popular term used to describe a more kind and gentle way to train a dog. For others, it’s an impractical word that is often perceived to be synonymous with “ineffective,” or “new-age, hippie dog-trainers” (as a former veterinarian once told me). […] [ Read More ]

A Veterinarian’s Personal Perspective: Making Tough Decisions for Our Pets Pt. 3

June 3, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in Our Lives With Dogs, Wellness
This past week has all but made my decision for me. Tsisdu has had some good days and some not so good on the high dose of steroids we started at the oncologist’s office. Her enlarged nodes in the area beneath her jaw became soft and swollen for a couple of days, and then returned […] [ Read More ]

A Veterinarian’s Personal Perspective: Making Tough Decisions for Our Pets Pt. 2

May 23, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in Our Lives With Dogs, Wellness
Part Two: So many things are running through my mind as I try to choose a course of action for Tsisdu. She was six months old when I adopted her as a rescue. She was happy and intelligent, like most heelers. She was also hiding a strange illness that caused a cyclical fever about every […] [ Read More ]

A Veterinarian’s Personal Perspective: Making Tough Decisions for Our Pets

May 17, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in Our Lives With Dogs, Wellness
Part One: Yesterday morning, I heard something I didn’t want to hear. My dog, a 6 year-old female blue heeler named Tsisdu, has Grade IV lymphoma. I am a veterinary pathologist, with a lot of education about cancer, its behavior, its origins and its diagnosis. But yesterday, I was just like many other pet owners, […] [ Read More ]

“My Dog Would Never Bite…”

May 16, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in Our Lives With Dogs, Training, Wellness
I can’t tell you how many times I have heard someone say, “My dog would NEVER bite anyone!” That is a claim that I suggest no one make about their dog. We all want to trust our dogs 100%, but ultimately, they are all still dogs, capable of biting if provoked to do so. That […] [ Read More ]