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Should Your Dog Be Allowed to Say No?

Should your dog be allowed to say no? In a word: yes.


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What I Learned in 2015 That Helped My Business

Rover-Time's founder, Julia Rohan, certainly experienced brilliant moments in 2015, but last year will be remembered as her most challenging year of business yet. Deciding to honor each difficult day for what was achieved by the end of it helped Julia to push Rover-Time forward, and she plans to take these lessons with her into their fifth year.


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What’s a Walk For?

Is there any activity more closely associated with dog ownership, especially urban dog ownership, than walkies? If new dog owners go in knowing nothing else, they have already had it hammered into them that they must walk their dog religiously.

This might seem like a funny thing to question in a blog for a dog-walking company, but: why?


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Fostering For One Tail at a Time

Anna Friedman, Shelter Director for One Tail at a Time, enlightens Rover-Time readers with more on their fantastic Foster Program. Do you have what it takes? Probably.


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Adoption Story of the Week: Timber, The Surviver

With Thanksgiving behind us, we're still feeling particularly grateful for those special family members who have walked into our lives by chance or well, sometimes with just a gentle paw on the arm, a tilted head, and heart-melting stare.

Adopting a rescue animal takes a great deal of heart and at times, a great deal of patience, but the ultimate reward of giving a special dog a second chance at life is priceless. Join us as we close our celebration of our rescue rock stars and the families who love them.


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Adoption Story of the Week: Beau, The Bunny Catcher

November. A time of pumpkins, potatoes, and family. Here at Rover-Time we are feeling particularly thankful for those special family members who have walked into our lives by chance or well, sometimes with just a gentle paw on the arm, a tilted head, and heart-melting stare.

Adopting a rescue animal takes a great deal of heart and at times, a great deal of patience, but the ultimate reward of giving a special dog a second chance at life is priceless. Join us this month as we celebrate our rescue rock stars and the families who love them. Each week we will share a different rescue story and introduce you to a few of the many rescue pups who brighten our day.


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Adoption Story of the Week: Zuzu, The Hula Hooper

November. A time of pumpkins, potatoes, and family. Here at Rover-Time we are feeling particularly thankful for those special family members who have walked into our lives by chance or well, sometimes with just a gentle paw on the arm, a tilted head, and heart-melting stare.

Adopting a rescue animal takes a great deal of heart and at times, a great deal of patience, but the ultimate reward of giving a special dog a second chance at life is priceless. Join us this month as we celebrate our rescue rock stars and the families who love them. Each week we will share a different rescue story and introduce you to a few of the many rescue pups who brighten our day.


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Adoption Story of the Week: Ginger, Fly Catcher Extraordinaire

November. A time of pumpkins, potatoes, and family. Here at Rover-Time we are feeling particularly thankful for those special family members who have walked into our lives by chance or well, sometimes with just a gentle paw on the arm, a tilted head, and heart-melting stare.

Adopting a rescue animal takes a great deal of heart and at times, a great deal of patience, but the ultimate reward of giving a special dog a second chance at life is priceless. Join us this month as we celebrate our rescue rock stars and the families who love them. Each week we will share a different rescue story and introduce you to a few of the many rescue pups who brighten our day.


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How We Prepared Our Dog For Our Baby

This article was written specifically for the Rover-Timers that became expectant parents this year. Here's my best advice on how to get ready and what we prioritized getting done to ensure our dog's emotional and physical well-being over the long-haul.


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Seven Things to Teach Your New Puppy Now (And Not One of Them Is “Sit”)

The basic commands of "sit," "stay," "come," and "down" are often the first things taught to puppies, but prioritizing certain behaviors will help set you up for success with others.


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