Check Back Each Month to Follow Chance's Journey to Health
TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH YOUR PET
Keeping your doggie safe and happy during road trips is a must! Watch this video to learn how the Flippo family's travel tips and the Kurgo Dog Cape Cover help Chance get ready for the road.
SOCIALIZING YOUR PUPPY
Making sure your pup is social around humans and pets is crucial to his or her overall happiness. Watch this video to see how Chance learned to be comfortable around others through regular interactions at the dog park.
PREVENTATIVE HEALTH CARE TIPS
Watch this video to learn simple preventative health tips that help keep your dog feeling happy and healthy. See how the Flippo family uses monthly maintenance to prevent heartworm, dental problems, tick-borne diseases and more.
Sometimes the right nutritional plan requires thinking outside of the bowl. Watch how the Flippo family makes mealtime fun and rewarding for Chance by mixing up his diet with different foods and new ways of serving it! Learn how to make a frozen meal that is simple for you and nutritious for your dog!
Play time is important for a high-energy dog like Chance. See how the Flippo family keeps their Border Collie - Shepherd mix entertained and exercised with the right mix of toys. Chance works his mind with the Kyjen Hide a Squirrel toy and unleashes his energy on the Kyjen Invincible Snake.
TRAINING & DISCIPLINE
Training and discipline are important in helping any dog understand the rules of the house. See how the Flippo family is using positive reinforcement to help Chance adjust to life in his new home.
PREPARING YOUR HOME
See how the Flippo family puppy-proofed their home as "Chance" transitioned from being a very sick dog into an active and curious puppy! Equal portions of loving patience and consistent training were a must as they established boundaries to protect their rugs, furniture and newly adopted family member!
SELECTING THE BEST MATCH
Chance is a big dog with bigger health issues, but he found a family that's committed to investing in a long and healthy life for their new family member. The Flippo family spent years caring for older dogs and understand the extra effort and financial demands that come with ailing dogs.