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About aldenskennels

Hi, I am the President of Alden's Kennels Inc. in Ringwood, McHenry County IL. I have been in the pet industry for over 25years. I am your pets vacation planner, why leave your pets at home when they can have the vacation they deserve, in McHenry County IL. We board and train and have field trips to the best pet places.

How to Prepare Your Dog for Fall

The hot sunny days are coming to an end. As the leaves change, so do your dogs wants and needs. There are certain things you must do to prepare your pup for the cold months ahead. 1. Check for allergies: … Continue reading

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Winter Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe

With Winter around the corner, it is time to start prepping to keep your dog happy, safe, and healthy during the coldest months of the year. Ensuring that your dog is warm and safe from the blistering cold will allow … Continue reading

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Ways to Improve the Recall Abilities of your Dog

Having a strong recall for your dog is one of the most invaluable things you can teach your best friend. Without a strong recall, your pet could get you and themselves into trouble. Here are some tips for improving your … Continue reading

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Patience with your Puppy

Being patient with your puppy can be a challenging task. They like to bit, jump, tug, bark, yip and do everything possible to annoy you. But in reality, they are asking for your time and attention. A long walk will … Continue reading

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Training an Old Dog

We all know the saying that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But it is false. It can be harder, and more time consuming to show an old friend new behavior, especially if their previous behavior is now … Continue reading

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Fall Tips for You and Your Pet

With fall right quickly approaching we want to give you some tips to keep your dog clean this fall. If your dog has long toe/feet hair it is best to keep them well groomed in that area since leaves and … Continue reading

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Hot. Dog.

Seven and half ways to keep your dog cool August. Thirty-one days of the end of summer. Alden’s Kennels knows that, here in the Midwest, the greatest number of heat advisory days fall in the month of August. Large or … Continue reading

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