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Our New Website

June 3, 2019

Welcome to the new and improved AuburnDirect.com! In our new website, we have joined our wholesale and direct-to-consumer sites into one easy-to-use platform. This is the place to find your…

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The Difference Leather Edge Finishing Makes

The Difference Leather Edge Finishing Makes

October 24, 2017
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Auburn Leathercrafters products are already exceptional for their quality, durability, and appearance. But many collars and leashes go above and beyond with the finishing touches—specifically edge finishing. Hand-finished edges on…

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Pet Safety During Storms

Pet Safety During Storms

September 10, 2017
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It’s not usually something we like to think about, but it is necessary: pet safety during storms. As our country is battered with hurricanes and tropical storms in the south…

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Traveling with Your Dog

Traveling with Your Dog

June 16, 2017

Did I pack my toothbrush? Do I have enough socks? Will I even need socks? Oh the thoughts that cross my mind before I travel! If you’re like me, you…

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Stress Signals

Stress Signals

June 9, 2017
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Dogs are very good communicators. The problem is that they do not communicate in the same way that we do. Dogs use their body language to communicate. If you observe…

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On Raising Puppies to Become Service Dogs

On Raising Puppies to Become Service Dogs

May 31, 2017

The first question out of everyone’s mouth is “How can you let them go?” When I first started raising puppies for Guiding Eyes for the Blind, I didn’t know how…

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The Fearful Dog—Part 2

The Fearful Dog—Part 2

May 24, 2017
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You own a fearful dog. You need to build trust with the dog and help the dog to feel safe. Let’s get started. First, don’t dwell on your dog’s negative…

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The Fearful Dog—Part 1

The Fearful Dog—Part 1

May 17, 2017

Why are some dogs social butterflies and others afraid of their own shadows? Why do some dogs get excited when they see a new person and others shake and hide…

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Caring for Your Elderly Canine

Caring for Your Elderly Canine

May 10, 2017
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It is never easy watching your beloved canine companion grow old. First, their muzzle shows a touch of gray, then you notice they don’t carry themselves with that extra pep…

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Eye Contact and Involvement

Eye Contact and Involvement

April 28, 2017

Direct eye contact is viewed as a threat in the canines’ body language. When two dogs greet, if one makes direct eye contact, hopefully the second dog will look away…

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