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Remote Dog Training Collars: Positive Training Aid Or Cruel Device?

Controversy swirls around remote dog training collars, and for good reason. But it’s not what you might think. If used correctly they can be extremely helpful, particularly with a stubborn dog. But in the wrong hands, those who are cruel to their dogs anyway, of course they are an instrument of abuse. It all comes down to the user and choosing to be a positive influence on your dog.

Puppies With Problems

A hot whelping box and plenty of milk can cause a puppy to become flat chested. When they don’t move around enough this common problem occurs. If this happens, help the puppy to nurse on its side if at all possible and then separate it from the other pups and place it in a box with rolled up towels so there is no flat area to sleep.

Some Things to Know About Raising a Litter of Puppies

What are the three most important things to know about raising puppies? Warmth! Warmth!

Dos and Don’ts of Housebreaking Your Puppy

Housebreaking your puppy is the equivalent of potty training a child; you are teaching the animal to pee and poop in the appropriate places. For puppies, this means teaching them to do so outside and not inside the house. There are a few guidelines of what to do and not to do when housebreaking your puppy.

Using Positive Reinforcement And Rewards To Train Your Dog

Training dogs using positive reinforcement and reward training has long been seen as both tremendously effective for the owner and a positive experience for the dog. Positive reinforcement training is so effective that it is among the main methods used to train wild animals like lions and tigers for work in circuses and in the movie and television industry. Regardless of what type of dog you are working with, chances are it could be helped with positive reinforcement training methods.

Using Dog Treats To Train Your Pet

Dog treats/snacks come in handy when you are trying to train the pet to perform tricks or simply teach it good behavior. Choosing to train your pet is also a great opportunity for you and your pet to bond. There are selections of ideal dog treats/snacks available, which you can use when training your dog. Treats for pets are food items which need to be moderated and chosen with care to ensure that your dog stays healthy.

Sasha’s Blend for Dogs

Your dog would most likely eat anything, but that certainly doesn’t mean that they are invulnerable, and it’s very important that you make sure they get everything they need through their diet – and if necessary through supplementation. Sasha’s Blend is a long term health treatment that is designed to be safe for dogs to take long term with no ill effects. This way you can add it to your dog’s diet and so prevent them from developing various joint difficulties – but because it is not a ‘medication’ as such you won’t need to worry about things like side…

How to Groom a Large Breed Dog

Many people have difficulties on how to groom a large breed dog. When grooming a large breed dog, there are a number of things that are required. These are a brush, a comb, shampoo, dog clippers, hand held shower head, a washing station and a hair dryer.

Symptoms and Treatment of Colitis in Dogs

Colitis is a common condition in dogs in which the colon becomes inflamed. This article discusses the causes and symptoms of colitis, along with suggested treatment options.

Why Are Dogs Aggressive?

There are real reasons why dogs are aggressive. Here are the answers.

Facts About Hypoallergenic Dog Food

Dog owners whose pets suffer from food allergies normally prefer to feed their pets’ hypoallergenic dog food. Canines just like human beings are prone to suffer from meal allergies and the side effects may vary from mild stomach upsets to serious conditions which could put your pet’s health at risk. It is best to get a proper diagnosis before deciding to change your dog’s diet.

Tips For A Pleasant Dog Walking Experience

One of the questions I get asked quite often by clients is how should I walk my dog? Walking your dog should be pleasant for both you and your dog.

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