Key Items To Look For When Purchasing A Dog Bed
Pets are often considered part of the family, and should therefore be given the luxuries that each of your family members have. One of the things that dog owners do not consider when purchasing items for their pet is that the dog should have a comfortable place to sleep. There are many different types of dog beds available. So, how do you decide which is appropriate for your furry friend?
6 Great Safety Tips For Taking Your Dog Swimming
Swimming can be a lot of fun for dogs. They get to cool down, chase after sticks and balls, and spend time with the family. Although swimming can be a great experience for your dog, you’ll want to keep a few water safety tips in mind.
7 Signs and Symptoms That Your Dog Is Having a Stroke
A stroke is a serious condition that requires immediate medical attention. This fact is no less true when the one having the stroke is a dog. It is difficult enough to recognize the symptoms of stroke in a human however. How much more is this true of a dog?
How To Know If Your Dog Has Diabetes
Did you know that pets could get diabetes? An unhealthy diet and a lack of activity could cause your dog to develop diabetes. This condition can be treated and your dog will not develop complications as long as diabetes is diagnosed early. Here are the most common signs of diabetes in dogs.
Is My Dog Really Colorblind?
It used to be generally believed that dogs are colorblind, and for a while this was a widely accepted fact. However, the information was misinterpreted and misunderstood. The truth is that dogs do not see the world only in black, white and gray, they do indeed see color. However, they don’t have the ability to see the range of color that humans do.
Good Dog Park Etiquette
Dog parks have become very popular. They offer your pet the opportunity to bond and socialize with other dogs, which is an important step in his training process. But they also open up a whole new set of rules of etiquette that were never addressed by Emily Post.
Learn About Puppy Training Pads Here
Discover how to use puppy training pads for pet potty training. Step by step, you will successfully train your pet to pee in a place you want. No more stinky living room! Learn the benefits now!
A Basic Guide For Grooming Your Dog At Home
Bathing, combing your dog’s fur, and brushing his or her teeth are just some of the basic and simple pet grooming tasks that you can do. If it’s your first time to take care of and groom a dog, below are some important things you need to remember and follow to carry out such important tasks properly and correctly.
Obesity In Dogs-Is It All A Matter Of Taste?
Right from birth dogs have a sense of taste, not quite as good as humans but none the less they do taste things. It is quite difficult for a dog as the 2 senses of smell and taste in dogs are chemical ones so it is hard for them at an early age to differentiate between the two.
The Role Leadership Plays In Your Dog’s Training
For a very long time pet dog owners and trainers thought that you ought to instruct your pet dog by using alpha theory strategies and overall obedience training and that this simulated the Alpha’s duty in wolf packs and that is the best ways to train a dog. Fortunately times have improved and lots of research have been done with wolves and their functions within the pack and since then the training has actually moved to a more teach by leadership style technique which is far much better for the dog and you. Years ago your…
What To Know When Walking An Aggressive Dog
You probably can relate to this if your dog is aggressive. You are taking him for a walk in the neighborhood, everything is going great. Out of nowhere, the dog’s ears pop up, and he goes into a different mode.
Dog Owner? You May Need This Sneaky Little Tip
I almost face-palmed myself when a Dog Trainer friend made me aware of this tip and have used it to my advantage ever since. Taking my dog for a walk is an absolute pleasure now I have mastered this sneaky little tactic.