Your Dog’s Leash Is A Danger To You And Your Pet
You may not know it, but your dog’s retractable leash could seriously injure you and your dog. In this important article we’ll explain how injuries like this can (and do) happen with frightening regularity. More importantly, we’ll explain what you can do to make sure you and your dog are not numbered among the accident statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Weighing the Pros and Cons of Feeding Fish to Your Dog
For some time now, I have been asked whether or not it is okay to feed a fish diet to a domesticated animal. Feeding fish to our pets can be a great way of providing valuable nutrients. It is, however, a controversial subject.
Dog Allergy Solution – Finding the Best Dog Food for Allergies
A dog suffering from allergies is often a distressing sight for many dog owners. These suffering canines often scratch themselves raw or suffer from chronic and painful ear infections. One of the culprits which have been pinpointed in dog allergies is an ingredient/s in their daily food intake. The number of food allergy cases has continually risen through the years and many dog owners have become increasing concerned about giving only the best dog food for allergies.
Gluten Free Dog Food – A Simple Solution to Your Dog’s Chronic Health Problems
For many dog owners whose pets suffer from chronic health problems, gluten free dog food has provided a simple solution to improving their dog’s health and physical well-being. Gluten in the diet has been implicated in many canine health problems including allergies, recurrent ear infections, and joint pains. Armed with important research findings, there has been a concerted effort to eliminate feed ingredients that contain gluten including wheat, rye, barley, soy, corn and all dairy products.
The Big Business Of Dogs and Dog Food
The 2012 report from the American Pet Products Association shows continuing growth in the sales of pet products and services. Pet food is a large part of the overall expenditure. But behind the scenes, things are slowly changing as more and more people are switching brands to more holistically formulated dog foods. Plus, as more and more people start their own businesses, the large and growing pet industry is rapidly becoming a market even home based entrepreneurs are tapping into.
Top Tips on Halloween Safety for Your Dog
Halloween is one of the year’s most popular holidays. It’s great fun working out what costume you’ll wear, and where you’ll go trick or treating. Your canine family member will also enjoy sharing the festivities. Here are some things to keep in mind so he has as much fun as much as you do.
The Dangerous Problem With Retractable Dog Leashes
This article describes the primary problem associated with “old-style” retractable dog leashes and provides a solution to the serious injuries to pet and owner that can ensue. Introducing: the new, patented “slow pull retractable dog leash” as featured on the PBS program “Everyday Edisons”.
Dogs That Bite: How To Stop Fear Aggression
If you have a dog that bites, it is probably fear based; you are likely wondering exactly what you can do to stop it. This unwanted dog behavior is often confused with dominance aggression, when it is really far from it. This article will give a thorough explanation of what fear biting is, including the subtle signs and common causes. Your dog is reacting based on the ‘fight or flight’ response, and the result can be biting. I’ll go over the precise training steps you can be taking, along with the natural remedies that can help for dog aggression.
How to Become a Professional Dog Trainer?
There are many careers that are open to you which will help you to be able to do so. Some of those are going to put you in the driver seat, so to speak, giving you the opportunity to own your own business and enjoy all of the freedoms that it has to offer. Other types of opportunities are going to offer you a career in which you will be able to work with the animals that you love, but you will let somebody else take care of the business end of the deal.
A Puppy Crate Is a Basic Puppy Supply Need
Although there is much to consider in preparing yourself and your home for your new puppy, it is important to realize that your new puppy will need to have a place he can call his own, a hideaway where he can find comfort. A puppy crate with bedding will become your puppy’s safe haven. This article explains why a puppy crate is needed and how to use the crate with your new puppy.
Rules of Dog Safety for Kids
We need to clear off some of the cutsie crap on the refrigerator door. All of those crayon drawings of rainbows and unicorns need to make room for these important rules that your kids need to know when they encounter a dog.
The Humping Dog
When your ol’ boy starts to mount, it may not be that their libido wants to have little puppies. Female dogs occasionally show the same behavior. They’ll find a convenient leg, a piece of furniture, other animals outside their species or large stuffed teddy bears to take to dinner and a movie.