Can Dogs and Cats Get Along?
You may have heard the expression “fighting like cats and dogs” but the truth is that many cats and dogs live together quite amicably in the same home. Here are some ideas on how to make it happen.
Getting Children Involved In Dog Training
We often hear stories about dogs not respecting children in the home or dogs being in competition with children for attention. It may come as a surprise then to learn that children can actually be involved in dog training from a young age. Getting children involved in dog training will depend on several factors but it can be a great way for a child to learn about dogs.
Can A Dog Sense A Natural Disaster?
With the earthquake in Haiti and the tsunami in Indonesia and other natural disasters, people often wonder can a dog sense a natural disaster? This article will explore if a dog can sense a natural disaster.
Working With A Handicapped Dog
Dogs can have the same kind of handicaps that people have. They may lose a limb, be born deaf or blind, or experience handicaps due to declining health in later years. There are also some health problems that would qualify a dog as handicapped such as megaesophagus or other congenital issues. For an owner, working with a handicapped dog can be a challenge.
Are Dogs Color Blind?
Many people wonder whether dogs can see the world in colors or if they see things the same way that we humans see the world. You may have been told that dogs see things in black and white but that’s not correct. In fact, dogs do see in colors but they are color blind. Confused? Here’s the answer.
5 Things You Need For A New Puppy
For a dog lover there are few things more exciting than getting a new puppy. Whether you’re adopting a puppy from an animal shelter or getting a puppy from a breeder, bringing home a new “bundle of joy” is a happy day. But before you bring home your new puppy you need to plan ahead. Here are some supplies you need for a new puppy to make his homecoming go smoothly.
Should Dewclaws Be Removed?
Most dogs are born with a vestigial fifth claw on the inside of each front paw. This is called a “dewclaw.” In the United States, for most breeds, this tiny dewclaw is removed soon after birth. In Europe there are people who believe that dewclaws should not be removed.
Is It Safe To Jog With My Dog?
Many people love the idea of jogging with their dog. If you like to stretch your legs and stay fit you may think that taking your dog along with you for a good run is just as good for him as it is for you. But that’s not necessarily true in all cases. Here are some things to consider before you set out for a jog with your canine best friend.
How Can I Stop My Dog From Running Off?
There are so many sad stories about dogs that have run off when they weren’t wearing a leash. You hear stories from frustrated owners all the time who say their dog got away because he wasn’t wearing a leash. How can you stop this problem?
Why Does My Dog Pass Gas?
Most people have been on the receiving end of a blast from their dog at one time or another. Once in a while your dog may clear a room when he has a gastric eruption. It’s perfectly normal for a dog, or any other animal, to pass gas occasionally. But your dog’s flatulence is amusing only so often. If you have a dog who has ongoing problems with passing gas you have probably been wondering what causes it.
Leash Training – Four Keys To Effective Leash Training
In this article, I will discuss the four important keys to success in leash training your dog and also, the typical mistakes people make when trying to train their dog to stop pulling on the leash when out for a leisurely walk. Taking your dog out for a daily walk can be a challenging adventure more than an enjoyable journey. For thousands of people, it’s more like the dog is walking them!
Effective Tips For Helping Canines Lose Weight
Pet owners are known to take their responsibilities quite seriously and are concerned about their overall well being. The aging process for canines can become overwhelming for owners as they gain weight and become more lethargic in many instances while leading to long term health risks that must be avoided. Anyone focused on this concern should know the most effective tips for helping canines lose weight in a healthy and effective manner.