Dog Training – Confidence and Trust
Training your dog, is there anything more exciting and fun? Obedience is very important and should be the foundation for all your dog training, but when you want to show off the skills your dog has learned you also have to have a few tricks up your sleeve as well.
Training Your Puppy in the First Week
It is crucial to begin training your puppy in the first week. Routine, consistency, healthy interaction and positive reinforcement are essential things that must be started as soon as the puppy arrives at its new home.
What is Brewers Yeast For Dogs?
What is Brewers Yeast? By definition, brewers yeast is a nutritional supplement for dogs. Yeast themselves are organisms that eat sugars and put out carbon dioxide.
Which Is Better, Dog Repellent Spray Or An Electronic Dog Repeller?
There are two different devices to safely, humanely and legally repel a canine. One is pepper spray and the other is an electronic dog repeller. Which of these is a better choice though?
5 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet
Who doesn’t OOH and AAH over puppies and kittens? It’s hard to resist the cuteness and friendliness of such creatures. However, after several months and the “teenage times”, many young dogs and cats that are adopted are returned to shelters because the “cuteness” has worn off.
Is Chocolate Safe for Dogs?
Chocolates are indeed harmful for your dog. Chocolates contain a chemical called Theobromine that can cause frequent urination, and seizures. If such an emergency arises, administer charcoal slurry to your dog which will absorb Theobromine to weaken its poisoning effect.
Australian Shepherds Information: General Description
The Australian Shepherd or Australischer Schaferhund is a medium sized, well balanced dog with ears set high on either side of its triangular shaped head with a rounded tip. Also called the Aussie in Australia, the breed sports a medium textured coat which can either be wavy or straight of moderate length with an undercoat and weather resistant.
Choosing Pet Collars for Your Dog
Pet owners are buying an increasing amount of accessories for their dogs. The collar is probably the first basic accessory to be considered as it is vital to the safety of the dog that the owner can grab onto the dogs collar to restrain their pet from any dangerous situations. The collar is also necessary to be able to attach a lead for exercising purposes.
Yet Another Reason To Start Making Your Own Homemade Dog Food and Treats
I happened upon a new article on MSN today warning about dehydrated chicken treats that are making some dogs very ill. I’ve been feeding these treats to my dog, Buster, for years. He loves them and I was running under the impression that they were far better for him than processed raw hide. Besides, buying a dehydrator and making my own seemed like such a waste of time and money when I could just pick up a pound of these for as little as 10 dollars.
Why Dog Treats Won’t Help You To Get Your Service Dog Certification
Roll over, play dead, sit, speak and I’ll present you with this treat. Of course your dog will probably obey. They really want that treat. If you hang a peanut butter cup in front of me, I’ll play dead as well and roll over too. Does this signify I am trained to roll over? Or does it simply suggest I really love peanut butter cups?
Dog Coughing – Simply What Does It Really Mean?
Dog coughing is a common thing amongst dogs of various types and ages. Coughing in dogs, as well as humans, is a reflex behavior that clears any congestion from the breathing passages to stop it from being inhaled inside the lungs.
Clicker Training Your Dog At Home
One of the most reward activities of owning your pet might be training him at home. Seeing him start to respond to your commands brings immense satisfaction, seeing results from your efforts to train him on your own.