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Dog Obedience Training Made Easy on Your Dog

Dogs have become more than just beloved pets; they are a part of the family. It is imperative, then, that these man’s best friends be trained to obey. We desire to see obedience and pleasant behavior from our beloved pets, and dog training is fundamental to achieving that goal.

The Pot Calling the Kennel Black

There has always been tension among dog-owners on the subject of whether or not kennels are a conscionable solution to dog-care difficulties. Critics of dog boarding argue that placing a dog in a kennel is both physically and psychologically dangerous to the health of a dog; proponents contend that the difficulties of transporting a dog cross-country or leaving it home alone during vacation can be even more detrimental. While there is merit on both sides of the argument, the fact of the matter is that kennels are no longer the grungy cesspits they were 15 years ago.

Keep Dogs and Cats Stress And Anxiety Free This Bonfire Night

With bonfire night fast approaching, it is time for pet owners to start keeping an eye on their pets, as it can be a stressful time for many cats and dogs. Bright lights and the huge booms and bangs from fireworks can all cause your pets to become restless and extremely uncomfortable and it is important to do everything that you can to keep pets safe and stress free at this possibly terrifying time of year. A survey by the PDSA has revealed that 73% of owners have a pet that is scared of fireworks.

Great Puppy House Training Techniques

House training your new puppy may not be as difficult as you might have imagined. The techniques used for potty training / house training a puppy are the same for all breeds and if they are followed, will work relatively quickly, usually within two weeks.

Groom for Improvement

There’s no denying it: dog grooming is a hassle. There’s bathing, brushing, nail clipping, haircuts; all things that are hard enough to get a child to do without throwing in the extra frustration of a language barrier. Your dog doesn’t always understand “sit still” or “bath time” or “this will just take a minute,” and even if they do, they certainly don’t understand why. Maybe children don’t all the time either, but dogs can be a touch more… dogmatic about their refusal to submit to these degrading processes that, for all they know, are patently designed to annoy them to death. While some people go the route of simply submitting to their dog’s obstinate protests, this is a bad idea for a number of reasons.

Dog: A Girl’s Best Friend

I would like to start off by saying that I am an animal lover in every sense of the word. Before I was ever able to walk my family had a dog or a cat or a fish, but you get the picture. I have had many different types of pets in my life, and I loved all of them.

How to Get Your Dog to Come to You

How to get your dog to come to you when called and how not to abuse this command. People do not realize how often the “come” command is abused. Do not call your dog to come to you if you are not planning to do something with him or her (whether it be pet them, give them a treat, preparing them for a walk or to go somewhere).

How to Manage Dog Obedience Problems

When considering dog obedience problems, initially an owner has a puppy to manage, and as an owner you have to ensure that you know all of the things that concern it. It is true that training your puppy for dog behaviour problems doesn’t necessarily need to be a continuous struggle and that the most effective techniques is training in reinforcement techniques that are positive in nature. Essentially what this means is rewarding and praising your pup for excellent behavior and dismissing unhealthy dog behaviour problems.

How to Neutralize an Overly Aggressive Puppy

A puppy is from heaven, that’s for sure. But what if your wonderful little dog-to-be makes improper use of his teeth? What do you do if your puppy starts to develop behavior which you would classify as aggressive? Since a certain amount of aggressiveness is natural for all beings so they can take part in the game of life you need to expect your puppy to make use of his little sharp teeth. Not knowing the way between man and dog he needs to learn the difference between right and wrong. The sooner you teach him the better. At the same time you want to make sure your puppy can develop the trusting bond which will forever connect both of you. Here are some helpful suggestions how to prevent aggressive adult dog behavior by educating your puppy.

Why Do Dogs Beg?

A begging dog can be a right nuisance. After all, who likes to be pestered for food by a drooling canine? Cursing the dog for this is useless and unjust because the dog’s behavior is, after all a reflection of his owners habits.

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction – Dementia Signs and Increasing Quality of Life

Canine cognitive dysfunction can be one of the hardest issues for a pet parent to adjust to as it often affects a dog’s life in a negative way changing their overall behavior. Learn more about symptoms and helpful treatments.

Coprophagia – Why Dogs Eat Poop and How To Stop the Behavior

The reason why dogs eat poop is relatively unknown, but there are plenty of things owners can do to control coprophagia. Learn more about how to stop your dog from eating poop.

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