Yes, Dogs Do Dream
Have you ever seen your dog whine or move its legs during its sleep? A lot of dog owners will tell you that dogs do dream. It is believed that dogs dream during a certain stage of their sleep, typically when they make noises or move.
Why Puppies Annoy Older Dogs
There are many reasons puppies like to annoy older dogs, and while most of them are innocent, such as boredom or bonding, the behavior can still stress out the animals and lead to a less than pleasant living environment. Understanding the behavior can help correct or avoid the behavior, teaching your puppy how to properly interact with the other dogs in the home. The following are a few of the most common reasons puppies annoy older dogs.
Some Reasons That Springer Spaniels Make Good Pets
Springer Spaniels are great dogs for pets as their high intelligence and great attitude makes them a joy to be around. The breed was originally developed to be a gun dog and to be a quick retriever in the field.
No Backyard, Then Start Walking With Your Dog
When I meet with a new dog training client that has hired me to help them with all their dog’s behavior issues one thing is quite common. You guessed it… no backyard. That means that their dog doesn’t get exercised. Usually all it gets is those 10 minute walks for it to do its business and that is simply not enough.
A Poorly Behaved Dog, Not Separation Anxiety
I have written about separation anxiety many times and I always mention that it is always possible that the dog is not suffering from separation but is simply a poorly behaved dog. Well I just found another poorly behaved dog that was misdiagnosed and I thought I would tell you how we solved the problem.
What Are Some Ways To Keep My Dog Tick Free
If you never let your dog out of the house, that is obviously the best way to protect your dog from getting ticks, but that is probably not the ideal solution. Dogs do have to go outside once in a while, and anytime they are outdoors they are susceptible to getting a tick or two.
Ways of Boosting A Puppies Energy Level
If your dog has a short attention span, looks tired and fatigued throughout the day, you need to take it to the veterinarian so that it can be examined. If you have already done this, and the doctor says everything is fine, you need to think about how you can control its energy levels. This post looks at how you can control its energy levels using foods and supplements.
Keeping Your Dog Safe At The Park
Today you will find dog parks in almost every area of the country. Dogs need exercise and socialization which helps them feel good both physically and mentally. Plus it gives dog owners a chance to meet other people too, so there are many benefits for everyone involved when you take them to the park.
Spring Is Here, Let’s Exercise Our Dogs
Winter is gone, spring is here and it’s time to grab the dog and start getting some good exercise. For most of us it was a rough winter and it was hard to get outside and do the things that our dogs enjoy.
Perfect Dogs For Apartments
Apartment dwellers have special concerns when it comes to deciding to be dog owners. For one thing, the smaller space and the lack of a yard means the dog has to be fine with these conditions. This does not necessarily mean that the dog has to be small. For another thing, the dog has to be relatively quiet or it can cause problems with your neighbors over excessive barking.
Is It Possible To Train Any Dog?
When we are speaking of dog training it must be recognized that different breeds have different genetic traits that cannot be trained out of a dog. For example a German Shepherd might be more aggressive than a chocolate Lab and that will never change.
Ideal Dogs For Senior Citizens
Dogs are the perfect human companion. This is true for people of any age, especially seniors who need the love and happiness a dog brings to their lives. Keeping active is essential for a senior citizen’s good health, and a canine companion fits the bill with all the outdoor walks and playtime the dog needs.