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Are You Practicing Good Dog Owner Etiquette?
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Dog Park Etiquette

Dog parks are not for everyone and certainly not for every dog. Personally I’m not a dog park person but many of my clients enjoy taking their dogs to the dog park for interaction with other dogs.

Dogs are pack animals and accordingly, enjoy running and playing with other dogs. If they are available in your area, dog parks are a great place where your dog can run off leash and socialize with other dogs. Not only do they please your furry companion, but you can feel like a good owner in knowing that your dog is getting their social needs met. As an example, Nashville, Tennessee, Morton Bay Regional Council in Queensland Australia also has several fenced in dog parks where your dog can be let loose to run and play.

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Good Dog Etiquette At Park, Beach And Camping Grounds

Being a dog owner comes with a certain amount of responsibility. Taking your dog out away from home requires a certain amount of dog etiquette and each different place carries some different rules that should be followed in order to get along nicely with the other dogs and their owners. Let’s go over a few of the responsibilities of taking your dog to a dog park, camping, or the beach.

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We Went Through Training But Now My Dog Is Aggressive

If this is you then yes you can go through some obedience training and end up with an aggressive dog. In fact this is what recently happened to a lady that called me. She trained her dog at 6 months with some in-home private lessons and is now looking for answers as to why her 2 year old dog is showing aggression.

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5 Simple Ideas That Will Perfect Your Dogs Training

When your dog training program is complete you are not finished training, you are simply entering a different level of training. Let me tell you some things that will guarantee that you have a well trained dog, not just for today but for ever.

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8 Good Reasons To Train Your Dog

There are a lot of benefits to training. Some reasons benefit your dog, some help you. And some reasons help both of you.

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Why The “Down” Exercise Is So Important

The down exercise is probably the most important exercise you can teach your dog for several different reasons. It is the exercise that when your dog is twenty feet away, you say down and your dog drops to the floor without you doing anything else is the day that your dog says you are the master.

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Get Healthy With Your Dogs Help

You’re probably asking how can my dog help make me healthy.  Simply put he can get you off the couch and outside for a long walk or an afternoon of throwing a ball or a toy for retrieval games. I think that everybody knows that it is a proven well documented fact that people who […]

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Are You Practicing Good Dog Owner Etiquette?

As a dog owner it is very important that you practice good doggy manners. What does that mean you ask? This article is going to point out some things that are important for you to be a good dog owner and to show good doggy etiquette.

There are several things that you should be doing to show that you are a courteous dog owner. This is just four different ones that I see being abused the most.

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Children Friendly Dogs

I get calls quite often from people wanting to know what would be a great dog to get for the family since they have children. They’re looking for a dog that is kid friendly and will make a good addition to the family. Of course there isn’t one particular breed that’s the best for everybody but I do have four of them that I usually recommend. Let me tell you about them now.

Let’s start off with the Labrador Retriever. To put it simply I love labs. Labs are great dogs and they usually love everybody. The fact that they have a short coat means they are easy for grooming purposes, however keep in mind that they do shed quite a bit.

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7 Tips to Make Your Dog Walk More Enjoyable

Getting out and going for a walk is not only good for your health but it’s also a great way to enjoy spending time with your dog. In this article I want to give you a few tips on how to make that walk safer and more enjoyable.

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