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Correcting Poor Behaviors in Your Dog

Does Your Dog Follow You Everywhere?

We usually call this type of a dog a “Velcro Dog”. Do you have one? Some people enjoy having their dog with them all the time and some people find it to be very annoying. Let’s talk about Velcro dogs.

Some breeds of dogs seem to be more inclined to be a dog that always wants to be with you however it is not limited to a certain breed of dog. Quite often it seems that smaller lap dog type breeds want to be where they are supposed to be, in your lap, or as close to your lap as possible.

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Why Is My Dog Barking And Growling?

Dogs can bark and growl for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes it’s hard to figure out why they’re barking and growling. It could be because a stranger is approaching or because they hear an unexpected noise. Dave Barry, the columnist, once said that dogs bark because a dog satellite passes over the earth and dogs have to check in with it. It does seem sometimes that dogs bark for no good reason.

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Protecting Your Dog From The Unthinkable

I had a client make an appointment for dog training last week. However before we could get together he sent me an email explaining that his dog got out of the door and was run over by a car. Actually this happens more often than you can imagine. In fact in your hometown it happens daily.

For most dog owners, one of their greatest fears is that their dog will escape through the door and run into the street where they could be hit by a car. That’s a nightmare scenario that no one wants to have happen, yet it could happen all too easily.

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Dealing With A Food Aggressive Dog

Of all dog behavior problems, food aggression is one of the most serious.  It often escalates into something more serious and can become violent.  Unfortunately, many people ignore food aggression in their dogs because they don’t understand the behavior.  They simply choose to avoid dealing with it. You may think that it doesn’t make any […]

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5 Common Dog Behavior Problems

If you are a dog owner then at sometime or another you’ve experienced some type of behavior problems with your dogs.  In this article we will talk about 5 of the most common dog behavior problems. 1. Jumping Okay let’s start with jumping. You may have a dog that’s jumping on you, on the kids, […]

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Does Your Dog Bark While You Are At Work?

Does your dog bark while you’re at work?  If he does, then you may have a lot of other problems, too. You’re probably not very popular with your neighbors, for one thing.  They could call animal control about your dog.  Plus, along with barking, your dog could be destructive at home. Even if you’re not […]

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Are There Really Indestructible Dog Toys?

If you’re a dog owner then you have probably had the pleasure of buying toys for your dog. It’s fun to pick out a great new toy and bring it home. What’s not fun is watching your dog destroy it in 30 seconds! There are lots of toys that claim to be “indestructible” but are there really indestructible dog toys? It depends.

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Tips For Curing Separation Anxiety In Dogs

You arrive home from work to a crazy, spinning, whirlwind of energy. Your dog follows you to your bedroom, where you find that she has chewed up your very expensive pair of shoes. Your next door neighbor comes to complain to you that your dog has once again been driving the neighborhood crazy by howling all day long. If this scenario is familiar, then your dog is probably suffering from separation anxiety.

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5 Dog Training Tips

There are several different things about dog training that are just real and should always be done, if you want a well behaved and well adjusted dog. We are going to talk about what I think are 5 of the most important dog training tips.
1. Repetition
2. Patience
3. Time
4. Exercise
5. Health Care

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