Adopting a dog from a shelter or a breed rescue is an excellent way to get a dog and in the process you’re saving a life. However there are a few things that you should avoid when adopting that new dog for your family. This article is going to touch base on some of the things that you should avoid and watch out for.Continue reading
It seems like every time I turn around I’m seeing another story about a puppy mill that is been raided and the dogs taken away from the owners. The authorities didn’t come in just because it was a puppy mill, they came in because the dogs are usually living in deplorable conditions and with health issues. If you are one of the kind souls that would like to adopt one of these puppy mill dogs there are some things that you need to consider before doing that.Continue reading
There are actually multiple reasons why your dog may be ignoring your commands. In this article we will discuss some of the reasons and what you can do to reverse that annoying behavior with the family pet.
One of the most common reasons that a dog ignores its owners commands is the fact that it probably has not been trained and it has no clue what the commands mean. You must remember that a dog does not speak English and even though a dog can learn many words it has to go through a learning process.
Let me start this article off by saying that there are millions of dogs sleeping in people’s beds and without a problem. However there are a number of dogs sleeping in people’s beds that create a lot of problems the worst of which is usually aggression.Continue reading
Quite often I meet people who are getting their first dog and really have no idea what a dog needs or wants. This is a list of things that you should know about dogs.
If you will follow these simple steps with your dog you will find that having a dog can be a great and rewarding experience.
Dogs have a way of making us healthier and happier than we would be without a dog.
All over the world today, more dogs are finding themselves in shelters. People are increasingly getting rid of their best friends. There are hundreds or even thousands of dogs going to shelters every year because of their guardians either being unwilling or unable to care for them anymore. Statistics show that approximately a quarter of the dogs in shelters have behavioral problems while another quarter are simply unwanted. The remainder are given out for domestic or other reasons.Continue reading
Blindness in dogs is either caused by illness or age, however some dogs are born blind. Teach a blind dog even the most basic obedience training is recommended since it helps in keeping them safe. Teaching your dog a few commands will greatly help in boosting confidence.
The following are a few tips on training a blind dog.
As a dog trainer that helps people train their problem dog’s one of the things I hear most often with puppies is how do we get the biting to stop. As cute as those little puppies are their teeth are like little tiny razor blades and they hurt. I’m going to teach you a way to eliminate the biting problem without any confrontation.Continue reading
Generally when we are talking about a hyperactive dog we are talking about a puppy or an adolescent dog that hasn’t yet achieved maturity. Just like human children dogs can be very hyperactive when they haven’t been stimulated with lots of exercise. Let’s talk about some of the ways that you can cut down on the hyperactivity of your young dog.Continue reading
Quite often people who own small dogs say that their dog doesn’t need training because it is just a small dog. That isn’t true. Small dogs need training just like the big guys do and here are just a few of the reasons why. 1 Because they are always with you, 2 Because they are always with you 3 Little dogs need manners too 4 To save their life 5 So you can be proud of themContinue reading