Archive for November, 2011
Listed in this article are the top reasons to continue teaching your dog new tricks. There are books on the subject of dog tricks which have over 100 tricks, how many does your dog know? If you said below 20 then you must continue on your training as it will strengthen your relationship, is more safe, and can be quite entertaining!
There are certain foods that are poisonous and toxic for your dogs. This information is was not given to you when you adopted your dog, but if you love your dog you must definitely read this article. Chocolate, Grapes, Candy, even turkey is bad for your dog! Be informed!
Dogs hunt in the wild, but do you know exactly how they do it? They hunt in packs with the alpha dog leading the hunt, they move towards their prey downwind as to avoid getting detected.
Do dogs dream? That’s an interesting question and scientists believe that they do indeed dream!
Taking care of a dog is easy once you understand what the dog needs. High quality food, warm shelter, health and love are amongst the most important.
Getting a puppy usually sounds like a good idea, but are you prepared to have a dog for the next 10 – 15 years? That means you cannot simply leave to go on vacation or work 12 hour days! If you are considering getting a puppy, then I highly recommend that you read this article beforehand.
Are dog parks safe for your dog? In this article I discuss the #1 problem with dog parks, which is that your dog may be potentially attacked for no perceivable reason. Should this discourage you from bringing your dog to a dog park? You be the judge…
Ever wanted to train your dog with the use of a target stick? This article discusses exactly how to do that and also how to make your own if your local pet store doesn’t carry a target stick!
Becoming a pack leader is more than just eating your meal before your dog. In this article I discuss the various misconceptions and talk about real things that you can do right now to solidify your status as a pack leader.
The best way to prevent dog food aggression is by conditioning your dog to see you near his food as something pleasurable. A great training technique is to drop a couple of treats or left-overs into his food bowl as your dog is eating to really associate you as being something positive, something that adds value to his meal and isn’t there to take it away.