Archive for November, 2011

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7 Reasons to Teach Your Dog New Tricks!

Written: November 30, 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!

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Foods Poisonous to Dogs

Written: November 30, 2011

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!

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How Hunting Dogs Hunt in the Wild

Written: November 30, 2011

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.

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Do Dogs Dream?

Written: November 29, 2011

Do dogs dream? That’s an interesting question and scientists believe that they do indeed dream!

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How to Take Care of a Dog

Written: November 29, 2011

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.

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Getting a Puppy

Written: November 29, 2011

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.

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A Dog Park is Fun, but is it Safe?

Written: November 29, 2011

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…

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Target Training

Written: November 29, 2011

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!

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Becoming the Pack Leader

Written: November 29, 2011

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.

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Preventing Dog Food Aggression

Written: November 29, 2011

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.

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