I try not to give out too many tricks of the trade, a magician never tells his secrets they say, but there are some basics in regards to dog running I think are important for awareness. There is a lot to running with a dog, but it's a very rewarding experience.
While fruits and veggies for some pets are common-sense, like rabbits or hamsters, they can seem a little unorthodox for dogs and cats! It turns out that many fruits and veggies can add a lot of important nutrients to your pet's diet that even the more expensive dog or cat foods can be missing. They can also be a great way to help an overweight pet slim down!
"How do I stop my dog barking?" is the most common training question asked by pet owners today. Many owners view barking as nuisance behaviour and something that needs to be stopped at all costs. However, it is important to remember that barking is your dog's way of communicating something to you and it is up to you to work out what he/she is trying to tell you. Barking may seem random and unprovoked to us humans but it isn't.
Well, it actually depends upon the dog owner whether the dog should be sterilized or not. However, understanding the purpose behind spaying or neutering the puppy, one must definitely go for this as over population has become one of the major concerns today. Not only is it a dangerous problem but also incurs a large amount of money.
When owning a pet, veterinary care can contribute the most to the expense of caring for your pet. Here are some tips to help keep veterinary costs down to a minimum and care for your pet to the maximum.
The most loved animals are whales in the sea and dogs on the land. The two of them share the characteristic that we all as humans need and share without exceptions, friendliness. Dogs are well known for their friendly and loyal attitudes that they might put themselves in danger for the sake of their human friend. The surprise here is that, unlike a number of other animals, dogs did not come to the world with a blank slate, so to say. I mean that their social attitude is not a built-in feature; instead they have learned it after domestication by humans. And this is the first interesting fact about dogs, they are very good learners. Let us see the rest in the following list.
With summers just around the corner, it is likely that most of us will be looking for the perfect vacation spot with family. However, many of us are consumed by the guilt of leaving our precious pets behind, as catering for them over a long trip is not only a huge responsibility, but it can also become overwhelming.
Bulldogs make great family dogs. They are good with children and other pets already in the family when well socialized. They love to make their family laugh! Having a Bulldog in your family adds to the memories.
Training a dog is easy when the dog can hear you. It becomes a little challenging when the dog suffers deafness for one reason or another. However, living with a deaf dog is just the same as with a normal dog; it all depends on the kind of treatment you give the dog. It is actually very possible to train a deaf dog. It all takes strategizing and finding out what works for a dog so it understands the commands you are giving just fine.
You may want the low down on how to get your dog not to give way to submissive peeing. In other words it boils down to training your dog how to behave in a way that is befitting without causing any embarrassment.
A prong collar or maybe you know it as a Pinch Collar can be a valuable tool when working with a particular problem in a dog. What is the problem you ask? Pulling... Of course prong collars can be used for other problems as well but where I find it most useful is when we have a large dog and a small person that just cannot control the dog and stop the pulling.
I have received this question many times and I want to share with you how I suggest these dog owners solve the problem. Quite often I get that call telling me that a dog owner has a problem because their dog is either jumping over, digging under or in some other way getting out of their fenced yard.
Aggression has become an epidemic! I am not teasing, over the years I am beginning to see more and more cases of aggression from various causes. So what is causing it? There are several reasons that dogs are showing aggression more frequently however the cause that I want to discuss in this article is the lack of exercise, specifically walking.
With the many styles of collars that can be bought, it is important to base a selection decision on the breed of canine. It can become increasingly difficult to make a choice for your precious pet and requires a clear assessment of the size and the features that it offers. When looking to buy a dog collar, it is important to base a decision on research into the options that are available.