Every dog owner knows the importance of physical exercise for dogs. We take our pups on walks, chase them around the yard, play with tug ropes and do much more to keep their bodies healthy and their hearts happy. Dogs love physical exercise, even into their older years. However, physical activity is not the only […]
There’s no way to sugarcoat it: Bringing a dog into your life is not easy. Your new family member might have trouble with something that comes naturally to other dogs, or display personality traits you didn’t see coming. It’s impossible to predict every challenge that awaits but dedicated preparation can significantly increase the likelihood of […]
Summer makes us think about getting outdoors with our pets and this is a good thing for both human and animals. For most of us our pets live indoors. Many are cooped up inside with bathroom privileges only for most of the day. For many active dogs, this is the equivalent to prison. It is no wonder we […]
Like all living creatures, the keys to a long and healthy life for us pets are clean water, healthy food, low stress, love, and of course, exercise. Now, I’ve heard it said often that you pet caregivers (especially dog lovers) chose a pet to not only have as a companion, but as a fitness partner. […]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vylUvBnytRk] Learn how to teach your dog to stop barking in this free dog training video.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjaIhXextSg] A big mistake that dog owners make is assuming that a dog is potty trained before they truly are. Use a crate to teach a dog that not going to the bathroom outside is unacceptable with help from a dog trainer in this free video on pet care and obedience training for dogs.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6meQTNHsTc] Want to teach your dog the play dead dog trick? Learn how with expert tips on dog tricks in this video by Kim Amatucci.
Dogs are extremely friendly animals and, unlike cats, they have a rather strong desire to want to see and to interact with people on a face-to-face basis. But unfortunately, this can actually lead to most dogs jumping up on people so that they can have that valuable face-to-face contact with people that they so desire. […]
During the springtime, most people attempt to lose the pounds they gained during the winter for a sleeker body for the summer time. This should stand true for your pets as well, particularly dogs who have remained inside the house during most of the winter. A recent study that was done by the Association of […]
Entrusting your beloved dog to the care and training of a stranger is serious business. Training practices vary widely and you want to be certain that the methodology of your trainer matches your opinions and beliefs about how your dog should be trained. Training your dog is a special time in the dog/owner relationship and […]