Your dog loves to go on walks, and, if you have a strong bond with your pooch, so do you. Getting out and exercising is great for your pup’s health—not only does walking keep your dog physically fit, but it is also great for its mental health and stress management. However, like many dogs, yours […]
Ever try taking your dog for a walk, only to have it stop and sniff every single tree, hydrant, sign post, lamp and anything else anchored to the ground? It’s a situation that can quickly lead to frustration—especially if it takes you 20 minutes to go just a couple of blocks! Excessive sniffing is a […]
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. […]