As a dog enthusiast, you understand that managing shedding is simply a small price that you must pay for the benefit of sharing your home with your beloved furry family members. Extreme shedding, however, can overwhelm even the most dedicated pet owners.
As a dog-lover you know that there are few things as exciting as adopting a new pup. While welcoming a new puppy into your family is incredibly rewarding, it can also be quite challenging - especially when it comes to potty training.
Many dogs are naturally friendly and happy to socialize with any dog or cat they meet. Some, however, aren't interested in encounters with other pets. They might become fearful, aggressive or indifferent. There are techniques to help a dog learn get along with other animals, but there's no single way to fix the issue.
Most people are aware that therapy dogs are often used to assist visually impaired people. They may not be aware that therapy dogs are now used to help people in a variety of different situations, from those with physical problems to those with emotional issues.
Both new and experienced dog owners can feel overwhelmed by the prospect of training a new pup. With such an abundance of contradictory training tips and tricks, it is only natural to feel somewhat confused. If you want to cut the confusion and approach training as efficiently and effectively as possible, you must first be able to differentiate training myths from training facts.
Dog training techniques typically fall into one of two contrasting categories - those that are rooted in reward and those that are rooted in punishment. Even if you have only taken a cursory glance at dog training techniques, you will likely recognize examples of these two approaches to training.
From the attentive stare that he gives while you speak, to the speed at which he learns a new trick, you know that your dog is smart. However, do you know how your dog measures up in comparison to other breeds? Further, how do you even go about ranking dog intelligence? After all, a standardized canine IQ test doesn’t exist...at least not yet.
From rewarding good behavior to expressing your love, dog treats have many uses that extend beyond quelling hunger. However, with an abundance of sizes, shapes, styles, and flavors, selecting the best treat from such a wide array of options can feel overwhelming. Simplify the selection process with the following suggestions for treats that are both nutritious and delicious.
The chances are quite high that the topic of first aid has crossed your mind; however, have you ever considered what you would do in an emergency situation that threatened your furry family members? Even if you go above and beyond to keep your best friend healthy and happy, accidents happen.