Training a Dog to Be Obedient
Dog owners must learn that bad behavior in a dog is actually the dog acting like a dog. This articles covers how much obedience a dog owner wants and how to go about getting that obedience. Dogs are usually not capable of understanding our scale of values and our conduct though they are very skilled at interpreting our gestures, learning keywords, and preventing our reactions. Early training is a key to a well-mannered dog.Do Basset Hounds Make Good Pets?
Basset hounds are said to be some of the most friendly and amicable dogs to have in a family. They are said to be friendly and while some are somber, most are good-natured, peaceful, and able to get along with anyone. Basset hounds are good to have around children, older people, and even guests to your home as well. You do not have to worry about this lovable dog attacking the neighbors.Important Facts You Should Know About Great Danes
The Great Dane is a beautiful, stoic dog that is sure to draw a lot of attention wherever it goes due to its very large size. If a Great Dane is bred properly it will not only be very tall but also muscular, chiseled and regal in its form. Great Danes are not necessarily the dog for everyone and it is very important that before including this beautiful breed into your life you understand a few important facts about them, their character and needs.Yes, Dogs Do Dream
Have you ever seen your dog whine or move its legs during its sleep? A lot of dog owners will tell you that dogs do dream. It is believed that dogs dream during a certain stage of their sleep, typically when they make noises or move.Why Puppies Annoy Older Dogs
There are many reasons puppies like to annoy older dogs, and while most of them are innocent, such as boredom or bonding, the behavior can still stress out the animals and lead to a less than pleasant living environment. Understanding the behavior can help correct or avoid the behavior, teaching your puppy how to properly interact with the other dogs in the home. The following are a few of the most common reasons puppies annoy older dogs.Some Reasons That Springer Spaniels Make Good Pets
Springer Spaniels are great dogs for pets as their high intelligence and great attitude makes them a joy to be around. The breed was originally developed to be a gun dog and to be a quick retriever in the field.No Backyard, Then Start Walking With Your Dog
When I meet with a new dog training client that has hired me to help them with all their dog’s behavior issues one thing is quite common. You guessed it… no backyard. That means that their dog doesn’t get exercised. Usually all it gets is those 10 minute walks for it to do its business and that is simply not enough.A Poorly Behaved Dog, Not Separation Anxiety
I have written about separation anxiety many times and I always mention that it is always possible that the dog is not suffering from separation but is simply a poorly behaved dog. Well I just found another poorly behaved dog that was misdiagnosed and I thought I would tell you how we solved the problem.What Are Some Ways To Keep My Dog Tick Free
If you never let your dog out of the house, that is obviously the best way to protect your dog from getting ticks, but that is probably not the ideal solution. Dogs do have to go outside once in a while, and anytime they are outdoors they are susceptible to getting a tick or two.Ways of Boosting A Puppies Energy Level
If your dog has a short attention span, looks tired and fatigued throughout the day, you need to take it to the veterinarian so that it can be examined. If you have already done this, and the doctor says everything is fine, you need to think about how you can control its energy levels. This post looks at how you can control its energy levels using foods and supplements.Keeping Your Dog Safe At The Park
Today you will find dog parks in almost every area of the country. Dogs need exercise and socialization which helps them feel good both physically and mentally. Plus it gives dog owners a chance to meet other people too, so there are many benefits for everyone involved when you take them to the park.Spring Is Here, Let’s Exercise Our Dogs
Winter is gone, spring is here and it’s time to grab the dog and start getting some good exercise. For most of us it was a rough winter and it was hard to get outside and do the things that our dogs enjoy.