How to Properly Use a Prong Collar on a Puppy

Important Tips When Introducing Your New Baby And Your Dog

If you are going to be bringing home a newborn baby in the near future, and you already have a dog at home, you should read this article. In it, you will find helpful tips for you to use when introducing your baby and your dog for the first time. In a previous article I wrote about how to prepare your dog for the homecoming of the baby. This is a continuation of those tips.

What Are the Basics of Dog Training

What I wanted to talk about is a topic that sometimes I laugh about a little bit. Really what it is, is we get a lot of clients who call us and they say, “Oh we just want the basics. We want our dog to come every single time even with distractions. We want the dog not to pull on the leash. We want the dog to stay when told, when someone is ringing the doorbell. We want the dog to walk off leash, you know just the basics.” And I always kind of laugh to myself and chuckle a little bit and say, well if these things were so basic how come you never meet a dog that does those things?

Stop Puppy Aggression With These Techniques

Puppies are so cute and cuddly that often owners don’t worry about behavior that can become a serious problem. Training and socializing must begin at a young age.

First Time Breeding Poodles

Breeding Poodles, Breeds of Poodles – Learn what it takes to have healthy happy poodle puppies. To have healthy poodle puppies, especially teacup poodle puppies, a breeder needs to plan carefully.

Today’s Dog Fencing

Dogs have this energy, curiosity (especially with their noses) and instinct to roam and wander, run and play, hunt and chase. Even some dogs will stay by the house even when offered unlimited freedom; most dogs have a natural curiosity that leads them to stray when the opportunity arises, so it is important to find reliable solutions to keep pets within your safe area. There are ways of training and variety of devices, traditional fence, dog fence and pet containment systems to keep your dogs within your vicinity, away from danger he may cause or whatever may happen when he got on the loose. But above all this systems and techniques, full knowledge and better ways of training is really the most critical component to the effectiveness of these fences.

Advice on Teacup Australian Shepherds

There’s a new variety of the popular Australian Shepherd breed – the Australian Shepherd “Teacups”. Similar to standard size Aussies these pint size dogs are just as agile and versatile as their larger cousins only smaller.

How to Avoid Small Dog Syndrome

Small dog syndrome can be seen as a case of mistaken identity, in some ways. It comes about because the small dog has been made to feel like he is the pack leader of the house, instead of the owner, and then presents itself through displays of dominance. Here we will look at the difference between small and big dogs, what leads to small dog syndrome, and how we can avoid it.

Crate Training a Golden Retriever

The steps followed for crate training a Golden Retriever are similar to those for other breeds of dogs. Fortunately, Golden Retrievers are more receptive to crate training than other breeds.

Top Ten Reasons You May Not Be A Good Dog Breeder

With an overabundance of unwanted pets there should be tremendous thought that goes into dog breeding. Many times people say one thing and then do another. This is a tongue in cheek list of crazy things people say or do to justify their actions and my guess is you will know people who do these.

Teach Your Dog To Lie Down On Command

Teaching simple obedience commands to your pet is something that all owners should do, as not only will this result in your pet living like a civilized member of your family but it also gives you the opportunity to learn a little about how they think, along with the added bonus of spending some quality time with him/her. Believe it or not your beloved puppy wants to please you and if you show it how to do just that, then you can avoid the frustrations that go along with an ill-mannered pet.

Ways to Treat Constipated Dogs

If your dog’s diet is lacking in moisture and fiber they will more than likely develop constipation at some point. Discover simple ways to avoid this common problem.

10 Things That Bother Me About Other Dog Owners And People I Know

“My dog is perfect, but…” But what? He pees in my bed; She chews everything in the house; She doesn’t like my family; He’ll only eats fresh chicken with a pinch of spice… Last I checked, perfection meant no flaws. You can’t say I did a perfect job, except I made a mistake or two or ten…

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