Puppy’s First Vet Visit
One of the first things you want to do when you get a dog is take it to the vet. Your puppy’s first vet visit may be the most important for the health and well being of your puppy. It does not matter what kind you get, puppy or adult, male or female, mutt or purebred.Adopting A Dog From A Shelter – What to Ask
When you are adopting a dog from any shelter, there are a few things you need to think about and take into consideration. This next statement does not just apply to dogs, it really goes for any animal you rescue from a shelter. Not only will you be getting another member of the family that will love you unconditionally but you will be able to save a life in the process.Adopting A Dog From A Shelter – Warning Signs
I have found it best to take the entire family to the shelter to pick your new member. Here I have given a short list telling some of the signs that you might want to avoid when choosing your dog.What To Expect and Ask When Buying a Puppy From A Breeder
Most places that sell puppies from a mill are not going to tell you. You need to know what to look for in these places. In this article I will tell you some of the most common signs of what to expect from a puppy mill, and what to ask.Using Glucosamine And Chondroitin For Your Dog
Glucosamine and Chondroitin are extremely useful, not only when a dog is young and is learning how to get into a car, but also when it is older and suffering from arthritis. This article offers some more information on useful accessories. In particular, it talks about accessories that help a dog suffering from arthritis.Cute Dog Dresses for Your Stylish Pup
Cute dog dresses are more than clothing for your pup. They’re a fashion statement. They make your special pet stand out in a crowd and they get both of you attention from everyone you meet.The Surprising “Old School” Secret To Teach Coming When Called
School was awful. Elementary, middle and high school were torture for me. My grades were so bad I was put in a special room my junior and senior year.Coconut Oil For Dogs
Organic coconut oil is so good for dogs in the same way it is for humans. The lauric acid in coconut oil gives it anti-viral, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial properties which will keep our dogs looking and feeling great.Which Breed of Dog Should I Get?
This is a very good question that people with little or no experience with dogs should but often do not ask. If you have decided to get a dog there are some important questions you should ask yourself and issues to think about to make sure you get a breed that’s right for you.Clicker Training Your Pet
Clicker training falls under the rubric of operant conditioning. It is not a form of classical conditioning; instead, this form of animal training focuses on getting the animal to behave in a certain way by encouraging the target behavior. It is one of the most effective ways of teaching a pet to behave well, whether inside and outside of the home. If you don’t want to pay for costly obedience school lessons, you can take it upon yourself to train your pet during your free time.Use A Tennis Ball Launcher for Dogs to Enhance Your Dog’s Survival Skills
If you live out in the country surrounded by prairies and wilderness and own more than a couple of hunting or survival dogs (e.g. German shepherd, husky, etc.), then a tennis ball launcher is a perfect device to spend your leisure time with. Since a lot of these dogs are already adept to the environment of hunting and survival, their knowledge and learning development can still be enhanced through the efficiency of dog ball launchers.Kids and So-Called Dangerous Dogs
Is there such a thing as a dangerous dog, and should we be protecting our children from these dogs? Certain breeds of dogs seem to have a dangerous label because they have been historically bred to be aggressive, but many of these traits remain dominant today. We’ll look at other factors in aggressiveness such as exercise, socialization, training, and neutering.