Socializing An Adult Dog
If you have read any of my articles on socialization you have surely read my information concerning the period of socialization for a dog. That period in case you missed it is from birth to 20 weeks of age.Is It Safe To Shop With Your Dog?
Most stores do not allow dogs. This is especially true of stores that sell food. Allowing dogs is against health codes; however, these days a number of non-food stores will allow you to shop with your dog. Is this safe? In this article, we will explore this question. Read on to learn more.Some of the Signs That Your Dog Is Going Deaf
It is true that as animals get old, they either lose the ability to hear or see. In some cases, they may lose both. The dog too is an animal and may become deaf as it gets old. This condition may be stressful to the dog especially when it loses the ability to hear what it considers the most familiar sound including not being able to tell who is approaching.How to Tell If Your Dog May Be Going Blind
Do you believe that there is a possibility that your dog may be going blind? If you have your suspicions, you may wonder how you will be able to tell what is going on. Although it is not always evident, there are some noticeable signs that you should look out for when you are observing your dog for potential blindnessThings You Need to Know To Survive Your Puppy
When I talk about surviving your puppy I am talking about what you need to know to survive and co-exist with a puppy between the ages of 8 and 16 weeks. This can be a very exhausting and trying time for a new dog owner.Proper Etiquette For Your Dog
Every good dog owner should teach their dog proper etiquette. A dog with good manners is welcome in many places while a dog with no manners is welcome nowhere. So I guess your question is how should I teach my dog proper etiquette?Games You Can Play With Your Puppy
Getting a new puppy might be fun, but training it to become an active, happy dog is very important. Playing games and doing exercise helps us to remain healthy and fit. Similarly doing these activities helps a dog to remain active. Puppies have a habit of taking naps throughout the day and the number of naps it takes totally depends upon the amount of exercise they get. Games are one of the best thing to do to have fun and playing games with your puppy strengthens your master-dog relationship. Here are some interesting games you can play with your dog or puppy:Dog Boarding and Its Many Benefits
For people with pets it is a constant worry when you have to travel either on vacation or a business trip, leaving behind your best friend. You would have had instances in the past where you had to leave your dog under somebody else’s care or would have had somebody visiting your home on a daily basis to take care of the dog.How to Choose the Right Shelter Dog
Adopting a rescued dog from a shelter is the best thing a dog lover can do. Compatibility is the most crucial factor when you are looking for a long-term relationship with anyone and the same holds true even for a dog. Many dogs end up in shelters for lack of compatibility with their adopters. To choose the right shelter dog all you need is a little wisdom as well as a big heart and you just might find your best friend.Is Neutering Really Important
Many people hesitate to neuter their pets, thinking that the process is painful for the pet and avoiding its benefits. The process of neutering involves the removal of the male testicles in a surgical manner, while the pet is operated on under anesthesia.Safely Restrain Your Dog In The Car
Driving through town or on a highway with your dog is a common practice by many dog owners to keep their dog happy, allowing them to pop their heads out the window and bounce from seat to seat. However, it isn’t very difficult to understand that this can be dangerous for your dog and even you the driver. You should make use of some type of restraint to secure your dog in the car, thus reducing the risk of an accident caused by distraction. Various restraints commonly used for safety purposes while travelling with a dog are discussed below.Which Is Best A Male Or Female Dog?
Before getting a dog there are many questions to be answered like which breed? Small or big? Male or female? But what is the difference between the male and a female dog? There is an old saying that if you want a good dog, get a male and if you want a great dog get a female. The difference between the genders may or may not exist. Here are the few differences explained below.