The Dog Training Plan For When People Ask To Pet Your Pup

 

Does Your Dog Wipe Their Feet After a Toilet Session?

Have you ever seen your dog wipe their hind paws on the ground after they toilet? This may seem absurd, but is a very common and natural thing for a dog to do – and they may not ‘need’ to do it every time!

Pros and Cons of the Wire Dog Crate

A wire dog crate is one of the many purchases required when taking on responsibility of a new puppy. A crate is not only beneficial for house training, it can also give a safe haven to rest and sleep.

How To Relieve Itching in Dogs

The fact is that our dogs can develop a wide range of health conditions and in this article I would like to focus on one of them. Specifically I want to talk with you about why some dogs cannot stop itching and what you can do about it. Itching and scratching is something that can affect all dogs.

Top 3 Dog Breeds For Families

Because some dog breeds are more kid-friendly than others, families should be careful when choosing the furry friends they want to bring into their homes. Of the best dog breeds for kids, petMD places poodles, Labrador retrievers, and golden retrievers at the top of the list. If your kids are begging you to get them a dog, then consider these three best dog breeds for families.

Walking 2 Dogs At The Same Time

Quite often I have clients with more than one dog who would like to walk them both at the same time. However I have found that walking two dogs at the same time can be an accident waiting to happen. In fact it can be very dangerous for not only you but for your dog as well and let me tell you why.

Use A Dog To Teach Your Child Responsibility

Has your child been begging for a puppy? Well before you say yes or no there are a few things you need to think about. Having a pet is a really good way to teach your child responsibility however is your child ready for responsibility? Let’s discuss the things you need to think about to help you make the decision.

Is Your Dog Showing Aggression In The Home?

Aggression in the home has become an epidemic. What I mean by aggression in the home is where your dog has possibly bitten the kids, the adults and even the other dog in the house. Sometime it hasn’t gone that far yet however the dog does growl at you when you try to get it off the couch or the bed.

How To Help A Shy, Fearful Dog

Do you have a dog that is shy and fearful? You know the dog I am talking about. It will not approach new people and is very fearful in new situations and environments. I understand this type of problem and I also realize how concerned you are about the fact that your dog is suffering. Here are a few things you might want to try to help the situation.

Doggie Style: Honoring Koa and Qaisuke’s Individual Preferences

How awake are you to who your individual canine companion truly is? When she expresses to you the fabric of her existence, her preferences, peeves, passions and greater life purpose, are you truly listening? Telepathic communication is the timeless art of exquisite connection unbound by the confines of verbal language. It is a practice accessible to everyone. All humans and animals are born with it. It is our birthright. Tragically, the current social paradigm does not acknowledge its existence and so many children lose their ability to connect with other beings via sending and receiving mental pictures. Animals are not missing anything from their lives by not needing cell phones and computers to communicate the way human ego would like us to believe. Here is a piece through which I explore the lighter side of deep, authentic connection to my canine guides, Koa and Qaisuke.

Cross Breeding – Mating Dogs of Different Breeds

I am sure you are aware of all the crossbreeds that are available today including probably the most famous being the labradoodle and the goldendoodle. At first glance the question is why? In most cases it is to create a breed with some favorable characteristic with others who know why. Let’s talk about a few of these mixed breed dogs and why they cam about.

Some Golden Retriever Health Problems

Are you considering getting a Golden retriever puppy or possibly adopting an older Golden Retriever? Goldens are fantastic dogs. They train easily and are most definitely a very loyal companion. However like any other breed they do have some health issues that you should consider and watch for before purchasing your dog.

Are You A Future Dog Trainer?

I talk to people daily that want to quit their current jobs and become a professional dog trainer. I also get a bunch of young people that are asking questions about what type of courses they should take in college to become a dog trainer. Hopefully this article will answer some of those questions.

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