The MANY PITFALLS of POSITIVE ONLY dog training




Mad Max Road Warrior Dog and the Power of Positive Reinforcement

Mad Max was a brilliant and funny bull terrier mix who taught me the power of positive reinforcement in dog training. He was very quick to learn new tricks and always seemed to have a demented sense of humor. Max never saw his fourth birthday. I learned a tragic lesson from a dog a loved very much.

Dog Grooming Basics – Taking Care of Your Dog’s Teeth

Dogs are also prone to teeth problems just like human beings. If your dog’s oral hygiene is neglected, bacteria may begin to develop and live in the teeth causing the teeth to decay and even lead to gum disease. Taking good care of your pet’s teeth is not a form of indulgence but a necessity that must be done regularly to promote your pet’s health and general well-being.

Protecting Your Dog in Case of Your Absence

I am not sure about you, but I am certain there are many, many dog owners have never thought about the possibility of not being always there for their dogs. Considering that dogs usually live much less than their owners, it is typically expected to have the dog die before him or her. I guess that is the reason why what I am going to talk about today is a subject that rarely goes through their minds. Another reason might be that the number of cases where the dog remains alone is much less than the opposite case, so there has not been a motive to make this an issue.

Caring for Dogs That Have Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia causes dogs a lot of pain, negatively affecting their quality of life. Thus, dog owners should know how to take care of their dogs that have dysplasia. These include staying dogs out of a damp and chilly weather, applying warm bottle around their hips, and giving them a natural supplements= that provides them with hip dysplasia pain relief.

Fido and Your Insurance Company

Being a responsible pet owner is important for the safety and welfare of the public, as well as your own peace of mind and financial liability. Making sure your insurance is proper and in order will help to avoid terrible consequences in case Fido decides to take a bite out of a friend, or a foe.

Choosing the Best Dog Food by Comparing Products and Manufacturers

One of the first things to do when choosing the best dog food is check the companies website. Are they environmentally friendly? Are they as concerned about your dog’s nutrition as you are? Do they go into detail offering why and how they produce the best dog food? These are the types of questions you should ask yourself if you are looking to upgrade.

Read Along to Know More About Immunizing Your Dog

We all want to keep pets, but are we ready to give all it takes to take care of these pets. Keeping a pet has become more of a style statement these days. I am not against the idea of keeping pets, all I want to say is before you keep an animal as a pet equip yourself with all the knowledge required to take good care of the pet.

5 Easy Steps to Remove Skunk Smell From Dog

Has your dog run into a skunk? The odor form a skunk is a very unpleasant one and you might be panicking but you can get the foul smell off of your dog. Here’s a few tricks to get skunk smell off your dog.

The Seven Simple R’s for Dog Behavioral Integration

This is an article on the seven critical behavioral foundational rules for dogs. Very helpful hints and information regarding this subject.

Important Guidelines When Giving Doggie Treats To Your Dog

Doggie treats are a great reward for dogs’ good behavior. However, there are certain guidelines that should be followed when giving treats to dogs. These include choosing healthy and safe treats and knowing when to give these treats.

What Is the Best Dog Food

Best Dog Food Reviews. How to choose the best dog food that is healthy. Your have many choices such as: Homemade Dog Food, Commercial Dog Food in Dry or Canned formulas, and Raw Food available in frozen, freeze dried and dehydrated. Some of these dehydrated formulas are pre-mixes that allow you to add your own protein, which then gives you the choice of Homemade dog food made easy.

Designer Dogs – Mutts or a New Breed?

See the real differences between all these terms. Is a “purebred” any better? Find out why not!

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