The Puppy Training “Teenage Phase” Is FULL Of Surprises




Pet Adoption Story – Skye, Savanna and Taye

Fostering is a great way to help animals who would otherwise be euthanised, especially if you can’t yet commit to adoption. Meet Taye, Skye, and Savanna: My story starts with the death of our dog Pepper. She was dropped off by her owner and left to her own, along with her mother.

Pet Adoption Story – Zeus & Shauna

Today’s pet adoption story shows that all it takes is a simple decision to adopt to completely change the life of a rescue animal. Here’s the story of Shauna and her lovely dog Zeus: My partner and I decided to adopt a pet last January, so we went up to the DSPCA and had a look around. Even though I wanted to bring all of the animals home with me, one, in particular, caught my eye.

Pet Adoption Story – Reuben, Fisher & Krystine

Today we’re bringing you a touching pet adoption story from Reuben, Fisher & Krystine. In a time when everyone wants to take home a wiggling puppy, Krystine opened her heart to not one, but two older dogs – proving that regardless of how old animals are, they all need love and affection. Here’s Krystine’s lovely story: My husband and I had decided to make an addition to our family.

Pet Adoption Story – Isaac & Jenni-Ann

Today’s pet adoption story is from Jenni-Ann and her beautiful dog Isaac. Sometimes the animal you fall in love with may not be your first choice, which goes to show that we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover (or a dog by its bark). All adoptions save lives, but Isaac had a particularly close call.

Interesting Stuff About Beagles That You Maybe Didn’t Know

Beagles are a small to medium size dog that were originally bred as scenthounds and retain a great reputation for sniffing stuff out. Whilst this information may be widely known,we have delved deep to bring you some interesting and lesser known information about the Beagle breed.

How to Maintain Complete Health of Your Dogs

Dogs love to play, run, jump and hate boredom. Bored dogs manifest unwanted behavior like constant barking, aggression, digging holes, and others. Provide mental exercises to keep your dogs preoccupied and entertained. It will gladly participate that will makes it smarter than before.

Make Your Pet Comfortable When Traveling – Part 2: The Nervous Traveler

Not all dogs that appear nervous when they get in a car, feel that way out of fear or anxiety. Some dogs and cats actually get nauseous from motion sickness. Determining the cause of your pet’s nervousness can make a big difference is how you handle the problem. What’s important to remember is that in the end; it is possible to turn the nervous traveler into a relaxed and happy traveler.

Pet Adoption Story – Jade

We have to admit that the pet adoption story of Jade and her adopted family made us tear up a little! For anyone who has been thinking about adopting a pet, we think this story will help convince you. Introducing Jade: My husband first met Jade when he mowed the lawns at a local shelter in the lovely Adelaide hills in South Australia.

Pet Adoption Story – Anuska & Marije

Meet Marije and Anuska: One of the first photos I ever saw of my dog Anuska showed a dirty, skinny, poorly animal. I was tagged in the photo on Facebook, so it popped up on my timeline as I was mindlessly browsing my updates. A friend found a dog, hit by a car, and left for dead in a hole by the roadside.

The Anxious Dog: Learning to Let Go of Fear

Shaking. Barking. Growling. Biting. Believe it or not, these are all ways in which a dog shows their feelings of anxiety or fear. Here are some examples:

The Anxious Dog: Turning Distress to De-Stress

“I have a Bluetick Coonhound… he is a rescue dog… He is brilliant but scared of everything. He’s petrified of cars, bikes, people, loud noises, sudden movement etc… We are unable to cross at the traffic lights as he can’t go near people, he will jump into the road. When we have had people over, he cowers in the corner and doesn’t move until they are gone. He has no physical scars, however I think he was abandoned and not exposed to people, noise etc. when he was a puppy and his fear has just got out of hand.” Excerpt from the owner’s question.

The 7 Habits of Highly Awesome Dog Sitters

Being separated from your dog can be a very stressful time. Finding the perfect person to care for your dog when you cannot is key to lowering stress for you and your dog. Many people find dog sitting a great way to earn additional income, but when considering a care taker for your dog, you want much more than a person just looking to earn extra cash. The best dog sitters have a love for dogs and animals, are organized and creative and are extremely flexible and patient. Here are 7 habits of highly awesome dog sitters:

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