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Training Dogs Not to Bark

The best way to train a dog not to bark is starting the day you bring him home from the breeder. Often new owners do not discourage the behavior – a small puppy bark is cute nor is it...

Preventing and Dealing with a Fearful Dog

ear periods and understanding how a puppy develops is critical in raising a stable dog. Unfortunately, few breeders or new puppy owners understand how to raise a confident dog and the importance of fear periods. A confident pup begins with...

Potty Training a Dog – Solving Pee Problems

There are a variety of methods to accomplish the task of potty training a dog. Some methods work better than others with different dogs. However, when you are standing over the fourth puddle of the day and it’s not...

How To Break Up A Dog Fight – Tricks of the Trade

There really are no winners in a dog fight. Whether you have two dogs at home who dislike each other or your dog gets in a fight when you're out for a walk, it's a bad experience for everyone...

Dealing with the Stool Eating Dog – Fixing the Problem

Your new puppy is the apple of your eye! Sweet, cuddly, intelligent – everything you ever wanted in a dog. Then you see her eat her own stool and suddenly you wonder what you have done to deserve such...

Crate Training a Dog – What you Need to Know

About ten years ago, the idea of crate training a dog became brilliantly popular. People flocked to the nearest pet supply store to purchase crates, bought the right books, and instantly became crate devotees. Many of us who are...

Clicker Training – Rewarding a Dog after a Click

One may as what “Clicker Training” is and how it can help with training your pooch. It really is a quite simple method of teaching them good behaviors…now if only we could use the same technique for our loved...

This is How to Teach your Dog to Sit

Some dogs are quite frankly, better listeners than others. Some have a greater desire to please their owner and others are more ready to cave to their own interests sooner rather than later. It can be frustrating when your...

How to Stop a Dog from Pulling on the Leash

First of all your dog isn’t really pulling on the leash so much as she’s being pulled by things in the environment that stimulate and attract her instincts. Of course, all dogs are different, so each dog will have...

Selecting a Dog Trainer – The First Step in Training a Dog

Too many dogs are put down or sent to shelters because they have behavioral problems that an owner cannot handle. Many times, these behavioral problems are issues that can be solved easily with a small amount of training. It...

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Lower Your Veterinarian Costs

Increase the Longevity of Your Pets Lives By Doing Natural Preventative Care' What does doing natural preventative care mean? I thought vaccinating, prevention medicines, and' premium kibble' were natural preventative care. Hardly. Unfortunately the pharmaceutical companies and the pet food industry have really pulled the wool over everyone’s eyes -but the wool is...

Prostate Cancer in Dogs – Potentially Life Threatening

Like their human counterparts, male dogs over 8 years old are prone to developing prostate problems in life. These can include enlargement of the prostate, prostatic cysts and prostitis. Prostate cancer in dogs is of particular concern, and all prostate issues in dogs require careful medical attention and intervention...

When Do Puppies Lose Their Baby Teeth

Because puppies are so busy growing at superhuman rates during their first year, we tend to miss a few of their milestones. After all, aging seven years to our one means that all the developmental hurdles are usually crossed within the first nine months. Some of the milestones are...