Use many of the same tricks and tactics you would with a puppy to leash train an older dog. Stand still if the dog pulls, and give plenty of tasty treats.
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Is it better to have two dogs? If you plan to leave your dog during the day while you are at work, it may be better to have two dogs so that they can keep each other company.
Help your dog sleep all night: The most common cause of canine insomnia is pent-up energy. Help your dog sleep through the night by making sure she gets plenty of exercise.
Why does my dog get hiccups? Dog hiccups are so common some veterinarians think that they can be a part of the laundry list of “growing pains” some puppies must endure.
Could my dog have canine autism? Most puppies and dogs diagnosed with “canine autism” are reactive and often lack socialization skills. Reactive animals often inherit an anxiety disorder.
Use music to soothe separation anxiety: Soothe dog separation anxiety with music, not medication. The right tune can calm your dog so he can relax and fall asleep.
Aggressive puppy warning signs: Common aggressive puppy behavior warning signs: snarling, growling, mounting, snapping, lunging, challenging stance, aggressive barking and biting.
Couch potato dogs for couch potato owners: Make an honest assessment of your lifestyle to help you choose the right dog. If you’re a couch potato, get a couch potato dog, not a high energy dog.
If you plan to leave your dog during the day while you are at work, it may be better to have two dogs so that they can keep each other company.
Smartest dog breeds: Border Collie, German and Australian shepherds, Poodle, Australian Cattle Dog, Labrador Retriever, Pembroke Welsh Corgi.
Providing dogs with their needed exercise and socialization takes time. Use these tips to make the most or your time without compromising quality pet care.
The Beagle is ruled by scent and will ignore anything (even training and food) for a really good sniff. This fun-loving dog makes a wonderful family pet.
A Belgian Malinois is a loyal, loving companion who needs training, and every opportunity to stay physically active and intellectually engaged.
Consult with your vet if you notice any dog illness warning signs. Regular veterinary checks will help you spot danger signs earlier.
A joint supplement can decrease inflammation, improve flexibility, strengthen cartilage and joints, and relieve pain.
Stop dog barking: Chronic or excessive dog barking is often associated with small dogs, but any breed can become a chronic barker.
You and your dog can enjoy a dog-friendly road trip with planning and preparation. Venture to places that will delight both of you.