Walking your dog should be a fun and regular part of your day. Dogs love exploring the world outside their home, but before you reach for that leash, here are some important do’s and don’ts for walking your dog.
Do make sure your dog has proper identification just in case he gets away. An ID tag on his collar or a microchip with your contact details will help ensure that if your dog does get lost, whoever finds it will be able to reach you.Read more
Showing your dog love is one of the best ways that you can bond with them, but you need to know how to show affection the right way. Dogs aren’t like people, so what you think your dog may love may actually cause them stress. Here are some of the best ways to show affection to your dog.
Respect your pet’s personal spaceRead more
You’ve spent a lot of time and effort training your dog to behave appropriately, but after a while, you begin to notice your pet slipping back into bad habits. It’s a common scenario, but thankfully, not as difficult to fix as you might think. Here’s what to do if your dog starts slipping back into old habits.
Look at your own behavioursRead more
Before you seek out a breeder for your next dog, consider all of the benefits of adopting a dog from a shelter. There are many reasons why it’s a good idea to adopt, not ‘shop,’ for your next pet. Here are some of the best reasons to adopt a dog from a shelter.Read more Tags Dog safety
A well-trained dog is a happy dog, but many pet owners don’t bother taking the time to properly train their pet. There are several reasons why people don’t bother to train their dogs:
They feel dog training is unfair to the dogRead more
Dogs are a lot like children--they can get very excited when visitors come to your house--and it can be common for the ‘house rules’ to go right out the window in the excitement. Don’t let your visitors encourage your dogs to behave badly. Here are some tips to help make sure that your pet follows the same rules when guests are visiting as they would any other time.
Guests and foodRead more Tags Basic obedience
Dog parks can be a fun place to socialize your pooch and enjoy some time outdoors together. However, if your dog isn’t used to being around other dogs, does not enjoy being around other dogs or if your park is always very busy, it can be overwhelming for your pet. Here are some tips to help keep your pet safe and happy at your local dog park.
Short visits when it’s not busyRead more