Articles tagged "Basic obedience"

  • Irish Breeds St.Patricks Pooches

    Irish Breeds St.Patricks Pooches

    If Irish eyes are smiling, then surely they’re smiling at these wonderful Irish dog breeds. They may be found all over the world now, but these particular breeds originated in the green isles. Here are some ‘lucky’ dog breeds that are celebrating their Irish heritage on St. Patrick’s Day.

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  • Enforcing House Rules for Your Dog with Visitors

    Enforcing House Rules for Your Dog with Visitors

    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 food

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  • How to establish a loving and respectful relationship with your dog

    How to establish a loving and respectful relationship with your dog

    Your dog is happy and relaxed when she feels safe and secure. Safety is more than a fenced yard and leashed walks. She must feel that her family (pack) is strong and will provide the needs of survival. If she feels that this leadership is missing, she will stress and make up her own rules.
    So, how do we achieve this sense of security so our dogs trust our decisions and heed our requests?
    How do we make sure they trust us enough and understand us to do whatever it takes to follow our rules?
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  • Dog Myths vs. Dog Facts

    Dog Myths vs. Dog Facts

    There are a lot of misconceptions about our favourite furry friends, so we want to help set the record straight. You may be surprised once you find out what’s true and what isn’t.

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  • Top 10 Favourite Quotes about Dogs

    Top 10 Favourite Quotes about Dogs

    Sometimes it can be difficult to express the love humans have for dogs and vice versa. Here are our top 10 favourite quotes about dogs that show dogs’ unconditional love.

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  • The Pros and Cons of Getting a Second Dog

    The Pros and Cons of Getting a Second Dog

    You love your dog so much, you’re thinking about getting a second dog, because twice the canine equals twice the fun, right? Well, before you rush into making a decision, consider these pros and cons of getting a second dog.

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