12 Rules For Training Your Dog

February 13th, 2011

1. Training should be an enjoyable experience for you and your dog. If you are not in the right mood for training, don’t even start. Keep training sessions short, on the order of 5-10 minutes, to maintain your dog’s motivation.

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Top Tips for Overcoming Separation Anxiety

January 21st, 2011

For many dogs, even the slightest change in daily routines can be upsetting. In response, poor Fido may start acting disruptive or destructive, especially when left home alone. He may resort to urinating and defecating indoors, howling, chewing, pacing or trying to escape from the house or yard. When these issues are accompanied by signs of panic, distress or depression, they may indicate your pooch suffers from separation anxiety. Read the rest of this entry »

13 New Year’s Resolutions for Dog Owners

January 5th, 2011

With the arrival of a new year inevitably comes a variety of new year’s “resolutions.” We vow to better ourselves through losing weight, quitting smoking, stop procrastinating, and so on. But how may we improve ourselves as pet owners? What new year’s resolutions should dog owners consider? Here are 13 suggestions for your consideration. Read the rest of this entry »

Dog Food Advisor

January 3rd, 2011

A high quality dog food is the bedrock for a healthy and happy pup. Find out more on the foods that you’re feeding your best friend.  Read the rest of this entry »

Merry Christmas!

December 20th, 2010

Thanksgiving Tips for Dog Owners

November 24th, 2010

There’s enough for people to worry about at Thanksgiving. “Oh no, not Aunt Edna’s greasy gravy.” “My brother’s bragging is going to drive me to drink.” “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing.” But we can’t just think of ourselves over this food-focused holiday: We have to look after our best friends, too. Read the rest of this entry »

The Wet Dog Shake: Physics Revealed

November 14th, 2010

We’ve all been sprayed by a shaking soaked pooch. Now their technique could be applied to washing machines.

Wet dogs and other wet animals shake their bodies in such a precise, effective manner that washing machine designers are taking notice, according to a new study that is the first to explain the physics of animal self-drying. Read the rest of this entry »

Chewing: The Why’s and How’s to Stop a Gnawing Problem

November 4th, 2010

Sooner or later every dog lover returns home to find some unexpected damage inflicted by his or her dog; or, more specifically, that dog’s teeth. Although dogs make great use of their vision and sense of smell to explore the world, one of their favorite ways to take in new information is to put their mouths to work. Read the rest of this entry »

Danger: Sugary Pet Treats!

October 15th, 2010

Today’s pet treats aren’t the dog bones of your childhood. Over the past decade, a surprising ingredient has begun to appear on pet treat ingredient lists: sugar.

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How to Choose a Healthy Dog Food

September 26th, 2010

The choices in dog food can be overwhelming. There’s food for small dogs and large dogs, thin dogs and fat dogs, couch potatoes and active dogs, and even food specific to a breed (such as Best Breed Dog Food). But, if you want to insure the best nutrition for your dog, choosing dog food from the array of healthy foods available is the best course. Read the rest of this entry »

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