If you think that you will eventually want your dog to be a hunting dog, here are some very basic tips to get started with hunting dog training.
Here are 10 life-threatening dog behavior myths that many dog owners believe to be true. Better yet, see WHY each of these is detrimental to your dog’s behavior and your own sanity!
Here are 5 dog skin conditions that can be passed on to humans. However, believe it or not, your dog can pass a skin condition to you without having the skin condition himself! Here’s what you need to know about dog skin conditions.
Got a new dog? Even just a few dog obedience classes can make a world of difference! Here’s how to find a professional dog trainer in your area, along with an overview of the different dog training methods commonly used.
Just like humans, dogs do dream. They have REM sleep as well as slow wave sleep. A dog behaves differently during those 2 phases of dog sleep. The most active dog dreams — and dog snoring — typically occur during REM sleep.
Getting ready to take your dog camping with you? Camping with dogs can be a lot of fun as long as you are prepared. Here’s what you need to know.
If you are faced with a lot of expensive vet bills as the result of caring for a dog emergency, rest assured, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Here are the best ways to find help with vet bills.
Here’s what you need to know — and DO — if you think your dog has had a seizure. Plus, some videos of dogs having seizures so you can see that dogs typically come out of seizures just fine — even though the dog seizure itself can seem quite violent and scary.
Does your dog suffer from joint pain? Here are some natural home remedies for treating dog joint pain. Plus tips on helping your older dog during his golden years.
Most people have a disaster plan for their family in case of an emergency. Does your plan of action also include your dog? When planning for an emergency, you need to have your dog’s safety in mind in addition to your own.
If you have ever watched your dog scratching his ears he may have allergies. There are many different dog allergy symptoms to be on the look out for. Also there are several different treatments for dog allergies.
In case you’re wondering if you can give your dog some of antibiotics that you happen to have leftover from an earlier illness, here’s what you need to know. Plus, some tips for giving your dog human supplements like glucosamine, chondroitin, and fish oil.
With the many different methods, types, and styles of dog training, dog training problems can inevitably result — depending on which one you choose and the breed and personality of your dog. Here’s how to find the right dog obedience training method for you and your dog.
Looking for an alternative to the flea and tick prevention medicine you get from your vet? Try all natural flea & tick control products for your dog instead. Here’s what to look for.
To aid us in potty training our dog, we decided to try a dog doorbell. Take it from me, by teaching your dog to ring a bell to let you know when she has to go outside, you will definitely have fewer accidents in the house! Here’s how we used dog bell training with our 2 dogs.
Will your dog only catch, instead of fetching and returning the item to you? Here’s how to get your dog to bring it back to you when you’re doing dog fetch training. These are some of the best dog fetch training tips.
Most people who have children have probably taken their kids to some form of daycare. Have you ever thought about taking your dog to daycare? Doggie daycare is a place that your dog can go to have fun during the day and not be stuck at home alone. It’s more than just pet sitting.
A dog memorial is a great way to memorialize your dog after he has passed on. The best part: you can make your own dog memorial any way you want to.
Walking dogs is a great form of exercise. Besides, it’s fun for both you and your dog! Here’s how to pick the right leash, plus a few things you should avoid while out walking your dog…
There are 164 different dog breeds that the AKC recognizes. Have you ever wondered where your dog’s breed ranks? Maybe your dog’s breed ranks in the top 10.
If this is your first time visiting an off leash dog park, these are the things you should know ahead of time.
Do you have a frightened dog only at certain times? If so, should you pet your dog to calm him during storms & other scary situations? The answer is yes, petting your dog, giving him treats, and using other calming behaviors are excellent counter conditioning methods that work!
When walking your dog on a leash, do you keep the leash tight? Most people do. However, once you decide to give loose leash walking a try, I’m confident that you’ll find loose leash walking is MUCH more comfortable — and enjoyable — for both you and your dog!
There are lots of times when you might want to try dog aromatherapy — for example, if you have a nervous dog or an anxious dog. With dog aromatherapy, there are lots of ways to use fun scents — that come in sprays or essential oils — around the house. It’s these unique scents that have beneficial effects on dogs.
Tired of standing in the rain waiting for your dog to do his business outside? Try training your dog to pee or poop on command. All you need is a ‘cue word’, some dog treats, and a little bit of patience.