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!
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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.
Have you ever wondered if your dog is actually watching TV with you? The fact is dog eyesight is different from human eyesight, so dogs see images on television differently than we do.
Shaping is a popular method of dog training that works well. Clicker training is one form of shaping, but a clicker is not required in order to use the shaping dog training technique.
It's amazing how many dog & people similarities really do exist. That's right, for many of the things that we do as humans, there's an equivalent behavior in the dog world. Here are lots of interesting similarities between dogs and people.
Ice cream and birthday cake for dogs are 2 simple things that can turn an average day into a dog birthday party! Here are some dog cake recipes to try, plus the inside scoop on how we include our dogs when we go to Dairy Queen.
When around a loud noise that is bother some to you keep in mind of your dogs hearing. Dogs hearing can also be seriously affected by repetitive loud noises. Here's what you need to know to protect your dog's ears.