Bringing home a new puppy dog and not sure how to prepare? This video shows some of the first things you should do to prepare your new puppy dog for his first days at home. Plus tips on how to puppy-proof your home.
New Dog Owners
Thinking about getting a dog? There really should be a mandatory class for new dog owners. Here you'll find great videos that are super helpful for new dog owners as well as everything you need to know about the differences between breeds, whether you should crate train or not, and what the best and worst products are for dogs.
Dogs communicate with people in their very own way. Learning what your dog is trying to say is not a science. You simply have to pay attention to your dog’s very subtle signs and cues. Here are a few dog signs to watch for if you want to learn to speak dog.
There are a few issues that may arise if you bring home more than one puppy at the same time. Plus, here are some tips for finding a playmate for your current dog.
Don’t get your dog from a pet shop. Often those puppies do not come from reputable breeders. You want a happy, healthy, and well-adjusted dog, not a sick or traumatized one. Following are some tips for choosing between a breeder or a shelter…
Here are my best tips for determining the ‘right’ dog for you… it all starts with asking the right questions.
Chihuahuas can make wonderful pets, but it is important that you first understand the advantages and disadvantages of owning a Chihuahua before you bring one into your home. Here’s what you need to know.
Wondering how to rent a dog or if renting a dog is even legal where you live? Here are the pros and cons of dog rental companies like Flex Pets.
Here are lots of interesting facts about the Portuguese water dog. Despite having a few health issues, the Portuguese water dog is an excellent dog for families. They can even be good apartment dogs, as long as they are exercised regularly. If I were to pick my next dog, this guy would be at the top of the list!
We got a new German Shepherd/Labrador Retriever puppy. Here are some of the things we considered that might also help you when naming your dog…
In addition to the time required to train and care for a new puppy and the financial obligations required throughout the dog’s life, there are dozens of reasons that a Christmas puppy shouldn’t be given as a gift on Christmas Day. BUT… here’s how you can still give a Christmas puppy as a holiday gift!
These 3 videos contain information that is helpful for new dog owners as well as lifelong dog owners — like myself. I learned so much from these DVDs… and I’ve had dogs all my life! I predict these Cesar Millan DVDs will be a lifesaver for lots of dog owners — especially those who have reached their peak level of frustration and don’t know where else to turn.
Reputable dog breeders truly care about the homes they send their puppies to and will interview prospective dog owners as thoroughly as you need to interview them. Here are the questions you need to ask dog breeders, as well as the questions they are likely to ask you.
Here are the nitty gritty details about dog birth — from the stages of labor and delivery to the actual birthing process. You’ll learn what to watch for and how to interact if your help is needed with one of the newborn puppies.
If you think your dog is pregnant, here’s what to do, including the signs of pregnancy in a dog, gestation periods in dogs, and how to make your dog’s pregnancy go the smoothest. Everything you need to know leading up to the birth of your dog’s newborn puppies.
Did you know that a significant percentage of dogs found in shelters were put up for adoption by owners who chose the wrong dog for their lifestyle? Here are the things you need to consider before you bring a new dog home to live with you.
Did you know that owning a dog costs about $1000 for the first year alone? Then, it costs about $500 each year after that — and that’s just for the basics! Here are a few ways to save money when you own a dog.
If you have pet-proofed your home, then you have taken very important steps to ensuring the safety of your pet. However, if you have not pet-proofed your yard, your dog could still be in danger.
Hopefully, the next time you’re interested in getting a dog you will consider picking your pet from a rescue shelter. But please do some homework first to ensure that your new dog doesn’t wind up back at the shelter in a few months.
Here’s how to tell the difference between a good dog breeder and a bad dog breeder. Use this information to determine whether you’ll find a puppy that will live a long and healthy life, or whether you’re dealing with a puppy mill or backyard breeder.
If you know exactly what you want to buy for your dog at eBay, then you can go right to the pet category on Ebay and start there. Or, you can browse through all current dog auctions on eBay… fine-tune your search results… and go from there. There are PLENTY of great deals on dog stuff at eBay!!
There are a handful of great websites devoted solely to pet sitting and overnight boarding for dogs. Through some of them, you can also find specific services like house sitting, walking your dog, grooming, dog training, and more. Here’s the scoop…
Here are some helpful resources for dog owners who are looking for an affordable house or apartment to rent. Plus, some tips for persuading your landlord to accept your pet.
Looking for a dog rescue facility? Thousands of dog-lovers are! Here are the top 30 dogs in need of rescue…
A study of dogs has revealed that a dog wags its tail to the left when they are fearful or anxious. A dog wags its tail to the right when they are attracted to something or happy. See a video of a dog’s tail-wagging behavior and view details of the study here.
What follows are actual tax deductions, as quoted by people ‘in the know’ who share their take on tax write-offs as they relate to dogs.