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How to stop Fear in Dogs

We love our dogs, and we want them to be happy. The last thing we want to see is our dogs being full of fear. Understanding the cause of the fear, and how to prevent it, is crucial to allow our furry friends to have a fear free life. The Main Causes of Fear in Dogs Most people do not...
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A Beginner’s Guide to Dog Psychology and Dog Training Techniques

A Beginner’s Guide to Dog Psychology and Dog Training Techniques Training your dog is essential not just because it improves their behavior but also because it helps you keep them safe. Moreover, a well-trained dog is a dog you can take almost anywhere. So, it would also allow you to spend more quality time together. With that in mind, here...
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10 Easiest Dogs to Train: Which Breed Is Best For You?

If you’re going to commit to owning a dog, then you need to be prepared to commit to a regular training schedule. Without proper obedience training, your canine will not respect you as the owner and does what it wants when it wants. You need to set boundaries and make it be known that it is not above you in...
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Understanding and Managing Aggression in Dogs

The greatest worry of any dog owner – “is my dog going to be attacked by another dog, or is my dog going to be aggressive to a dog or person”. Nearly every dog owner has faced a situation involving an aggressive dog, either their own or someone else’s. It has been treated as fact that some dogs and some...
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Leashed or Unleashed: What is the best for you and your dog?

There is no time our dogs are happier than when they are out on their ‘walkies’! They get the exercise, interaction and all the sniffing that they love. But as owners, we are confronted with whether it is better, and safer, to have our dogs on the leash or walking free. We all know that dogs are freedom loving creatures,...

Is Crate Training Right for Your Dog?

Have you just made that wonderful decision to bring a beautiful, cuddly puppy into your home, and now you are thinking “what could be the best way to train my puppy in the house?”. Well Crate Training has become a very popular method, but just like any form of training there are benefits and drawbacks to using this technique. ​...

Atten-hut! Cold, Hard Facts about Sending your Pup to Dog Training Camp

"Drop and give me twenty, dog!" is an image that many people conjure up about the type of training that goes on at doggie boot camps. The rigors and possible degrading that they think their little puppy would have to endure keeps many owners far away from otherwise enrolling and correcting the behavior of their wild and unruly pooch. Training...

Litter box training

Just a slight blog on litter box training.....we are training our yorkie to do his "thing"in a littler box....EXCELLENT idea, he is taking to it perfectly.

10 Tips for Crate Training your Dog

It’s not difficult to teach your dog to happily settle in a crate, and to guide you, here are 10 tips for quick and effective crate training. Choose a suitable crate for your dog when he is fully grown. It may appear to be too large for your baby puppy, and will be more costly than a small crate, but your canine...

How to Deal with Puppy Biting

If you've just bought or adopted a puppy, know that one day, the "Biting Phase" will start. They're gonna grow sharp little teeth that make you yelp when they chomp down. Don't worry! They never bite hard, and are just testing their teeth. However, it is very important to know how to react when puppies bite you. Always yelp or...

Looking your dog in the eye!

I've had this issue several times before. Looking your dog in the eye always means that it's a slightly tense time between the two of you. Staring each other down is a means of determining domination. We all know this at some level. We see children trying this game out on each other regularly (I'm sure we've done it ourselves...

Leader of the Pack – Why Your Dog Needs You to take Control

Humans have been living with dogs for around 15,000 years now. It was in prehistoric times that wolves began spending time with our ancient relatives. They provided superior hunting and security skills. We provided food, warmth - and pleasant company. It is only recently, however, that we have understood that our dog’s behaviour is linked to their ancient past. Scientists...