Archive | February, 2016
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Dog Behavior Series 5 – Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tail?

Do you want to know why dogs wag their tail? The secret to interpreting your dog’s emotions? Keep reading to discover my top 3 indicators to achieve this by gaining an understanding of your dog’s behavior. While a dog’s message can only be fully understood by looking at his entire body language, the tail offers […]

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Dog Behavior Series 4 – Why Do Dogs Howl?

Do you want to know the secret for getting your dog to stop howling excessively? Keep reading to discover my top 3 tips to achieve this by gaining an understanding of your dog’s behavior. There are several reasons why your dog howls. Let’s find out what they are and what you need to understand in […]

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Dog Behavior Series 3 – Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

Do you want to know the secret for getting your dog to stop eating poop? Keep reading to discover my top 3 tips to achieve this by gaining an understanding of your dog’s behavior. Anyone familiar with dogs know they do strange things. While they all have their own unique personalities, there are some traits […]

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Dog Behavior Series 2 – Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Do you want to know the secret for getting your dog to stop eating grass? Keep reading to discover my top 3 tips to achieve this by gaining an understanding of your dog’s behavior. Grass, or plant eating, is a widely recognized behavior among domestic dogs for various reasons and is often misunderstood with little […]

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Dog Behavior Series 1 – Why Do Dogs Lick?

If you are looking for help treating your dog’s behavioral issues, or just curious about why your dog does what he does, then this Behavioral Series is for you. Most experienced owners are familiar with common dog behavior problems, but some may wonder why dogs exhibit these behaviors. Many behaviors are often misunderstood and mishandled […]

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Dog Parvo – The Deadliest Viral Disease of Dogs

The dog parvo virus is probably the most common viral illness of dogs at the moment. The virus is extremely small (the Latin word for small is “parvo”) – just a few grams of stool can contain millions of virus particles. The dog parvo virus has been known and identifiable since the late 70’s and […]

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Cats Beat Dogs – In Evolutionary Terms Anyway

According to a new study, cats are better than dogs, at least in evolutionary terms. The study used over 2,000 fossils to show that the cat family – the felids – have a historically better survival rate than the dog clan or the canids, and often at the latter’s expense. Competition According to the research, […]

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Dog Dominance Behavior – Dog Humping and Dog Mounting Problems

Among the many dog dominance behaviors, those surrounded by perhaps more myths than any others are dog mounting problems and dog humping women. No, contrary to popular opinion, these obnoxious dog instinctive behaviors have absolutely nothing to do with sex. How embarrassing, though, for those who do not know this! “Don’t worry,” I said to […]

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Dog House Training – 6 Sure-Fire Tips to Housetrain in One Week

With the right crate, constant supervision and patience, you can housebreak your puppy in a week. It’s important to make sure someone is at home with him during this week. Puppies are creatures of habit, and keeping to a schedule is important. Enlist the entire family if possible. Young puppies cannot physically control their bodily […]

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