How to Teach Your Puppy Or Dog to Come

One of the most important commands you can teach your dog or puppy is to “come” when called. Having a dog that “comes” on command can in fact save his or her life! It can be one of the easiest or the most difficult commands to teach, depending on how you handle it. If you […]

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How Your Dog Should Behave With Your Child and Vice Versa

If you have a dog, or dogs, and children you know how important it is to teach them the proper ways to deal with each other. You will need to teach your child how to correctly and gently pet the dog, and to not pull on or hit the dog. You will need to teach […]

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Dog Costumes for Halloween – 15 Fantastic Dog Costume Ideas

Your dog is part of the family, so why not dress him up for Halloween too? He’ll feel special in one of these easy to make dog costumes. If your dog isn’t comfortable in a full Halloween costume (or just refuses to wear one), he may enjoy wearing only a bandanna. Try an orange and […]

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Choosing The Best Collar For Your Dog

Many of us take great care in choosing the right food, the right treats, and the right toys for our dogs. However, when it comes to collars, we tend to place the most focus on the appearance. With such a wide variety of dog collars on the market it can be very confusing as to […]

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Is Your Dog Safe At The Dogpark?

Many dogs have no desire to play with strange dogs, and this is perfectly normal dog behavior. You have to think whose wish is this, is it your dogs or yours? Many dogs are inappropriate for a dog park. One of the most described problems we hear is that irresponsible dog owners bring the wrong […]

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Dog Boredom – Easy Solutions and Tools

Dog boredom affects many pets when they are left home alone but in the crazy world we live in today with work, school and activities just don’t allow for your dog to join you every place you go. Unfortunately, this leaves many dogs home alone and bored. How do you know if your dog is […]

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Choosing a Dog

Why are you getting a dog? The rewards from having a dog are real but hard to define. It can be for company, for exercise, to reduce stress, for security, or many other reasons. It’s a bit like having a two year old child that never grows up, and if you don’t like children maybe […]

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Your Dog, How to Feed Him Well and Keep Him Healthy

Food for Your Dog The correct diet is critical to your dog’s long term health. Dog food quality can be judged according to the balance between protein, carbohydrates, fat and fiber. Protein: Dogs require a higher proportion of protein than humans. Cheaper dog foods may contain too little or poor quality protein (poor quality protein […]

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How to Incorporate Dog Training Into Dog Play and Exercise!

Just like people, dogs need exercise. How much exercise depends on the dog’s breed and physical condition. Dogs bred to herd or hunt are strong breeds with great stamina requiring good, daily workouts. The more mentally alert and active your dog, the more exercise and/or playtime he’ll likely need. Just because your dog is out […]

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Educating People About Dogs

What shelter dogs need the most has absolutely nothing to do with brick and mortar. It doesn’t matter to dogs what colour the paint on the wall is, what modern design a shelter has, or that you can even feed and water them without the need to open the gates. It’s not the fabric of […]

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