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How can I discipline my dog effectively?

January 16, 2021 By admin

A very common sight? A dog owner disciplining their pet as they would a human, raised voice in tow, finger outstretched. Yet while dogs can sense our emotions to a degree, and while they are incredibly astute animals, there’s no point disciplining a dog as you would a child. The raised voice and short, sharp incantation will only excite your animal further. And excitement is the very last thing you need in this situation. In the article to follow, we’re going to explain the basic principles behind doggy discipline, and the steps you can take from day one. Dogs crave… Read More
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What are some not so well-known dog behaviors?

January 13, 2021 By admin

Ever seen your dog do something that seemed so uncharacteristic, you temporarily questioned whether there was something wrong with them? Ever seen your dog display mind-blowing intuition to the point you think, “they’re practically human”? Well, we’ve pinpointed five uncommon behaviors you might have spied – and we’re here to tell you that if you have, you’re not alone. Empathy There have been stories of people battling panic attacks who were inexplicably greeted by their furry friend. If you notice that your dog puts his paw on you as a way of saying – “I understand” – he probably really… Read More
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What is a good book on dog behavior?

January 8, 2021 By admin

In 2021, perhaps there’s no better time to understand the four-legged friend in your house a little better. And with so many good books on dog behavior out there, you’re literally spoilt for choice. To help the selection, we’ve narrowed it down to five books from four authors: each of these guides has something unique to offer, and all of them can be purchased off Amazon. So whether you like to read a hard copy or relax with your Kindle, a great deal of reading time awaits you. Let’s take a look at the books we’ve picked. Cesar Millan’s… Read More
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