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How to deal with difficult, tense, aggressive dogs

January 10, 2019 By admin

Chances are, you come into contact with dogs all the time. You might own a large number of them at home; you might work with them professionally; you might simply come into contact with them when you’re out and about. The article that follows is designed to help you interact with dogs better: specifically, dogs that are initially unwilling to be friends. Here are some good tips to keep in mind any time you come face to face with a dog that is outwardly scared, aggressive – or both.  The first thing to note… Read More
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Dogs are the great imitators. So what does this mean for you as an owner?

January 2, 2019 By admin

Doggy See, Doggy Do Dogs look up to their elders. Younger dogs will emulate the behavior of older dogs and turn to them for direction. That’s why it’s incredibly important that you ensure your eldest is well-disciplined and able to set a good example for other dogs in your household to follow. Dogs imitate us too Dogs are one of the few animal species that not only look to their own kind for guidance but their owners too. Read More
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New Year’s resolutions for your dog and you

December 31, 2018 By admin

Can you feel it? 2019 is here. What better time to turn over a new leaf and start giving your dog the sort of attention they deserve? While we all strive to be good pet owners, here are some goals to keep in mind in the year ahead. Make exercise a bigger priority Almost certainly your dog would benefit from more exercise. Exercise is the number one way to bond with your animal, and the best way to give a dog a… Read More
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Top tips for dog walks this winter

December 28, 2018 By admin

Festive Season walks are part of being a dog owner and there’s nothing better than getting out in the neighborhood when the holidays are in full flow, but if you live in the colder regions of the U.S. you’ll have adverse weather to contend with.   With their coats and their natural thermostat, dogs are well suited to colder temperatures and can withstand some pretty chilly conditions, but there are few things you should keep in mind, and dogs are not infallible to the cold. Some breeds are better suited than others, and it’s not only… Read More
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How to ensure your dog has a happy holiday season

December 18, 2018 By admin

Whether you’re packing to go off for the holiday season and taking your dog with you, or staying at home this Christmas, it’s important to keep your doggy’s needs in mind. The Festive Season can be disrupting to your dog’s sense of balance and calm. Their daily routine is disrupted; their next walk seems to never be materializing; their home is suddenly full of people they don’t know. So, what do you do? What are some of the key ways to make sure your… Read More
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Five fun games for a healthier and happier dog

December 10, 2018 By admin

It’s the Festive Season, the time of the year when we look to relax and unwind and enjoy well-deserved downtime, and if we’re lucky enough to have time off from work, we get to spend it with loved ones, and with our furry friends to boot.   The good news is that playing with a dog doesn’t require buying expensive toys. There are plenty of ways to do it for virtually no money at all, and we’ve unpacked five ideas for you below.   Find the kibble   Dogs love… Read More
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Tips for taking your dog traveling – by air

December 5, 2018 By admin

The Fahrenheit is dropping, Christmas is fast approaching, and the urge to get up and explore is an ever-increasing itch. Yes, the holiday season is upon us, and that means families all over America are packing their bags and heading away from home for days or weeks at a time. The question is, how do you take your furry friends with you?  Well, if you’re planning on flying (and why wouldn’t you? America is a big place!) you’re going to need to put some plans in place to get there.     Phone your airline before traveling   While dogs are… Read More
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Helping your puppy overcome typical behavioral problems

November 26, 2018 By admin

Learned behaviors early in life can last a lifetime. The early months of a dog’s development are crucial. They can be the difference between a happy and loving member of the household, and a tyrant that scares off anyone who tries to enter. Should your pup have a taste for the theatrical, your job is to put a stop to this behavior; to make clear that it won’t be tolerated. Here are three common problems that need dealing with.   Excessive barking   Barking is a natural communication tool and you don’t want to… Read More
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How to get your puppy’s diet right

November 15, 2018 By admin

Young dogs grow fast and this formative time in their life is incredibly important to their health in later years. It goes without saying that you want to be careful with any growing animal, but puppies and nutrition are a big one, and there are plenty of mistakes people make that, with any luck, you can avoid by reading the article below.   How often should you feed your dog?   When your dog is young, it’s growing fast.   Four meals a day should be… Read More
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6 signs your dog has worms

November 8, 2018 By admin

As horrible as it sounds, parasitical worms are a common threat to any dog, and they can be the cause of some of the most common ailments a dog will deal with in its lifetime. Some good preventative measures right off the bat include taking your dog to the vet to get him de-wormed, procuring flea collars to keep carriers at bay and keeping your yard clear of poop, as worms love any place where bacteria starts building. If left untreated, worms can damage a dog’s intestinal organs and can even lead to death. Read More
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