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My dog is constantly begging for food. Now what?

July 5, 2019 By admin

Every dog owner is familiar with the experience of sitting down to a plate of something delicious only to feel the shadow of their pet hovering nearby, tongue lolling. Some dogs might even try to get at your plate directly, and this is particularly annoying for people who enter your home as a guest. Make no mistake: our four-legged friends love anything edible, even if it’s bad for them, like chocolate. So, what can be done about it? Should you simply accept this as a reality of life with a dog, or are there steps you can take to… Read More
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Using food to reward your dog

April 26, 2019 By admin

Dogs love to nibble. In fact, some say the quickest way to a dog’s heart is through her stomach. It’s the quickest way to get her to be obedient too, and because food is such a powerful agent for coaxing desirable behaviors from your animal, it can be tempting to reward her for every good deed she does. But as dog behaviorists have discovered, and outlined, this approach stymies development. Repetition only works at first Before we dive in, let’s start with an indisputable truism: if you’re trying to teach a young pup to obey your command, you need 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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