Before playing a game of tug-of-war with your dog, there a few things you should know.
Your dog is eager to learn and to please you, so help your dog to succeed by staying consistent and having everyone in the household cooperate as well.
Being social creatures like humans, dogs love interacting with both people and other animals. But overexcitement is another thing altogether and should be avoided, especially when playing with unfamiliar dogs.
Positive reinforcement, which is rewarding good behavior with either a treat, praise or affection or a combination of each is the most effective approach for training dogs.
Dogs, like all creatures, need a purpose. We can actually fulfill that need by simply providing tasks for your dog on a daily basis.
Canine Agility competitions have become increasingly popular. But even without the competition, a small agility course in the backyard can greatly help a dog of any size or breed to expend excess energy.
It’s never too late to start to train your dog. Even a senior dog can learn something new; just make sure never to stress an older dog.
Having two or more dogs in your home doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it can sometimes make life easier since the dogs can actually keep each other company.
Small Dog Syndrome is a situation which occurs when a small dog exhibits negative behavioral tendencies including aggressive and/or territorial behavior.
Let’s face it, it’s not always easy to take your dog for a visit to the veterinarian’s office. Here are some suggestions that might help.
In all dogs, the prey drive is an extremely natural instinct since they are, by nature, natural hunters. But it’s up to us to keep our dogs safe.
Pulling on the leash can be a problem for many people as they take their dogs out for a daily walk and it’s also a problem for your dog and must be corrected for their safety.
Taking your dog on a daily walk is not only a necessary activity but it should be a pleasant one as well. Here are a few tips to help you avoid potential hazards.
Very rarely does it occur that hyperactivity cannot be controlled without the use of medication, which should only be diagnosed by your vet or a qualified behaviorist.
Dogs give definitive signals whenever they are stressed, tense, anxious, fearful, panicked, defensive or feel threatened. Best to know the signs.