Pets & Animal
So you have just adopted a new puppy and you are so happy and proud to be a dog owner now. But the reality is the happiness will probably be short lived, and will end once your puppy started performing its first act of mischief. Maybe it will start chewing your branded shoes.
I am sure that most, if not all of us dog loving people, have either had a dog that was aggressive, or experienced aggression from a dog of someone else. I am writing this post so you can learn, recognize, and prevent aggressive behavior from your own dog, and other dogs you might encounter.
At first glance, it is difficult to determine the sex of puppy, but you can easily figure it out through a quick visual inspection of the puppy's genitalia. Dogs are mammals and therefore have either male or female sex organs. When determining the sex of your puppies, try your best not to distress t
If you've ever ripped off your nail or experienced an injury involving the nail, you know how painful it is. Your dog may know a thing or two about that discomfort if it has suffered from a nail injury, as well. Dog nail injuries happen fast and often need the assistance of a veterinarian in order t
One of the toughest times a new puppy owner has to go through is when you first bring your puppy home and have to potty train him. Crate training takes some discipline, but it's well worth the time and effort in the long run. It is probably the best way to potty train your puppy, and it will co
Crate training a puppy is an easy way to keep track of your new little rascal, making sure he isn't using every corner for a bathroom, and making chew toys out of anything he can sink his teeth into. Getting him used to his crate can be a game, just like everything else in his puppy world. Toss
Dogs are intelligent animals.If your dog has learned that it is OK to toilet in the house and you want to find the best way to house train an adult dog, then you have come to the right place for advice.
If you have ever soaked in a warm bath or used a heating pad, you understand the calming and relaxing effects of heat. This effect is the same for dogs that are exposed to heat therapy. If your dog has arthritis or other conditions that cause aches and pains, heat therapy is an option. There are var
Finding a boarding kennel for your pet can be a big concern.Dogs at local park; pug image by Tawana Frink from Fotolia.comWhen planning a vacation where you cannot take your dog, where to board him may be a concern. There are a number of boarding kennels in the Titusville, Pennsylvania,...
Dogs act aggressively because of fear, insecurity, territorial impulses, frustration, protective instincts, pain or illness. In some cases, aggression is even a learned behavior, and you will need to evaluate your own responses to your dog's attitude to discover the source of his aggression. Unfortu
Since the miniature Schnauzer is a happy, intelligent little dog that likes to please its owner, teaching one basic obedience will not be difficult. Before you can begin to teach the "stay, sit, down and off" commands, you need to set yourself up as pack leader and socialize your dog at an early age
Obedience training dogs has to do with studying dog psychology. Mistakes made in dog training are often human mistakes.