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Do Your Dogs Need Treats?

One of the best ways to positively reinforce good behavior in a dog, is by giving them treats. Of course, in order for this to work, you cannot reward bad behavior and only give treats when the dog does what you want them to do. However, even though most dogs respond well to treats, this isn't

Separation Anxiety - One Solution

About ten years ago, my wife and I acquired a dog that a neighbor had basically found wandering on the side of the road. He was a large chow mix (about 90 pounds) and in short was both physically and behaviorally a mess.

The Healthiest Dog Food for Your Pet

Dogs are the most charming companions human beings have. They are known for being obedient and loyal which is why they're dubbed as man's best friend.

How to Identify a Newfoundland

The Newfoundland's temperament is one of the things that set this breed apart from many others. This dignified dog is quite peaceable and very devoted to its family. Newfoundlands become very attached to their family, so if you plan on getting one, expect to keep it for life, as it may be difficult

Ready Your Dog Or Cat For the Boarding Kennel

After deciding on a good boarding kennel, a next step is to plan ahead and reserve the time you'll need. Waiting until the final moment might not work out, as it could prove to be a very busy period at the kennel.

How to Potty Train a Shitzu

Potty training your Shih Tzu puppy is an extremely important element of the adoption process. Teaching proper elimination habits are beneficial to the puppy, family and house. Shih Tzus may be a little more difficult to train when compared to other breeds. Patience and consistency go a long way when

Some Tips For the Beginner Dog Trainer

When it comes to training your dog there are few secrets out there. Most of the techniques being used today are built on training ideas that have been around for many years.

Potty Training Puppy - Your Ultimate Guide

If you want to learn how to potty train your puppy, then this article was written for you.Just like a child you will need to take part in potty training puppy so that they begin to understand where they can and can not go to the bathroom. A puppy will not know that they can't utilize your expen

Top Five German Shepherd Gift Ideas

When deciding about those perfect German shepherd gifts you want to give out to friends, don't forget that you have lots and lots of options to choose from. Usually, we would go for expensive ones we think their dog needs, like dog cages and bowls, but these aren't exactly ideal.

Designer Dog Fashion

Your dogs can live a high life, starting with designer dog clothes. These are specially made apparel that are only made for your pup. They are commonly sold in specialty online stores as well as pet stores in your local area and department shops.

Feeding Your Puppy

Although it should be fairly obvious, a puppy which will come to be a full grown dog very quickly, another mouth to feed.This is not to meant discourage you from bringing a puppy home, but just a sobering reminder of your responsibilities. On the other hand, you won't have to put your dog throu

How to Locate a Dog With GPS Chip

When you lose your dog, it is a devastating experience. If a dog loses its collar with identification tags, locating it is virtually impossible. However, today's technology allows your dog to be microchipped. A rice grain-sized transponder is injected between the shoulder blades of your dog. The pro