Pets & Animal
When dogs are domesticated and we bring them our new houses they still miss their old family members. They miss their original "packs" because that is how they feel comfortable. In order for your dog to be a happier pet you need to make sure you spend time with them.
One of the best keys to successfully potty train your dog is to know when to take it out. Some professionals say to take them out in the morning after they're up, after meals or snacks, after taking them out of the cage, before the sleep, or when they whine at night.
Separation anxiety can be serious.dog image by Mat Hayward from Fotolia.comSeparation anxiety in dogs is extreme panic caused by being left alone. It is not merely bad behavior, but a serious psychological reaction similar to a panic attack in humans according to Patricia McConnell,...
If your dog is not yet trained it is a good idea not to make a fool of yourself on the street. Hence the disguise. This is particularly important for dog trainers walking their untrained dogs - always a considerable embarrassment. Of course there is always the excuse that you're training a clie
Dog training is one fun activity that dogs and their owners can share. While it may seem convenient to hire a dog trainer to do the job, training the dog yourself also has its benefits. With the advancement of technology, you can actually learn dog training by just a click of the mouse.
A sweet, docile dog is a wonderful companion, but if you're having trouble getting yours to perk up and play, there are several tricks you can try to stimulate your pet's interest. Just be sure that you first rule out any serious causes for your dog's apathy, such as an undetected health condition t
It is very important to understand your dog's different grooming needs. This begins with understand your dog's coat, his coat color and the benefits of the many different grooming areas. So let's go through all of the different aspects of grooming your dog and bring you the understand
Before dunking the family dog in the bath tub, purchase pet shampoos and conditioners formulated for your dog. According to pet experts Doctors Foster and Smith, human shampoos and conditioners have a different pH level and use harsher detergents than pet shampoos. Using human-grade conditioners or
Choosing to adopt a dog is a life-changing decision. There are many decisions to be made, such as choosing the breed of dog to adopt. In the South a working breed mixed to bring out specific traits is sometimes called a cur. Types of cur include Catahoula Leopard Dog, Southern Blackmouth Cur and Ten
The best supplements for dogs are those that are formulated to support the immune system. A healthy dog is not susceptible to the infections and illnesses that can take hold in a dog that is immune compromised. For this reason, homeopathic veterinarians see the benefit of adding this type of homeopa
You endured the long winter, longing for warm weather, only to be confronted with ticks and dogs after every springtime walk.Of course, the dogs are great--it's those pesky ticks that are driving you up a wall.Here are some things you can do about it.
Maintaining a healthy diet is one very important aspect of your dog's daily lifestyle and if overlooked, can lead to problems down the road. There are a number of strategies that you can make use of to keep your dog's diet in check and keep their healthy lifestyle on track. This article wi
With all the recent dog food recalls you may have considered making your own. Recalls have been ongoing and have happened in 1995, 1999 and 2005 so don't expect the latest recall or dog deaths to be the last. The best dog food brands have not been spared on the recall lists.In the latest recall
An important part of domestic life for your dog is being potty trained. While not usually difficult, it is an unnatural thing for your pet to learn. If you don't use the proper techniques to train them, you will without a doubt fail. Hopefully, after reading this article, you'll avoid thre
Toy breed puppies are most at risk for developing hypoglycemia.Dan Hallman/Stockbyte/Getty ImagesVeterinarians diagnose low blood sugar--called hypoglycemia--in a dog when the animal's blood glucose levels drop below the optimal range of 100 to 180 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl). The...