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Fear is an emotion we all experience. Our pets experience fear and anxiety, too. There are even more things to be afraid of for them, though. Dogs don’t understand that the loud booming they hear is only harmless fireworks, or that the person that brings the mail every day is a friend, not a foe. Keeping your dog calm during upsetting circumstances can be a challenge. It’s now possible to […]
It’s not easy to train pets not to lick and chew things they find interesting. Their senses of smell and taste help them explore their surroundings. This natural curiosity can be dangerous or destructive when pets become interested in the wrong things. Anyone who has come home to pillow stuffing scattered all over the living room can attest to that! If your pet takes an interest in an electrical wire […]
Today we’d like to introduce you to a special dog by the name of Duke. He’s a Belgian Malinois who recently discovered his passion, dock diving. Not familiar with the sport? Read on to learn more about Duke and his dock diving adventures! Duke, how did you get started in Dock Diving? I started dock diving at the end of July 2016. I was just a young pup at 9 […]
Do your dog’s daily walks turn into a tug-of-war? Dogs of all sizes and breeds may have a tendency to take over the leadership role when it comes to outdoor walks. This behavior is not only uncomfortable for you, but can even be dangerous for you both. With knowledge, patience and the right collar, you can train your dog to walk calmly at your side instead of erratically pulling you […]
Let’s face it, most dogs misbehave from time to time. While it may be tempting to correct the bad behavior with a spank, you should never discipline your dog physically. Spanking is confusing to your dog, may cause your dog to become hand-shy or fearful of you, and most importantly, doesn’t teach him the desired behavior.