Why you should never spank your dog

Why you should never spank your dog

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.

Stop bad pet behavior safely and effectively

If you are a pet owner, then you know the amount of mischief your pet can get into. From scratching furniture to pulling on the leash, pets can really misbehave. Maybe you even have a throw pillow without the stuffing. When our pets make messes like this it can be frustrating. However, you love your little one and you don’t want to cause your pet any harm.

Why Should I Walk My Pet on the Left Side?

With the upcoming Left Handed Day holiday on August 13th (the holiday to promote awareness about all the obstacles left-handed people face), there have been a few questions as to why you may want to walk your dog on your left side.

Easily Walk Two Dogs at the Same Time!

If you have two dogs that love to go for walks, you know how annoying it is to use two separate leashes. The good news is, walking your dogs can actually be easy.

Stop Your Dog from Pulling You on Walks

Leash pulling is common among many dogs, and while it can be annoying to you, it can also be detrimental to your dog’s health.

Will Fido Soon Be Asking For Car Keys?

Photo credit: Auckland SPCA You may pick up the paper and read, “Dogs Drive Out of Shelter to New Homes.” At first, you may think the author forgot a few words or was just trying to be cute. But read further and you may discover that some dog trainers in New Zealand strapped Fido behind the driver’s seat and taught three shelter dogs how to drive.

I’d Rather Teach an “Old” Dog New Tricks

Puppies, they’re so cute, and soft, and wiggly.  And they’re so little!  They have cute little noses, and cute little tails, and cute little . . . teeth.  Oh, wow, man those things are sharp.  Oh!  And, um, look what’s coming out from under that cute little tail . . . on your favorite rug . . . for the fourth time this week.  I mean, at least that’s better […]