Dogs Blog Posts:
Everyone knows that a tired dog is a good dog. Giving your dog plenty of physical exercise is important, but it's equally important to provide her with mental stimulation. Dogs love to use their brains and mental stimulation is a great alternative to long walks on rainy evenings or hot summer days. Here we discuss a few different dog stimulating options.
Children And Dogs
Living with a pet can be beneficial to children. Pets can enhance a child's self-esteem, teach them responsibility, and help them to learn empathy; however, children and dogs may not automatically start off with a wonderful relationship. Parents must teach the dog and the child acceptable limits of behavior in order to make interactions pleasant and safe.
Handling And Feeding Exercises For Your Puppy
These exercises are designed to help you teach your puppy that human hands always deliver great things! By practicing the following, your puppy will relax and feel happy and content when adults or children pet her or come near her food. This will also help prepare your puppy for handling that comes along with vet visits, trips to the groomer, etc.
Adverse Effects Of Punishment
Are you feeling frustrated because your dog won't stop pulling on leash or ignores you when you call? You might be tempted to purchase a prong collar or hire a trainer that uses an e-collar to get fast results. Before you make a decision, consider the risks.
Responsible Dog Owner Pledge
Owning a pet is a privilege that brings us great rewards. Because our pets can't speak for themselves, we each take on a responsibility as owners to advocate for them and provide the support and resources they need to live healthy, happy lives. Providing that support begins even before we bring a pet home and lasts the duration of your pets life.
Your Adolescent Dog
In dogs, adolescence begins at roughly sixteen weeks and can extend until two or three years of age, depending on the dog's size and breed. As with human teenagers, adolescence is an in-between time for dogs: they're not puppies anymore, but they're also not yet adults!