There are a few real keys to dog training, whether you are trying to train your dog to come when called, sit, stop barking or any other behavior. Understanding their importance is critical to achieving rapid results that are long lasting and help develop the bond between you and your dog.
A wireless electric pet fence offers an affordable and attractive option for keeping your pets secure. The electrical wire is buried below the ground, so it will not affect the appearance of your yard and home.
To learn more about canine chemistry and get the low-down on why dogs smell bad and why they have such a good sense of smell, watch this enlightening video by the American Chemical Society.
A study from the University of Liverpool has recommended investing in dog owner education and facilities as a strategy to target physical inactivity and problems such as obesity in both people and their pets.
Dog’s ears collect dirt and without proper care this can result in smelly ears or painful ear infections. The dark, warm and moist conditions within the ear provides the ideal conditions for parasites and yeast infections, which can go unnoticed under the flap of the ear. Consequently, it is very important to clean your dog’s ears regularly and to check for any sign of parasites or infection.
A well trained dog is a pleasure to have around. Training sessions not only improve the behavior of your pet, but also build a stronger bond between a dog and his master. However, simply showing your dog how to behave one time only is ineffective — training takes time and patience. The following dog training tips will ensure success in your dog training endeavors.
Dogs, just like humans, are susceptible to a variety of eye diseases that range in severity from minor conjunctivitis to ocular growths. Understanding the difference between an ordinary and an ill canine eye is critical so that you can recognize problems with your dogs eyes before they get even more harsh, and get the appropriate treatment when needed.
As things start hotting up, we need to take some time to think about the safety and welfare of our pets. Hot weather can cause sun burn, heat stress, and dehydration in pets, and can lead to heat stroke, which is often fatal. Learn more about the causes and symptoms of heat stroke in dogs.
Discover the characteristics that make the English bulldog such endearing pets, together with tips on how to care for a new English bulldog puppy.
Separation anxiety is a common behavioral problem in dogs. Lets look at some of the causes and what we can do to make our pets less stressed when we have to leave them at home alone.