Archive for the 'Dogs ' Category

Stop Dogs from Digging!

Stop Dogs from Digging!

Dogs dig with intense focus and enthusiasm, which is difficult to break, but if you address your dog’s underlying reasons for tilling the earth, you will find it much easier to direct his energy toward acceptable behaviors—and away from the...

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When Dogs Run Out the Door

When Dogs Run Out the Door

You open the door and—zoom!—there goes your dog. You yell for him to stop and come back, but he ignores your desperate pleas and is a block away before you know it. What do you do? After you eventually entice...

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Dogs! Stop Begging for Food

Dogs! Stop Begging for Food

The easiest way to stop dogs from begging for food is also the hardest way—refusing to share your food, that is. People tend to give in and throw a scrap or two to stop their dog’s whining and whimpering, but...

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Training Your Puppy! Start with the Basics

Training Your Puppy! Start with the Basics

Any time you are training your puppy, maintain a firm but friendly voice; the puppy needs to see you as its pack leader, the voice of authority. This doesn’t mean that you should ever yell or shout at your puppy...

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New Puppy Potty Training!

New Puppy Potty Training!

So you’ve just brought home the latest bundle of joy: a new puppy. While the entire family is beyond excited and completely overwhelmed by the little whelp’s cuteness, there are some serious things to be considered regarding how best to...

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Pure Bred Dogs?

Pure Bred Dogs?

There are something like 600 dog breeds plus and you have narrowed down your choice. Right? Most of the time, I have observed that people’s lifestyles are not matched to a dogs disposition. Thankfully, most good breeders will not sell...

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Picking a Dog Breed!

Picking a Dog Breed!

When it comes to choosing a puppy, dog lovers seem to go by their television favorite as opposed to picking a dog breed that’s right for them. Movies such as Lassie, 101 Dalmatians, Marley and Me and even commercials with...

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Dogs Training Tips

Dogs Training Tips

I have to tell you that I am not bashful about admitting that I thoroughly love dogs. Over the years I have trained several pure and mixed breeds for companionship, obedience, tracking and some rescue work. I am now too...

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Why Some Dogs Are Scavengers

Why Some Dogs Are Scavengers

Most dogs have the urge to get in about the rubbish bin and waste baskets, and many dogs delight in collecting rubbish and other objects from around the neighborhood. Some dogs are not fed enough at home and go scavenging...

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