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Essential Tips on Toilet Training for Dogs

3 Essential Tips on Toilet Training for Dogs

Let's be honest: how many of us wished for our puppies to learn to use a toilet when we first adopted them? What if instead...
Dog Training Tips From Dr. Robert Mugford

Interview: Dog Training Tips From Dr. Roger Mugford

What a treat! This week I got to chat with world-renowned animal welfare advocate, educator and author Dr. Roger Mugford. He has long been referred to as...
nose work for dogs

The Importance of Nose Work for Dogs and How to Train Them

Everyone knows that dogs have much sharper sense of smell than us humans, but did you know that it's good for them to exercise...
ways to train a hyperactive dog to calm down

5 Ways to Train a Hyperactive Dog to Calm Down

My Yorkshire Terrier is almost 9 years old, and every day I think, “How is he still just as hyper as he was 9...
Crate Training Your Dog

7 Tips for Crate Training Your Dog

Most professionals in the pet industry agree that crate training is an effective and humane method to use with any puppy or adult dog....
Leash Training a Dog

9 Resources on Leash Training Dogs

Leash training is one of the most frustrating parts of dog training. It takes a lot of time and patience. Depending on the dog's...

Interview: Tips and Tricks for Family Dog Training

Each week I get the opportunity to speak with an expert in the pet industry, and this week I was fortunate enough to have...
Resource Guarding in Dogs

8 Tips on How to Deal With Resource Guarding in Dogs

Resource guarding in dogs is the term used when a dog shows behaviors such as growling or snapping to convince humans or other animals...
Agility Training For Dogs - The Ultimate Beginners Guide

Agility Training For Dogs: The Ultimate Beginners Guide

Watching the clever Border Collie, Tex, win the 2015 Westminster Dog Agility Contest or the whip-quick retriever, Joy, earn the large dog agility prize...
Dog Begging Behavior and How to Stop It

How to Stop Dog Begging Behavior

Those big, round eyes, that adorable cocked head, the forlorn little whimpers... it’s hard to resist a dog who’s begging for scraps, but learning...
Why Do Dogs Howl and How to Get Them to Stop

7 Tips on Why Do Dogs Howl and How To Get Them to Stop

Last week I discussed the hot topic of dogs that lick all the time, this week I want to shed some light onto an...
Dog Training Tips for Train Your Dog Month

Interview: Expert Dog Training Tips for Train Your Dog Month

Did you know that January is National Train Your Dog Month? Putting the time and effort into training your dog will make your time...

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4 Good Reasons Why Your Dog Needs a Routine

4 Good Reasons Why Your Dog Needs a Routine

Even the people who lead the most dynamic life have some kind of routine. If our life is based solely on a routine, we...
Zylkene for Dogs - A Brief Guide

Zylkene for Dogs: What It Is and How to Use It...

Your dog's stress can be brought on by either a short term or a long term change. There are many ways to help your...
High Blood Pressure in Dogs (Hypertension) - A Brief Guide

High Blood Pressure in Dogs (Hypertension): A Brief Guide

There are various health conditions caused by high blood pressure in humans, the same applies to dogs. High blood pressure in dogs can negatively...
6 Ways to Prevent and Treat Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (Dog Bloat)

6 Ways to Prevent and Treat Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (Dog Bloat)

We all know that feeling after finishing a big holiday meal. You feel stuffed, and you probably regret eating that last piece of food....
Top 15 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy in the Fall

15 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy in the Fall

Fall is coming fast. The days are getting shorter and the weather is starting to get cooler. Leaves are starting to change color and...
Is Salt Bad for Dogs

Is Salt Bad for Dogs? How Much Is Safe to Consume?

There are so many human foods that are not recommended for dogs, and processed foods that we're tempted to share with our pets are...
What to Do If Dog Is Choking

What to Do If Dog Is Choking?

Our dogs are like children. They like to put different objects in their mouth and chew them or swallow them, which may result in...
Scientific Reasons to Socialize Your Dog

8 Scientific Reasons to Socialize Your Dog

Dogs are inherently pack animals, much like their wolf ancestors. Research shows that this mindset is deeply ingrained in Canis Familiaris, so to withhold...
Comparing Costs of Fresh Dog Food Delivery vs Store-bought Kibble

Comparing Costs of Fresh Dog Food Delivery vs. Store-bought Kibble

Knowing how much it will cost each month to feed your dog a specific type and/or brand of food, based on the dog’s weight,...
Dog Dental Water Additive - What It Is and How to Use It

Dog Dental Water Additive: Here’s What It Is and How to...

A dog’s dental hygiene may not be at the top of the priority list when it comes to caring for your pet, but it...