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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...
How to Get a Puppy to Stop Barking

How to Get a Puppy to Stop Barking

Is your puppy barking mad? If so, take solace in knowing that it is completely natural and normal behavior. Still, it's extremely frustrating to...

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6 Advanced Dog Tricks for Owners to Teach Their Dogs

6 Advanced Dog Tricks You Have to Try

Teaching your dog tricks is a very interesting experience, where you need to use your creativity and try to think like your pet in...
Dogs with Hair (And Not Fur)

Dogs with Hair (And Not Fur)

The term “hypoallergenic dog” is by now known as a mainstream description of dogs that are less likely to cause allergic reactions in people...
Dog Pyometra - What Owners Must Know

Dog Pyometra: What Owners Must Know

What dog pyometra is, it's a bacterial infection that results in an abscessed, pus-filled uterus that occurs in female dogs that have not been...
Do Dogs Have Blood Types

Do Dogs Have Blood Types? (And Other Related Facts)

Yes - much like the humans, dogs have different blood types. In fact, dogs have even more blood types than humans do. Knowing a...
4 Reasons Why Your Dog’s Stomach is Hard and What to Do

4 Reasons Why Your Dog’s Stomach is Hard and What to...

When your dog’s stomach swells or hardens, there may be a serious cause for concern, or it may just be a case of your...
26 Ways Bad Dog Owners Ruin Pet Ownership for Everyone Else

26 Ways Bad Dog Owners Ruin Pet Ownership for Everyone Else

There are certain individuals who should not have pets because they treat their animals poorly, and in turn, ruin pet ownership for everyone else....

My Dog Has Bumps Under Her Fur: 5 Things This Could...

With different environmental and physical conditions affecting dogs at different times of the year, at different times of their lives, and even times of...
Warts on Dogs - The Complete Guide

Warts on Dogs: The Complete Guide

Finding a lump or bump on your dog is concerning, to say the least, but not all lumps and bumps are created equal. This...
Can Dogs Eat Soy Sauce

Can Dogs Eat Soy Sauce?

Many of us dog owners love to give dogs treats throughout the day for training, good behavior, or to express the love, but many...
Malnutrition in Dogs - What Pet Owners Must Know

Malnutrition in Dogs: What Pet Owners Must Know

Your dog requires constant care and nutrition, including making sure that there are sufficient vitamins and minerals in their diet to maintain normal body...