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Review: Leatherberg Dog Traffic Lead

The Leatherberg Dog Traffic Lead is made from 100% full grain real latigo leather. It's durable and just the right size to give you full control over your pooch when necessary. Traffic leads can be very helpful when walking your dog in a busy area. From crowded sidewalks to hiking trails, this short type of leash can be used to keep your dog close when there is no room to roam.

Dog Shock Collar Comparison: Dogtra vs SportDog vs Petsafe vs Educator

It's one of the most controversial training tools a dog owner’s arsenal. Dog shock collars are viewed as a sort of harmful device that...

7 Ways to Turn Daily Activities Into Exercise for Your Dog

Dogs are born to be active, and depriving your pooch of necessary exercise can lead to serious health problems. Daily activities and playtime will...

The 7 Best Training Leashes for Puppies and Adult Dogs

All dogs need to be trained to walk on a leash. Even if you don't take Fido for a stroll to the park everyday,...

8 Evidence-Based Ways to Deal With a Hyperactive Dog

You've adopted a dog without a complete understanding what you were getting yourself into. Maybe you did the research and adopted a breed that...

TOP #46: Dealing With Dog Training Problems

Training a dog can be a rewarding experience, but it also comes with its own set of difficulties, frustrations, challenges and problems. This podcast episode with expert dog trainer Jessica O'Neill is specifically about how to overcome those problems and challenges, and do it correctly.

How to Train Dogs to Use Pet Stairs and Ramps [Infographic]

There's a number of reasons why pet owners may find pet stairs and ramps useful. They're particularly helpful for senior dogs with arthritis, dogs...

How to Make Your Dog an Emotional Support Dog

Your dog offers you comfort and support any time you have an emotional need or crisis. You have often felt like you would be...

Dog Operant Conditioning: What It Is and How to Use It

You have been working with your dog’s behavior so that the two of you can be more social with family members and other dogs....

How to Socialize A Dog With Humans: A Beginner’s Guide

An unsocialized dog poses the risk of becoming aggressive towards another dog, animal or human. Dogs become aggressive due to fear. Socialization eliminates the...

17 Alternatives to Shock Collars for Dogs

Despite still being widely used, shock collars are an inhumane and impractical method of training a dog. Dogs respond to positive reinforcement far more...

5 Most Effective Ways to Get a Dog to Stop Barking

A dog barking is completely natural and it is unreasonable for us as owners to expect our dogs to never bark. We as humans...

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25 Benefits of Kids Growing Up with Pets [Infographic]

Bringing a dog into a family with small children around is not a decision to take lightly. Many parents are concerned over the health...

5 Benefits of Elevated Food Bowls for Dogs: Myths or Facts?

Over the years there have been plenty of topics of contention among dog owners – are grains good or bad? Should dogs be spayed...

Dog Grooming Schedule: How Often Should You Groom Your Dog

Your dog’s grooming needs vary based upon his breed, coat type, age and other variables. For example, a long-haired dog will require more regular...

How to Turn Your Dog Into a Show Dog and Start...

Showing dogs can be a great way to develop a bond between you are your canine companion, and get involved into a very active...

15 Must-Know Tips for New Dog Owners

Bringing home your dog is the start of your relationship together. There's bound to be some bumps in the road for new dog owners,...

30 Best Lap Dogs for Cuddly Pet Owners

While some people look for large dogs that they say is a “real dog” (looking at you, bully breeds), others may just want a...

9 Tips for Introducing a New Dog When You Already Have...

If you want to make the introduction of a new dog to your existing pets go as smoothly as possible, certain precautionary measures must...

8 Safety Tips for Going Boating With Your Dog

One of the exciting activities you likely haven't tried yet but should do with your dog this spring or upcoming summer is to go...

The 10 Best Dog Wipes for Light Grooming

I've never met a dog owner that enjoys bathing their canine companion. It's time-consuming and can be quite a hassle. Between trying to wash...

Dog Shock Collar Comparison: Dogtra vs SportDog vs Petsafe vs Educator

It's one of the most controversial training tools a dog owner’s arsenal. Dog shock collars are viewed as a sort of harmful device that...