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17 Alternatives to Shock Collars [Infographic]

Despite still being widely used, shock collars for dogs are considered by many owners and some trainers as an inhumane and impractical method of...

TOP #52: How to Be More Active With Your Dog

Regular dog walks and trips to a dog park eventually get boring, and with improving weather, many owners are looking for more creative ways to get active with their dogs. In this podcast episode, Liz Claflin from Zoom Room dog gym provides great advice on how we can do that.

Review: Brandon McMillan Dog Training Tools by Petmate (2018)

Training a dog takes patience and time, but with the right tools it will go a lot smoother. Brandon McMillan Dog Training Tools are designed to be easy for the handler to use, while still being effective. Their simple design also allows for a budget-friendly price.

Shed Hunting Dog Training: How to Train Your Pooch to Find...

Shed hunting is a springtime search for shed deer antlers. Since deer shed their antlers from mid-January to mid-March, that's the best time to...

10 Ways to Relieve Boredom in Dogs

Recent studies found that boredom in canines is very real, and it's more dangerous than one might assume. Research demonstrated the negative effects of...

18 Late Spring Adventures to Have With Your Dog

The spring season is one of the favorite parts of the year for most dogs – after several months of forced confinement during the...

My Dog Bit Me: Reasons Why and What You Should Do

More than 4.5 million people suffer from dog bites in the US each year, and more than 800,000 receive medical attention for it, according...

Why Your Dog Digs and How to Stop This Behavior

There are a lot of problematic behaviors that a dog can display and many of those often catch dog owners by surprise. One of...

Top 5 Best Clickers for Training Dogs

Clicker training has become quite a popular method for teaching dogs. The gist of this method of training is that you have a small...

TOP #47: Exciting Ways to Get Active With Your Dog

Spring is in full swing now and you're likely looking for opportunities to get outside with your dog, especially if you live a state with warmer climate. If you're in a place like Maine, where I live, winters can be particularly long and going outdoors with my dogs can be a challenge sometimes.

Review: Leatherberg Dog Traffic Lead (2018)

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...

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...

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Tetanus in Dogs - How to Deal With It and Prevent It

Tetanus in Dogs: What It Is, How to Deal With and...

The mere thought of your dog contracting tetanus can be a scary thing, especially if you are unfamiliar with the condition, but have heard...
How Research Influenced Our Approach to Training Dogs

Science-based Dog Training: How Research Influenced Our Approach to Training Dogs

Since the late Mesolithic period when humans first began to domesticate wolves, canines have been an integral part of our lives. We are linked...
Dog Breast Cancer - A Brief Guide

Dog Breast Cancer: A Brief Guide

Mammary tumors, or breast cancer, is most common in female dogs and is a rare occurrence in male dogs. As female dogs get older,...
Bone Broth for Dogs - A Pet Owner's Staple

Bone Broth for Dogs: A Pet Owner’s Staple

Bone broth today has become one of the most popular foods to feed our dogs, especially in recent years since us owners have become...

5 Possible Complications After Spaying Your Dog

There are many benefits to spaying your dog. With this procedure done, you won't have to worry about your pooch going into heat every...
Dog Feeding Schedule - What Owner’s Must Know

Dog Feeding Schedule: Why It’s Important and How to Do It

Much like human children, domesticated dogs rely and depend on their human-owners that take care for them to create and maintain a feeding schedule...
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...
The Pros and Cons of Fresh Dog Food

The Pros and Cons of Fresh Dog Food

There are many benefits to feeding your pup fresh dog food, but you should carefully consider the downside before you make the switch or...
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...