When I first got Mia she seemed a bit younger than the 14 weeks I was told. She was full of fleas and worms and, of course, I took her immediately to get checked by a vet. It had been a while since I had a dog, and […]
If you have a pup that seems a bit more stubborn than most and, though you have experience in training dogs, is a tough nut to crack, you need to read this book!
One of the things that can become complicated–even frustrating–is keeping your pup entertained. Especially with a high-drive pup, finding (and keeping!) engaging, challenging dog toys around seems to be a never-ending task. Step outside the toy box a bit, away from those commercials pressing “the best puppy toys”, […]
Just wanted to pop in here and, since this is a brand new site, let you all know there is much more to come! Suggestions from readers are greatly welcomed as well! As this site grows, I hope it will evolve into a collaborative community of dog owners–new […]
Fewer things are there more terrifying than peeking outside, where the crisp spring breeze is finally blowing in to bloom and your fine, fully fenced yard is…a mud hole. Fewer things more terrifying than letting your pup out in that mess, but we do it anyway. Fewer things […]
Much the same as dog crates, you want to look for dog collars that are durable. You want collars that will last your pup for years to come. Whether you need a collar, harness, or both, if you plan on keeping your pup for the duration of his […]
All over the web you can find household remedies to remove the smell and ease the sting when your pup gets skunked. How about double skunked? Below you will see the best, safest mixture that we used–and I mean really put to the test–successfully, and in duplicate! One […]
So what makes the best dog crate? What is the best bed? Since your pup’s comfort is important, it is imperative to put some thought into this.
Whenever you are looking at getting a pup–or dog–you are actually looking to make a lifelong commitment. With that in mind, like I explained in a previous post, think about what you want, why and make a list. Then do some research. Browse online, in books, ask folks that own a specific breed you may be considering. You can send me any questions you have as well!
Play time can be so much more than just fun and something to occupy or tire out your dog. The very same moves, and toys, that you use playing with them can be implemented in their training. There are some specific play methods that also develop your relationship deeper and build focus in your pup. These are even good ways for correcting dog behavior.