Bonding With Your Pup: Guide for Hiking With Your Dog

After a while, the same old walks with your pooch become boring. You have the same sights around the block, and your pup has many of the same old smells. There’s no spark to energize you both. A good hike fuels your sense of adventure and gives the two of you the best workout! Keep reading this guide for hiking with your dog.

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Important Reasons To Crate Train Your Puppy


Many people believe that putting a dog in a crate is cruel, but that’s certainly not the case. Believe it or not, a dog’s crate can become its den—a place where they feel safe and enjoy spending time. While a crate is a helpful tool for many owners, it is possible to use it improperly. As long as you don’t use the crate as a punishment or leave them in there too long, there’s nothing wrong with crating your pup. Consider these important reasons to crate-train your puppy.

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House breaking your dog

You bring home a new bundle of joy. He is got beautiful brown eyes, a cute little button nose and a tail? That is right. You have just brought home a puppy. He is loving, loyal and playful. But what is that? Oops, you did not think about house breaking him. So, now what do you do?
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How to potty train your dog...

Dogs have two natural instincts that you can use to your advantage when potty training them. One is that they prefer not to pee or poop where they sleep. They will move to another area if given the chance. Two is that they will pee or poop where there is already the residual smell of a previous pee or poop.

When potty training a dog there are basically two options to use - Indoors or outdoors.

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Teach dog to read basics???

Teach a dog to read? Can it be done? Yes, it can. You can teach dog to read.  Why would you want to?  Well, even though Fido is never going to read a book or magazine, his ability to understand a written word as a command can come in handy. The teach dog to read techniques can help you with special situations.

Life has a tendency to throw curve balls. There may come a day when you have difficulty speaking. Maybe you just have laryngitis, and you can't call your dog. Or maybe you have a more serious condition.

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Aggressive dog behavior, a nightmare no more...

Aggressive dog behavior is one of a dog owner's worst nightmares. The last thing you want to see in your beloved dog is aggressive dog behavior.  The natural reaction to dealing with aggressive dog behavior is outrage and even panic. So many dog owners yell at their aggressive dogs or hit their dogs to try and get control of canine aggression.

With aggressive dogs, it's easy to mistakes that can lead to big problems. Here are four mistakes you want to avoid you're dealing with an aggressive dog:

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