Oct
22

Natural dog cures: Two all-natural supplements used to combat stress and fleas

Natural dog cures: Two all-natural supplements used to combat stress and fleas
Sometimes, our dogs need a little help with supplements as well. Here is some information that should help you in making the choices available.

Melatonin-- Used To Treat Your Dog's Fear of Thunderstorms: Many dogs are scared of loud noises, specifically thunderstorms and other similar, unexpected sounds that rattle their ears. This is especially true for puppies. They are not used to hearing loud booming sounds and their ears are sharper and more sensitive than adult dog's ears.

Continue reading
Tags:
Oct
16

Kids and Puppies: How to Combine Playtime with Obedience Training

Kids and Puppies: How to Combine Playtime with Obedience Training
Puppies are like children in many ways. They need constant care, supervision, and a lot of affection. Having both together, your kids and your dog, especially during playtime, require extra supervision and patience. The key is to teach your child how to play with the puppy and for the puppy to understand that he needs to listen to the child the same way he listens to you and the other adults in the family.
Continue reading
Oct
16

Leash Training: Never Use This Type of Equipment when Leash Training Your Puppy

Leash Training: Never Use This Type of Equipment when Leash Training Your Puppy
What could be more adorable than a tiny 10-week-old German Retriever walking down the street with its owner, pulling at the leash as it excitedly greets anyone who walks by? These little puppies put so much effort into seeing what's going on and are almost always greeted with a pat on the head and a smile from passing strangers.
Continue reading
Tags:
Oct
16

Dog Cologne: Want Your Dog to Smell Better? Try A New Approach

Dog Cologne: Want Your Dog to Smell Better? Try A New Approach
Dogs have become a huge part of our lives. They are with us more than ever, whether we are going to the store, spending a day at the park, or just snuggling in the couch. We treat them like our kids, taking them wherever we go, which is why it is important for them to smell as fresh and clean as much as possible.
Continue reading
Oct
16

Understanding Labrador Retrievers: Three Things You Can Always Count On

Understanding Labrador Retrievers: Three Things You Can Always Count On

To completely understand the true nature of the Labrador Retriever, dog owners must have a firm grasp on the three most important aspects that make up this animal's temperament and personality.

1. Labs Are Natural Born Hunters: Unlike most other hunting dog breeds, Labs do not just wait for its human hunting companion to command them to retrieve fallen birds. These dogs have to be so attentive that they can mark the fallen foul themselves.

It is believed that Labrador Retrievers are more aware of their surroundings than other hunting dogs because of their heritage. When hunting, Labs await for the right signal from their hunter in order to seek out and find the prey. Similarly, at home, they constantly wait by their owner's side for the next task or command, regardless of what it is. It could be to walk, eat, anything really. This is what makes Labrador Retriever dogs a bit too needy for some dog owners.

Continue reading
Oct
16

Dog Training Methods: How Dog Training Has Evolved Over the Last Few Decades

Dog Training Methods: How Dog Training Has Evolved Over the Last Few Decades
When you look down at your brand new, small and tender puppy peacefully sleeping in its little bed, it's hard to think that in just two to three months it may grow to be 40, 50, or even up to 100 pounds depending on the type of breed. And although its behaviors may cute at the moment, like jumping up and putting his front paws on your body, these actions will be far less enjoyable when your dog is all grown up and literally knocking you over.
Continue reading