Can I Feed my Buddy Homemade Puppy Food?

With the many recalls and product warnings for commercially prepared puppy foods, many consumers are now considering homemade puppy food for their new canine companion. If you can’t find a puppy food that your buddy enjoys, or just like to prepare your puppy a food where you are assured of the exact ingredients, maybe making puppy food at home is […] Continue Reading

How Long do I Feed Puppy Food?

Puppies need a special kind of nutrition because they grow their muscles and bones in their first year or so. They grow so quickly that they pass from puppyhood to adolescence and into adulthood, sometimes within less than twelve months, depending on the breed. These rapidly growing babies need the proper vitamins and minerals to sustain their immense growth spurts. […] Continue Reading

What is the Best Puppy Food for my New Buddy?

A new puppy is such a cute and sweet addition to any home that we want to take extra care we are feeding it properly. You might ask what difference does it make if I feed adult dog food or puppy food? A puppy grows twenty times faster than an adult dog during the same time period. A puppy needs […] Continue Reading

How to Get Your Dog the Exercise they Need

Dogs love to get exercise, and they need it. It’s not just for their physical health, but their mental health as well. If you don’t’ take your dog out to get exercise, they will start to go crazy, and that’s how items get chewed and your dog starts to act out. This article will go over some great ways to […] Continue Reading

The Benefits of Clicker Training

Clicker training is a new form of training used by both dog trainers and their owners. It consists of using a clicker to have the dog do the command, and is usually accompanied by a treat. This has revolutionised the training many dogs get, and it’s made obedience training that much easier. There’s a lot of benefits to it, and […] Continue Reading

Why Dog Day Care Works

Dog day care is a great facility for anyone who has a dog. For those who can’t stick around with their pooch all day due to work or other commitments, or even if they have to go out of town for whatever reason, dog day care is the way to go. For one, they give personal care to the dog, […] Continue Reading

How To Play With Your Dog

Taking care of a dog is a combination of many things: it is a duty, responsibility, pleasure, love, trust, laughter and fun. They can be our best friends, part of the family even and even company for taking a walk. Perhaps you cannot drink alcohol with them and discuss politics, but you can play a variety of games and pass […] Continue Reading

Dogs And Cats Can Live Together

It is funny when we see cartoons where cats and dogs “argue,” chase each other and compete who will win. However, in real life this is not exactly comical, indeed. To set the balance in the relationship between these two animals with completely opposite characters is hard, especially for people who take care for both of them. If you are […] Continue Reading

Dogs Socialisation

One of the perks of being a dog owner is the fact that you can meet new people, make new friendships or even find a partner when taking a walk with your dog. But, not all dogs feel comfortable being around other people or animals. Just like humans, dogs have their own character and behaviour. Some are extroverts, playful, friendly […] Continue Reading

Dogs and barking; Why do they do it and how to control it?

Woof, woof! One of the biggest and most demanding challenges in training a dog is teaching him how to stop with the unnecessary barking. Dogs get easily provoked and react nervously even to the slightest situation. They bark at everything that can be construed as dangerous or threatening for them, their owner, the house and especially, to what’s in their […] Continue Reading

Selecting the Right Canine for You…

It can be tough hunting for a new dog. Striking a balance between your way of life and a suitable breed can be like barking up the wrong tree. To help make your decision a little more focused, we have detailed the essential points to consider: How lively Breeds such as cocker and springer spaniels are famous for being high […] Continue Reading

Can Dogs really understand us?

Your furry canine can often give the impression of being the best listener in the world. Sitting attentively as you spill your heart with nowhere else they would rather be… We take a look at just how true to reality this really is and the extent to which dogs interpret humans. Research has shown that dogs have the ability to […] Continue Reading

Understanding your dog

It is incredible how dogs communicate with us, it is even more remarkable how few of us understand what they are telling us. Taking the time to learn what your dog is saying can improve the quality of your relationship and the mental health of your canine. A bark is not just a bark… You can learn a lot from […] Continue Reading

The Secret to training shy dogs…

It is all very well having strict training regimes for a dog but persuading a less outgoing animal to put themselves out there can be tough. There are a number of helpful tips to consider bringing your shy canine out of their shell: Gently does it Keeping patient and calm are great indicators for a dog that everything is ok. […] Continue Reading

The Changing World of Dog Training

The landscape of dog training has changed significantly in recent years. We previously reviewed the latest techniques but it is useful to understand what has brought such significant change after many years of the same old. We take some time out to investigate… Knowledge Just as our ancestors thought the world was square, may dog training techniques remained the same […] Continue Reading