Get Your Dog To Come When They’re Called

There’s absolutely nothing more important than having your dog come when they’re called. It’s extremely important if they’re lost and you’re calling out their name, if they get carried away with another dog at the dog park, and a thousand other reasons all nestled in between. Here’s what you should be doing to ensure your dog comes when they are […] Continue Reading

Stop Your Puppy Drinking From The Toilet

It’s not just an old cartoon cliché. Puppies—specifically when they’re untrained—it’s unsanitary and just a plain old bad habit that you need to break. They’ll make a mess of your restroom, and fill up on nasty, disgusting toilet water in lieu of actual nutritious food and clean, drinkable water. Here’s how to stop them from getting wrapped-up in these bad […] Continue Reading

Why Your Dog Is Ignoring Your Commands

It’s not always easy to train a pooch, especially when you’re the one doing it and not a professional dog training service. However, hundreds of people do it every day, and it’s an ongoing educational experience for your dog. Here’s why they may not be currently listening to your commands. Insufficient Treats You’re not supplying them with enough of an […] Continue Reading

Does Your Dog Show Symptoms of Separation Anxiety?

Your dog is your best friend, and you are his. It is natural for him to grieve when you have left him for the day. He also fears you will never return. When he becomes fearful to the point of frantic, he will try to calm himself with destructive behaviour. You may see your dog do any of these calming […] Continue Reading

Why Should I Train My Small Dog?

I have a small dog; whenever she misbehaves I just pick her up and tell her “bad doggy.” Isn’t this enough training? Why should I go through behaviour classes? There are several negative consequences of training a dog in this way. The first issue here is that your dog will learn whenever you pick her up she’s been bad. Is […] Continue Reading

5 Ways to Help Your New Puppy Sleep at Night

Everyone knows a new puppy doesn’t sleep at night. Instead, it cries, whines, and sometimes even barks. What’s a new parent to do? Here are five strategies to take the puppy nightmares away: Place a warm towel from the dryer into his kennel or crate when placing him there to sleep. The warmth will help calm him and will remind […] Continue Reading

Why Crate Train a Puppy?

Training a puppy to stay in a crate is not cruel and unusual punishment. Although it looks as though you have banished the puppy to “puppy jail”, the puppy will not think that way unless you teach it to see the crate as a jail. Puppies love warm, cuddly places. When you place a puppy in a crate, provide a […] Continue Reading

Loving Your Puppy

Having a new puppy is a wonderful privilege, but it is also a great responsibility. Your puppy will look to you for all its behaviour clues. It has only known you and Mommy. When you watch a Mama with her babies, she loves them, but she also corrects them. If you want a well-loved puppy by everyone, and not just […] Continue Reading

What a Dog Needs

If you have a new dog or even an old dog, there are certain physical requirements that you should provide for your beloved companion. Perhaps you already have these, but maybe there are a few here that you should reconsider: Fence If, your dog, is going outside at all, you need a fenced area. Why? Other dogs can get to […] Continue Reading

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

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 Train Your Dog to Sit

Training a dog to sit is one of the basic ways to help a dog become more obedient. It’s one of the first things they learn, and it’s important to have your dog understand and execute this command. You can teach your dog to sit using these simple, effective ways. The first thing to do is to get the dog […] Continue Reading

How to Stop Your Dog from Barking so Much

Barking is something a dog does, and it’s something that they do in order to communicate. It’s essential, but at the same time, it can be something that can get a bit annoying when they do it excessively. Using humane means to help with dog barking is essential, and you will learn below some of the best ways to help […] Continue Reading

How to get Your Dog to Go Potty Outside

Going potty outside can be a trying effort for a dog, especially at the beginning stages. The last thing that you want is to clean up messes in the house though, so there are a few things you can do to help with this, and they are listed below. The first, is to take the dog out every so often […] Continue Reading

How to Stop Dog Chewing in Its Tracks

Dog chewing. It’s one of the problems many owners have. There are some causes for this, such as stress or loneliness, and there are a few things the owner can do to help. This article will go over how to eliminate dog chewing so it stops becoming a problem for you. The first, is to give the dog a few […] Continue Reading