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

Make Sure Your Dog Walker Has Insurance

Yes, it is a thing. For real. Dog walker insurance protects not only the walker, but the owner of the dog from liability through various means. It’s become a profession in the last decade or so, and as such, it’s becoming regulated. There are a few things you should look for in your dog walkers, being insurance, and here’s what […] Continue Reading

What Dog Whistles Do To Your Pal

Dog whistles have been up for debate for their animal humaneness for years, but they’re not necessarily bad for them. They have to be used properly, and in small bursts. It’s the same as having a loud sound unexpectedly blare next to you, and while that won’t necessarily cause harm, it’s a wake-up call. Here’s what you need to know […] Continue Reading

Why You Should Never Use A Shock Collar

Electric shock collars are another convenience of the 21st century, and many believe they’re inhumane. It’s up to you to interpret, but there are more reasons than the protection of animal rights to not buy a shock collar. Let’s get into them. It Damages Your Bond You don’t have a canine companion for the sole purpose of having one. They’re […] 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

Household Dangers to Your Dog

Everything is made of plastic and chemical-coated nowadays, especially most of the products in your home. Apart from that, there are numerous health risks to your dog that you may not even be aware of. We’re going to get into a few of them so you can remove them from your pooch’s environment today, and have a risk-free home for […] 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

Keeping Your Dog From Wrecking The Furniture

You’re no stranger to this; dogs, especially when they’re little pups, absolutely love to chew on everything in sight. More often than not, that ends up including your furniture. We’ve got a few ways to combat such behaviour, without making your dog feel ashamed. They’re behaviour needs to be corrected; not reprimanded. Encourage, Train They’re going to chew on something; […] Continue Reading

Picking A Dog Walker

Professional dog walking never used to be a thing, but now, people actually make their living from walking your dog. Better than that, they’re also getting a chance to socialise with other dogs while in the group. It’s a win-win. However, picking the right dog walker is no easy task. Where it’s become a professional service, people are actually branding […] Continue Reading

Your Behaviour Encourages Your Dog

Ever notice that puppy gets all over-excited at certain times? Perhaps they get anxious when you’re feeling down? It’s not a sheer coincidence; it’s all to do with how their master (you) behave on a regular basis, or under pressured situations. He’s your little guy, your companion; he wants to feel what you’re feeling, and looks to you for guidance. […] Continue Reading

Doggy Day Care Is the Answer

When you know you will be gone for the day, and you don’t want your puppy alone in the house, where can you find a pet sitter? If you call your friends and relatives, they will usually refuse because, they too, have daily obligations. A good alternative to foisting your puppy on friends and relatives is a doggy day care. […] 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

Doggy Day Care: FAQ

What is Doggy Day Care? Doggy Day Care is a wonderful place for your dog to stay for the day while you are at work or on a special excursion. How do I know my dog will be safe at day care? The staff at doggy day care watches each dog carefully to assure it is happy and safe. Are […] Continue Reading

Health Issues for Children and Dogs

Homes that have both children and dogs need to be especially vigilant about vaccinations and regular veterinary visits. There are some dog illnesses that can be transmitted to a child through a bite, or handling the dog’s waste products. Here are some health issues that you should be aware of when combining children and dogs: Fleas and ticks can cross […] 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