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How to greet a dog to prevent dog bites

Dogs of any breed or any size may find that kisses and hugs, pinching of their cheeks, or hands are thrown in their face as an invitation for a sniff can be alarming acts.

Keeping Your Dog Entertained When They are Home Alone

Although dogs are social animals, it’s not always possible for them to spend time with their families. Dogs who are left home alone can become frustrated or bored without social interaction, which can lead to destructive behaviors, such as chewing....

How to Help Your Dog with Storm Phobia

Storm phobia in dogs is no laughing matter. The sounds of thunder, pouring rain and intense lightning can trigger extreme anxiety in your pet. Although you know he is not really in danger, a dog afflicted with this phobia can...

10 Summer Tips to Protect Fido this Summer

Summer brings opportunities for family get-togethers, traveling, and soaking up some rays, but it's also a dangerous season for dogs. From parasites to water to fireworks, there's a lot of dangers that you need to be mindful of as a dog owner. Here are...

What's Stressing Your Dog Out? Understanding Anxiety

Anxiety is a very intrusive problem in the lives of humans and in the lives of their canine family members. How can you help your furry counterparts handle their phobias? Here are some suggestions on how to bring security and...

Apartments and Dogs - How to survive close quarters

City and apartment dwellers sometimes lack the luxury of having a yard which can come at a premium in some places. However, this does not necessary mean that your pet can’t enjoy the outdoors and exercise.

Advice on maintaining your dog’s dental health

Have you ever been having a nice game of fetch or tug of war when all of a sudden you catch a whiff of your dog’s bad breath? While it’s easy to tease our dogs about needing a breath mint,...

Simple, Quick, and Fun How To Teach Your Dog to Heel

Walking is extremely beneficial for your dog, and for you! Most dogs are not born knowing the proper way to follow or heel while going on a walk. It is up to us to teach them this valuable skill which...

How To Most Effectively Use Dog Training Treats, What's The Best?

There are many tools you can use when teaching your dog. One of the simplest and best tools is dog training treats. A good reward sends a clear message to your dog that he or she is doing the right...