Dog Safe During Summer

How To Keep Your Dog Safe During Summer

 Dogs are very friendly and playful pets. They are always an amazing company. It not surprising to find a person who opts spends most of his or her time with a dog than with a friend.You love you dog, so do I what next?Going an extra mile in caring for you dog can tell a […]

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My Outdoor Life: Trainer is alpha dog on streets of Minneapolis

Structure and know-how keep daily passel of dogs in line and on the move.  By Mackenzie Lobby Havey Head over to Lake Harriet in Minneapolis on a weekday morning, almost any day of the year, and you have a fairly good chance of catching Curtis Johnson strolling lakeside with an impressive crowd of furry companions. […]

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Get Started In Clicker Training Your Dog

Here are some of the most practical tips to get you started in clicker training your dog. 1. Always reward a click with a treat. Never forget to reward immediately your dog with a treat after a click. It does not matter if you clicked by accident, always treat after a click. By doing so, […]

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All About Clicker Training Your Dog

We live in a generation where pets have become quite popular. Pets are an adorable as well as an awesome company. However, every pet is not similar to another. Take a dog, for instance, who does not love a cute and obedient dog? Very often you will find individuals who are closer to their dogs […]

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6 ways to avoid dog bites

By Ruth Thompson   These are some suggestions from Scituate Animal Control Officer Kim Stewart. 1. Never tease a dog – and never disturb a dog that’s injured, or that is sleeping, eating or protecting something; 2. Be careful with hugs and kisses – teach kids not to hug or kiss a dog on the […]

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Reward Your Dog When Obedience Training

Reward Your Dog When Obedience Training

Rewarding your dog is the best motivator when training. It is well known that using rewards and other positive reinforcement when obedience training a dog is the most effective method and achieves the best results. You can make obedience training fun for the dog – and yourself too – by making a game of it. […]

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Positive Reinforcement Dog Training Tips For Owners

Owning a dog is not all about taking them on walks and changing their food/water bowls daily; training them is an integral part as well. Many people believe that verbal and physical abuse are effective when it comes to dog training, but there is a much better way.Here are some positive reinforcement dog training tips […]

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Choosing Between Alpha Dog And Positive Reinforcement Training Techniques

The debate between alpha dog and positive reinforcement training technique continues to grow. However, many fail to realise that there is no one single training method that will work for every dog. All dogs are different and some of them require a different approach. Relying on positive reinforcement sounds like a good idea, but will […]

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Age For Early Training

Dog training begins virtually at birth. Dogs that are handled and petted by humans regularly during the first eight weeks of life are generally much more amenable to being trained and living in human households. Ideally, puppies should be placed in their permanent homes between about 8 and 10 weeks of age. In some places […]

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Top Dog: 15 Best Breeds For Families With Kids

Kylie Whetstone, FamilyShare When deciding which dog breed is best for your family, don’t risk anyone getting hurt. Though there’s always a possibility that the dog you choose might be too rough with your children, with proper obedience training, your dog can be a trusted companion. Here are 15 dog breeds known to be friendly […]

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