Determine when the best time is to feed your dog. You want to feed your dog at a time when there is relative quietness in the house and when the dog can relax afterward. This brings the stress levels down and allows the dog to relax more and be a less protective. Try to always feed your dog at the same time. In the ideal case that should be after you have eaten, as the alpha dogs eat first and the lower ranking pack members last.
Do you have a puppy or older dog that has taken a fancy to eating their feces? This filthy habit, also known as “Dog Coprophagia” is one dog problem, we as owners… HATE! This is generally more common in puppies up to a year old, but can occur at any stage throughout your dog's life.
The term obedience training is generally used for the various methods of helping your dog to behave in a more expectable manner. There are many different methods in dog training techniques such as positive reinforcement, reward training, collar and leash, marker training, dog whispering, and clicker training.
Many people get worried about having a dog around the house when planning to have a child. If it's any consolation, most dogs are great when it comes to coping with children, but for those of you who are more skeptical about the choices you have, here are a few tips. Dog obedience is a
Almost every dog loves toys! It’s a staple in dogs that they love to play, bound, and leap around with their toys, but with so many out there, which ones are good and bad for dogs? Through the years of dog play, a few toys have stuck around that are famous for being so loved
The health benefits of owning a pet are well known - even watching a fish tank or stroking a cat can help lower blood pressure and create a sense of calm. However, when it comes to the health benefits of having a pet, nothing is better than owning a dog! According to the well-respected resource
Like most people, you may be considering making a New Year's Resolution about losing weight or becoming more active. Take a good look at your beloved canine companion... does he or she need to lose weight or become more active as well? Doing it together could be just the ticket for both you and your
Throughout my Florida dog training career, I have seen a wide array of dog training requests. There is everything from show dogs, basic training and more. Here is a brief overview of the two most popular canine training wishes. Basic K9 Obedience Whether you adopted an adult dog or a puppy, there are basic forms
Is your dog scratching excessively? Does your dog exhibit scabs, pale gums, and hair loss? If your dog is suffering from all of these symptoms, then fleas may be the culprit. Why Fleas are Dangerous Fleas are a big nuisance but also a major cause of several health issues and complications in dogs. For these
It is simple to fly with your dog during the Thanksgiving holidays, if you are fully aware of the dos and don’ts making travel effortless. To find solid advice on how to travel with your dog, talk to a Florida dog obedience instructor. In the meantime, I have composted for you the top tips you