There is a good chance you have already named your puppy. If not, now is a great time because your puppy’s name is very important in many ways. Your puppy's name could even save his life one day. In this article i will give you some tips to getting your puppy to learn his name.
Getting Ready for Training: If you have been seriously considering signing your dog up for agility training, then you should take the proper steps to prepare your k9 companion for what lies in store for them. Now what is dog agility you might ask? It’s a great sport that involves you and your dog, using
Learning to handle your dog properly is a major role in dog agility training. This means communicating what you want your dog to do. Once your dog has the basics down, most errors that occur are due to the handler’s abilities.
Before you can truly have worry-free fun with your dog outside, you must enroll him in an obedience course, or have trained him yourself. Your dog needs to be trustworthy not only at home but wherever you go.
Generally, when imagining a skateboarding dog, you might be thinking of a movie or commercial. So, what would it take to make this a reality for you and your dog, you ask yourself? To teach your dog a head turning trick like this will require patience, a handful of treats, determination, and a dog who listens well. So get your dog, grab a skateboard and get outside. Don’t be surprised to get some attention from this, who knows, you may even draw a crowd.
Dog Agility is an international sport. Direct your dog through an obstacle course in a race against the clock to measure accuracy and completion. Neither the dog nor obstacles can be touched by the handler. Consequently the handler's controls are limited to voice, movement, and various body signals, requiring exceptional training of the animal and coordination of the handler.
Fetch is a game we take for granted. Yet fetch is the most perfect of all dog games. It's easy to learn. It's easy to do. Fetch is great exercise for your dog (even exercise for you, if you walk or jog to a park to play). Most important, fetch is all about give and
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