Taking the dogs to the vet can be expensive as well as a big pain in the ass. However, to keep our dogs happy and healthy, it is important to go for yearly vet examinations, teeth cleaning, and vaccine shots. I usually schedule vet visits on February, which is also Pet Dental Health month. During this time, our vet takes off $20 from our teeth cleaning bill.
This article shows how looking at a single dog picture is not enough to see what is truly going on. When it comes to dog training, context is extremely important, and single pictures or even edited television clips are insufficient to convey all the relevant information. Words can be deceiving, and so can single pictures and edited video clips of dog training sessions.
What is the dominant dog? Some people attribute all bad dog behaviors to “dominance”, while others do not want to use the “dominant dog” label at all. We examine dominance in dogs and present techniques for handling this issue.
To establish a strong bond with our dog, we need love, as well as a good dose of rules and structure. We discuss some dog bonding tips, and how we can create a healthy relationship with our dog that is based on trust.
Dog cruelty is often defined as inflicting unnecessary pain and suffering on our dog. Most dog cruelty laws, only deal with cases of extreme physical violence and neglect. However, the question of cruelty becomes a lot more controversial, when pain is applied in the context of dog training or dog behavior modification. We consider dog cruelty, and whether certain training techniques fall under its umbrella.
We consider how to get a dog or puppy. There are a variety of places where we can buy a new dog, but the most advertised puppy stores may not be the best places to get a healthy and well-temperamented dog. We present the various options for getting a dog together with their pros and cons.
the toy was no longer sufficient to contain my dog’s frustration.
Dogs leash bite for a variety of reasons including boredom, frustration, over-excitement, and redirected energy. We consider the different types of leash biters and what are the different techniques for stopping this leash biting behavior.
Some people consider food dog training to be bribery. Is food training bribery? More importantly, is food training and effective way to train our dogs? We consider these questions here, and examine whether food can be used to stop bad dog behaviors.
Dog amputation is always a very difficult decision. I had to make that decision for my Siberian Husky, Shania, when she was only a few months old. I seriously considered returning Shania because I didn’t know how amputation would affect her life, my life, and everything else. This is the story of Shania, her leg amputation, her bravery, her wonderful spirit, and her general awesomeness!