Here are some awesome puppy pictures of Shiba Inu Sammi. When my Shiba was a puppy, I was too busy dealing with his holy-terror behaviors to take pictures. Therefore, I am so happy that Frances and Sammi have decided to share their wonderful puppy pictures with us. I have truly enjoyed these pictures, and hope you will enjoy them as well.
How often should we bathe a dog? Why does our dog not like baths? How do we bathe a dog without all the associated stress and unhappiness? We consider all of these dog bathing questions here and more.
To effectively leash train our dog, we want to pick the best equipment based on his unique temperament, energy level, size, and style. Using inappropriate leashes and collars may complicate training, worsen our dog’s behavior, and sometimes even cause physical harm. Here, we consider the strengths and weaknesses of leash training equipment, including choke chains, prong collars, harnesses, and the head-halti.
Keeping our dog’s teeth clean is important, and can significantly enhance his quality of life. Here, we discuss how to keep our dog’s teeth clean, and how to brush our dog’s teeth from home with no muss and no fuss.
One of the key debates in dog obedience training is about control. Proponents of aversive dog discipline argue that the choice is between total control and no control. Either our dog is a fully controlled Stepford dog, or he is an accident waiting to happen. We consider Stepford dogs, and whether they are better or happier than regular dogs.
Dogs can sometimes become blind as a result of glaucoma. We consider the two types of dog glaucoma, and what we can do to detect glaucoma in our dogs.
We often associate quiet dogs with happiness and obedience. On the other hand, noisy barking dogs are considered to be aggressive, untrained, stressed, and unbalanced. Is this common perception true? Here, we discuss whether noisy barking dogs are truly less happy than their more quiet counterparts.
Off-leash dogs vs. on-leash dogs – which are happier? Clearly, a dog will be happier with more freedom if nothing else changes. However, would an off-leash dog be happier if he had to wear an electronic collar and endure shock corrections? We consider the various off-leash and on-leash options here.
What are good first words to teach a puppy? The first words I taught my Husky puppy Lara was Good Girl! Today, she continues to love those words because they are always followed by a good food reward. Then comes Nose, Sit, Down, and much more. Come share with us which first words your puppy learned, and which ones are her favorite.
What are the best dog breeds? Are purebred dogs better than designer dogs? Should we breed for appearance, health, or temperament? We consider all of these questions, and discuss which type of dogs, we should breed.