Archives for Dog Ownership

How To Potty Train a Puppy and Make Sure it Sticks

Learn how to potty train a puppy the right way so you never get that nasty, smelly surprise when you come home. Most dog owners don’t know there’s a second, important part to the process.   There are Two Parts to Potty Training The first part everyone knows about. It’s the teaching part, educating your puppy on where they should be going potty. We’ll take you through the steps and include some great tips to help your success. The second part
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Dog Insurance. The Bottom Line.

The Bottom Line is that Dog Insurance is All About Managing Your Risk Let’s start off by asking the most difficult question when it comes to Dog Insurance. Which of these two do you anticipate will cause you the greatest amount of pain? The risk that you insure your dog and never need to draw on it – what else could you have done with that money? Or, the risk that you don’t insure your dog and an injury or
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Doggy Dan Review

Here’s The Method That Is Helping Dog Owners Solve All Dog Behavior Problems Once and For All!     Unfortunately your dog didn’t come with a ‘Manual’. But life’s too short to spend ‘trying’ to find answers on your own!     You are going to love this simple highly effective method for understanding how and why your dog behaves as they do. You will finally feel comfortable knowing you can confidently overcome any disturbing, unwanted, or concerning dog behaviors using
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The Most Aggressive Dog Breeds – Truth and Lies

Any measure of the most aggressive dog breeds is misleading. Sure, there are differences between breeds (and we’ll discuss those), but other factors have far greater influence on dog aggression. Do you know the old story of the blind men and the elephant? Each man touches only a part of the elephant and comes to a different conclusion about its nature. The one who touched the leg said the elephant was like a pillar. The one who touched the trunk said
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Dogs and Babies: Life’s Cutest Moments

dogs and babies   Will Your Dog Survive With a New Baby in the House? There’s a lot of excitement associated with bringing your new baby home.  For you and the other humans in the house at least. But what does your dog think about this unexpected new small, noisy and probably smelly human entering their territory? Let’s take a look at it from your dog’s perspective so that we can think ahead and make sure everyone in the house
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Time Saving Guide to Crates For Dogs

Crates for dogs can be confusing; like walking through a maze. There seem to be so many available that can serve different purposes and meet different needs – for both the dog and dog owner. We will give you the low-down on dog crates and dog cages so you can quickly and easily get to the fundamentals of each type. For more information about how dog owners are using dog crates read our recent articles on Dog Crate Training and DIY
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How to Stop Your Dog Licking Their Paws

Can’t work out why your dog keeps licking his paws like crazy? Think about it. Why do some people chew their fingernails? We all want our dogs to have nice healthy paws like the one pictured, not ones that have been licked pink, or worse, chewed on until they are red-raw.   Why Do Dogs Keep Licking Their Paws? The ‘dog licking paws’ problem comes in two varieties: medical and mental. Let’s say your dog is well-adjusted*, totally relaxed, has
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Here’s How To Get the Best Dog For Kids

Most Dogs Are Potentially One of The Best Dogs For Kids   The Number 1 Rule The Number 1 Rule is that it is the responsibility of parents to train the dog to accept that the dog is not the pack leader. The dog’s position within the family is merely as one of the pack and that role will dictate how a dog will behave in most circumstances.       Child Safety But that’s not all that is involved; parents
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Dog Whistle Essentials – What You Need to Know

Do you need a dog whistle? What’s the best dog whistle for you and your dog? The answers are not quite as simple as you think.   Let’s start with the first question first. Do You Need a Dog Whistle? The key feature of any dog whistle is that the sound carries further and more clearly than your voice. You can communicate with your dog at a distance and when out of sight. Hunters and herders use whistles to communicate with
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