Many people think that dogs just innately know how to walk politely on a leash, but this skill is something that needs to be trained. Fortunately, it’s one of the easier skills to teach a puppy. Introduce him to the collar or harness and leash. Start out by letting him get used to wearing a […]
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45 people in 13 different states have come down with a multi drug-resistant strain of Salmonella. 12 have been hospitalized, but as yet there have been no deaths. A link was made to pig ear dog treats after 34 people reported having contact with a dog prior to getting sick. Officials from the Michigan Department […]
Having a dog that displays aggression can be frustrating. You love your dog, and even if you aren’t worried about your dog hurting anybody, it can feel isolating to have a dog that shows aggressive behavior to the point where others stay away and you avoid taking your dog out of the house as much […]
The FDA is investigating potential links between canine heart disease and diet — specifically grain-free diets. We’ve compiled the information you need to know to understand this ongoing investigation. What is the FDA Investigating? It is easy to panic anytime we see an FDA headline about pet food. After all, keeping our dogs healthy is essential to us, […]
Walker was a breeder of Standard Poodles, dogs who were thought of by many at the time as “sissies.” She knew about the behavior tests that were being held in England for working dogs. An effective and persuasive woman, Walker began approaching dog clubs and breeders with her idea of holding competitive obedience tests at […]
By the 1980s, there was a paradigm shift toward more positive methods in dog training. Only 20 years before, many trainers felt that dogs had to be “broken” in order to be trained. These changes in thinking matched what was happening in the treatment of people with disabilities and mental health problems. In the 1960s, […]
While you may love the flash and fun of summer fireworks, your pet does not. Here are expert-recommended ways to keep your fur baby calm and safe this holiday. Fourth of July fireworks are anything but fun for pets. The loud noises can cause serious anxiety and stress in both cats and dogs. Take extra precautions this […]
Each time you come home, it is heartwarming to be greeted enthusiastically by your dog at the door. And each dog’s greeting ritual is unique—some dogs might wag their tail and lick their owners, and other might jump on their owners or whine or bark at them in greeting. One of the more quirky greetings […]
If you’re traveling with your pet this summer and plan to fly to your pet friendly accommodation, make sure you familiarize yourself with the airline’s pet embargo policy before you book your flight. During the summer, the heat can make pet travel difficult because many airlines don’t allow pets aboard flights-as checked baggage or as […]
“Look” is a useful command for helping your dog acclimate to a new situation or environment. Is your dog easily distracted? Does he spend your entire walk lunging at squirrels and barking at people? Is he unable to to pass a brightly colored umbrella or a playing child without wanting to investigate? If your dog’s […]
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