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  1. Alpha Dog Joins Mine Rescue

    This article is about a two year old Dutch Shepard dog named Ginny. Ginny has spent the last 3/4ths of her life training to help humans in a mine rescue team. The agency Alpha Natural Resources has trained Ginny to work well in underground environments. Ginny has shown to be a real asset to mine […]

  2. Service Dogs Help Washington Soldiers Battling PTSD

    A military base in the state of Washington is helping soldiers cope with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder by using trained dogs. Since 2009, a program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Warrior Transition Battalion has paired 12 live-in service dogs with recovering soldiers. Each service dog requires two years of training at a cost of $20,000. […]

  3. Is My Dog Tax Deductible?

    Old blankets and sheets may seem like junk to you, but to the dogs at your local shelter, they are beds and comfort. Instead of trashing your old linens and towels, donate them to your local shelter.According to Kiplinger, If you moved during the tax year, it might be possible to deduct your moving expenses […]

  4. 7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Dog

    Overpopulation, and consequently euthanization, is the #1 killer of dogs in this country. Visit your local shelter and adopt, or volunteer with a rescue group to help as many dogs in need find great forever homes.Old socks with missing pairs? Make a dog toy out of it! Recycling household products and making dog toys is […]

  5. Handling Abnormal Dog Behavior

    There are many different types of abnormal dog behavior, and sometimes it is pretty difficult to determine whether your dog is really acting abnormally, or it is just a common behavior in your dog. Sometimes the best way to find out is to ask your vet about it. Your dog may have some health problems […]

  6. Treat Your Dog’s Dry Eye

    Dog Dry Eye is a serious ailment that can also occur in cats, although with less frequency. The scientific name of the condition is “kerato-conjunctivitis sicca”, or KCS. This article describes the symptoms, most susceptible breeds, and treatment methods. Also discussed are the behavior which contributes to Dog Dry Eye, as well as a physiological […]

  7. Marie Osmond’s Mutt Rocks!

    The singer, Marie Osmond is sharing her puppy love with the world. The adopted puppy named as George. She says: “They tell me George is a mutt. I grew up with mutt’s…they rock. I’m already head over heels for this little guy”. Congrats are given by her fans for this new family member. Read the […]

  8. The Yankees Need Me!

    The Yankees Need Me! | The Dogington Post Subscribe via RSS The Dogington Post FRONT PAGE Entertainment Awesome Canines Celebrity Pets Weird & Wacky Lifestyle Green Living Lifestyle Trends Your Dog’s Horoscope Travel Stay Dog, Stay Pet-Friendly Places Health Home Remedies Fitness Keeping Dog Healthy Grooming Senior Dogs Homeopathic & Holistic Food & Diet Recall […]

  9. Remembering The Dogs of The Titanic

    Remembering The Dogs of The Titanic | The Dogington Post Subscribe via RSS The Dogington Post FRONT PAGE Entertainment Awesome Canines Celebrity Pets Weird & Wacky Lifestyle Green Living Lifestyle Trends Your Dog’s Horoscope Travel Stay Dog, Stay Pet-Friendly Places Health Home Remedies Fitness Keeping Dog Healthy Grooming Senior Dogs Homeopathic & Holistic Food & […]

  10. Support Our Troops – By Boarding Their Dogs!

    Support Our Troops – By Boarding Their Dogs! | The Dogington Post Subscribe via RSS The Dogington Post FRONT PAGE Entertainment Awesome Canines Celebrity Pets Weird & Wacky Lifestyle Green Living Lifestyle Trends Your Dog’s Horoscope Travel Stay Dog, Stay Pet-Friendly Places Health Home Remedies Fitness Keeping Dog Healthy Grooming Senior Dogs Homeopathic & Holistic […]

  11. Three Easy Tips for Living Green with a Dog

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  12. How to Diagnose Dog Deafness or Blindness

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  13. 5 Ways to Save on Pet Costs

    5 Ways to Save on Pet Costs | The Dogington Post Subscribe via RSS The Dogington Post FRONT PAGE Entertainment Awesome Canines Celebrity Pets Weird & Wacky Lifestyle Green Living Lifestyle Trends Your Dog’s Horoscope Travel Stay Dog, Stay Pet-Friendly Places Health Home Remedies Fitness Keeping Dog Healthy Grooming Senior Dogs Homeopathic & Holistic Food […]

  14. Tug-of-War: A Fun Game or Teaching Your Dog to be Aggressive?

    Tug-of-War: A Fun Game or Teaching Your Dog to be Aggressive? | The Dogington Post Subscribe via RSS The Dogington Post FRONT PAGE Entertainment Awesome Canines Celebrity Pets Weird & Wacky Lifestyle Green Living Lifestyle Trends Your Dog’s Horoscope Travel Stay Dog, Stay Pet-Friendly Places Health Home Remedies Fitness Keeping Dog Healthy Grooming Senior Dogs […]

  15. Black Dog Syndrome: Is It Real?

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  16. Good Habits We Should Learn From Our Dogs

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  17. Brave Pitbull Takes a Bullet for Robbery Victim

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  18. Dog Saves Puppy From Drowning (Owner Needs Brain)

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  19. Dog Training & Care Made Easy…

    Dog & puppy training : House & crate training : Dog problems solved! : Clicker training : Dog tricks ” Dog whispering : Health issues solved! : Grooming : Feeding : Older dogs and much much more…

  20. Dog Training Made Easy…

    Including: House training: Crate training : Obedience Training: Sit : Come : Down : Stay : Wait : Drop : Heel : Challenging recall : ‘Down’ from a distance : Go to your bed : Get ‘off’ : Leave it! : Retrieve : Ring It, and more…

  21. Dog Problems Solved!

    Stop: Aggression : Anxiety : Barking : Biting: Chasing : Chewing : Digging : Jumping up : Pulling on the leash : Territory marking and more!

  22. Puppy Training Made Easy

    House Training : Crate Training : Basic Obedience – Sit, Stay, Come, Down, Wait, Stay, Walk to Heal and more…

  23. Basic & Advance Dog Tricks…

    Teach you dog to: Shake, Wave, Beg, Kiss, Play dead, Speak, Shut the door, Roll-over, Spin & Twirl, By my side, Cross your paws and more…

  24. Dog & Puppy Health & Care

    Choosing & finding a dog : Personality and temperament : Dog life stages & what to do when, Basic obedience and house training, Grooming, Choosing a Vet, Fleas and other health problems, Older dog care…

  25. Why Teach Your Furry Friend Easy Dog Tricks

    Every dog owner likes to be able to show his or her dog off, whether it is because he or she is gorgeous, has mastered easy dog tricks or is the most obedient dog on the block. However, the former and the latter can get boring after a while whereas the ability to perform easy […]

  26. What Easy Dog Tricks Could You Teach Your Faithful Friend?

    There are many things you can do to help you to bond with your dog throughout the course f his or her life. You can take him or her on walks, spend time in each other’s company or teach him or her easy dog tricks. It is the latter that is becoming extremely popular because […]

  27. Easy Dog Tricks And The Treat

    There are very few better feelings if you own a dog than being able to teach your furry friend easy dog tricks. The whole process is rewarding for both you and your pet so you both get something out of it, but only if you do it correctly. Think about it – would you work […]

  28. The Process Of Teaching Easy Dog Tricks

    If you are going to start teaching man’s best friend easy dog tricks in the near future then you are probably wondering how to go about it. After all, it is not just like you can pick it up and get started. As with any other form of education, you have to start at the […]

  29. The Beauty Of Easy Dog Tricks

    Easy dog tricks are extremely popular these days for a number of reasons. Not only is it great to show off the talent of your dogs but it is also good to bond with your pooch as well. As such, if you are looking for ways to keep your dog amused and ticks other boxes […]

  30. A Quick Guide To Easy Dog Tricks

    If you take the time to look around you will find that there are plenty of easy dog tricks out there today that you can teach your dog over a period of a few days. Some of them are the basic level ones that should only take a day or so to pick up whereas […]

  31. Easy Dog Tricks And Your Level Of Experience

    If you own a dog then you may have been considering teaching him or her easy dog tricks for some time now, but if you have not been a dog owner for long then you may have been put off the idea. This can happen for a variety of reasons but the two most common […]

  32. Easy Dog Tricks 101: The Handshake

    When you choose to try out some easy dog tricks on your faithful friend then you should apply the same principles of education as you do to humans. You cannot learn to run before you can walk. As such, you need to start with the simplest of tricks before attempting others, such as play dead. […]

  33. Easy Dog Tricks: Essential Equipment For Success

    If you are planning on teaching your faithful friend easy dog tricks in the near future then you may well think that there is nothing to it. Alternatively, you may go the opposite way and be wary of the experience or even really apprehensive. If you fall into either of these schools of thought instead […]

  34. Clickers And Easy Dog Tricks

    There has been a debate raging amongst dog owners, professional trainers and other individuals involved in dogs as to whether clickers should be used to train dogs in any way, shape or form. Some say definitely not, others say that there is nothing wrong with it and then there are the few individuals that sit […]

  35. Your Role In Housebreaking A Dog

    It is a fact that housebreaking a dog can be hard work, especially in the case of getting a new puppy or a rescue dog that has no prior experience of toilet training at all. You may find surprises in your kitchen for months to come after you first take your pooch in but you […]

  36. What Is Housebreaking A Dog?

    If you are new to owning a dog or have had them for years but have never actually read up on how to handle a new puppy then you may not be sure of what the term “housebreaking a dog” implies. If this applies to you then you will have to understand it fully in […]

  37. Housebreaking A Dog And The Importance Of Routine

    Any form of training that you undertake with your dog should be planned out and used in conjunction with his or her daily routine. This is purely and simply because a routine is an effective way to teach him or her without providing an unsettling experience. This is especially important when you are housebreaking a […]

  38. The Dos And Don’ts Of Housebreaking A Dog

    Housebreaking a dog is no easy task and is one of the first challenges you will face as a dog owner. It should not be underestimated because it is a huge challenge. After all, man and man’s best friend have to learn to work together quickly to avoid messes in the house. However, many owners […]

  39. Housebreaking A Dog: Your Rescue Dog

    There is no more rewarding an experience than adopting a dog from a local rescue. People queue up for puppies when they are ready to leave their mothers but fewer people rescue dogs, especially those that are above a couple of years of age. The idea that rescue dogs are problem dogs is completely unfounded, […]

  40. Puppy Secrets For Housebreaking A Dog

    If you have just adopted a new puppy then expect a little frustration over the coming weeks. Housebreaking a dog that is only a few weeks old can take a lot of time, energy and patience, but by choosing a puppy you effectively signed up for that anyway! However, if you start housebreaking a dog […]

  41. How To Housebreak A Dog!

    Many dog owners have made one cardinal mistake in the past – they have believed that it would be easy to have their new pooch eating out of the palm of their hands immediately, figuratively speaking of course! Housebreaking a dog is nowhere near as easy though and there is no one way to carry […]

  42. Essential Tools For Housebreaking A Dog

    If you have recently or are about to become the owner of a dog then the likelihood is that you are thinking about how much fun owning a dog will actually be. Instead, you should actually be thinking about how much hard work you should put in during the first few weeks to ensure that […]

  43. Housebreaking A Dog With Crate Training

    The use of a crate in dog training is highly debated amongst experts and dog lovers alike. Some swear by it in terms of housebreaking a dog but others do not like the idea. It is one of those training options that you have to decide upon for yourself, but the fact remains that the […]

  44. Housebreaking A Dog In Relation To The Breed

    It is a fact that housebreaking a dog and the results you should expect depend on a lot of factors. Although it is a hotly debated topic, it is a fact that the breed of your dog can and will affect exactly how long it will take you to train him or her to go […]

  45. Stopping Dog Aggression: Dealing With The Root Cause

    No matter what other advice or information you read if you are looking for a solution to help you in your quest for stopping dog aggression, the one piece that you cannot ignore is this – you have to find the root cause before any attempt at stopping dog aggression can ever work. Stopping dog […]

  46. Stopping Dog Aggression: The Types Of Dog Aggression

    If you are looking into stopping dog aggression then you would be mistaken if you think that there is one solution for every dog out there to stop aggression in its tracks once and for all. Dogs are like humans in that they all have their own personalities and some will respond to certain incentives […]

  47. Stopping Dog Aggression In Its Tracks!

    Stopping dog aggression is essential if you want to ensure that your dog lives a long and happy life. That is a fact because aggression is a sign of insecurity, anxiety and fear in many cases. As such, as soon as dog aggression occurs you have to put an end to it immediately. This may […]

  48. Dog Agility Training And Equipment: A Quick Introduction

    If you are a dog owner then you may have heard of dog agility training and equipment and the hours of entertainment and exercise it can give to man’s best friend. You may even have seen it without realising, but if you want your dog to benefit from it then you need to know a […]

  49. Using Training Techniques For Dog Agility Training And Equipment

    Anyone that has ever tried to train a dog will fully recognise the fact that you have to employ different techniques to make sure that your dog picks up different skills. Not only is this to ensure that you can hold your dog’s interest but also to help your dog remember them all. If you […]

  50. Dog Agility Training And Equipment: The Agility Course

    Looking into dog agility training and equipment can be a long and interesting business. Not only do you have to consider how your dog will react to such training but you have to consider the agility course itself as well. Of course, the obstacles are essential because without them there would be no agility training […]

  51. How To Teach Your Dog Agility Training And Equipment

    Teaching a dog to roll over, sit, stay and heel is the extent of many dog owners’ training when it comes to their beloved pet pooches. There is absolutely nothing wrong with that at all because it teaches basic obedience and keeps both parties content. However, some dog owners may take it one step further […]

  52. To Train Or Not To Train With Dog Agility Training And Equipment?

    Whether you have examined the world of dog agility training and equipment or not yet, everyone can recognise that the idea of teaching your dog such a level of skill is daunting. How will you do it? Are there any rules to follow? Will your dog be able to do it? All of the above […]

  53. What Is A “Mat” And How Do I Get Rid Of Them?

    A mat is basically a tangle of hair, often with undercoat, that has formed a knot tight enough to resist brushing and combing. Mats tend to form on dogs with thick, long, curly, or double coats in corners of the body and areas with longer hair, such as the base of legs, the anal area […]

  54. Should I Get A Dog That Sheds Often?

    There are various types of dog coats. Some are short, some are long, some are coarse or wiry, while others are silky. Some dogs shed heavily all year long and some shed seasonally with a moderate amount of shedding. The amount of shedding will determine the amount of hair you have lying around the house, […]

  55. Keeping Your Dog’s Eyes Clean and Healthy

    Cleaning your dog’s eyes more or less depends on his type of breed. Dogs with protruding eyes and wrinkles on their face such as the Pekingese, Pug, and Boston Terrier, need to have their eyes cleaned on a regular basis. On the other hand, other types of breeds do not require as much attention. Different […]

  56. How to Groom a Long Coat

    The long coated small breeds are characterized by a certain appealing full fluffiness, as opposed to the parted coat-breeds, which are characterized by long, smooth, flowing hair, which is more similar to long human hair. For this reason, keep this in mind when grooming long-coated small dogs: Think of the coat standing out from the […]

  57. Grooming Tools Inventory: Part II

    The following is a list of more tools and equipment for grooming your dog: Hydraulic grooming table (23″ X 36”) with tailgate in position 23″ x 47”): This table works great for grooming dogs of all sizes and weights. It can be lowered to 29” from the floor and raised to 35 1/2” at its […]

  58. Grooming Tools Inventory: Part I

    Certain tools are required to properly groom your dog. All dogs should have the basic supplies such as brush, comb, and scissors. However, long coats require different grooming tools than smooth coats, wire coats, and curly coats. The following is a list of tools you will need for grooming: Boar’s Bristle Brush: This brush works […]

  59. Grooming the Medium Coat

    Another type of coat that is easy to groom is the medium coat. Many medium-coated dogs should remain entirely natural without trimming, clipping, or shaping. The medium coat does not tangle, mat, hold on to dirt, or require special attention other than regular brushing and the occasional bath. Long hair on the feet should be […]

  60. 8 Steps To Grooming Your Dog’s Ears

    Whether your dog’s ears are long and droopy, or short and catlike, they require attention to make sure that they stay clean and free of problems. Ears produce wax, trap dirt, grow hair, retain moisture, and can easily develop infections when they are neglected. Check your dog’s ears every day. lf your dog is used […]

  61. 6 Steps To Grooming a Wavy or Curly-Coated Sporting Breed

    Grooming a dog with a curly or a wavy coat is not as simple as grooming one that has a short and smooth coat. For example, take the the “water breeds”. They are sporting dogs with extremely harsh curly coats. Because these dogs typically spend a lot of time out in the field, retrieving items […]

  62. 3 Ways to Dry the Coat

    There are three methods that can be applied to properly dry the coat, depending on the breed of dog you are working with. These are: The fluff-dry method, the cage drying method, and the towel-dry method. The first method and perhaps the most difficult to achieve is the fluff-dry method. A high-speed floor dryer is […]

  63. How to Stop Your Dog from Barking by Using Treats

    If you have done your research ahead of adopting your dog, then you will likely find that there is an ever growing majority of dog trainers, dog experts, and veterinarians who support positive reinforcement training as the most humane and effective form of dog training. This method is based on the principle of rewarding your […]

  64. Eliminating Excessive Barking in Your Dog

    When it comes to putting your dog’s excessive barking to a stop, just a little bit of training can go a very long way. This is an important fact to recognize because the longer you allow your dog to continue its chronic barking, the more time, effort, money, and frustration you will spend on having […]

  65. Use a No Bark Collar to Stop Your Dog’s Excessive Barking

    Excessive barking is a problem that a new puppy can bring home from the start, or that can develop over time after you’ve already had the dog for a little while. It is among the most common complaints of dog owners (and their neighbors). Dogs are highly inclined to barking when they are introduced into […]

  66. Using Crate Training To Minimize Your Dog’s Excessive Barking

    Crate training is a highly applauded form of training your dog that can have benefits that reach out into many different kinds of behaviors. Indeed, it can keep your dog in a safe place where you know that it cannot hurt itself or damage your belongings while it is unsupervised, but it can also have […]

  67. How Background Noise Can Stop a Dog from Barking

    In the effort to stop your dog from barking, you can feel like you’re ready to try just about anything. Fortunately, there are some easy tips and tricks if – used properly and consistently – can help to ease your frustrations, extend your patience, and reduce your inclination to do something drastic. Even better is […]

  68. How to Stop Your Dog From Barking at Night

    Excessive barking in your dog can be frustrating during the daytime for both you and your neighbors. But if you find that your dog continues this habit during the night, it will be much more challenging for you and your neighbors to remain patient with your pet. For one thing, it is annoying, but for […]

  69. Make Sure Illness Is Not The Cause Of Your Dog’s Chronic Barking

    Your dog may bark a lot, and the racket it makes may be driving you crazy. However before you explore all of the different ways that you can put a stop to the problem, it is important that you first find out the reason behind the noise your pet is making. Barking may be the […]

  70. Increase Your Dogs Exercise To Stop Its Constant Barking

    Providing your dog with the daily exercise it requires will positively impact its behaviour. While this sounds like common sense, some dog owners forget the importance of exercising their dogs from time to time and this can result in the development of negative behaviour problems, such as chronic barking. Therefore, if your pet tends to […]

  71. Stopping Your Dog From Barking Caused By Aggression

    If you have grown tired of your dog’s non-stop barking, it is time to put an end to it, and take control of the situation. That said, in order to achieve this goal, you need to find out the reason(s) why your dog is barking in the first place. There are different reasons that could […]

  72. Prevent Your Dog From Barking Constantly When It Is Home Alone

    When a dog is not familiar with its surroundings, it may be more prone to barking because it feels uncertain and is on its guard. Due to this fact, you may notice that the first time you bring your pet home or move to a new location, it may bark more than normal, especially when […]

  73. Why it is Important to Break a Puppy’s Biting Habit

    When you own a puppy, it doesn’t take long to discover that mouthing and biting are a regular behavior that they seem to pick up from the very start. It is also a behavior that you should expect to have to try to stop as soon as you possibly can. Remember that puppies grow very […]

  74. Understanding Why Your Puppy Bites

    Biting is a behavior that is universal to all puppies. That said, it is also one that is highly undesirable and that you will need to take specific action to eliminate. This is because while a biting puppy may seem cute, a biting dog can be destructive and even dangerous. It is much easier to […]

  75. Training is Key to Breaking Your Puppy’s Biting Habit

    When you bring your sweet, fuzzy little puppy home, the odds are that you’ve already been thinking about how you will be training your new pet… eventually. Obedience training, with commands such as sit, down, and come, are what typically comes to mind for most new dog owners when they think about the word “training”. […]

  76. Tips You Can Use to Stop Your Puppy From Biting

    When you have adopted a puppy, along with housetraining and teaching your dog how to be a good member of the family, you also have to make sure that your pup learns not to bite. There is a great deal of information available on this topic, but many of the techniques are conflicting and can […]

  77. Using Dog Toys to Teach Your Puppy Not to Bite

    One of the more common methods that owners are beginning to use to teach their dogs not to bite people is through a technique that involves their toys. The main problem that many owners face in training their dogs not to bite is that they don’t realize that this means that no form of biting […]

  78. Teach Your Puppy Not to Bite Through Proper Socialization

    Socialization is highly important to your puppy as it helps it to develop a better understanding of how it should behave, and to be more comfortable with people and other animals so that it understands what is expected of it. Socialization helps your dog to comprehend that people and dogs are not necessarily threats, and […]

  79. The Impact of Play Biting on Your Puppy’s Behavior

    When you adopt a puppy, the fact is that – without exception – that puppy will bite. Indeed, the issue is not terribly serious when the puppy is still small (though the little needle teeth aren’t always fun when they’re tearing your possessions, your clothing, or piercing your skin – but it is important to […]

  80. Establish Your Role As Leader To Stop Puppy Biting

    Puppies bite for all different kids of reasons. Sometimes it is in play, while other times it may be an act of aggression. The reality is, however, that no form of puppy biting – regardless of the motive – is something you should ever encourage. When a pup is allowed to get away with biting […]

  81. Stop Puppy Biting During Play By Teaching Your Dog It’s Not Fun to Bite

    Puppies are very cute and adorable, but their sweet looks and need for affection isn’t the only thing you will associate with your pup. The reason is as soon as you begin to play with your new companion, you will quickly discover that it likes to bite. The problem is, while biting is really only […]

  82. Stop Puppy Biting With These Three Tips

    Like many other dog owners, you may have been looking for ways to stop your puppy from biting. During your research, you might have come across various methods and suggestions that conflict with one another, leaving you to wonder what advice you should take. The following are three tips you can keep in mind that […]

  83. Choosing the Right Dog Food to Avoid Obesity

    Commercial dog food – both wet (canned) and dry – is the main component of the diet of most dogs. The dog food formulas that are easily available at pet supply stores make feeding your dog extremely easy and convenient. It means that all you need to do is scoop the food into your dog’s […]

  84. The Latest Developments in Homemade Dog Food

    Though commercial dog foods sold at pet stores are still the most common meals fed to our canine pets, there is an ever-growing movement of pet owners who are choosing to take matters into their own hands and make their dog’s food at home. This allows them to develop a better awareness of their animal’s […]

  85. Use the Nutrition Label to Choose the Best Dog Food

    After the pet food scare a few years ago, and the discovery of very poor ingredients in foods since that time, pet owners are becoming much more aware of what they are feeding their dogs and want to know how they can go about discovering what kind of nutrition is available within the package of […]

  86. Feeding a Dog With Food Intolerances

    It is only now becoming recognized that food intolerances are more common among dogs than allergies to foods. In fact among dogs, about 10 to 12 percent will have or develop a food allergy. On the other hand, approximately half of all dogs have or will develop an intolerance. Intolerances are different than allergies. They […]

  87. Feeding and Nutrition Needs by Dog Breed

    Though you likely already know that every dog breed has its own appearance, temperament, and care needs, what many dog owners did not realize is that there are also different nutritional needs, as well. This is not necessarily because they are so entirely different from one another, but because they have different activity and exercise […]

  88. The History of Dog Food

    When you think about dog food, the odds are that you think of the packaged kibble or the canned food that you see on the store shelves today. However, that is only a recent development. After all, the position of the dog in the human family is also only a recent development. At one time, […]

  89. Catering to Your Dog’s Individual Tastes With Different Flavors

    As you know, your dog is an individual, and as such, it has its own personal tastes when it comes to the flavors that it enjoys in its foods.  Therefore, even if you’ve already had a dog of the same breed before, it doesn’t mean that your current dog will enjoy the same foods and […]

  90. Four Ways To Help Make Sure Dog Food Doesn’t Lead to Travel Sickness

    Many dog owners like to travel with their pets and enjoy taking their canine companions with them on all different kinds of trips. However, while your dog will be happy to go with you wherever you want to take it, travelling can be very hard on your pet’s digestive system. Travel is a huge change […]

  91. The Importance Of Establishing A Dog Food Meal Routine

    As a dog owner, it is important that you understand the need for establishing a routine when it comes to feeding your dog. The reason is it is essential for making sure your dog is fed the same amount every day, as it regulates their elimination schedule, and helps you to better predict their behaviour […]

  92. Common Allergies Linked To Dog Food

    Just as humans can suffer from food allergies, so can dogs, and the instances of canines suffering from this type of allergy continues to increase. It’s not entirely understood why more and more dogs appear to be allergic to their food, whether this is because they are becoming more intolerant to food or because it […]

  93. Why Should You Crate Train Your New Puppy?

    When you first bring home a puppy, it is important to realize that you have a great deal of responsibility coming up over the next few months and that you will likely be more busy with your new family member than you had anticipated. Even if you’ve already raised a puppy, it is easy to […]

  94. Using a Crate to Help Get a Better Sleep at Night

    During the first few weeks that you own your new dog, you may start to feel as though you’ve brought home a new baby. You need to be ready for some whimpering when it’s time to go to bed, and there will be times that you hear whining during the night. Keep in mind that […]

  95. Use Crate Training To Establish Yourself as Family Alpha

    Bringing home a new puppy or dog is an exciting time. When you first bring your fuzzy new family member into your home, it’s natural to want to make it feel comfortable and to feel inclined to neglect some of your intended rules. That said, if you don’t get started on establishing the rules of […]

  96. The Benefit of Crate Training to Housebreaking

    Crate training has a number of important benefits to both the pet owner and to the dog itself. Among the most appreciated, beyond the overall happiness and calm that it can bring to the dog as a member of the family, is in the efforts toward housebreaking. By combining your housebreaking and crate training, you […]

  97. Acclimatizing Your Dog to Crate Training

    Crate training is a highly recommended form of training for dogs, with a long list of benefits associated with it. That said, there is no single way to properly crate train a dog. Every expert has his or her own spin on the best way to accomplish the process, each developed over years of experience […]

  98. The Golden Rules of Dog Crate Training

    In order to provide your dog with a lifestyle that will make it happy and healthy, you will need to start with structure. Dogs thrive when they have rules to follow as it helps them to feel secure in knowing when they are behaving themselves, what is expected of them, and what they can expect […]

  99. How to Select the Right Crate Training Supplies

    Obedience training and teaching your dog how to behave within your home is vitally important to your dog’s ability to live happily as a member of your family. It is an essential part of your relationship with your dog and to be able to enjoy your time together throughout the dog’s lifetime. Pet owners frequently […]

  100. Crate Training And Car Travel Are The Perfect Combination

    Many dogs love car rides, and you have likely seen a dog sitting in a car with its head sticking out the window enjoying the rush of the wind. While this certainly does look cute and the canine is enjoying itself, the reality is that this can actually be quite dangerous for both the owner […]

  101. Crate Training Can Help Make Trips To The Vet A More Positive Experience

    Most dogs are not wild about visiting the vet. The smells of unfamiliar animals and people, combined with being examined by a strange human, often makes for very unpleasant experiences and associations. However, there are ways that you can make a trip to the vets a more positive experience for your pet, and crate training […]

  102. Crate Train Your Dog Before Air Travel To Ensure The Best Experience For You and Your Pet

    If you are thinking about taking your dog on a trip that involves airplane transportation, there are a few things you are going to need to take into consideration before you leave. The reason is, just as sitting on a plane can be a cramped experience for human passengers, it’s even more so for canine […]

  103. How Owner Irresponsibility Can Cause Illness in Dogs

    Making sure that your [i4w_db__DogBreed] is a healthy and happy dog stems from the decisions you make during its life. You are in total control of your dog’s wellbeing and happiness. You decide what [i4w_ud_DogName] eats, how often and how much, and how much exercise you take together, when training is given, what medical attention […]

  104. Should You Obtain Pet Insurance for Your Dog?

    Obtaining pet insurance for a [i4w_db__DogBreed] is something every owner needs to think about carefully before making a decision as there are many considerations. You may remember pet insurance being discussed in [i4w_db__DogBreed]s Made Easy, and recall that insurance cover has both benefits and drawbacks depending on the terms of each of the many different […]

  105. How to Meet the Nutritional Needs of a Senior Dog

    By the time they reach eight years of age, most [i4w_db__DogBreed]s  are considered to be senior dogs. At this point in their lives, their bodies will start to really slow down and will undergo significant changes. They may not move as quickly, will often sleep more, and will have new nutritional requirements. When you get […]

  106. Can You Give Your Dog the Wrong Attention?

    Loving your [i4w_db__DogBreed]is easy to do. Lavishing affection on your dog is something that you will both enjoy, increases your bond, and is an important part of its growth, development, socialization, and wellbeing. However, while you can never give [i4w_ud_DogName] too much attention, it is possible to give it the wrong attention. That may sound […]

  107. The 3 Biggest Mistakes When Teaching the “Come” Command to Dogs

    The “Come” command is one of the obedience commands that should be considered the most important in your relationship with [i4w_ud_DogName]. It is extremely important for [i4w_ud_DogName]’s safety – and your enjoyment of your dog as a family member – that you can use a recall command reliably with your [i4w_db__DogBreed]. But there are three […]

  108. Playtime for Your Dog

    It is very important that the different types of training never be overlooked when raising your dog, especially right at the very beginning. Housetraining, obedience and socialization are all key ingredients to living a harmonious and pleasurable life with your [i4w_db__DogBreed]. But many dog owners find that they become so wrapped up in their attempts […]

  109. Training Your Family to Train Your Dog

    If you’ve been following all of the training “rules” for [i4w_db__DogBreed]s to the letter, using the right rewards-based, positive training techniques, remaining patient and being consistent, but still aren’t seeing the results you expected, you may be feeling rather frustrated and are wondering what is going wrong. If you’ve already considered everything that you’re doing, […]

  110. Making Dog Training Treats at Home

    When you decide to make your own dog treats for [i4w_ud_DogName], then you have full control over the amount of fat, sugar, and overall calories that will be included in the result. Furthermore, you’ll know exactly how much of every ingredient has been included. And you’ll be able to avoid chemicals and preservatives that aren’t […]

  111. The Importance of the “Stay” Command for Dogs (And Their Owners)

    Since the [i4w_db__DogBreed] is a relatively easy dog to train (assuming that you’ve used the reward-based training method from your copy of [i4w_db__DogBreed]s Made Easy), you likely found that the initial obedience commands such as “sit”, “down”, and “come” weren’t terribly difficult to master. With a bit of patience and consistency, the [i4w_db__DogBreed] is eager […]

  112. Choosing Healthy Treats for Your Dog

    Treats are a fun way to give [i4w_ud_DogName] something special to eat instead of the regular kibble. You can also use treats to help with the training process by offering them as rewards when [i4w_ud_DogName] has performed the command properly. However, if you’re going to be giving these extra bits of food to your dog, […]

  113. The Difference a Treat Makes When Training Your Dog

    Reward-based training is, by far, the most effective training technique for the majority of [i4w_db__DogBreed]s. Not only is the method humane, but it works with this breed’s natural instinct to please its master in its behaviors. The rewards used in reward-based training techniques can be anything that the dog finds pleasurable. However, with [i4w_db__DogBreed]s, a […]

  114. Leaving Your Dog at Home Alone

    [i4w_db__DogBreed]s, as you may have read in the history section of your copy of [i4w_db__DogBreed]s Made Easy, are very loyal to their owners and love nothing more than to spend time with them.  This makes them wonderful pets, but it also makes them one of the dog breeds that is at the greatest risk from […]

  115. Using the Right Tone of Voice to Train your Dog

    Through rewards-based training and consistency, [i4w_ud_DogName] should be learning a great deal about housebreaking, socialization, house rules, and perhaps even some obedience. But did you know that the tone of voice that you use can have a tremendous impact on the respect that [i4w_ud_DogName] will have for you and, therefore, how likely your dog will […]

  116. How to Raise a Confident Dog

    Your copy of [i4w_db__DogBreed]s Made Easy shows you that a well raised [i4w_db__DogBreed] (aside from extreme circumstances of mental illness) is one that is friendly and gentle with the people it knows, without any real tendency toward physical aggression.  But a [i4w_db__DogBreed] that has not been raised to be a confident individual can develop deep-set […]

  117. House Training Your Dog

    Through the information you have discovered in [i4w_db__DogBreed]s Made Easy and the emails you have already received, you already know the importance of being consistent in your training efforts.  This is critical, not only for obedience training [i4w_ud_DogName] but for all forms of training, including housetraining. The main trouble with housetraining isn’t typically the [i4w_db__DogBreed].  […]

  118. Things to Consider When Buying Products for your Dog

    After reading through [i4w_db__DogBreed]s Made Easy, you will already know about the right collar size, the correct type of leash, the proper crate, food and water bowls, how to tell a good dog food apart from a bad one, and even the grooming supplies that will help you provide proper care for [i4w_ud_DogName]. However, even […]

  119. Your Dog’s Training Starts Today

    By now, you’ve likely had the chance to read over some, if not all of [i4w_db__DogBreed]s Made Easy and have a good idea of what makes [i4w_ud_DogName] tick.  Naturally, no book can show you precisely what to expect from every individual of the breed, but you have a much better understanding of how the typical […]

  120. Dogs Need Consistency in Training

    Hopefully, you’ve now had chance to download your copy of [i4w_ud_DogBreed]s Made Easy and at least familiarized yourself with the content.  If so, you’ll have noticed that as well as loads of really useful information about owning and caring for [i4w_ud_DogName], there is also plenty of information devoted to training too.  And if you look […]

  121. Clicker Training 101 – Lesson 12 – ‘Free Shaping’ With A Clicker

    Here’s the cool training technique I mentioned… Free-shaping (or free time) is when make make up their tricks. Youdon’t set out to try and teach them any specific trick – you just wait and see what your dog might do – and if youy like it, you Click that action and give a treat! For […]

  122. Clicker Training 101 – Lesson 11 – More Cool Clicker Training Techniques

    We have reached the end of Clicker Training 101 but I wanted to show you some more video examples of some cools clicker training techniques. If you think these are cool look out tomorrow for an amazing way to get your dog to do some very unusual and unique trickes using a technique called “Free […]

  123. Clicker Training 101 – Lesson 10 – Handling Problems – 2

    Here are some more potential Clicker Training Problems… It doesn’t work Oh, our friend. That just means you haven’t tried long enough or hard enough. All dogs are trainable and trust us when we say “all”. Some are more stubborn, some have their own ideas about how they want to do things, and some are […]

  124. Clicker Training 101 – Lesson 9 – Handling Problems – 1

    It’s unlikely that your clicker training will proceed without incident. You might run into some problems, either with your technique or with your subject (your dog). That’s what this section is about. We’ll look at some common clicker training problems and concerns. Remember that our information is general in nature. You know your dog the […]

  125. Clicker Training 101 – Lesson 8 – Continuing Your Clicker Training

    Not only are you working here to get desirable behavior from your dog, but to get more desirable behavior all the time. That is, while we originally said to click even if the dog doesn’t sit all the way down when you give the “sit” command, eventually you want to mold the dog’s behavior so […]

  126. Clicker Training 101- Lesson 7 – More Clicker Training Tips

    Below are some more clicker training tips… A click is more powerful than words when you are training a dog. The click means that the behavior was accurate and a treat is following. This is powerful stuff for a dog. You can use the clicker beyond daily training. Say someone comes in your door and […]

  127. Clicker Training 101- Lesson 6 – Clicker Training Your Dog

    When it’s time to train your dog, think about these things: We talked about conditioning. When you first begin clicker training, your dog is responding to classical training (the Pavlov example) which is, he will respond because he wants the reward. But in the end, it’s operant conditioning that does the full job here. When […]

  128. Clicker Training 101- Lesson 5 – How To Begin Clicker Training Your Dog?

    Clicker training a dog is easier than using many other methods of training. Because the dog gets a positive reinforcement when he does something right, he is usually excited and enthusiastic about behaving in a way that will result in rewards over and over again. In this part, we’ll look at the details of how […]

  129. Clicker Training 101- Lesson 4 – Is Clicker Training Right For Your Dog?

    When it comes to our pets, we are a society that’s based on blind obedience. Many of us want our dogs to obey us without question, to be obedient because we tell them to. But many more dog owners want something more. That is, we want our dogs to be obedient, but also enjoyable to […]

  130. Clicker Training 101- Lesson 3 – What Is Clicker Training?

    Are you familiar with “Pavlov’s Dogs” or Skinner’s conditioning methods? If so, you are at least vaguely aware of what clicker training might be about. You see, more than humans, dogs are creatures of habit. They respond reflexively to situations that we might think about critically first. In that way, then, dogs, are well suited […]

  131. Clicker Training 101- Lesson 2 – Why Training?

    If you have just acquired a puppy and you’re in the throes of first love, you might wonder why you have to get down to business and train him. He’s cute, he’s cuddly and you don’t want to ruin all that cute cuddliness with training, right? Training is critical to keeping you and your dog […]

  132. Clicker Training 101 – Lesson 1 – Introduction

    Dogs are creatures of habit and training. Most dogs actually revel in the feeling of behavioral training because expectations are as clear as the consequences. Clicker training is gaining in popularity because many dog trainers and owners claim that their dogs respond, behave and seem to enjoy the system. First used with other animals like […]

  133. Clicker Training 101 – Welcome

    Dear [i4w_db_FirstName], Welcome to Clicker Training 101… The in-depth, step-by-step guide with that explains exactly how to use the same simple tool to train your dog that professional animal trainers use! If you’re like most people, you dream of having a well-trained [i4w_db__DogBreed] that responds to your commands, is properly socialized, and doesn’t terrorize the […]

  134. Separation Anxiety And Dogs

    Why Does It Happen? Anxiety related problems – and, in particular, separation anxiety – usually occur as a result of a dog’s over-attachment to its owner.  Essentially, the dog becomes so emotionally attached to its owner that as soon as it is left alone it feels enormous tension – and this manifests itself in numerous […]

  135. Papillon

    A Quick Look at the Papillon… The Papillon is a small, alert and elegant dog. Also known as the Continental Toy Spaniel, and sometimes called the “Butterfly Dog” because his ears give the appearance of butterfly wings, he is a hardy and lively breed that loves human company and is intelligent and highly trainable. An […]

  136. Standard Poodle

    A Quick Look at the Standard Poodle… The Standard Poodle is a lovely dog, and is the original and largest in size of the three Poodle varieties. He is a proud and graceful pooch that is good natured and dignified. He enjoys life, is very intelligent, and is considered to be one of the most […]

  137. Chinese Shar Pei

    A Quick Look at the Chinese Shar Pei… The Chinese Shar Pei, commonly known as the Shar Pei, is an ancient breed of dog that originated 2,000 years ago in China. He has a very distinct appearance, as his face and body are covered in deep wrinkles, and he has a rather unique hippopotamus-like head […]

  138. Puggle

    A Quick Look at the Puggle… The Puggle is a hybrid dog that is the result of crossing a Beagle with a Pug. They are a very popular breed that is quite cute, energetic and loving. They can have a very sweet-temper, and can be social, playful and intelligent. They are a wonderful small companion […]

  139. Pug

    A Quick Look at the Pug dog… The Pug dog is a charming small breed that is well recognized for his black masked muzzle, wrinkled face and dark bulbous eyes. They are a very playful breed with an even temper and a loving personality. He is highly social, enjoying the company of humans and thriving […]

  140. Toy Poodle

    A Quick Look at the Toy Poodle… An amazingly intelligent dog, the Toy Poodle is the smallest of the three Poodle varieties. They are highly trainable, learn quickly and are exceptionally skilled at obedience, agility and retrieving. This breed has both the brains and the beauty to be a top dog. Toy Poodles are delightful […]

  141. Pomeranian

    A Quick Look at the Pomeranian… The Pomeranian is a very lively and devoted pet, who is not shy or quiet by any means. He is a bold (and even cocky) companion who has a big personality despite his small size. This toy breed is rather independent and not afraid of larger dogs; there is […]

  142. English Bulldog

    A Quick Look at the English Bulldog… The English Bulldog, not surprisingly, comes from Great Britain where its first use was in bull baiting – hence the name of the breed. Bull baiting by using dogs came to an end in 1935 when it was officially banned. However, the breed was so loved that it […]

  143. Miniature Schnauzer

    A Quick Look at the Miniature Schnauzer… The Miniature Schnauzer is a small canine that is highly active, robust and is classified as a type of terrier. They are very busy dogs that like to play and are exceptionally affectionate, devoted and enthusiastic. Mini schnauzers are intelligent and very trainable. They are also quite alert […]

  144. Maltese Dogs

    A Quick Look at the Maltese Dogs… Maltese dogs are little all-white dogs that are very gentle-mannered and loving. They are lively, playful and are quite fearless in spite of their small size. Malties learn quickly and excel at obedience and tricks. They are highly affectionate, very devoted to their owner, and are wonderful companions […]

  145. Lhasa Apso

    A Quick Look at the Lhasa Apso… The Lhasa Apso is a small and resilient dog that is very independent and dignified. He has a cheerful disposition, is mischievous, aloof and has a mind of his own. While he loves his family and is a proud member of his pack, his goal in life is […]

  146. Havanese

    A Quick Look at the Havanese… The small and friendly Havenese dog is the National Dog of Cuba and is a sturdy canine that is incredibly playful and loves the attention of people. He is an excellent companion for single owners and families with older and more considerate children. He is a gentle, cheerful and […]

  147. Dalmatian

    A Quick Look at the Dalmatian… The Dalmatian has a unique personality and an even more unique appearance, as he is the only spotted canine breed. Their spotted coat is their most distinct feature and makes them one of the easiest dogs to recognize. Alert and highly active, Dalmatians are beautiful canines that possess incredible […]

  148. Boxer Dog

    A Quick Look at the Boxer dog… Boxer dogs are happy and high-spirited mid-sized dogs that are playful, curious and energetic. They are well-conditioned, and athletic. Their expression is very alert and intelligent, and this breed enjoys learning and having a challenge. He is smart and excels at many different things including guarding, competitive obedience, […]

  149. Cockapoo

    A Quick Look at the Cockapoo… The Cockapoo is a relatively recent breed that is a hybrid between the Cocker Spaniel and the Miniature Poodle. There are three different sizes of Cockapoo, the Toy, the Mini, and the Standard.  They were created with the intention of developing a breed of dog that is very sharp […]

  150. Chihuahua

    A Quick Look at the Chihuahua… Chihuahuas are tiny little dogs that look solid with a big round head that feature huge round dark eyes with a short pointy nose and alert ears. This is the smallest of all the dog breeds and comes in two different coat types. A Quick Look at the Chihuahua… […]

  151. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

    A Quick Look at the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel… Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are on the larger end of the toy dog spectrum, with a loving heart that is tremendously large It has a gorgeous medium length wavy coat and long ears on which long wavy fur helps them to frame the face. They are […]

  152. Shetland Sheepdog

    A Quick Look at the Sheltie… The Sheltie or Shetland Sheepdog, is a small canine that is native to the Scottish Shetland Islands. Shetlands are loyal, intelligent and eager to please their owners. They are affectionate, very trainable and have a pleasant temperament. Their docile and loveable nature makes them ideal pets, and their alertness […]

  153. Boston Terrier

    A Quick Look at the Boston Terrier… The Boston Terrier, also known as the Boston Bull Terrier, is a very lively and intelligent breed of dog that has a wonderful personality. They are very determined and active and have a strong appearance, despite their small size. He has a very compact body and has a […]

  154. Border Collie

    A Quick Look at the Border Collie… The Border Collie is a bright, energetic, hardy working dog that is longer than it is tall and is medium-sized. Extremely trainable, these dogs are terrific for herding (especially sheep) but are also top competitors in many different kinds of dog sports from Frisbee to obedience, and from […]

  155. Great Dane

    A Quick Look at the Great Dane… The Great Dane is one of the largest dog breeds in the world. They are a fearless, vibrant, and beautiful canine. Yet, despite their powerful size, they are a very good-natured and gentle pet and enjoy the company of children. In fact, their charming and affectionate personality as […]

  156. Yorskshire Terrier

    A Quick Look at the Yorkshire Terrier… Though the typical mental image of a Yorkshire Terrier is of a precious, pampered, and overly babied tiny dog that rides around in a designer purse or wears its own couture clothing, or standing pristinely at a dog show, in actuality, the Yorkie is indeed a terrier and […]

  157. West Highland White Terrier

    A Quick Look at the West Highland White Terrier The West Highland White Terrier, also known as the Westie, was originally a Scottish breed that took its beginnings in the Nineteenth Century. They are bubbly, energetic little dogs with a bright white coat. Here are some fast facts about the West Highland White Terrier: Dog […]

  158. Weimaraner

    A Quick Look at the Weimaraner… The Weimaraner dog breed was originally known as the Weimar Pointer. It was developed as a sporting dog for the royalty in Germany during the 1800s. What resulted was a dog that was skilled in many different tasks and occupations, and that are now used all over the world […]

  159. Shih Tzu

    A Quick Look at the Shih Tzu… The Shih Tzu (a term used for both singular and plural) found its beginnings in China. It is one of three kinds of Tibetan holy dog, along with the Tibetan Spaniel and the Lhasa Apso, and is the smallest among them, according to dog breed experts. Here are […]

  160. Labrador Retriever

    A Quick Look at the Labrador Retriever Among the many different kinds of retriever breeds, the Labrador Retriever is easily among the most famous and popular. This breed, though developed in many different countries, including England and the United States, takes its name from the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. This breed has been […]

  161. Labradoodle

    A Quick Look at the Labradoodle… The Labradoodle is a very new hybrid breed that is the result of crossing Poodles with Labrador Retrievers. This being said, while it is technically considered to be a single type of hybrid, there are currently three different kinds of Labradoodles being commonly bred around the world. These are: […]

  162. Jack Russell Terrier

    A Quick Look at the Jack Russell Terrier… The Jack Russell Terrier is a sturdy, tough little dog that is high in energy and always ready for a challenge. These dogs have become quite popular as pets, especially after starring in many television shows and film. The breed has a unique appeal that draws owners […]

  163. Golden Retriever

    A Quick Look at the Golden Retriever… The Golden Retriever dog breed got its start in Scotland, having been bread to be the ideal hunting dog in water or marshy conditions. Today, Golden Retrievers are recognized as spectacular pets that are highly loving, enthusiastic, and gentle. This fact makes them among the most popular dog […]

  164. Dachshund

    A Quick Look at the Dachshund… Dachshunds are a dog breed with very long bodies and short legs that are often called hotdogs or sausage dogs for their unique appearance. Their form was originally bred into the dog in order to help them to get into the dens and burrows of small game animals such […]

  165. Bichon Frise

    A Quick Look at the Bichon Frise… The Bichon Frise is a breed that was first created in the Mediterranean region with Poodle ancestry. It didn’t take long before the popularity of the Bichon Frise picked up all over Renaissance Europe because of their pleasant personalities, size, and attractive puffy white coat. Though it did […]

  166. Beagles

    A Quick Look at Beagles… Beagles are a scent hound that is medium sized and has a fantastic sense of smell. He is a hearty, sweet loving soul that is very energetic, valiant and gentle. He is a sociable canine that loves to be in the company of humans, and greatly enjoys investigating the interesting […]

  167. Basset Hounds

    A Quick Look at Basset Hounds… Basset Hounds, affectionately known as the “Hush Puppy” dog are short-legged and relatively heavy boned dogs that are long-bodied and low to the ground. They have a very soulful expression and endearing, long floppy ears. These canines are very friendly scent hounds that are mild tempered and get along […]

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  169. Breed Specific Dog Training Menu

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  170. Yorkshire Terrier Training – Where Should You Conduct Your Training Lessons?

    If this is your first time taking part in yorkshire terrier training you may be wondering where would be the best place to train your pet? What you will discover is that there are different environments where you can provide your yorkie with lessons and the place you choose will depend on different factors. These […]

  171. Yorkie Training – Importance of Picking The Right Name

    Although it doesn’t occur to most owners, yorkie training is more successful when you have named your dog. One of the main reasons is when your yorkshire terrier recognizes his name it is much easier to get his attention and having his attention is vital when you are trying to motivate him to learn and […]

  172. Westie Training – Dealing With Disobedience

    When Westie training and your dog doesn’t respond to a command it is either because he doesn’t understand or he is being disobedient. If the result is disobedience your dog is purposely choosing to ignore your instruction. This could be because he finds it amusing to do so, he is making a point of being […]

  173. Weimaraner Training & Equipment Required

    When weimaraner training it is imperative that you have the correct equipment before you train your dog. Not having the right tools will set you back and will not make the learning process for your dog as fluid or consistent as you would like it to be. Therefore, being prepared is essential, so don’t start […]

  174. Weimaraner Puppy Training and Teaching Him Not To Bite

    During Weimaraner puppy training there are many lessons that should be taught and one of the most important is deterring your dog from biting. Puppyhood is the best time to teach this because you can stop the problem before it starts, and dealing with a biting puppy isn’t nearly as dangerous as dealing wit a […]

  175. West Highland White Terrier Training – Importance of Toys

    When West highland White Terrier training there are many items you can use however, many owners underestimate the usefulness of dog toys, which can be used in a variety of ways to teach many lessons. Contrary to popular belief, these items are not for amusement purposes only. The following are the different ways that toys […]

  176. Shar Pei Training – How To Keep Your Dog’s Attention

    The very first thing you need to do when shar pei training is to get his attention. This may seem obvious but it can be quite easy to miss this step. The reason is many owners tend to automatically think that there dog will pay attention and listen to them regardless of the circumstance. This […]

  177. Puggle Training – How To Do a Basic Sit-Stay

    Puggle training is an ongoing process as there are many things to be taught. One important command is the sit/stay. This particular instruction results in the dog sitting down and remaining still in that position until you release him from it by giving him a release command, such as “OK”. Teaching a canine to stay […]

  178. Pug Dog Training – Exploring And Learning Without Fear

    Pug dog training should begin when they are very young and in their early world exploring stages. At this time they will be smelling thousands of different smells and experiencing new tastes, sights and walking on various surfaces. During these first stages when they are familiarizing themselves with their new environments and settling in with […]

  179. Pomeranian Puppy Training – 5 Useful Housebreaking Tips

    Pomeranian puppy training is not an impossible task. They are intelligent toy canines that are happy to learn whatever you teach them as long as you provide them with the gentle, patient and consistency they require to learn. However, even though you may not know at first what your pom should be taught, one lesson […]

  180. Papillon Training – Common Questions

    If you have never been involved in Papillon training before, and you are the new owner of this breed, you may have many questions you would like answered. This is only natural because you are curious about something in which you lack confidence. Finding the answers you seek will give you perspective and understanding and […]

  181. Miniature Schnauzer Training – The Down Command In 5 Easy Steps

    Miniature Schnauzer training is very straightforward process if you know what you are doing because they are very intelligent canines that are quick to learn and enjoy challenges. Therefore, you should have no problem teaching your small companion any obedience command as long as you know how to execute and teach an instruction clearly and […]

  182. Labrador Retriever Dog Training With A Halter

    Have you ever though about labrador retriever dog training using a halter?  If not, you might want to consider this, because a halter can provide you with much more control over you pet when you take him out for walks.  This will make walking more enjoyable and less of a tug-of-war. You might be wondering, […]

  183. Labradoodle Puppy Training – Stopping Unwanted Behaviors

    When you are labradoodle puppy training and they misbehave, sometimes it isn’t always easy to break them of a bad habit they have seemed to form. It can be very frustrating when you are trying to correct a behavior and despite your efforts, your pooch doesn’t seem to be getting the message. If this is […]

  184. Shih Tzu Training For Bathing

    Bathing is part of shih tzu training because these dogs need to be bathed on a regular basis and should be introduced to it at an early age. This is important because most dogs don’t like to be washed and if you don’t introduce the process carefully, bath time can become a very negative experience […]

  185. Shih Tzu Dog Training To Keep Them Out of the Garbage

    Shih tzu dog training is not only about teaching commands to a dog, it is also about educating them on what is acceptable and unacceptable behavior. Canines tend to be attracted to many things we don’t typically like including, digging, chewing, barking and a special temptation for garbage. Shih tzus, like most other breeds, love […]

  186. Shetland Sheepdog Training – Creating A Positive Experience

    Shetland sheepdog training shouldn’t just be about educating your dog. It should also be a positive experience that both you and your pal look forward to on a regular basis. As soon as the training process is thought of as a chore, the less motivated you will feel to teach and the less interested your […]

  187. Sheltie Training With A Clicker Tool

    When Sheltie training there are different methods you can use such as training with a clicker. A clicker is an effective dog training tool that can help you better communicate with your pet while you are teaching him. It is used in place of verbal praise to let the canine know that the actions he […]

  188. Havanese Puppy Training – Treats

    When Havanese puppy training one of the most common things used  are treats. Typically in the form of food, they are used as a special way to reward a dog and can be very effective in obtaining a dog’s attention and reinforcing positive behavior. Since this is the case, they are often utilized when a […]

  189. Cockapoo Puppy Training – Properly Handling Your Pet

    Cockapoo puppy training isn’t simply a matter of teaching your dog commands and obedience. It is also about establishing a bond of trust between you and your companion. This specific bond is very important because once you have your pet’s trust, he will respect your authority, will be more inclined to listen to you and […]

  190. Boston Terrier Training – 3 Mistakes To Avoid

    When Boston Terrier training it should be a positive experience for both you and the dogs. Many people make the mistake of not training their pets or make it out to be a chore. Not providing your pet with the necessary obedience actually does him more harm than good. Your companion looks to you for […]

  191. Training A Chihuahua – Housebreaking

    Some chihuahua owners do not take an interest in training a chihuahua to eliminate outdoors. Since the dog is so small, they prefer to use methods such as indoor paper training, puppy pads or litter boxes. While it may seem that there is nothing wrong with these options, the fact of the matter is you […]

  192. Train Boxer Puppy To Stop Chewing Your Belongings

    Dogs like to chew but you need to train boxer puppy what is acceptable and not acceptable chewing behavior.   It is important you know that a dog chews for many reasons, so when he destroys your favorite pair of shoes or other items in your home, this is not always an act of defiance.  He […]

  193. Toy Poodle Training And Excessive Barking

    Toy poodle training can help you teach your dog many positive behaviors and help deter or put an end to less desirable traits, such as chewing, biting and barking. Therefore, it is often wise to begin teaching your canine as soon as he becomes part of your family so he has less time to develop […]

  194. Standard Poodle Training – Stop Your Dog From Jumping

    Jumping is a natural dog instinct but this doesn’t mean you can’t implement certain standard poodle training techniques to teach your pooch that this is not a desired behavior, especially when it comes to leaping up on people. Thus, if you do not want your poodle to jump or would like to deter him from […]

  195. Chinese Shar Pei Training – Consistency Is Key

    Chinese Shar Pei training takes commitment and care.  It is not something that happens overnight and your pet won’t always make it easy. While this breed is very beautiful, smart and a great companion, there will come times when he will test his boundaries and your abilities as a leader. It is your job as […]

  196. How To Train A Puggle

    If you are learning how to training a Puggle you may be wondering that since a hybrid dog is considered different from a purebred, does this mean that puggle training would be different compared to methods that would be used if you were to train a pug or a beagle? The answer is both yes […]

  197. Successful Pug Training – Being a Good Dog Handler

    Successful Pug training depends on how good a dog handler you can become. The pug is a very loving and adorable dog that requires your affection, care, attention and pug training. He needs your love and guidance to grow up happy, healthy and balanced. However, you need to understand two very important factors as a […]

  198. Pomeranian Training – Stop Behavioral Issues

    Pomeranian training can be a lot of fun because these pooches have plenty of energy and are quite smart. They are a very popular toy breed and they have a fluffy and cute appearance. They are a wonderful addition to most families, as long as they are provided with the proper guidance and teachings. Unfortunately, […]

  199. Papillon Dog Training – More Useful Resources

    Should you need help with Papillon dog training you will discover that there are many diverse resources you can use to assist you during the training process. Depending on the type of guidance you are looking for you may find that not everything will be useful. Essentially what you will learn is that the most […]

  200. Supercharge Dog Obedience Training With The Help Of A Clicker

    When it comes to dog obedience, clicker training is still a relatively new training tool but is quickly gaining popularity as more and more professional trainers see the benefits. Clicker training can improve your dog’s health, activity and attitude and generally make him more contented. What Is Clicker Training? Clicker training is the popular term […]

  201. Mini Schnauzer Training – Understanding Your Dog

    Mini chnauzer training begins and ends with you. Despite what methods you may employ to teach your pooch, ultimately you are the one they will turn to when it comes to finding direction and leadership. Therefore, you need to make sure that you are a consistent and dependable pack leader or you will have plenty […]

  202. Maltese Training – Preventing Small Dog Syndrome

    Maltese training should not be considered optional; it is a mandatory part of owning one of these small white dogs. Far too many owners of little dogs make the mistake of not training their tiny companions and as a result their animals become possessive, aggressive and develop other bad habits and behaviors that are characteristic […]

  203. Lhasa Apso Training – Children

    Dif you know you Lhasa Apso training is signigicantly effected by your children? Many children love dogs but not all canines are fond of children, which is why it is imperative that kids are included as part of lhasa apso training.   The lhasa can be a very friendly dog that does enjoy the company of […]

  204. Lhasa Apso Puppy Training – 5 Important Tips

    When you begin Lhasa Apso puppy training you need to make sure you know what you are doing so you don’t confuse your pet or make foolish mistakes that can make teaching a much larger challenge. To help you in your training endeavor, the following are 5 important tips you can use to your advantage. […]

  205. Labrador Training – Good Reasons To Enroll In An Obedience Class

    Although labrador training should be something you do at home and is something you can teach your dog on your own, it is never a bad idea to enroll your lab in a class, regardless if you have previous experience training a canine or not. There are many reason why taking him for obedience lessons […]

  206. 5 Labrador Retriever Training Tips For First Time Lab Owners

    Even if you are a newbie lab owner you know that labrador retriever training is a necessary part of your dog’s physical and mental development. Understanding the need and importance of training is the first step to success but understanding the nature of your pet is equally as important because knowing his special quirks, natural […]

  207. Labrador Puppy Training 4 Rules For Success

    Basic commands, such as sit, down, stay, come and heel should be part of labrador puppy training. However, regardless of the commands you teach your dog at his young age, one thing must always remain the same, the method you use to train your pet. The following are 4 rules you need to keep in […]

  208. Common Labradoodle Training Mistakes

    Labradoodle training is not as difficult as you might think. In fact, as long as you are aware of the basic things a dog needs to learn and avoid a few common mistakes the average owner tends to make, you shouldn’t have a problem teaching your pooch and helping him become the companion you want […]

  209. King Charles Spaniel Training – The Fundamentals

    King Charles Spaniel training should begin the day that you bring this little and loving pooch home, because the sooner you start the better chance you have of preventing bad habits from developing. After all, dogs are not born knowing how to be an ideal companion or understanding human rules. They must be taught what […]

  210. More Puppy Obedience Training

    Puppy obedience training doesn’t have to be boring. In addition to the standard basic training commands – sit, stay, down, come, heel – you and your dog can have lots of fun working on more advanced training that focuses on working your dog’s individual talents. It will also help prevent problem behaviour. Wasted Talents Dogs […]

  211. Dog Obedience Training – Is Your Dog Smarter Than You?

    When it comes to dog obedience training many owners think they have their dog under perfect control when, quite often, it is completely the other way round. Okay, so your dog might ‘sit’ when you ask him to or even ‘shake a paw’, but when it comes to day-to-day living are you really so confident […]

  212. Jack Russell Training – Being Consistent

    Successful Jack Russel training means that you need to be prepared to take charge and responsibility for your dog. An inportant part of this are obedience classes. Remember, these high energy dogs can give you plenty of trouble if you don’t provide them with the necessary leadership and consistancy they require. A large part of […]

  213. Jack Russell Terrier Training – Avoiding Submissive Urination

    In this Jack Russell Terrier training lesson we take a look at submissive Urination. Most dog owners are prepared for their canines to have accidents indoors while they are puppies and are in the process of learning jack russell terrier training in terms of housebreaking. However, there is a big difference between a dog having […]

  214. How To Train Maltese Dog – Sit

    Knowing how to train maltese dogs is something you can learn on your own and is not a difficult process. It should begin right away and is a matter of patience, persistence and consistency. Aside from housetraining, one of the first commands you can teach your pooch is the Sit command. This instruction is one […]

  215. Effective Havanese Training Guidelines

    Havanese training will be as simple and enjoyable as you make it to be. This is a breed that learns quickly and is eager to please you. Thus, you can use their cleverness to your advantage and help them develop into the model companion you want him to be. Below are the guidelines you need […]

  216. Great Dane Training – Walking Rules

    Great dane training can be a lot of fun and doesn’t have to be a giant chore.  Essentially, it can be whatever you want it to be. If you approach it with a positive attitude and look forward to it, both you and your pet will benefit greatly from the experience. Of course, this doesn’t […]

  217. Crates And Great Dane Puppy Training

    A crate is something you should seriously consider making part of you great dane puppy training. Some people think negatively of crates, believing them to be a form of cruel punishment for dogs. This is not true, a proper sized crate that is used for the right training purposes  provides your dog with their own […]

  218. Golden Retriever Training -Walking to Heal

    There are different instructions you can include in golden retriever training. Although you may not feel that your dog needs to learn every trick and command, there are certain ones that are very beneficial for both you and your pet, such as teaching him how to walk nicely. A dog that does not pull or […]

  219. Golden Retriever Puppy Training – Swimming

    Swimming should be part of your golden retriever puppy training if you would like him to enjoy the water. You might think that because he was originally bred for retrieving on the hunt and this breed is typically known for enjoying the water that he would naturally take to it like a fish to the […]

  220. An English Bulldogs Training

    An English bulldogs training should always be taken seriously, as these dogs should never be underestimated. Many people are under the impression that bullies are not as clever as they actually are because they give off a very thick and easy-going appearance. However, the reality is that these canines are actually quite intelligent and they […]

  221. English Bulldog Training – The Speak Command

    English Bulldog training begins with the basics but once your pooch has learned the fundamental obedience lessons and housebreaking, you can then move on to teaching him other tricks and instructions that will help to stimulate both his body and mind.

  222. Dalmation Training – Using A Trainer

    Dalmation training is something that you can do on your own. However, if you are a first time dog or dal owner, it may be in your best interest to seek the assistance of a professional trainer. Why? Someone who knows how to effectively handle and train a canine, especially a large dog that is […]

  223. The 12 Don’ts Of Dalmatian Training

    There are many great ways you can effectively carry out dalmatian training, but there are also many easy mistakes that can be made that you should avoid. These mistakes can mean the difference between success and failure. The following are 12 blunders you should avoid:

  224. Practical Dachshund Training

    When you engage in Dachshund training you need to be very mindful of you pet’s physical limitations . Why? Dachshunds are known for their distinctive long and wiener-like body shape and short legs. While this is an ideal physical structure for burrowing after rodents underground, it also leaves him at risk for a variety of […]

  225. Dachshund Puppy Training – Stopping Digging

    There are many things that should be included in dachshund puppy training aside from housebreaking your pooch and teaching him basic commands. He should also be taught not to dig in your garden or your backyard. This is important not only because he can ruin your grass, flowers and other outdoor elements, but he can […]

  226. Cockapoo Training – Using Positive Reinforcement

    Cockapoo training is best achieved when you use positive reinforcement to help educate and motivate your dog. Canines are loving creatures that want to please their owners and fulfill their role as a member of your pack. However, if you do not teach them what behaviors are required of them, they will rely on their […]

  227. Chihuahua Training – The Basics

    Chihuahua training is a necessary and important part of a chi’s development. Some owners think that because they are so small, these dogs don’t need to be taught basic commands. This is a misconception – all dogs, regardless of their size need to be taught obedience and should know their place in your pack. An […]

  228. 8 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Training Tips

    Cavalier King Charles Spaniel training is a very straightforward and ongoing process that requires persistence in order for it to be a successful and pleasent experience for you and your companion. The cavalier king charles is a very sweet and happy dog that is eager to learn, is very intelligent and enjoys a good challenge. […]

  229. Boxer Dog Training – Building Trust

    Boxer dog training is not just about giving your pet verbal commands and making him respond to them. It is also a matter of building trust and respect between you and your pooch. If you don’t establish this connection and understanding with your canine, teaching him can be a struggle. He must respect you as […]

  230. Training A Boston Terrier – Travel

    naturally training a Boston Terrier should begin before you take your pet on a trip with you. This is important because you don’t want him to be upset and you want him to have a good time. You will also want to make traveling as easy as possible for you. Therefore, make sure you carefully […]

  231. Dog Training Behavior – How Sensitive Is Your Dog?

    Are you struggling with dog training behavior? Most dogs are eager to please and very receptive to training – provided we teach them properly. Just like humans, dogs learn through smell, taste, touch, sight and hearing, but a dog’s senses are far more acute than our own and selective breeding has heightened particular sensitivities of some breeds even further. Consequently, individual dogs will respond […]

  232. 3 Important Puppy Training Tips

    Here are 3 important puppy training tips. Enjoy! There’s more to puppy training than simply teaching the basic obedience commands. In fact, probably the most important thing you can teach your puppy, is to be confident and get along well with humans because, contrary to what you might believe, this doesn’t happen naturally. During the […]

  233. 5 Border Collie Training Tips

    Border collie otraining is a necessary part of training your dog.  This breed is recognized as one of the most intelligent dog breeds.  They are very energetic, clever and curious and can become destructive or neurotic if they are not matched with the proper owner who is prepared to provide this particular canine with the […]

  234. More Border Collie Obedience Fun

    Border collie obedience training isn’t only about teaching your dog obedience and control, it is also about having fun and spending quality time with your pet.  Hence, you can introduce your dog to many great tricks that he will enjoy learning and you will enjoy teaching. Due to the fact that these dogs have high […]

  235. How To Train Bichon Frise – Breed Knowledge

    In order to know how to train bichon frise dogs, you first need to know a little bit about what the breed is all about.  After all, you can’t expect to train a dog successfully if you know nothing about their personality and natural skills.  Using your dog’s strengths and understanding his weaknesses will only […]

  236. Bichon Frise Training – The 8 Essentials

    Bichon frise training is something you can accomplish on your own time in the comfort of your own home.  This particular breed of dog is very cleaver, happy-go-lucky and eager to please.  All you need to do is provide him with the proper obedience and he’ll be the ideal companion you can take with you […]

  237. Training A Basset Hound – Noise Response

    Training a Basset Hound is very important.  We all know that! What you teach him will determine the type of dog he grows up to be.  Whether he is obedient, social and the ideal human companion that is the perfect fit for your home and your life will be entirely the result of your training […]

  238. Beagle Puppy Training – Socialization

    Beagle puppy training should begin as soon as you welcome your new little pooch into your home.  The very fist step in training is socialization, it begins from the first moment you meet your pup and continues each time he is introduced to new environments, new people and other animals. Socialization is an integral part […]

  239. Effective Beagle Training – Know Your Dog

    Beagle training, like any other dog training, isn’t as difficult as it may appear, as long as you know what you are doing and have a good understanding of the breed.  While all canines have certain similarities and virtually can all be taught the same commands, where they differ is their behaviors and natural bred […]

  240. 3 Great Basset Hound Training Tips

    Basset hound training is not as difficult as you might think especially if you know the proper techniques to use.   A basset’s achievements will only be as good as his teacher.  Therefore, you need to make sure that you use sound techniques that will keep him focused, interested and eager to learn. The following are […]

  241. Puppy Training – 5 Common Mistakes

    So, you’ve read the puppy training manual, you’ve got the treats and your new puppy has arrived. You’re ready to get started. And if you really have read the training manual from cover to cover beforehand, it should all be plain sailing, right? Well, it could be, but only if you take care to avoid […]

  242. Dog Obedience Training – Using Positve And Negative Reinforcers

    Think of dog obedience training and, chances are, you’ll automatically think of dedicated obedience sessions where patient owners work with whistles and voice commands to train their attentive dogs. But what you probably won’t have considered is that your dog is learning all the time, whether you are involved or not. Operant Conditioning Dogs are […]

  243. Puppy Dog Training – Stopping Bad Behavior

    Puppy dog training has come a long way in the last few years and, quite rightly, most good dog trainers and dog training manuals now promote the benefits of positive training methods, where the dog is rewarded for its good behaviour. The use of punishment, on the other hand, is often frowned upon and owners […]

  244. Why Is Your Dog Jumping Up On People?

    Let’s face it, a crazy dog jumping on people does nothing for your social life. Whether it be a couple of friends coming round for a coffee or a full blown evening meal for your partner’s work colleagues, no matter how much effort you put into creating a warm welcome, nothing can compete with the […]

  245. Stop Puppy Chewing

    So you want to stop puppy chewing? Cewing can be a huge source of frustration – not to mention a major expense – for many puppy owners.  A bit like having babies, nothing can quite prepare you for the trail of destruction something so small can create in your once well-ordered and tidy home. I’ve […]

  246. How To Stop Dog Barking

    If you want to know how to stop dog barking because it’s driving you – or your neighbours – crazy, you’re first going to have to understand exactly what your dog is thinking so that you know what triggers the barking. Despite what you might think, dogs don’t just bark for the hell of it. […]

  247. Puppy Biting – It’s All Part of Growing Up!

    Puppy biting often comes as something of a shock to new dog owners. Picture the scene…after weeks of excited anticipation you take the kids to go and collect their new puppy from the breeder. As soon as you get home, everyone wants to play with Buster, he’s just so adorable. For a while, everything is […]

  248. 5 Common Housebreaking Problems

    Housebreaking problems are a common source of stress and frustration for many new dog owners. In an ideal world, our canine companions would join our family household already possessing an inbuilt understanding of the need to toilet outdoors. But, unfortunately, this is a process that must be taught by us humans – and one that […]

  249. House Training A Puppy Fast!

    For the uninitiated, house training a puppy can be a hugely stressful and frustrating time. Why? Because contrary to popular belief, puppies are not born with an innate understanding of where – or even when – they need to ‘go potty’.  They have to be taught. Add into the equation the fact that not all […]

  250. House Training A Dog: How Long Does It Take?

    Are you house training a dog? Clearing up puddles and scrubbing away dirty marks is all part and parcel of owning a puppy, right?  But house training is not necessarily an activity confined to the first few months of puppyhood: many owners have to continue house training a dog with more severe problems well into […]

  251. How To Train A Puppy – Before It Even Arrives

    The best advice for someone who wants to know how to train a puppy is to be prepared! As well as the importance of pre-buying all the necessay accessories – ie, bed, food bowls, food, collar, leash, poop bags, toys, crate – if you want to get off to the best possible start with your […]