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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!

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  9. Remembering The Dogs of The Titanic

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  10. Support Our Troops - By Boarding Their Dogs!

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  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

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

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  15. Black Dog Syndrome: Is It Real?

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  16. Brave Pitbull Takes a Bullet for Robbery Victim

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  17. Good Habits We Should Learn From Our Dogs

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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. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. 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

  41. 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,

  42. 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

  43. 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...

  44. 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

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. 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

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. 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

  53. 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

  54. 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:

  55. 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

  56. 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

  57. 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

  58. 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

  59. 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

  60. 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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  63. 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

  64. 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

  65. 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

  66. 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

  67. 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

  68. 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

  69. 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

  70. 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

  71. 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

  72. 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

  73. 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

  74. 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

  75. 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,

  76. 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

  77. 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

  78. 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

  79. 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

  80. 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

  81. 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

  82. 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

  83. 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

  84. 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

  85. 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

  86. 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

  87. 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

  88. 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

  89. 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

  90. 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

  91. 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,

  92. 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

  93. 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

  94. 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

  95. 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

  96. 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

  97. 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.

  98. 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

  99. 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

  100. 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

  101. 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

  102. 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

  103. 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

  104. 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

  105. 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

  106. 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

  107. 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

  108. 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

  109. 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

  110. 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

  111. 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

  112. 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

  113. 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

  114. 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. There are many fun things you can teach your bully to enhance his English

  115. 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

  116. 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: Don’t use punishment during Dalmatian training, especially when you are

  117. 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

  118. 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

  119. 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

  120. 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

  121. 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.

  122. 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

  123. 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

  124. 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

  125. 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

  126. 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

  127. 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

  128. 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

  129. 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

  130. 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

  131. 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

  132. 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

  133. 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

  134. 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

  135. 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

  136. 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

  137. 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

  138. 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

  139. 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.

  140. 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

  141. 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

  142. 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

  143. 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

  144. 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