We all dearly love our dogs and want to provide the best, but the best is not necessarily the closest or cheapest trainer. Quick fixes and cheap training will often cost you in the long run.
Dog bites can happen in the wink of an eye, but they hardly come without warning. Knowing what these warning signs are, can help prevent you from getting bitten, even by your own dog.
Successful introductions depends a lot on each dog’s previous experiences with other dogs and how well the first introduction goes. Every effort should be made to set things up to ensure…
Exercise has a significant therapeutic influence on the physiology of the dog as it produces serotonin, NE and endorphins, which are responsible for the positive mood-altering effect.
Core Ball Exercises can be done in the comfort of your home – even in front of the fireplace, if you like – so neither you or your dog has to tackle the cold and wet winter mornings and evenings.
If you want to hone your skills as a clicker trainer, a chicken is a good animal to start with. Dogs are easy to lure or set-up to give you the behaviour you want, chickens not so much.
Core ball or ‘doggy pilates’ is a not only an effective physical rehabilitation exercise, but it is also beneficial for exercising your dog that helps with balance, muscle tone and strengthening … all in the comfort of your home.
During the winter months our activity level with our dogs decreases as this can lead to frustration. Here are some ideas to keep your dog entertained during those cold and rainy days.
Close to where we live, there are not many beaches that allow dogs, which means that the one beach that do allow dogs, is always full of people walking their dogs, letting them swim or throwing retrieve toys for them in the waves. I love seeing people out with their dogs…