Category: Dog Training

Fun indoor activities for your pup

Fun indoor activities for your pup

  On many occasions, rain, snow, thunderstorms and even allergies can leave your pooch sequestered to his fluffy nap pillow. We humans might enjoy cozying up on the couch and drinking a cup of cocoa on days like these, but our wet-nosed pup pal might be wondering why the heck the big, dark clouds outdoors ...

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Busting Coonhound Myths: Why These Dogs Make Great House Pets

Busting Coonhound Myths: Why These Dogs Make Great House Pets

When Bo, an 11-year-old champion Black and Tan Coonhound, was laid to rest in October at the Underwood Memorial Coon Dog Cemetery in Tuscumbia, Ala., the Associated Press reported that nearly 400 mourners attended his funeral. Such an outpouring of grief for one dog probably comes as no surprise to many Coonhound ...

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How to stop excessive dog chewing

How to stop excessive dog chewing

Dog chewing uncontrollably is a bad habit Let’s be clear. Chewing is normal behavior for puppies and dogs. For about the first six months of their lives, puppies need to chew because their teeth are forming and it is how they explore and develop into full grown, healthy dogs. Adult dogs chew for a variety of ...

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Obedience training tips for dogs

Obedience training tips for dogs

Training your puppy to do what you ask is easy when you know how to do it, so here are some tips for basic puppy obedience training. Instant feedback works best, so praise and reward your puppy as soon as he does well. Hold your puppys attention by keeping your puppy obedience training sessions short and fun. And ...

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Dog Sleeping Patterns and how to optimise them

Dog Sleeping Patterns and how to optimise them

Sputter, growl, snore, lick, kick, shake, jerk, snooze – oh, the joys of watching your pooch nap! Many pet parents have contemplated the eternal question, Can my dog dream? They’ve wondered if their Pug will snore, and have thought twice about whether they’re willing to promote their pooch to the “people bed.” ...

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4 Tips for Smarter Travel With Your Dog

4 Tips for Smarter Travel With Your Dog

As pet parents, it’s hard for us to leave back our dogs while travelling abroad. But sometimes concerns about the comfort and security of our dogs compel us to leave our furry kids at home. We all know that there are many dog friendly hotels and destinations available worldwide; however, for many dog parents, it is ...

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Tips for a spectacular Halloween with your dog.

Tips for a spectacular Halloween with your dog.

Time to dress up your dog in his best vampire, werewolf or zombie outfit ’cause it’s Howloween! Just in time for this frightful holiday, we’ve got the scoop on tips to keep your dog safe, events and some thrilling costume ideas. Howloween Safety Tips Above all, it’s important to keep your dog safe this ...

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5 Ways Your Dog Will Help You Through a Break-Up

5 Ways Your Dog Will Help You Through a Break-Up

There’s no way around it — break-ups suck. Sure, realistically we know that they aren’t the end of the world. But how do we bounce back, when it’s so tempting to fall immediately into the usual break-up go-tos — eating, starving, isolating, listening to those same depressing songs over and over again? Some ...

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