Category: Dog Training

How To Help Your Obese Dog Get In Shape

How To Help Your Obese Dog Get In Shape

An estimated 52 percent of dogs and cats in the U.S. are obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), which was founded by Ernie Ward, DVM. Among them is 45 percent of the dog population. That’s right: Nearly half of the U.S. dog population is overweight. In the 2009 National Pet Obesity ...

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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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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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