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Coronavirus And Your Dog

Coronavirus And Your Dog Coronavirus And Your Dog and how To Protect And Prevent it from affecting you. I will share some tips to help yourself and your dog to focus on and immunize yourselves towards coronavirus and any other pathogens and overall lifestyle. I will also share the latest information about coronavirus or covid-19 and dogs. Social Distancing Dog Games To Play At Home All The Time. In this video, I will share some Read more…

Do we need to use tools like shock collars, clickers or even treats, force or domination to train dogs?

The question that is most difficult to explain to dog owners is the following: Do we need to use tools like shock collars, clickers or even treats, force or domination to train dogs? The simple answer is NO. Dogs are intelligent animals and it is not necessary to use tools to train them or to modify their behaviours. The only things required to properly train a dog are TIME & KNOWLEDGE. Most dogs can learn basic Read more…

How to train dogs without the use of treats.

They say you can’t teach an old dog a new trick. I say you can if you do it the right way. Whether you have a mature dog or a young puppy, applying the proper training method will provide you with both with a great relationship and a happy life for many years. Before you start your training, the first thing you may think about is using TREATS. Right? You may say to yourself – Read more…

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The Benefits Of A Dog Walker, And How To Choose The Perfect Person

People today are busier than ever, juggling full-time work, family commitments, and a host of other responsibilities.  In some families, houses are all but bare the majority of the working week, only becoming a hub of activity on weekends.  This unprecedented new modern lifestyle causes a dilemma for many people, who wonder how to balance their various competing commitments with an entirely separate set of responsibilities, that of being a dog owner. It’s common knowledge Read more…

16 Foods & Some To Avoid With Your Dog

Here are 16 food items that you should avoid giving to your dogs. 1. RHUBARB LEAVES Contain oxalates (some type of acid), which can affect the digestive, nervous, and urinary systems. 2. TABLE SCRAPS (in large amounts) are not nutritionally balanced and can be deadly in some cases. Human foods also contain spices which are not healthy for dogs. 3. CITRUS OIL extracts (Limonene and Linalool), can cause vomiting. Linalool exposure causes more severe clinical signs for a longer duration Read more…

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Lack of dog time. Puppies don’t belong at the office.

I hear so much about this from my clients and dog owners that it is worth sharing my thoughts about this topic with you. Although dogs are known to be “man’s best friend”, it doesn’t mean they have to be “man’s only friend”. Lack of proper dog socialization is one of the reasons why a dog misbehaves, it’s anxious and it’s lacking proper behaviours. A young dog is taken to work every day.  Although this Read more…

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Best time to get a dog.

Every year, the winter holiday season continues to be a very popular time for families to get/give dogs as Christmas gifts.  Unfortunately, it’s also probably the worst time of the year to bringing a new dog home for many reasons. Weather-wise, potty training a puppy in cold rainy weather isn’t much fun and other outdoor activities like walking, training, and exercise can be very unpleasant at this time of year. Another reason this season is Read more…

Dog Training facts all dog owners should know.

Dogs have been part of our families and lives for centuries. Domestic dogs have evolved in many ways. One thing that has not changed much is the way we train dogs. We are still using the old school practices of training dogs which is in need of updating. This has resulted in an increase in unwanted dogs in shelters and dog owners with bad behaving dogs. Many dog owners do not realize training a dog Read more…

15 Foods to avoid sharing with your dog.

1. RHUBARB LEAVES Contain oxalates (some type of acid), which can affect the digestive, nervous, and urinary systems. 2. AVOCADO, the leaves, seeds, fruit, and bark contain persin (it is a fungicidal toxin present in the avocado. It is generally harmless to humans, but when consumed by domestic animals in large quantities it is dangerous), which can cause vomiting and diarrhea. 3. TABLE SCRAPS (in large amounts) are not nutritionally balanced and can be deadly in some cases. Human Read more…

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Part Two – How to relax your dog?

Now that you have learned how to relax, it is time to help your dogs to relax. Before we do that let’s find out what causes dogs to get anxious or stressed and also what the signs are of a stressed dog? Dogs get nervous, anxious and unbalanced for many reasons which ultimately cause them to become unstable and unhappy. The most popular reason is apparent, yet a very important one, which is simply the fact that Read more…