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Lack of proper dog socialization is one of the reasons why dogs misbehave.

A dog needs to have human and dog time equally and even some dogs enjoy more dog time than human time. Lack of socialization will help to develop unwanted behaviours.  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 Read more…

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…

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Dog training facts all dog owners need to know.

Dog Training facts all dog owners should know.

There are some dog training facts that dog owners need to know before training their dogs. You will learn what these facts are and soon will have a healthy and happy dog. fact 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 in the way we train dogs. We are still using the old school practices of training dogs Read more…

15 Toxic Foods For Dogs To Avoid Sharing With Your Dog.

There are certain foods that are toxic foods for dogs. It may be safe for humans but dogs have a different digestive system and are not used to eating certain foods that humans eat. Some of the safe foods for humans can become toxic foods for dogs. Here is a list of safe foods to feed your dog. Here is a list of 15 food toxic foods for dogs. 1. RHUBARB LEAVES Contain oxalates (some type of Read more…

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How to relax your dog

How to relax your dog? – Part Two

Now that you have learned how to relax, it is time to learn how to relax your dog. 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 Read more…

Learn how to relax, so your dog will not be misbehaving.

Part 1 of 2. One of the reasons why a dog misbehaves or is unstable is because the dog is stressed due to the fact dog owners are anxious, emotional or stressed too. Most dog owners have a hard time relaxing in general, especially when their dog is misbehaving or is unstable. Dog owners haven’t taught their dog how to relax so when the dog misbehaves, the owner is not able to relax the dog, Read more…

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Is it rational to compare our pet dogs to wild animals?

For this article, I need to clear a few things in order for it to make sense. There are wild animals such as tigers, lions, and porcupines. There are also wild dogs like African wild dogs, Canids or Australian wild dogs and Dingos. Pet dogs are the regular Jack Russell, Golden retriever dogs… Wolves are distant cousins of pet dogs. Pet dogs, on the other hand, are man-made. Pet dogs have been made by humans Read more…

Dog diet – Part One- Appropriate diet for your dog is as important as other elements.

A dog’s diet dictates the level of his health and well-being. Feed your dog a good diet and you will have a healthy, balanced and well-behaved dog. Unfortunately, this part of a dog’s life is usually overlooked and is not given much importance for many reasons. One of those reasons is basically because dog owners have been misguided. For many years and still to this day, our diet, our children’s diet, our pet’s diet have Read more…

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How can play replace work for dogs?

Most dogs are working dogs of working breeds. Play can replace the work they need to do. This is apparent in most high energy/hyper dogs. The solution by the owners and dog professionals usually is exercising the dog to the point that he is so tired he can’t even walk anymore. Hyper dogs can also become hyperactive which leads to some major behavioural issues. They also bear health and physical issues. To solve this issue Read more…

The best time to feed a dog

Although food is a very essential part of a dog’s life, it is not the most important part. Dogs rather play, socialize and explore than eating. Since they are scavengers, they will eat whatever they can find most of the time if possible and or not eat at all for a few days. Eating is only important when they are hungry or starving. Food for dogs has the importance of reward or the pay for Read more…