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11 Least Loyal Dog Breeds

Loyalty is all about environment, temperament, and socialization; if a dog isn’t well socialized, trained, or has an instinctive behavior of not being loyal, chances are it won’t be. This…

10 Friendly Dog Breeds

When we talk about friendly dogs, we consider how friendly they are to adults, to other dogs and to children. Some breeds are very standoffish to strangers but affectionate towards…

10 Most Popular Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed

What breeds of dogs don’t shed?ContentsWhat breeds of dogs don’t shed?MalteseShih TzuPoodleWest Highland White TerrierLabradoodleBichon FriseHavaneseChinese CrestedCairn TerrierYorkshire Terrier The most important thing to remember when you have allergies to…

12 Most Low Maintenance Dog Breeds

Least Needy Dog BreedsContentsLeast Needy Dog BreedsLabrador RetrieverChihuahuaBeagleJack Russell TerrierMiniature PinscherPugRhodesian RidgebackBoxerAmerican Staffordshire TerrierYorkshire TerrierBulldogBijon Frise It’s no secret many of lead busy lifestyles and adding another thing to take…

Teaching “Come”

Simply simple, leash your dog and wait for her to become preoccupied. “(Dog’s name), come,” you call, reeling in the lead as you back up and exclaim, “Good, good, gooood!”…

dog Sit and Sit-Stay

Sit and Sit-Stay Commands

Teaching “Sit” and “Sit-Stay”ContentsTeaching “Sit” and “Sit-Stay”Basic Sit-Stay InstructionOne Step Closer to Teaching the Sit-StayTeaching the Sit-Stay with a Leash Place your dog on your left side, hold his collar…

Saying Goodbye to Your Dog

When and How to Say to Your Dog

Saying Goodbye to Your DogContentsSaying Goodbye to Your DogIs It Time Put Your Dog Down?Deciding on EuthanasiaTalking to Family MembersTalking to Your VeterinarianWhen Your Friend Is Gone Regardless of how…

Senior Dog Care

Senior Dog Care

You thought it would never happen: the exuberant puppy who chewed through three couches and took three years to train to heel is finally slowing down! You start seeing changes…

Rottweiler guide

Rottweilers – What You Need to Know

Rottweiler GuideContentsRottweiler GuideEverything there is to know about rottweilers?HousetrainingNutritionHealthGroomingBasic Obedience The rottweiler is an adaptable, affectionate, and caring companion. You were probably lured to the rottie because of his attractive…

Yorkshire Terrier guide

Yorkshire Terriers – What You Need to Know

Yorkshire Terriers GuideContentsYorkshire Terriers GuideHow to Choose Your YorkieHousetrainingGroomingSocialization Archeological data now demonstrates that the human and canine species co-evolved for the most of their existence. Canis familiaris, the domesticated…

Dachshund guide

Dachshunds – What You Need to Know

Dachshunds GuideContentsDachshunds GuideDo dachshunds make good pets?Before You Buy a DachshundThe Best Dachshund for YouProper NutritionGroomingSocialization Strategies Hello and welcome to the world of dachshunds! This is a breed that…

Chihuahuas guide

Chihuahuas – What You Need to Know

Chihuahua GuideContentsChihuahua GuideSelecting a PupAdopting a Dog as an AdultHousetraining AdviceSocializationA Novel Approach to Training The Chihuahua’s popularity has risen in the last decade. Television commercials featuring the breed as…

Pug Breed

Pugs – What You Need to Know

Pug GuideContentsPug GuidePugs at work and playPug socializationPug well-beingGetting a PugSelecting a PugHousetrainingNutrition Dogs and humans first met some 15,000 years ago and have been greatest pals ever since. While…

Labrador Retriever Guide

Labrador Retrievers – What You Need to Know

Labrador Retriever GuideContentsLabrador Retriever GuideChoosing a Labrador RetrieverKnow What You WantLab CharacteristicsGroomingSocializationBasic Obedience Since humans domesticated dogs 15,000 years ago or more, the genus Canis familiaris has evolved into over…

Golden Retrievers Guide

Golden Retrievers – What You Need to Know

Golden Retriever GuideContentsGolden Retriever GuideIs a Golden the Dog for You?Importance of SocializationClear Rules and BoundariesTraining: Gently Does It The Golden Retriever is one of the most popular dog breeds…

German Shepherd

German Shepherds – What You Need to Know

German Shepherd GuideContentsGerman Shepherd GuideReasons NOT To Get A German ShepherdWhat You Need to KnowPuppy or Rescued Adult German shepherd?Puppy Advantages and disadvantagesAdult ShepherdDo adult dogs bond in the same…

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Dematting Your Dogs Coat

Should You Demat or Just Shave Your Dog?ContentsShould You Demat or Just Shave Your Dog?Dematting InstrumentsThe Dematting MethodologyBlenders and Thinners to the RescueBlendingShaving a Matted DogHow short? When a dog’s…

Bathing Dogs

Dog Bathing

How to Bathe a Dog CorrectlyContentsHow to Bathe a Dog CorrectlyDog ParasitesAnal Sacs CleaningCleaning Dog EarsCoat StraighteningCanines with an Undercoat Bathing may appear to be a simple and straightforward task,…

Dog Groomer Types

Types of Dog Groomers

There are numerous places where you can have your pet groomed. There are also mobile groomers who will come to your home and groom your pet in your driveway, as…

Dog Delivery Tricks

Delivery Tricks for Dogs

The fundamental skill involved in retrieval tricks is the dog’s ability to carry things in her mouth. The secondary skill is the dog’s ability to carry things in her mouth…

Fear and Phobias in Dogs

Fear and Phobias in Dogs

A fearful dog is a challenge to own and train. In familiar surroundings, he is a sweet, wonderful family pet, but in new places where there are strange sounds and…

Housebreaking 101

Housebreaking 101

Housebreaking problems are the leading cause of abandonment. Owners get frustrated with their pets and make the decision to give up their animals to shelters across the nation. Nothing erodes…

Managing Dogs Pain

Recognizing and Managing Pain in Dogs

As uncomfortable and unpleasant as it is, pain has a purpose. It’s what tells a creature that it’s been injured, and it can prevent further injury by signaling danger. Amazingly,…

Groom Your Dog

Why Groom Your Dog

Every dog requires some degree of grooming. For shorthaired breeds, dog grooming is relatively simple: regular nail trimming, ear cleaning, and brushing (of the teeth and the fur or hair),…

Where to Get Your Dog

Dog Parasites

There are a variety of internal and external bugs that, at best, make your dog miserable with itching, chewing, and scratching, and at worst, cause serious, even deadly disease. HeartwormsContentsHeartwormsExternal…

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