Archive for the 'Dog Behavior ' Category

That Electric Collar is NOT a Quick Fix For Your Dog!

That Electric Collar is NOT a Quick Fix For Your Dog!

I have said it before, and I will say it again (probably over and over again)  – we don’t take the time for our dogs that we used to. And, society is hell-bent on the “Quick Fix”. We live in...

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Why Dogs Eat Grass

Why Dogs Eat Grass

There are many urban legends about why dogs eat grass. But the truth is all those things you have heard, aren’t true. Dogs don’t eat grass to make themselves throw up. They don’t have some kind of extra sense that...

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Understanding More about “Triggers” in Dog Training

Understanding More about “Triggers” in Dog Training

  I use the word “trigger” A LOT lately. And, through extensive communication, I realize that not every knows what it means when it comes to dog training. So, what does “trigger” mean when it comes to dog training? What...

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What You Don’t Understand About Your Dog Coming When Called

What You Don’t Understand About Your Dog Coming When Called

I’ve said it before and I will say it again…. There is NOTHING MORE IMPORTANT THAN HAVING A DOG THAT COMES WHEN CALLED! Life with and for dogs can be dangerous. One dropped lead can lead to disaster and death....

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6 Ways to Manage a Hyperactive Dog

6 Ways to Manage a Hyperactive Dog

So you think you have a hyperactive dog? For the majority of dog owners, I think their dogs are lacking exercise and mental stimulation. After all, if you locked me in a room with four white walls, a sofa and...

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How to Get Your Kleptomaniac Dog to Drop Anything

How to Get Your Kleptomaniac Dog to Drop Anything

There is nothing better to a dog than grabbing something he shouldn’t have and then getting chased through the house! If you watch puppies play with each other this is often the exact game they choose! They grab an item,...

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Do You Have a Hyperactive Dog?

Do You Have a Hyperactive Dog?

We live in a fast paced world. Most of the time I love modern technology, but sometimes I want to go back to when things were simpler. I actually blame modern technology and the hormones and odd things that we...

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Not Fostering Independence? Why You Just Might be Killing Your Dog

Not Fostering Independence? Why You Just Might be Killing Your Dog

  Many people want to be the apple of their dog’s eye. They want to think that their dog can’t function without them. Face it! Some of you recognize yourself in that statement. Everyone wants that dog from the “Incredible...

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How to Help Your Dog Adapt To A New Environment When You Move House

How to Help Your Dog Adapt To A New Environment When You Move House

Moving can be more stressful than starting a new job or even getting divorced. It’s nice to dream about the new adventure awaiting you, but the relocation part can be very tough. While you are looking forward to a new...

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How to Deal with Your Dog’s Anxiety and Fear

How to Deal with Your Dog’s Anxiety and Fear

I, first, wanted to write an article on how to avoid a fearful or anxious dog. After all, avoiding it completely is a lot easier for you and for the mental stability of your dog. I was going to combine...

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