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7 Ways To Help Stop Your Dog From Digging Up Your Garden

January 19, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

By Michael Webber Dogs love to dig, let’s face it, it is a very natural and instinctual part of their makeup, and “it is a very enjoyable behavior for them” says Deborah L. Forthman, Ph.D. digging is something that dogs have been doing from the beginning, but there are ways to reduce the amount your […]

Steps to Finding the Right Dog Trainer For You and Your Dog

March 4, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

You just got a new puppy and now comes the fun part – the training. Don’t get nervous. It isn’t all that bad. As a matter of fact training your new puppy can be quite fun. You can either do it yourself or find a professional dog trainer to help you with the process. Just […]

Understanding Dog Behavior – part II.

February 5, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By David Beart …. continued from part I: Aggression You know him as your sweet and lovable friend. Your friends and neighbors know him as the terror on your doorstep who wants to eat them. Aggression is not a nice quality in your dog. Aggression comes from the desire to protect, and anything perceived as […]

Understanding Dog Behavior – part I

February 5, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Dogs are considered the most genuinely happy creatures on earth. Their entire day is filled with you whether you are there or not. They are waiting for you, sleeping on your bed, watching for you out the window, wondering where you are while they are patiently waiting for you in their crate. Once you come […]

Shih Tzu – Housebreaking Techniques

January 3, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Connie Limon Paper training a puppy is an excellent method of housebreaking especially for owners who cannot be home enough to get a puppy outside as frequently as needed. Puppies need to urinate more often than older dogs. How to paper train: Leave her in her space with baby gates and cover the entire […]

Let Your Cat Destroy Her Own Furniture

December 28, 2007 by · 1 Comment 

Your cat has a love-hate relationship with your furniture. She loves to scratch the furniture, but it looks like hate to you. You can end this cycle of abuse with just a little bit of understanding. Scratching comes naturally to your cat as a way to exercise, mark territory, and sharpen her claws. She only […]

Train Your Dog to get the Morning Paper

December 28, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

Today I was just genuinely surfing the Web… linking from Problogger, spotting a name, using my intuition. Before I knew it I landed at Christina Jones’ video, and I LAUGHED!!! The video should be rated ‘T” for “Too Cute”. Thank you, Christina, for making me laugh!

Is Your Cat Ready for Toilet Training? Here’s 5 Ways You Can Tell

December 20, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

by: Rebecca Rescate At the end of a long day, who wants to sift through a messy litter box? Certainly not me. Up until now, the litter-box has been a necessary evil, a small price to pay for our beloved companions. But not anymore. In fact, there’s an underground alternative designed for those of us […]

Train Your Cat For Vacations

December 17, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

When you are going on a vacation or taking your cat out for a length of time you will want to have the cat trained to ride in a car or vehicle so that the cat is not jumping all over and over the seats. Purchasing a pet carrier will be the first thing that […]

Get Your Dog To Listen to You – Start Obedience Training – Part III

December 16, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

By Moses Wright …. continuation of part II of this article: There are 2 main approaches when it comes to correcting your dog’s undesirable behaviors. The first approach is the “Direct Approach”. It simply requires you to reprimand your dog on the spot whenever he misbehaves – chewing, barking, digging and biting. This is a […]

Get Your Dog To Listen to You – Start Obedience Training – Part II

December 15, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

By Moses Wright continuation from part I of this article: … 2. Consistency – It is important to have consistency in the course of training especially when correcting unwanted behaviors. Always use the same “command” for a specific task you require of your dog. Don’t confuse him by using different commands for the same task. […]

Get Your Dog To Listen to You – Start Obedience Training – Part I

December 14, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

Dog obedience training is important for every dog owner who wants to own, live and enjoy the company of an obedience dog. Obedience training not only allows your dog to listen and behave in the manner that is expected of him, it creates a bond that bring your communication and relationship to new heights. Do […]

Persistent Housetraining Accidents—Doesn’t My Dog Know Better?

December 7, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

Persistent Housetraining Accidents—Doesn’t My Dog Know Better? “My dog is doing this on purpose!” is a complaint dog trainers often hear. House soiling is a common, frustrating dog behavior problem. However, it is important to understand that dogs do not eliminate indoors out of “spite,” “anger,” or otherwise “on purpose.” Consider that dogs will urinate […]

Cat Training: Teach Kitty To Use The Litter Box

December 4, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

Cat Training: Teach Kitty To Use The Litter Box Pets are a wonderful way to add joy and love to your household. Many people have pets and consider them an important addition to their family. There are many pets to chose from, anywhere from fish to horses. Some people prefer small pets like gerbils, hamsters […]

Dog Training Tips – From Doggone Naughty To Good Dog

December 3, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

Dog Training Tips – From Doggone Naughty To Good Dog Everyone has some dog training tips when your dog is “naughty.” But few actually give you good advice. Let’s face it, your dog wasn’t born knowing how to behave. Different breeds are bred for certain tasks, be it hunting, herding, guarding, killing or chasing. Therefore […]