Doggy Sleeping Positions

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6 Doggy Sleeping Positions That Tell You A Lot About Your Beloved Pup

As much as we would love our pets to be able to actually speak to us about themselves, they just can’t. So sometimes, we as pet owners have to learn what they like and don’t like by taking notice of many important clues and information they can provide.

For example, as you may know, we can learn a lot about human behaviour and an individual’s moods from being aware of the signals given to us by their body language, including facial expressions and body positions. And so it is with our canine family members. Read more Doggy Sleeping Positions

7 Tips to Stop Dogs Howling

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Why do dogs howl and how do you get them to stop?

All dog’s methods of communication may include barking, whining and howling. To stop dogs howling, first work out the reason he is making all that noise. Then perhaps you can remove the cause and resolve the problem.

If you can find out the reason for the excessive howling you may be able to Read more 7 Tips to Stop Dogs Howling

5 Dog Tooth Brushing Secrets

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5 Secrets For Establishing A Successful Dog Tooth Brushing Routine

Does your dog have bad breath! Many dogs are prone to gum infections and consequently have bad breath. Or maybe he has just eaten something bad.

Purely as a preventative measure for your puppy’s good health it is simple common sense to develop a dog tooth brushing routine, ideally from a young age, and to continue it throughout his life.

If you are lucky, Read more 5 Dog Tooth Brushing Secrets

Preventing Separation Anxiety in Puppies

Preventing Separation Anxiety in Puppies

Preventing separation anxiety in puppies may prove to be one of a puppy owner’s most important tasks. It is a serious problem that is much easier to prevent than to treat, so start with prevention.

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Six ways to control dog’s barking

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Here are six ways to help stop or control dog’s barking. All of them have been found to be very successful but don’t expect results overnight. The longer your dog has been barking, the longer it will take for him to change his ways.Some of these techniques require you to have an idea as to why your dog barks.

Always remember to keep these tips in mind while training –

  • Don’t yell at your dog to be quiet—it just sounds like you’re barking along with him.
  • Keep your training sessions positive and upbeat.
  • Be consistent so you don’t confuse your dog. Everyone in your family must apply the training methods every time your dog barks inappropriately. You can’t let your dog get away with inappropriate barking sometimes and not others.

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Stop Your Dog Barking When Alone

How to Stop Your Dog Barking When Alone

It’s a common problem and a very annoying one: Your dog is well-behaved when you’re home, but as soon as you leave, he can’t seem to keep his mouth shut.

How to Stop Your Dog Barking When Alone teaches you how to teach your dog not to bark when he is left alone.

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Divorce Creates Broken Hearted Pets …

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Breaking up is hard to do, and it often creates broken hearted pets, leaving them feeling anxious and confused.

It’s often because pets are legally classed as property. So they are used as a pawn in the arguments and bargaining that goes on between estranged couples.

And the pet doesn’t always end up in the “right” home after a split. Seems like the focus is often on how pets can help humans Read more Divorce Creates Broken Hearted Pets …

Why Do Dogs Dig in Their Beds?

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Why do dogs dig?

Why do dogs dig and scratch before they settle down to sleep, no matter what effect it has on your couch, bed, or carpet? They circle around and sniff and scratch before finally settling, and in the process often re-arrange all their bedding.

Recently, as temperatures started to dip, I found a thick throw rug at a thrift store. I thought it looked like a warm bit of bedding that my dog could use Read more Why Do Dogs Dig in Their Beds?

Dog’s best friend?


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Who is a dog’s best friend?

Dogs are considered man’s best friend, but who is a dog’s best friend? In terms of the best dog advocates and dog rescue, that honor goes to women.

It’s Women’s History Month, so let’s honor some of the great women of animal welfare! They’ve been the strongest advocates of the animal rescue movement since its beginning and have remained some of the most dedicated animal advocates over the years.

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Dogs can read human emotions

Dog with young girl - dogs recognize human emotionsNew research shows dogs can form abstract mental representations of negative and positive human emotions and recognize how their owner is feeling.

Researchers have recently found dogs can recognise human emotions by combining information from different senses.

They are the only creatures other than humans which apparently have that ability.

University animal behaviour experts and psychologists demonstrated that dogs Read more Dogs can read human emotions

Best Dog Foods

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Deciding what dog foods to feed your pet is always an important decision for puppy and dog owners. There are so many different types of dog foods available now that it is often very difficult to decide what is best, let alone finding the best dog foods your dog will happily consume, often for day after day after day.

Safety is usually the biggest concern for pet owners — and one of the hardest challenges for dog food manufacturers to meet. Since the recalls on a lot of Chinese-sourced food in 2007, consumers started reading labels to see where their food was coming from. Unfortunately, even ingredients sourced in the U.S. are sometimes not safe. Read more Best Dog Foods

Top 10 Dog Training Myths – Part 2

The 10 Biggest Dog Training Myths – Part 2

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Dog training myths: There’s just so much conflicting stuff out there on the internet. And most of it is absolute hogwash. Let’s delve into Part 2 of 2 of the 10 most commonly misunderstood topics.

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