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Training your puppy or dog so that you eliminate specific anti-social, undesirable, and problem behaviour making him a better friend.

Why Do Dogs Howl?

why do dogs howl - young beagle male howlingWhy Do Dogs Howl

All is serene and you are enjoying the moment, when a soulful sound startles you out of your quiet zone. As you scamper to find out what could have disturbed the tranquillity you can’t help but wonder – why do dogs howl?

Rushing on, you find Butch on his rump howling his heart out as if in some state of transcendental meditation. Having not gone through this experience before, it almost raises the hairs of the nape of your neck.Read More »Why Do Dogs Howl?

How to Train a Puppy

how to train a puppy - image of cute black puppy in green grassThey ooze cuteness, but if you aren’t sure how to train a puppy, they soon wear you out. You may be tired, your slippers may be chewed and your carpets ruined, but you owe it to yourself and to your little canine to train him as early as possible.

The first few days of owning a puppy are more often than not filled with moments of laughter, joy and pleasant surprises galore. Along with those pleasant surprises, however, if not properly trained, they can spring a fair few unpleasant surprises too.

Train your puppy today, and you’ll set a precedent for the rest of his life–and yours alongside him. He will be a better friend.Read More »How to Train a Puppy

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation Anxiety in Dogs - photo of beagle chewing shoeOwning a puppy or dog can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. Though we might want to be, we can’t always be there for them, and 10% of the time, this causes separation anxiety in dogs.

Whether puppy or full-grown pooch, it doesn’t take long before an unbreakable bond forms between you and your canine family member. Dogs aren’t so different from us, in the sense that they “feel” and for some dogs, being separated from their owner–for even just a moment, can be too much to bear.Read More »Separation Anxiety in Dogs

How to Stop a Puppy From Biting

how to stop a puppy from biting - cartoon of dog snarlingWatching and interacting with a growing puppy is lots of fun filled with much joy, laughter and wonder. This is true until the puppy learns to bite. When this time comes you need to know how to stop a puppy from biting.

If this mild form of aggression is not checked at this early stage, it will cause interaction problems in the future. And with how fast the little pup is growing he will soon have strength enough to hurt.Read More »How to Stop a Puppy From Biting

How To Stop A Dog From Digging

how to stop a dog from digging - cartoon of dog digging hole with a shovelFinding out the answer to the question ‘why do dogs dig?’ helps you understand your bud all the better. Once you get to know this, you can create an environment that is serene and safe for both you and your dog. Read on to find out more about how to stop a dog from digging!

Dogs still have their natural instincts right at the surface, and if you’ve been wondering whether your pooch has finally gone off the deep end with all the digging, don’t worry, it is not so. He is just being his good old natural self.

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