Teaching stay command is incredibly important. That simple command can prevent them from getting hurt and it’s also going to come in handy if you have guests coming over who may not be completely comfortable around dogs.
It’s a good thing that you want to teach your dog the stay command, but doing so can be tricky. There are challenges inherent to any type of dog training and that remains true especially for teaching your dog how to stay.
Before getting into the nitty-gritty of how to teach your dog the stay command, it will help to understand the potential challenges you may encounter first (ways to train your dog will be discussed in next week’s blog). Continue Reading…
Legitimate problems can emerge from your dog eating too fast. Having your dog excited about mealtime is no problem, but the same can’t be said if your dog remains excited during mealtime.
Once he/she gets that hint that food is about to be served, paws pounding quickly on the floor begins and then the food gulping starts. We’ll discuss how to help him eat slower in this article. Continue Reading…
Among the newer leash options that dog owners can purchase is what’s known as a retractable leash. If you’ve never heard of retractable leashes before, then please take the time to read through this article.
There are important things to know about this particular canine accessory and being aware of them can prevent you from making a big mistake.
What Is a Retractable Leash?
Retractable leashes make use of some cord to connect you to your dog. Specifically, one end of the cord connects to a spring-loaded gadget that you hold in your hand while the other links up to the collar.
There’s a button found on the gadget that you can use to extend the amount of cord available or to retract the length of the cord. According to Dogtime, some retractable leashes that can extend all the way up to 26 feet.
The case for using a retractable leash is that it gives your dog more freedom. By extending the cord, your dog can run around more. Some say that retractable leashes are also useful for dog training.
If you’re not completely comfortable giving CBD products to your dog, that is a perfectly understandable. We still don’t know everything about it which makes the prospect of giving it to a dog a scary proposition for some pet owners. On the other hand, there are recent developments that seem to suggest that CBD can also be beneficial to dogs.
For those who have warmed up to the idea of sharing CBD products with their pet dogs, please feel free to make use of the tips listed below so that you can find and purchase only the best items. Continue Reading…
CBD, which is also known by its longhand name of cannabidiol, has become an increasingly popular supplement that people take to address all kinds of health issues including chronic pain, nausea, and even anxiety.
The substance has become more widely used despite the fact that getting your hands on it can be a tricky proposition depending on exactly where you live in the country. Some people swear by the effectiveness of CBD, so much so that they are even willing to give it to their dogs. Continue Reading…
Does “excessive barking” describe your dog? Fido does this because he just spotted something unusual. When that happens, dogs usually want to let everyone know about it.
In last week’s article, we identified that aforementioned activity is referred to as alert barking. As the name suggests, it’s something the dog does to alert you and whoever may be within close proximity of your current location.
We’ve already established that alert barking can be a real problem if it goes unchecked. So, how should we address it?