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  • Housetraining 101

    Crates, doggy diapers, newspaper, long walks … what is the answer to housetraining?

  • Benefits Of Crate Training

    Believe it or not, using a crate is one of the most effective tools in dog training. Learn more.

  Dogs, young or old, love to learn. Include a reward and these four basic rules and you’ve got a recipe for successful dog tricks! Learn how to teach dog tricks like roll over, stay or heel by starting each lesson with a: cue, reward, practice, praise. 10 Best dog tricks to teach Rollover Stay Heel Lay down Speak Spin …

  Training a puppy or a dog is an important first step in your relationship. The experience is not only bonding but teaches a dog about acceptable behavior. To get started, set a goal. The most popular first lesson for any new puppy or dog is for him to learn his name. 8-Step basic puppy training Training should be a fun, rewarding, and fulfilling experience for both of you. There are some basic steps you’ll include in …

  The secret of how to potty train a puppy is consistency, patience, positive reinforcement and a manageable schedule. Most puppies learn a training schedule within 4 to 6 months, and if they are under 24 weeks old, will need to potty a minimum of 3 to 5 times per day. In the beginning of potty training, be prepared for …

Crate training a puppy or a dog at any age gives pups a sense of safety and security, as well as quiet time away from the activity of the home. Learning how to successfully crate train a puppy or dog should not only be a rewarding experience, but a positive one too. Which steps every adopter should start with for …

  Dog Barks Have the Same Meaning Everywhere They are creatures of few “words” yet dogs communicate easily with canines everywhere, and with most humans. If you and your dog were to travel to a foreign country, knowing nothing of its language and culture, you would have a hard time communicating. You would have to abandon your vast verbal vocabulary …

We feel tremendous love for our dogs, and our dogs sure seem to love us. But is it truly love or something else?   Are dogs really capable of emotions? Or are we just projecting our own love onto our dogs?   Scientists avoid the subject because part of what sets humans apart from other animals is our ability to …

What actually goes on inside your pet’s mind? You may not believe what scientists are discovering about the minds of cats and dogs.   Despite the fact that the cat versus dog intelligence debate rages on, the truth is that, until recently, very little has been understood about the minds of our pets. However, over the the last few years, …

Some pets seem to have the uncanny ability to predict future catastrophes. But is it real?   To pet owners, it comes as no surprise that cats and dogs have a few abilities superior to our own. Some have incredible sniffers, while others can hear the crinkle of a treat bag from a mile away and some even seem to …

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