How to Keep Your Dog from Destroying Your Garden

They may be our best friends, but let's face it; dogs can be a pain in the backside sometimes. I mean, how many times have you found your furry friend in places you don't want him to be in, like your newly manicured garden? If you are finding it hard to keep your dog out [...]

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Stop Canine Cabin Fever

During these hard times, even man's best friend could easily develop emotional distress. Thankfully, there is something you could do to help your dog cope with isolation and quarantine situations. Rosie Paterson talks to a dog expert to help you figure out how you can keep your dog from developing canine cabin fever. As it [...]

By | May 18th, 2020|Categories: Pet Tips, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Stop Canine Cabin Fever

Get Rid of Your Retractable Dog Leash 

When going out with your dog in public, it's not only a legal requirement to leash him up, but also a protective measure for both him and the public. There are numerous ways you can leash your dog. These include the use of a harness, slop lead, headcollar, and retractable leashes. Each of these options [...]

By | March 12th, 2020|Categories: Pet Tips, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Get Rid of Your Retractable Dog Leash 

How To Teach Your Dog To Shake Hands

Teaching your dog how to shake hands will not only amuse and impress your friends, but also provides the foundation for teaching your pet other tricks, and consequently deepening your bond. The goal is to have them offering their little paw up for shaking without any physical manipulation from you, except for a verbal cue. [...]

By | February 11th, 2020|Categories: Pet Tips, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , |Comments Off on How To Teach Your Dog To Shake Hands

Tips to Make the Holidays Less Stressful for Dogs

The festive season can be a very overwhelming time for your dog. This is especially true if you intend to travel or host your friends and relatives. As a responsible pet parent, you need to ensure that your canine companion is comfortable and at ease during this period so that they can enjoy the holidays [...]

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Tips For Lure and Reward Training

Teaching your dog to behave requires a lot of practice, patience and most importantly, knowing the right buttons to push. Without the right techniques, training a dog to behave can be very frustrating and time-consuming.  One of the strategies often employed by pet owners is the lure-and-reward technique, which is very useful when teaching your [...]

By | December 8th, 2019|Categories: Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Tips For Lure and Reward Training

How to Teach a Puppy to Walk on a Leash

Contrary to popular belief, puppies don't just learn how to walk on a leash naturally. It's something they need to be taught over time. Fortunately, dogs are quick learners, and you don't have to be an expert to train your dog how to walk on a leash. Below is a simple dog leash training program [...]

By | August 5th, 2019|Categories: Pet Tips, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to Teach a Puppy to Walk on a Leash

How To Make Your Camping Trip a Dog-Friendly Experience

Your dog is part of your family. As such, it's only fair to tag him along to all your family outings, including camping trips. Unfortunately, most camping sites are not designed with dogs, or pets, in mind. So, if you are planning to go camping with your dog, here are some tips on how to [...]

By | July 16th, 2019|Categories: Pet Tips, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How To Make Your Camping Trip a Dog-Friendly Experience

How to Socialize a Dog That’s Shy

Is your dog shy? Some dogs have very outgoing personalities while others are naturally more timid of humans. Certain breeds do come with certain personality traits. Pet owners may be trying to socialize their dogs to get them to move past this, but will it really work? If it doesn't work for you on your [...]

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Is It Safe for My Dog to Eat Blueberries or Other Fruit?

Do you know what your dog is and isn't allowed to eat? Most dog owners know the basics, but there are always foods that make you stop and wonder. Today we are tackling whether or not your dog can eat blueberries and other types of fruit. If you have a dog or you constantly have [...]

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: Pet Tips, Tips & Tricks|Tags: |Comments Off on Is It Safe for My Dog to Eat Blueberries or Other Fruit?