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

Keep Up With Your Dog Training While Stuck at Home

We are at a time where almost every government in the world has either announced a lockdown or is seriously considering the prospect. Loneliness, loss of income, and general despair are some of the major problems most people will face during this pandemic.  If you’re a pet owner, being confined for months will not only [...]

By | April 8th, 2020|Categories: Pet Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Keep Up With Your Dog Training While Stuck at Home

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 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

Teach your Dog to Ride in the Car

If you are a pet owner who enjoys the company of your dogs, you obviously want to take them with you wherever you go. However, while most dogs enjoy going for drives with their owners, some dread the thought of riding in the car.   If your dog experiences difficulty with riding in the car with [...]

By | November 9th, 2019|Categories: Pet Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Teach your Dog to Ride in the Car

How to Stop a Dog from Barking

Barking is not unusual behavior for dogs and other canines - it is something they have naturally evolved to do. In fact, barking is the primary mode of communication among dogs.    However, dogs may become a nuisance, especially if they bark uncontrollably in a residential neighborhood. To make matters worse, most dog owners are not [...]

By | October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Pet Tips|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How to Stop a Dog from Barking

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 Teach A Dog to Roll Over

Do you have a dog? Is your dog well trained, but you want to teach your dog to roll over? The good news is that it is very easy to do! Teaching your dog how to roll over is a cute trick that they will think is fun (especially if they get a treat afterwards). [...]

By | June 23rd, 2019|Categories: Pet Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to Teach A Dog to Roll Over

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 [...]

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Pet Tips, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How to Socialize a Dog That’s Shy