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Month: July 2015

A Place Of Their Own: What To Look For In Dog Beds

Sprawled out on the kitchen floor. Curled up in a discarded coat. Nestled into the back seat of your car. These are all places where your dog can sleep — and quite comfortably too. However, while your dog can sleep anywhere, that doesn’t necessarily mean that she should. As a pet owner, it is very […]

Perspective

Perspective

Holiday traditions are very closely related to the cultures in which they occur, so can seem very strange to outsiders. Fireworks, which we use to celebrate Independence Day in America, are pretty common around the world. But what about the American tradition of having children hunt for brightly colored eggs at Easter but not eating […]

Calvin Millan And Cesar Millan Star In Live-Action Series On Nickelodeon

Calvin Millan And Cesar Millan Star In Live-Action Series On Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon is expanding its hit preschool roster with the launch of the inventive Mutt & Stuff, a live-action preschool series created by TV legends Sid and Marty Krofft, and Bradley Zweig. Set in a unique school for dogs, theseries stars Calvin Millan and his dad, Cesar, star of Cesar 911 and former star of Dog […]

Alimentos De Consumo Humano Recomendados Para Perros

Alimentos De Consumo Humano Recomendados Para Perros

Tratamos de mantener nuestras mascotas en sus dietas apropiadas para perros, pero a veces no podemos resistir darles un bocadillo humano. Si deseas recompensar a tu mascota con un tentempié, asegúrate de elegir los alimentos que sean seguros para estómagos caninos. Aquí están algunos alimentos de humanos “aprobados por perros”: 1. La manteca de cacahuete. […]

¿Con Qué Frecuencia Debo Bañar A Mi Perro?

¿Con Qué Frecuencia Debo Bañar A Mi Perro?

La respuesta simple es: ¿Con qué frecuencia quieres bañar a tu perro? A menos que el perro tenga un problema de la piel, no hay ninguna necesidad de seguir un calendario específico para el baño, excepto para hacer de él un compañero más agradable. Así como la gente, algunos perros apestan más rápido que otros. […]

How To Get Your Dog To Listen To You

How To Get Your Dog To Listen To You

When your dog won’t listen to your commands, it can be frustrating — and it can also be dangerous. After all, this kind of communication can help keep your dog out of trouble, preventing him from running out into a busy street or eating something he shouldn’t. It can also help keep you sane by […]

To Cuddle Or Not To Cuddle…

To Cuddle Or Not To Cuddle…

Affectionate, warm, and covered in soft fur, your dog may seem like an attractive bedtime cuddle buddy. If you’ve ever welcomed your pet up onto your bed, you are not alone — not even close. An estimated 79 percent of pet owners share their beds with their pets. As reported by WebMD, a survey from […]

Dog Constipation: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Dog Constipation: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

As one of the most common digestive problems among animals, constipation — the difficulty or inability to have normal bowel movements — can affect dogs of all breeds, ages, and lifestyles. While constipation may be common in dogs, it should never be ignored. Left untreated, constipation can cause more serious health problems in the future, […]

Assertion

Assertion

When I tell people that they have to be calm and assertive in order to be Pack Leaders for their dogs, they can understand the calm part — at least intellectually — pretty easily. “Calmness” is a way of being in the moment and not stressing out. However, it can be hard to achieve, especially […]