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Month: March 2016

Why You Should Give Your Dog A Massage

Why You Should Give Your Dog A Massage

Your dog loves it when you pet him, rub his belly, and scratch behind his ears. But dogs, like humans, also love it when you give them massages. You’re probably thinking, “You want me to massage my dog? Really?” While it might seem silly, it’s actually extremely beneficial for your pup. It feels good when […]

Getting The Jump On Unwanted Puppy Jumping [VIDEO]

Getting The Jump On Unwanted Puppy Jumping [VIDEO]

A lot of behaviors that are “cute” when puppies do them can become dangerous if they persist as adults. One of these is jumping on people. When a five pound puppy does it, it can be tempting to return the greeting and give attention — but it’s not so fun when it’s a fifty or […]

Try The Right Thing First…

Try The Right Thing First…

Happy Easter! Although spring has begun, it may not seem like it in parts of the world that are still getting snowed in, like the northern U.S. and southern Canada. That’s because, while the Sun follows the rules of being in a particular place on a particular day every year and our calendar follows that, […]

How to Tell Which Dog is Alpha: Dog Pack Hierarchy

Cesar’s Fifth Natural Dog Law says, “Dogs are social pack animals with a leader and followers.” They are happiest when they have this structure because the followers want to be told what to do and know what the leaders expect of them. By the time a dog is an adult, it knows its pack position […]

How To Track Your Pup With Dog GPS And Dog Apps

Technology today is better than ever. But the advancements in technology aren’t limited to humans. Technology is also helping protect our pooches from becoming stray dogs, as well as offering a number of other dog monitoring services. With the help of GPS and a smartphone app, you could be well on your way to tracking […]

Puppy 101: The Ultimate Guide To Raising A Puppy

Puppy 101: The Ultimate Guide To Raising A Puppy

Getting a dog is a big responsibility but getting a puppy is an even bigger one! Why? Because puppies have to learn how to do everything, and you’re the one who has to teach them how to do it. Although puppies can be a lot of work, it will all be worth it in the […]

Humanity’s First Teacher

Humanity’s First Teacher

Last night at 9:30 p.m. in Los Angeles and whatever time it was where you are, something marvelous happened, although you probably didn’t notice. The Earth’s north and south poles pointed straight up and down relative to the Sun, putting our star directly over the equator. This is called an equinox, which happens twice a […]

10 Signs That You Are Not Yet A Pack Leader

10 Signs That You Are Not Yet A Pack Leader

Having a dog is a wonderful experience, but in order to have the best possible relationship with your dog, you need to establish yourself as the Pack Leader. From the moment they’re born, puppies look to their mothers for guidance and training. But once that puppy or adult dog joins your family, the Pack Leader […]

Pride And Predator: Do Dogs Feel Proud Of Themselves?

Pride And Predator: Do Dogs Feel Proud Of Themselves?

Previously, we’ve looked at whether dogs can feel emotions like guilt or jealousy with mixed results. Many researchers do not believe that dogs actually feel guilt, but instead express anticipation over punishment under certain circumstances — for example, if the accident they had in the kitchen is visible when their human comes home. On the […]

Essential Qualities Of A Pack Leader

Essential Qualities Of A Pack Leader

People ask me all the time, “How can I be a Pack Leader?” Well, there’s a simple answer to that: You have to act like one. But this is probably a bit too simple… The answer to the first question is another question: “What does a Pack Leader do?” And there are a lot of […]