Month: June 2019

Why Is My Dog Whining?

Why Is My Dog Whining? A dog whines because he is hurt

If you have or have ever had a dog, then you’ve probably heard it whine at one time or another. Whining is another form of communication that dogs use, but since a dog’s primary form of communication is through energy and body language, the progression to whining indicates a higher level of excitement and need […]

5 Reasons To Get Your Dog Licensed

5 Reasons To Get Your Dog Licensed a dog in the drivers seat displays his license

Being a dog owner requires all sorts of responsibility. One that is often overlooked is registering your dog with your city government and getting him licensed. In the city of San Francisco alone, for example, only 16 percent of dogs are estimated to be licensed. Failing to license your dog can hinder your chances of […]

The History Of Bulldogs

The History Of Bulldogs

  One of today’s most popular dog breeds and human companions was originally bred for aggression. Here’s the history of bulldogs. Bulldogs in the Beginning Like the pit bull, bulldogs were originally bred to help butchers control livestock, although bulldogs most likely predate pit bills, with a history that can possibly be traced back to […]

How Humans Can Learn From Dogs

How Humans Can Learn From Dogs Humans can learn a lot from their four legged friends

For centuries, we’ve been teaching dogs to do things for us. Recently, we’ve come to find that man’s best friend is capable of teaching children and adults in ways people cannot. This is how humans can learn from dogs. Working therapy dogs One group, the Pet Prescription Team (PPT) in La Habra, California, works a […]

Keep It Clean For Healthy Dogs And Puppies

Keep It Clean For Healthy Dogs And Puppies A dog sits on the chair as his owner cleans the floor

It might surprise you to learn that a mother dog nursing a litter is a meticulous housekeeper, but it’s true. Un-weaned puppies naturally do their business in the den, and their mother works constantly to keep it clean. By eliminating the mess and odors quickly, she trains the puppies to venture outside of the den […]

Potty Training A Puppy

Potty Training A Puppy

More Solutions Potty training a puppy is not as daunting a task as it might seem. It just requires consistency and commitment on your part. In the video below, Andre Millan gets a few more pointers on potty training from Dog Psychology Center trainer Todd Langston. Get more tips below the video. One of the […]

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About German Shepherds

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About German Shepherds A German Shepard enjoys time outside on a beautiful day.

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About German Shepherds They’re intelligent, fiercely loyal and often used as guide or police dogs — but how much do you really know about the breed also known as GSDs? And what do they have in common with hamburgers? What’s in a Name A German shepherd is a Deutscher Schäferhund […]

What Your Dog Says About You – Cesar Millan

What Your Dog Says About You – Cesar Millan A woman walks her dog on a beautiful fall day.

Many factors go into a person’s decision to get a dog. They might look for certain traits associated with a specific breed or may prefer a certain size. Some purchase purebreds, while others head to the pound to find a mutt in need of a new home. Whether or not you’ve thought about it, your […]