Month: September 2019

Why Dog Bites Happen And How To Stop Dog Biting

Why Dog Bites Happen And How To Stop Dog Biting

5 Main Reasons Dogs Bite Approximately four and a half million people are bitten by dogs in the United States every year and one-fifth of them end up needing medical attention for their wounds. Children are the most common victims with half of bite wound victims being under the age of thirteen. Children are much […]

10 Tips For Epic Road Trips With Your Dog

10 Tips For Epic Road Trips With Your Dog A family takes their dog on a summer road trip.

Are you ready to create some great  vacation memories by hitting the road with your canine best friend? Before you load up and get going, follow these 10 steps to ensure it’s a safe and enjoyable trip for you both. Steps for an Epic Road Trip Contact Your Vet If it’s been a while since […]

Why Do Dogs Howl?

Why Do Dogs Howl? Why do dogs howl? - dog howling toward sky - Cesar’s Way

You’ve probably been here before: You’re leading your dog around the neighborhood on a typical pack walk when suddenly there’s a siren far off in the distance. You barely notice it, but your dog’s ears immediately perk up. As the sound gets closer, she becomes more agitated and excited until, finally, as it nears you […]

Why Does My Dog Wag Its Tail?

Why Does My Dog Wag Its Tail? A happy dog plays catch with his owner

All animals communicate with energy and body language, and it’s easy to tell just from body language whether they’re fearful or aggressive. But, beyond body language, for many animals there are three important body parts with which they communicate. Animals’ primary methods of communicating are through eye contact, their ear position, and their tails. When […]

Finding The Right Dog Obedience Course

Finding The Right Dog Obedience Course A dog receives obedience training with a professional

The fall can mean back to school for kids as well as dogs. Obedience courses are great for young dogs that need to learn basic commands, manners, and socialization skills. Typically, obedience courses will teach them things like how to sit and lie down, they will learn how to interact with other dogs and people, […]

Before You Adopt A Dog

Before You Adopt A Dog

By Cesar Millan With the overpopulation in shelters around the country and the high numbers of euthanization–4.5 million pets a year according to the Human Society–adopting a dog is one of the best things you can do to help this problem. But, before you go out and adopt a dog, there are some important steps […]

The 5 Stages Of A Baby-Canine Friendship (Part 1)

The 5 Stages Of A Baby-Canine Friendship (Part 1) Baby sits on floor with bigger husky dog

You spent the last nine months preparing your dog for this new family member, and the initial meeting went well. But that’s just the beginning! Your dog’s relationship with your baby will change over time. At each stage of your baby’s development, you’ll encounter new joys and new challenges. The key is to be alert […]

The History Of Beagles

The History Of Beagles

Beagle ancestors used for hunting Although there seems to be no reliable documentation about the early ancestry of Beagles, there are accounts of dogs of similar size being used to for hunting in Greece in the 5th century BCE. There was no formal name given to these dogs, however, they are considered to be the […]

How To Exercise Your Dog Indoors

How To Exercise Your Dog Indoors a dog catches a ball during indoor play

Note: Before trying any of these exercise techniques, confirm with your vet that your dog is healthy enough. Also note that some breeds, for example those with short legs, may not be well-suited for activites that involve going up and down steps or obstacles. Dogs need their daily exercise, and even things like it being […]

Service Dogs Part 3: Guide Dogs

Service Dogs Part 3: Guide Dogs a service dogs leads his blind owner on a walk.

Service dogs assist individuals in a variety of ways. There are the more commonly recognized guide dogs that assist the blind or visually impaired, as well as dogs that assist the deaf or hard of hearing by alerting their owners of alarms and other important sounds. Service dogs also assist the physically disabled by retrieving […]