Month: July 2023

Common Mistakes Of First-Time Dog Owners

Common Mistakes Of First-Time Dog Owners A woman gets a new dog and begins obedience training right away to establish her as the pack leader. Proper training is essential when bringing a new pup in your home.

When you think about getting a dog, you most likely imagine the fun and excitement of it. You’ll have a furry companion to snuggle with, a living alarm system to ward off would-be burglars, a playmate — or all three. But there’s a lot that goes into being a good Pack Leader. A dog is […]

Warning Signs of Dog Depression

Warning Signs of Dog Depression A sad dog looks out the window while his owner is at work for the day. Learn how to recognize the signs of depression in dogs and how to help your furry pal.

Dog depression is similar to the kind we as humans experience. There are all kinds of ways to tell if people are depressed. They might stop eating — or eat more to dull the pain. They might cry a lot more — often unexpectedly. There’s a good chance they’ll start withdrawing from life by avoiding […]

5 Keys To Handling A Dominant Dog

5 Keys To Handling A Dominant Dog Two alpha dogs show their dominance by fighting. Dominant dogs can be trained to be calm and submissive. It takes patience and consistency for best results.

Like humans, very few dogs are natural-born leaders, but you may wind up with a dominant dog that would typically take the lead position in the pack. If you are not the Pack Leader, this can cause problems, as a commanding dog will gravitate toward being in charge. However, if you take steps to establish […]