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The Causes Of Unwanted Chewing — And How To Stop It

The Causes Of Unwanted Chewing — And How To Stop It

Our dogs may be family, but that doesn’t mean they’re always the best roommates. And one of the most common complaints we humans have about our canine roomies is the chewing. Why do they always go straight for the newest pair of shoes? The important document you needed for today’s meeting? The arm of the […]

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 […]

Secrets To Housebreaking Adult Dogs

Secrets To Housebreaking Adult Dogs

When most people think about housebreaking a dog, they imagine an adorable little scamp that fits in the palm of their hand and plays with toys all day — in other words, a puppy. But what if you have an older dog that isn’t housebroken because she’s a rescue? The rules for training adult dogs […]

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

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

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 […]

How To Get Your Dog To Love Bath Time

How To Get Your Dog To Love Bath Time

If your dog hates bath time, it’s likely you do, too. It may be hard to imagine that you could turn it around and start viewing a bath as a time for bonding instead, but it is possible! The key is to have a strategy for the change. Here are some tips for developing your […]

How To Get Your Dog Into Shape

How To Get Your Dog Into Shape

The obesity epidemic in America doesn’t just affect humans; it’s extended to our canine companions as well! A 2015 study showed that 52.7 percent of dogs in the U.S. were obese. And unfortunately, it’s been tied to a wide variety of health problems in dogs, from pancreatitis and diabetes to heart disease and hip dysplasia. […]

8 Ways To Save Money On Vet Care

8 Ways To Save Money On Vet Care

An important part of responsible dog care is providing them with medical care — unfortunately, doing so can also be costly. But before you balk at the high price of a procedure or treatment, take a look at these cost-saving tips. Get pet insurance Understand what the coverage you are buying includes — and what […]

Before Disaster Strikes: Have A Plan For Your Dogs

Before Disaster Strikes: Have A Plan For Your Dogs

When a natural disaster strikes, your emergency plan can help keep your family safe — but does your plan include your dog? It’s just as important to consider her special needs in advance as it is those of the rest of your family. You may not be able to predict the specific circumstances of the […]

5 Essential Commands You Can Teach Your Dog

5 Essential Commands You Can Teach Your Dog

Having a trained dog isn’t the same as having a balanced dog, but if your dog knows a few basic commands, it can be helpful when tackling problem behaviors — existing ones or those that may develop in the future. So where do you start with dog obedience training? You could take a class, but […]