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Dog jumps on owner to beg for food
Dog Care

What Is Your Dog Telling You?

This Monday is Earth Day; an event initially started in 1970 by a U.S. senator to be a teaching event at schools and colleges, occurring every ten years. In 1990, it became an annual event and is now celebrated around the world. The senator’s intention was for people to educate each other about the environment, but he seems to have forgotten to include the best teacher of all. People always ask me how I learned so much about dogs, and I tell them that my first teacher was my grandfather. But he had a teacher before he taught me, and

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Overweight dog stands outside in the grass for exercise.
All About Dogs

How To Get Your Dog Back In Shape

As many people know, the obesity epidemic in America doesn’t just affect humans; it extends to our canine companions as well. A 2015 study showed that 52.7% of dogs in the U.S are obese! This statistic is frightening, as obesity in dogs brings with it a whole host of problems like joint damage and immobility issues. Even with these potential problems, many Pack Leaders still struggle with determining how to get a dog to lose weight. What’s the best routine? What changes need to be made? We will walk through these answers, teach you how to get your dog back

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Timid dog cuddles in its owner’s arms because it’s scared.
Dog Care

How To Meet A Timid Dog & Gain Their Trust

When meeting any new dog, dog owners and pack leaders should approach with caution. Even if you are a dog expert, it is still best to take things slow and come at new dogs with a gentle, easy-going personality. You never know what they are going through or have been through, so it is always best to move with the utmost care. In addition, dogs often show aggression when they are afraid. While it might be tempting to know how to work with an aggressive dog and gain their trust, this is not always possible if there is genuine fear

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Dog Care

Introducing Kids To A New Puppy

Kids and puppies have lots in common: They’re inquisitive, impatient, and easily excited! This is why it’s important to carefully supervise first encounters between a new puppy and your children. The rewards can be wonderful — a truly close bond and a lifelong love of dogs. But, if you don’t take precautions, a few mistakes could lead to a much less happy ending. The Beginning: Looking for a New Puppy When you first start thinking about getting a new dog, you often think of the kid’s benefits first. Many kids love to play with dogs and have a special connection

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Dog cools off from the summer heat by laying in the pool.
Dog Care

Summer Is Here – Tips For Your Dog

By Cesar Millan Happy summer to all my fans in the Northern Hemisphere! The season officially began on Friday, although my pack astronomer tells me it began late Thursday night in Los Angeles. In LA it’s hard to tell, though, because it seems like summer never ends here. In any case, it’s time to get out there with your dogs for some fun in the sun, but I have some very important things to tell you so you can be properly prepared for the season. I also decided to tell you in a very special way, so I’ve gathered Junior,

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Dog Care

Ticking Time Bombs: The Diseases Carried By Ticks

Odds are good that you will encounter a tick in the near future. And your dog has even better odds. After all, they spend a good portion of every day outside! Dogs are also prone to “off the trail” exploration. Since humans aren’t as hairy as other mammals, we stand a better chance of noticing when a tick attaches. Dogs, on the other hand, are furry, and a tick can take up residence without the dog or you noticing. Unfortunately, people sometimes find that their dog has an attached tick only when symptoms of a tick-borne disease appear. By then,

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Small dog barks at others on a walk in the grass.
Agression

How To Stop Barking

Dogs have a natural need for barking. It is their primary way of communicating after expression and body posture. Dogs will bark as a warning to protect their pack and territory. They will also bark to express excitement. Those forms of barking are rarely a nuisance and don’t last long. That is why nuisance barking almost always has the same cause and the same solution. When a dog barks excessively, it’s telling you that it is bored and is looking for stimulation or a challenge. Pack Leadership Inevitably, excessive barking indicates there is a problem with the human, and not

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Dog is jealous of new puppy playing with a baby in the house.
Dog Behavior

Do Dogs Get Jealous?

For decades it has been assumed that humans are the only species that experience jealousy and the unique emotion of unfairness, however, a recent study done at the University of California San Diego claims to show that dogs do feel jealousy. The study was performed by having humans engage with three different objects in front of their dogs: a book, a plastic jack-o-lantern, and a realistic looking stuffed dog that moved and made sound. The results show that, when the human was paying attention to the fake dog, their dogs were much more engaged and more likely to show behaviors

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Example of The Funny Muzzle By Cesar Millan Yellow Muzzle
Cesar Millan

Why Cesar Millan Created The Funny Muzzle

What do you think about when you hear the word “muzzle”? Do you picture a dog wearing one of those devices that prevents them from biting? A muzzle is designed to stop dogs from biting and acting out, but many people believe that muzzles are cruel and hurtful to the animal’s overall health.  This article will discuss the problems with traditional muzzles and why they can cause physical and mental harm on your pet. Then we will talk about how Cesar Millan created an alternative with his Funny Muzzle for your pup! The Problem with Traditional Muzzles Appears Scary to

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how to care for burn wounds on dogs - cesar’s way
All About Dogs

How To Care For Burns On Dogs

In a world of dangers and accidents, it is not uncommon for dogs to be injured by burn wounds on their skin. Caused by thermal heat, electrical devices, or chemical solutions, burns on dogs can occur at any time both at home and in new environments. If you want to protect your dog and give him the best possible care after such an injury, it’s important to understand how to care for burns on dogs and what process takes place when you visit the vet. Because burns on dogs is a serious injury, it’s important to provide medical attention immediately

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