The Basics of Caring for Your Dog

A small dog pulls his owner after seeing something that caught his attention. Leash pulling is not a fun experience for pet owners. Read how to stop it here.
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How to Stop Dog From Pulling

Prevention Tips for Both Types of Pests Dogs who pull on their leashes can be a significant annoyance, not to mention a danger to both the dog and the people around them. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to stop your dog from pulling. In this post, we’ll go over some of the best techniques for breaking your dog of this bad habit. Ready to learn how to stop your dog from pulling?Stopping your dog from pulling requires making sure you have good foundational behaviors in place, obedience training, and plenty of positive reinforcement.While it is frustrating to

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A dog owner prepares to brush her pup’s teeth with animal-approved toothpaste and toothbrush. Her furry friend is relaxed and calm.
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Dog Grooming Tips

Regular grooming is an essential part of responsible dog care. If you don’t have a routine, start small. Brush one day, bathe the next, and trim the nails. The shorter you can keep each session, the better. Brushing Tips Dogs need to be brushed regularly to keep their coats healthy and free of mats and tangles. While this may seem like a hassle, you can easily do it with the right tools and techniques. Below we will share the best ways to brush your dog’s fur. So if you’re looking for information on keeping your dog’s coat healthy and looking

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A dog is checked by the veterinarian for the possibility of diabetes. Your pet care provider may request various tests to confirm the diagnosis.
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Protecting Your Dog From Diabetes

You may be surprised and disheartened if you learn that your dog has diabetes. But with proper care, your beloved pup can live a long and healthy life. Just like in human beings, this form of condition is marked by a lack of insulin, the hormone that keeps blood sugar in check. When an animal or human has diabetes, its muscles have trouble converting glucose into energy. An excess of glucose builds up in the blood, causing a state of hyperglycemia. If left untreated, this will develop into severe health problems. Types of Diabetes Type I The cells responsible for

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dog is looking for food right after eating
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Why Dogs Eat… And Eat… And Eat…

There’s an old cliché about dogs — they’ll eat everything you put in front of them, whether they’re hungry or not. There may be a grain of truth to it, but not all dogs are voracious eating machines. Some are perfectly content to snack from their bowl when they feel the urge and others will stop when they feel full, not going back for seconds at all. But there are certainly plenty of dogs to give some truth to the cliché. No matter how well fed they are, they will never turn down more, and it’s quite easy to imagine

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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 disaster or know how long you may have to evacuate, but by creating a general dog emergency plan, you will have precautions in place that help you react in a way that best protects your pup. ID Your Dog This is probably the most important

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How To Choose The Right Veterinarian For Your Pet

Choosing the right veterinarian for your dog is something that you should carefully consider. This is the person that could potentially save your pet’s life and keep them healthy. Both and your pet should come to a consensus about this person before you make a long-term commitment to work with them. Here are some things to consider when choosing a veterinarian. Ask for personal recommendations One of the best ways to find the right veterinarian is to ask your friends and family members for recommendations. Other families with pets in your area may know some good veterinarians to check out,

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How To Get A Dog To Trust You

  We’ve probably all had the experience of asking whether we could pet someone’s dog only to have the dog completely ignore us or try to run away, and it’s not uncommon for adult rescue dogs to be a little aloof at first. It’s easy to take this personally and think that the dog doesn’t like us, but that’s because we’re looking at it from a human perspective. When two human strangers meet, our rules say that we introduce ourselves and shake hands. Dogs don’t have that rule with other dogs or with humans. Dog socialization is different from human

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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 biggest areas of difficulty for people who adopt puppies is potty training. In fact, if the humans don’t complete the process properly, it falls into the category of training issues that is one of the most common reasons why dogs are surrendered to shelters. So

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a dog sits with his owner at work
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Making Your Workplace Dog Friendly

If your workplace hasn’t yet gone dog-friendly, and whether they’ve made the choice to do it yet or not, there are important things to keep in mind and steps to take before the first paw crosses the threshold. Think of them as the before, during, and after phases of the dog-friendly policy implementation process. Our dogs are important to us and we’re important to our workplaces, so it’s best to avoid any problems before they happen. After all, well-prepared is well-protected. Steps to Getting Your Work Environment Ready Preparation For the sake of space, we’ll brush aside the enormous differences

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The Wisdom Of Dogs

I’m getting ready to head off to Europe to start my new Cesar LIVE: Once Upon a Dog Tour, which means time for rehearsal and getting ready to travel. Then, while I’m gone, my new show Dog Nation will premiere on March 3, starring me and my older son Andre. So things are very busy but very thrilling right now. Did I mention that my new book, “Lessons from the Pack,” is also out now? I’m proud and excited about this book, which marks a turning point and a new direction — but I explain that best in the intro,

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