Monthly Archives: July 2010

Dog Training – Who’s in Charge?

ScooterIt is important that dog training includes teaching your dog that you are the head of the household. For you to have a healthy relationship with your dog, he needs to realize you are in charge. If he is a little out of touch with this idea, you will need some good advice about correcting this problem.  Continue reading

Correcting Dog Behavior Problems

Correcting Dog Behavior ProblemsIf you need to start correcting dog behavior problems, you should obtain some good dog behavior training tips to teach him to listen to your commands. Approximately ten minutes a day is all you need to do this. Once he starts to heed your requests all the time, you can make it just 5 minutes a day until he is totally reliable under your control.
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How to Stop Your Dog Licking You

how to stop your dog licking youPeople, for the most part, are not particularly fond of being licked. When greeting new people and other animals, dog use licking not only to express submissiveness, but as a way to explore. They also use it to show how much they value your friendship. Further on in this article, we’ll discuss how to stop your dog licking you.  Continue reading

Theories on Why Dogs Eat Grass

why dogs eat grassSome dogs love to eat grass. This habit usually has no bad side effects, except perhaps the odd time when he’ll throw up. Even this doesn’t affect the dog too much. He’ll just vomit and be on his way. It probably bothers you more than your dog.

Why dogs eat grass is a complex problem which has a variety of conjectures.  Continue reading

Greyhounds: Are They Right For You?

If you have ever considered adopting or fostering a Greyhound, there are a few things you will need to know. Greyhounds are usually retired athletes, having been used as racing dogs for most of their lives. Because breeders watch for physical as well as temperamental problems, they are usually very fit and have a calm disposition. As puppies, Greyhounds are frequently handled by a lot of people, including breeders. Since they are kept together and do not socialize with other breeds, they prefer people to other animals.

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Stop Jumping Dogs

stop jumping dogsA jumping dog can be a real problem for a dog owner. It may be cute when your dog is a puppy, but just wait until he gets older – his jumping may not be so cute anymore. If you allowed jumping when your dog was a puppy, he quickly learned that he was rewarded with hugs and affection. But now he is bigger and what was cute is now a problem. As a dog owner, you are probably feeling the need to learn how to stop jumping dogs from greeting you this way.  Continue reading