'Canine Cough' (formerly known as Kennel Cough) is highly infectious respiratory infection that not only spreads quickly through a boarding kennel, but also other places where dogs associate.
Pets produce pounds of the proverbial periodically and disposing of the steaming mountains of muck can be a problem. The more pets you have, the worse it gets.
During your pup's first month at home, urgency dictates that socialisation with people is the prime puppy directive. As a rule of thumb, your pup needs to meet at least a hundred different people before it is three months old!
When a pet's behaviour goes astray, the results affect the whole family. There are solutions to most of the annoying behaviours that are troubling you and your pet. Usually the solutions flow when the following four questions are answered.
Don't punish the bad, reward the good! With reward-based training, you manufacture better results with speed, develop a stronger relationship with your dog and improve your dog's contentment and quality of life.
Proper reward-based dog training works wonders to improve a dog's behaviour. It is vital for puppies and also for any adult dog where behavioural problems are being dealt with.
It has been just you and the dog, a happy little family. So what happens when baby makes four? How will your dog react?
Losing a pet marks the end of a special relationship and can be one of the most difficult times of our life. For children especially it can be a very traumatic event.
If your dog has an allergic reaction to flea saliva, just one or two fleas can make it intensely itchy. Scratching and biting can result in uncomfortable redness, scaliness and sores.
Whether training a new puppy or solving simple behaviour problems, the central tenet is the same – reward your dog for getting things right! By adopting a reward-orientated training program, it is not necessary to punish your dog at all.