You'll be familiar with your dog's normal breath, so look out for any drastic changes in odor.dog (boxer) image by inacio pires from Fotolia.comDog breath is a general term for an unpleasant smelling odor emanating from a dog's mouth. Dogs rarely have pleasant smelling breath, but...
This is a nice trick to teach your dog, especially if they shed, or have thick undercoats that are difficult to wash. What you are doing is teaching them to shake off water/hair or refrain from shaking (like when you're giving them a bath and applying the shampoo).
If you are interested in making a designer dog your new friend, then you may already know that there are plenty of combinations to choose from.Designer dogs are what you might call 50 / 50 dogs - they are a combination of 50% of one pure breed and 50% of another pure breed.
Is your dog exhibiting bad behaviors? If so you should know that there is a tool out there than can help you get control over you unruly pooch. Crate training is one of the most effective ways to train your puppy to behave the way you need him to.
Known as a "big dog in a little package," the small Yorkshire terrier is known for its bravery, hunting skills, a high energy level and investigative personality. In the 19th century, these small dogs were not companions, but ratters in clothing mills. It wasn't until later that these small, silky-c
Does your dog chew everything in sight? With so much information on training dogs available it can be difficult to find the right advice. Discover some of the myths surrounding dog training and why dogs chew, and learn how to correctly teach your dog what is acceptable behavior.
Does your dog display some rude behaviors? When you notice a lot of it each day, you start thinking of possible ways to eradicate thosebad attitudes. Teaching them to learn proper behavior modification and other skills is a good idea. Some prefer dog training collar. Training is a good idea.
Dog's are trusted and faithful companions; and we want to keep them safe. If a dog is choking on an object, it needs to have its airway cleared -- quickly -- in order to save its life. Knowing how to do this can save you a lot of heartache. To avoid choking incidences, keep small balls, bones and ot
The Norfolk Terrier is a loving, hardy and active little dog that makes a great pet. They can easily be kept in an apartment as long as she is afforded frequent long walks. A properly fenced in back yard with provisions for a digging dog would be the ideal exercise situation.
Some people might say that designing a room just for your pet is unnecessary, but it can be nice to give your pampered pooch their own space. Creating a safe place for all of their doggie equipment not only gives your dog their own space, but it gets all of their stuff out of yours! Take
No dog owner cannot have a well-mannered pet overnight. It happens to be the result of an intense process of grooming and for that there is the need of a rigorous form of dog behaviour training. There is no doubt that all of us are aware of this and hence try to apply the same. But the majority of u
Just as every human being has their own tendency and reaction towards different settings, dogs also have the same attitude. Every dog is unique and has their own set of reactions to various factors.
Dog crates are great tools and extremely practical when house breaking your puppy or traveling with the dog in a car but, they simply are not appropriate for every occasion when you need to have that puppy or even full grown dog confined. That's where dog exercise pens can help make you and you
If your dog is a powerful chewer, you need to choose strong dog toys for him. This will not only give him exercise, but also keep his teeth cleaner. There are key features to dog toys that you should look for when picking out a strong dog toy. Strong toys are made from hard rubber, canvas and natura
Many dogs are afraid of their vet. They hate going into the vet's practice or clinic because they know that more often than not this will result in something unpleasant happening to them. At the same time they smell and sense the fear of the other patients - just like you and I notice the fear