Feeding time for most dogs is a great highlight of their day and one that seldom causes us concern. I know from my experience with my 4 Greyhounds I have never had to ask the question Why Is My Dog Not Eating? However, although it is one of our dog’s most elemental instincts sometimes placing … Read more Why Is My Dog Not Eating?
Sometimes dogs that have been house trained when they were puppies can still develop the habit of soiling in the home, especially later on in their lives. This can be caused by a variety of conditions and the reasons behind it can be equally varied. These can include our dog’s health and general condition, external … Read more Stop a Dog from Peeing in the House
Puppy Problems and Solutions Puppies can provide us with possibly the very best opportunity to be able to train our dogs the right way from the very start of their lives. This can, of course, come with some challenges for a new owner as unless they can set the ground rules and boundaries from the … Read more Puppy Problems and Solutions
Our dogs live in our world. And this world can be extremely scary and worrying for our furry friends. Why Are Our Dogs Scared Of Thunder? Why are they scared of Fireworks? Why are dogs scared of loud noises? We as owners have to remember that a dog’s hearing is far more acute than ours. … Read more Why Are Dogs Scared Of Thunder?
How To Stop Your Dogs Fighting is probably one of the scariest and most complex parts of actually having a dog as a pet. As we already know from all of our previous articles here, our dog is no longer part of the wolf pack. However, the canine instincts of the wolf pack will stay … Read more Stop Your Dogs Fighting
Having the ability to allow your dog the freedom to be off the lead and to exercise freely has to be one of the absolute joys of owning a dog. To see them running free and totally for fun has always been one of the greatest feelings for me as an owner. To see your … Read more How To Keep Your Dog From Running Away
We have all had this happen to us from time to time. The Jumping up and down “game” is not one to be encouraged and is often overlooked as a form of dominance that our beloved pooch is expressing. I find it particularly annoying as do other people. It’s a behavior we simply do not … Read more How to Stop a Dog from Jumping on People
How to Stop Your Dog from Biting-And Preventing It In Puppies Without a doubt, the most frightening and worrying time to be near a dog is when they are likely to be a biter. It is likely that out of all the problems you will encounter with a dog, this aspect is pretty much top … Read more How to Stop Your Dog from Biting
How to Stop an Aggressive Dog One of the biggest problems and most frightening issues that any dog owner has is finding that the dog they have either adopted, rescued or inherited in some way is suffering from nervous aggression. This can manifest itself in many forms, barking, jumping up at people and worst of … Read more How to Stop an Aggressive Dog
How to stop a dog from chewing everything Learning how to stop a dog from chewing everything is not that complicated. Although you see your pet chewing on stuff left and right, it’s always important to be attentive and come up with methods that will push him away from such an activity. That might be … Read more How To Stop A Dog From Chewing Everything
How To Deal With Separation Anxiety In Dogs There is a saying that goes something like this: “Whenever you leave your dog, you break its heart!” Now, that is a pretty big burden for most of us dog owners to get our heads around because many of us actually think of our dogs as much … Read more How To Deal With Separation Anxiety In Dogs
Walking your dog is a wonderful thing for any owner and their dog. Teaching Dog Recall is the real treat though and comes when your dog can be safely let off their leash for a well-deserved run about. How to teach a dog recall is a vital part of their training and in this article, … Read more Teaching Dog Recall-Some Easy Tips
In a lot of ways learning how to bond with your dog is comparable to learning to drive a car. Nearly all of our actions when driving are done in the subconscious part of our brain. It would only be in testing situations that we would have to react differently and in simple terms, once … Read more How To Bond With Your Dog – Essential First Steps
One of the most common aspects of having a dog is that they are always extremely territorial. How To Stop A Dog Barking is probably one of the most asked questions. Sure enough, it is your home but once that new dog moves in they pretty quickly feel that this is their place. Generally, it … Read more How To Stop A Dog Barking – 4 Tips For Success
How To Talk Dog: The First Steps I have mentioned before that I think that dogs are really smart and they are. No question about it. However, it doesn’t matter how intelligent they are, they simply will never be able to speak. [lwptoc] For sure, they understand some words we say to them and command … Read more How To Talk Dog – The First Steps
The first dog I ever adopted was called Albert. He was a Greyhound. We had him in our lives for almost 9 years and we loved him very much. After deciding that a Greyhound was the dog for us, we had contacted the Greyhound Rescue local representatives from their small classified advert in our local … Read more Adopt A Dog For Free – And Why You Shouldn’t!
[lwptoc] About Shock Collars For Dogs Whenever I hear anyone talking about training a dog and they say something along the lines of “Oh, you want to get a shock collar for your dog. It trains them real quick” my blood runs cold. Essentially, I feel like I want to argue with them but I … Read more About Shock Collars For Dogs – And Why I Would Never Use One
[lwptoc] Taking The Lead Dogs are pack animals. They love being part of the bigger picture and in many ways, when a dog comes to live in the alien world of a human home, it can be the most frightening and bewildering experience they ever encounter. In the wild and in particular the world of … Read more What Is The Pack Leader? or Making Your Dog Know Who Is The Boss!
I want to share with you the main reasons that I started my journey with owning a dog. [lwptoc] It will make more sense to you if we go right back to the very start of my story on really why I wanted to get a dog. Back in 1999, my wife and I moved … Read more Dog Rescue Shelters – And Why You Should Use One
The main reason for this website. Hi, My name is Tony and I have decided after owning dogs for the last 20 years or so to build a site that covers all aspects of looking after an animal at home that is quite rightly called “Man’s Best Friend” I am sure as dog owner or … Read more The Main Reason For This Website.