The Teaching Lead® will also help you with many problem situations. Though we’ll go into each issue in greater detail later, let me whet your appetite: Housebreaking. The leash follows the same logic as the crate; dogs don’t like tomess in ...

Your Lifestyle Situation In addition to your activity level, you need to consider the other people and commitments in your life, too. Are you single? Do you have kids? are You retired? These things should influence your breed decision. Listed below ...

In This Article When you should bring your dog home Finding a breeder versus going to the shelter or pet store How to pick your puppy out of a litter A temperament test to take with you Selecting an older dog ...

Bone broth is a highly effective, health-promoting supplement to any dog’s diet. The best part is that this healthy combination is also a nutritious dish that you can share. Bone broth is just as good for us as it is ...

Teaching your dog how to behave in your house is no small trick. Think about it; they’re dogs. They’re genetically predisposed to cave-life, a free-ranging toilet, nature’s toys, and an interactive community. They’re not too home proud. Sure, we’ve pulled a ...

The Working Group This classification needs little explanation. Though more varied in job description than the other groups, these breeds have one thing in common—throughout the centuries they have had a specific job to do and humans have been the ...

At this point, your dog should go down whenever you give the command—if the company is visiting or when you’re eating dinner, out in the yard, or at the veterinarian. Remember, “Down” communicates two things: “Calm Down” and “I’m the Leader.” ...

Dogs are the most important members of many families. In fact, many households are complete just with the mere presence of a pooch. However, dogs are social species with many feelings, including self-grooming. Therefore, every dog parent, as well as ...

In This Article Time commitments and a dog Lifestyle demands and the dog purchase decision A questionnaire to help you realistically determine what kind of dog you can handle Lifestyle and Litters “A dog is a dog is a dog.” A ...

Dogs are one of the most beloved members of many families. In fact, some dog parents describe their pet as the apple of their eye. So, if such an important family member gets itchy and troubled, everyone becomes worried. Pests ...