Dog Communication: Are You Listening to Your Dog’s True Voice? You’ve just gotten home after a brutal day at work. The headache from your busy schedule would love nothing more than to be relieved by a warm welcome from your family. photo credit: theihno As soon as you open the door you hear the high-pitched […]
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Understanding why dogs howl and the meaning of some of the other noises they make can help owners to learn more about what’s on their dog’s mind at any time and get close to understanding what makes them tick.
Unlike us, dogs can’t take their clothes off when they get too hot. Regardless of the weather dogs are always wearing their jackets. When our body temperatures get too high we sweat, dress in lighter clothes and we do what we can to avoid situations likely to make us even hotter.
The “Sit” command is an easy way to have your puppy show off his good manners. He can sit when visitor comes, when you meet a friend out walking, when you are preparing his dinner, or when he has to wait for just about anything. It is also one of the easiest exercises to practice […]
Crate training a puppy is a necessary process for most dog owners. Follow the crate training steps below to ensure the process is quick and easy for yourself and your dog. Crate training your puppy is a fantastic way to manage the safety and wellbeing of young puppies. When used properly the crate is an […]
Separation anxiety is an enormous problem in the canine world. This article discusses ways us dog lovers can ideally prevent separation anxiety in dogs or at least treat it effectively. One of the greatest joys of dog ownership is the tight bond we experience and encourage with our dogs. However, if your dog becomes too […]
Many natural canine reactions can be misinterpreted as aggression by uneducated humans. This is generally the main problem with dogs and their owners, when a situation arises in which the dog feels threatened his natural response is to defend himself. To the untrained eye this seems like unmitigated aggression, but would anybody with an untrained […]
Nearly every dog eats grass sometimes, and some dogs eat it all the time. You would think that veterinarians would have a pretty good idea by now of why they do it. But they don’t, mainly because no one has figured out how to ask dogs two important questions: “Do you like the taste?” and […]
To people, a dog who drinks from the toilet is just gross. But to a dog, the toilet is a constantly freshened source of good water. This is completely understandable. Just think back before dogs had people laying out their food and water every day – they had to provide their own refreshments.
Energy is fundamental to the survival of any living thing, be that the fastest cheater or the most slovenly sloth. All creatures process their energy in different ways, ways that are best for the type of life they lead. Dogs are quite high on the scale when it comes to the most energetic animals, and […]