Quick Facts About Your Dog You Might Not Have Known

1. Your dog is as smart as a 2-year-old toddler 2. Your dog does have a sense of time and misses you when you’re gone. 3. Your dog’s sense of smell is 1000 to 10,000,000 times better than yours. 4. Dogs can hear 4 times as far as humans. 5. Your dog can...

Quick Facts About Your Dog You Might Not Have Known

1. Your dog is as smart as a 2 year old toddler 2. Your dog does have a sense of time and misses you when you’re gone. 3. Your dogs sense of smell is 1000 to 10,000,000 times better than yours. 4. Dogs can hear 4 times as far as humans. 5. Your dog can smell...

ARE YOU FEEDING YOUR DOG: RAWHIDE OR BULLY STICKS?

ARE YOU FEEDING YOUR DOG RAWHIDE OR BULLY STICKS? Which is safer for your dog? We all know that our dogs love to chew on things. But what we chose to give them can sometimes do more harm than good. Know the difference between a RAWHIDE OR BULLY STICK before you give...

Beware of Hot Pavement When Walking Your Dog

Beware of Hot Pavement When Walking Your Dog The weather is getting hotter and hotter so beware of the pavement when taking your dog for a walk. DOG WALKING ON CEMENT Try this little experiment: Press the back of your hand firmly against the pavement for 10 seconds....

“On Your Mat”

Place training is one of the most useful skills because once learned, you can use it for so many things. This is where you send a dog to a mat or bed on command and you are able to leave them there until you say they can get up. To get started get your dog to follow a...

How to Stop Your Dog From Barking

Dog won’t shut up? Try teaching a quiet command: Set up a situation where your dog usually barks, such as knocking on the door. Say,“quiet”, “bed” or “place,” (or whatever word you want to use) then tell them to go to their place and say NIICE...

Tick Season is Upon Us

TIP OF THE WEEK TICK SEASON IS UPON US You found ticks on your dog. Now, what do you do? Ticks carry diseases such as Lyme disease, Ehrlichia bacteria, and anaplasmosis. The tick bite itself can additionally cause skin infections. These pests have got to go, and you...

BITE PREVENTION

Choose your dog wisely. Don’t acquire your pet on impulse. Check into her background, if available, talk to those who have cared for her and spend time with her and your family to see how she will fit in before you adopt her. Watch for signs of potential problems such...

10 Reasons Not to Use a Retractable Leash

A retractable leash is not so much a leash as it is a length of thin cord wound around a spring-loaded device housed inside a plastic handle. The handles of most retractable leashes are designed to fit comfortably in a human hand. A button on the handle controls how...

Learn How House Training Your Puppy Can Be Beneficial

The number one priority of any new puppy owner is house training!  This is a learning procedure for you and your puppy. Teach them where you need them to go potty. Teach them to ‘hold it’ when they don’t have access to the potty area.Teach them how to reveal to...
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