While many dogs love “going for drives”, others may find it stressful. Here’s how to teach your dog to enjoy car rides, whatever his age. Hitting the road with your dog can be a wonderful adventure. Whether you’re heading to the local park or embarking on a cross-country trip, sharing the journey with a dog […]
Losing your dog is hard as he’s one of the closest members of your family so having a memorial service is an important part of the grieving process: here’s how to do it. “For many, a memorial service or celebration of a pet’s life can be an important, meaningful part of the grieving process,” says […]
Dogs bark for many reasons, but if your own pooch is too “talkative”, it’s important to discover why, and find positive ways to curb his barking behavior.
Let’s admit it. Barking dogs can be annoying, not to mention stressful. And when it’s your own dog who’s barking all the time, it can also lead to embarrassment. In some cases, an excessively-barking dog can cause a rift between neighbors and even family members. This article looks at why dogs sometimes bark too much, and what you can do to train this behavior away…
Adopting or rescuing a new dog? Here are six ways to prepare your home and family so the newcomer’s arrival goes as smoothly as possible. Adopting or rescuing a new dog is undeniably exciting. You can’t wait to bring him home, and welcome into your life and heart. But before you do, there are some […]
An important key to taking the anxiety out of vet visits is to train your dog to calmly accept handling and gentle restraint, and to make the experience from start to finish as pleasant as possible. Sharing your life with a dog can help combat stress – until it’s time to visit the veterinarian, that […]