Reacting to the Biggest Controversies of my Last Series




A Poorly Behaved Dog, Not Separation Anxiety

I have written about separation anxiety many times and I always mention that it is always possible that the dog is not suffering from separation but is simply a poorly behaved dog. Well I just found another poorly behaved dog that was misdiagnosed and I thought I would tell you how we solved the problem.

What Are Some Ways To Keep My Dog Tick Free

If you never let your dog out of the house, that is obviously the best way to protect your dog from getting ticks, but that is probably not the ideal solution. Dogs do have to go outside once in a while, and anytime they are outdoors they are susceptible to getting a tick or two.

Ways of Boosting A Puppies Energy Level

If your dog has a short attention span, looks tired and fatigued throughout the day, you need to take it to the veterinarian so that it can be examined. If you have already done this, and the doctor says everything is fine, you need to think about how you can control its energy levels. This post looks at how you can control its energy levels using foods and supplements.

Keeping Your Dog Safe At The Park

Today you will find dog parks in almost every area of the country. Dogs need exercise and socialization which helps them feel good both physically and mentally. Plus it gives dog owners a chance to meet other people too, so there are many benefits for everyone involved when you take them to the park.

Spring Is Here, Let’s Exercise Our Dogs

Winter is gone, spring is here and it’s time to grab the dog and start getting some good exercise. For most of us it was a rough winter and it was hard to get outside and do the things that our dogs enjoy.

Perfect Dogs For Apartments

Apartment dwellers have special concerns when it comes to deciding to be dog owners. For one thing, the smaller space and the lack of a yard means the dog has to be fine with these conditions. This does not necessarily mean that the dog has to be small. For another thing, the dog has to be relatively quiet or it can cause problems with your neighbors over excessive barking.

Is It Possible To Train Any Dog?

When we are speaking of dog training it must be recognized that different breeds have different genetic traits that cannot be trained out of a dog. For example a German Shepherd might be more aggressive than a chocolate Lab and that will never change.

Ideal Dogs For Senior Citizens

Dogs are the perfect human companion. This is true for people of any age, especially seniors who need the love and happiness a dog brings to their lives. Keeping active is essential for a senior citizen’s good health, and a canine companion fits the bill with all the outdoor walks and playtime the dog needs.

Water Fun and Safety With Your Pet

Memorial Day is fast approaching and for many Americans that means time spent near the water either at the lake, canoeing the river or another family friendly activity. As summer nears weekends of swimming, fishing, and boating become more regular for many. That also means more dogs are being taken along for family fun.

The Process of Dog Grooming

Have you ever wondered what happens when you drop your dog at the groomers? He goes through an ordeal and it is wise to make it as pleasant as possible.

12 Steps Children Should Take Around Dogs

Rather than keep children away from dogs, parents should teach their offspring how to approach (and retreat from) a dog safely. Here are 12 steps to success.

Tips on How to Avoid a Dog Bite Attack

It is estimated that every day almost one thousand people visit the emergency room due to a dog bite attack. Half of all dog bite injuries are children between the ages of 5 and 9. Even more disturbing, over 30 thousand people every year received reconstructive surgery as a result of dog bite injuries. This is not surprising, considering that there are almost 100 million dogs in the United States. Dogs may be man’s best friend, but they can also be very dangerous.

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