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The Dominance Theory: A Dog Training Fallacy

We all grew up with the same idea of how dogs work: they use physical force to fight to be the alpha, to submit competing dogs in the pack. This notion is so engraved in our psyche that in English, being the top dog means that you are the most ‘dominant’ around. Even people who have no interest in anything dog-related will have undoubtedly heard about the importance of being dominant, the pack-leader, the alpha.

Learning: What It Is, and How It Works

Learning is the process by which an animal acquires a new skill. All learning is aimed at bettering said animal’s quality of life; thus it is a hedonistic process…

Air Travel Tips For Your Dog

Traveling by air with a pet can be a challenge. Often times that first trip can determine whether or not your pet ever has a repeat trip! By giving consideration to just a few common pain points, your trip can be a positive experience for everyone.

Physical Therapy for Dogs – An Owner’s Perspective

Alvin the Bichon Cockapoo severed one of the ligaments connecting his upper and lower leg bones. This article describes Alvin’s rehab experience from his owners’ viewpoint.

3 Simple Tricks to Teach Your Dog

Teaching your dog tricks is a great way to boost his mental stimulation, and it allows the two of you to bond. The training can be fun and simple, as long as he knows basic commands, such as “down” or “sit.” Here are three simple tricks that you can teach your dog.

If You Are a Dog Attack Victim, Read This

In dog bite cases, the dog’s owner is the defendant and the victim is the claimant and the legal issues surrounding dog bites are often complex because most states (but not all) are strict liability jurisdictions. This means that dog owners are civilly liable for the dog bite as long as the victim neither trespassed nor provoked the dog. In some states, liability is automatic, while in others there are limitations upon it. A dog bite victim should seek counsel from an experienced attorney to determine if they reside in a strict liability state and to ensure they receive the maximum compensation allowed under the law.

The Happiest Pup in the Park – Exercise Your Dog’s Mind

Providing dogs with mental stimulation, as well as physical and social interactions are critical factors for maintaining their behavioral health. When there is an imbalance in physical and mental stimulation unfavorable behavior can develop. It’s a shame when a dog is reprimanded for naughty behavior that is in reality a case of boredom.

Scaredy Cat: Fear in Training

First of all, what is fear? Fear is an emotion in response to the perception of a threat. Since the correct and timely response to a threat can mean the difference between life and death, it is more beneficial to react now and think later, so to speak…

Just a Dog – Story of a Stray

This is a story about a dog “Kaale” a stray dog from Kathmandu, Nepal. He was a big dog, but very gentle in nature and lived near my office. Adopt a stray dog.

Some Important Facts To Explore About Prescription Diets

A diet is an essential part of pet’s health and when a pet is sick it’s your vet who can recommend the right diet for the pet. Recently, prescription diet has become highly popular among vets and pet parents. Let’s find some major facts about these vet diets.

A Little Ink, A Big Tribute and a New Take on Tattoos

It would be safe to say that my generation doesn’t understand tattoos. The idea of permanently etching images and words on one’s body seems stupid and incredibly irresponsible to most baby boomers. You know, as in, “They will regret this when they get older.

Reflective Safety for Dog Walkers

If you plan on walking your dog at night or in inclement weather, it is important that both you and your canine stand out to drivers. It is most difficult to be seen during dusk and dawn, it is at these times you will want to make yourself a bit more visible. One of the best ways to do this is by wearing reflective clothing such as a reflective running vest and by considering some sort of reflective clothing for your pooch. A reflective collar and/or leash will make it easier to be seen by drivers.

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