Important Dog Bite Prevention Tips
A dog bite attack is a terrible thing, not just because of the pain which they can inflict, but also due to the legal consequences it can have. Trauma caused by dog attack can be a serious legal and medical issue and if your dog bites someone it may have to be put down. The best way to avoid problems like this is to prevent dog bites from happening in the first place. This helps to protect you, your kids, and of course your dog itself. Here are some tips that will help you prevent dog bites and the legal consequences that come with them.What Is Redirected Aggression?
Have you ever tried to break up a dog fight and your dog turned around and actually took its frustration out by giving you a big bite on the hand? Yep, it has happened probably at least once to any person that has gotten between two fighting dogs but the question is why?Tips To Make Sure Your Dog’s Collar Fits Well
Having a good, strong, and well-fitting collar is incredibly important for your dog for a lot of different reasons. There are times when a dog will take off after another dog, or even a squirrel or other animal, and end up in the middle of a busy street only to get run over by a car because it slipped out of its collar. There are other times when someone may come over to your home, knock on the door and you have to answer it, but without being able to restrain your dog by the collar your dog will get lose to possibly bite someone. Let’s take a look at how to buy a dog collar that fits your dog just right for those times when you really need it.Consider A Beagle For A Pet
There are few pets as irresistibly adorable as a beagle puppy. For dog lovers, just passing by a pet shop window with a few wiggly mounds of fluff is an effort to pull away from. But if those wiggly puffs are beagle puppies, it’s something else.Dog Park Etiquette – What You Need To Know
Taking your dog to a dog park is an excellent alternative to regular people parks! Obviously, a dog park is much more pet friendly than your average park where you might deal with pet haters or nervous parents who are uncomfortable with your Fido taking an interest in their child.Socializing An Adult Dog
If you have read any of my articles on socialization you have surely read my information concerning the period of socialization for a dog. That period in case you missed it is from birth to 20 weeks of age.Is It Safe To Shop With Your Dog?
Most stores do not allow dogs. This is especially true of stores that sell food. Allowing dogs is against health codes; however, these days a number of non-food stores will allow you to shop with your dog. Is this safe? In this article, we will explore this question. Read on to learn more.Some of the Signs That Your Dog Is Going Deaf
It is true that as animals get old, they either lose the ability to hear or see. In some cases, they may lose both. The dog too is an animal and may become deaf as it gets old. This condition may be stressful to the dog especially when it loses the ability to hear what it considers the most familiar sound including not being able to tell who is approaching.How to Tell If Your Dog May Be Going Blind
Do you believe that there is a possibility that your dog may be going blind? If you have your suspicions, you may wonder how you will be able to tell what is going on. Although it is not always evident, there are some noticeable signs that you should look out for when you are observing your dog for potential blindnessThings You Need to Know To Survive Your Puppy
When I talk about surviving your puppy I am talking about what you need to know to survive and co-exist with a puppy between the ages of 8 and 16 weeks. This can be a very exhausting and trying time for a new dog owner.Proper Etiquette For Your Dog
Every good dog owner should teach their dog proper etiquette. A dog with good manners is welcome in many places while a dog with no manners is welcome nowhere. So I guess your question is how should I teach my dog proper etiquette?Games You Can Play With Your Puppy
Getting a new puppy might be fun, but training it to become an active, happy dog is very important. Playing games and doing exercise helps us to remain healthy and fit. Similarly doing these activities helps a dog to remain active. Puppies have a habit of taking naps throughout the day and the number of naps it takes totally depends upon the amount of exercise they get. Games are one of the best thing to do to have fun and playing games with your puppy strengthens your master-dog relationship. Here are some interesting games you can play with your dog or puppy: