How do Invisible Dog Fences Work?

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  Here is a guest post written by Paul Glovers who lives with his wife and husky in Washington state and is a freelance writer for Veterinary Assistant Schools, a guide to Vet Assistant careers and education… Dogs enjoy playing outside just as much as their owners enjoy watching them. However, some dogs can get […]

Training a dog who doesn’t care about food

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Have you ever tried to train a dog who doesn’t care about food? Some of you might be saying, “What? No way! All dogs are motivated by food.” Well my friends this is simply not so, it’s rare, but sometimes a dog is more easily motivated by other means such as encouraging words and petting. […]

5 Tips to Stop Your Dog From Begging

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Does your dog beg for food every time you eat? Begging is a common problem that most dog owners face.  One reason so many dogs beg is, because dogs overpower us with those big sweet puppy eyes, and we give in and offer them some of whatever we’re eating. Those puppy powers of persuasion are undeniably […]

How to Feed Your Dog

When you are feeding your dog it’s important to remember whoever controls the food is dominate in the mind of your dog. In this video I’ll go over how I feed my two dogs in order to have a happy canine meal without any fights or aggression.

Dog Walking – Off Leash

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Talking your dog for a walk off-leash can be a great way to train your dog. Everyday, I take my dogs out to our local park for their walk. I seldom use a leash while at the park, unless I am working on training a dog, I am pet-sitting. While I am out at the […]

Teach Your Dog to Swim

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With summer just around the corner swimming is a great way to exercise your dog without having to worry about the dangers of overheating. However, I have had several people tell me they wish their dog would swim like Sadie and Rusty do. Well, I have to tell you, Sadie and Rusty did not just […]

Dog Backpacks

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Does your dog seem to have an endless amount of energy? Do you find that after taking your dog for a long walk he still seems to have just as much energy as when you left the house? You may want to try a dog backpack. Whenever I walk Rusty on a leash, I often […]

Secrets to Dog Training

Secrets to Dog Training (formerly named SitStayFetch) has been revamped and was officially launched on February 2, 2009. SitStayFetch has been the top selling dog training course for over four years, and it has been bought by over 217,000 dog owners world-wide. Having taken a close look at it, I understand why it has outsold […]

Dog Training – Teaching Your Dog Not to Beg

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Why is it some dogs beg every time you grab the smallest of snacks, while other dogs barely even notice when you’re eating? It’s all in the way you train your dog and when you offer your dog their treat. When I brought Sadie and Rusty home from the humane society, I decided to try […]

Leash Training Your Dog

Dog gurus like Cesar Millan often talk about the importance of a regular dog walking regimen. Walking your dog is: great exercise for both, you and your dog. It’s a good way to socialize your dog. It helps establish a stronger bond between you and your pet, and it can help burn off the excess […]

Training Your Dog to Come

Training your dog to come reliably when called is extremely important, you never know when you will need to protect your dog and the best way will be to call him back to you. Especially, if like me, you take your dog out to parks where you do not have to leash your dog. I […]

Dog Bath Time

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Does your dog hate baths?  Don’t worry you’re not alone, my dogs weren’t fans of the experience either, but now they actually look forward to bath time. Let me share what brought about this transformation from fear and loathing to pleasure and enjoyment. The first thing I changed was my own perception on their bath […]

Teach Your Dog to Find Your Keys

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  Lately, there’s been a lot of news talking about dogs and their jobs; such as the explosive sniffing dogs working for the US and NATO forces throughout the world. Dogs by their nature love to have jobs and they love to play games. Let me show you a step by step way to get your […]

Sadie: She’s Like The Sherlock Holmes of Finding Tennis Balls

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Sadie and Rusty love to play fetch. On most days I bring along their “Chuck it” and they get to chase after that ever elusive tennis ball. There are days however, when I prefer to just walk and let Sadie and Rusty entertain themselves. Usually, on these toy-less days Sadie goes to work. Most dogs […]

Getting woken up in the morning!

Do your dogs come and wake you up in the morning demanding to be fed or taken out for their morning walk? Sadie and Rusty started to think they should get fed before my alarm would go off in the morning.  Sadie would come over to where I was sleeping and put her face right […]