During your pup's first month at home, urgency dictates that socialisation with people is the prime puppy directive. As a rule of thumb, your pup needs to meet at least a hundred different people before it is three months old!
Acute pancreatitis is a painful and serious condition that can occur very suddenly. The cause is unknown but it is seen more frequently in middle-aged dogs that are overweight and often follows a high fat meal.
Are you having trouble getting your dog to do what you want? By following a few simple strategies, your dog will soon be a canine Einstein.
Proper reward-based dog training works wonders to improve a dog's behaviour. It is vital for puppies and also for any adult dog where behavioural problems are being dealt with.
Every dog has the potential to be a star student. Start with the basics and teach your dog to sit, drop, stay and come.
Don't punish the bad, reward the good! With reward-based training, you manufacture better results with speed, develop a stronger relationship with your dog and improve your dog's contentment and quality of life.
Do your dog a favour! Desexed dogs live longer and healthier lives.
Aggression towards people is very common with pet birds. How do you solve it?
It's not a very agreeable topic, but it's a common problem. Many dogs engage in the not-so-pleasant activity of eating their own faeces or those of other dogs (or cats!). Why do they do it and what can you do about it?
Once your puppy is in his new home, there is a fairly busy time ahead as he gets his health and nutritional needs attended to, and learns proper behaviour.