7 Ways to Train Your Dog to Walk Off the Leash
Walking your dog out without their leash is often quite challenging, mainly because of a variety of distractions such as vehicles on the road, squirrels, and more. It requires meticulous training and building a strong relationship based on trust and respect with your dog to make them learn to walk without the help of the leash.
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How to Prepare for Your Dog's First Obedience Class
Obedience training is necessary for developing a strong relationship with your dog. It is an excellent way to build a foundation of skills, allowing them an opportunity to learn important things and exercise their mind. This can help you as well as your dog in the long run. Dog owners often wonder what to do after enrolling their pet ... Read More >
Reasons Why Your Dog May Be Showing Signs of Aggression
You might occasionally see dogs baring their teeth, growling, barking, lunging, or biting at people, which are the usual signs of aggressive behaviour. If your own dog displays this kind of behaviour, it can become frustrating to handle them. Experienced dog trainers believe that an essential part of dealing with your aggressive pet is to know what’s causing ... Read More >
Common Questions About Owning a New Dog
Puppies are cute, but they are a huge responsibility as puppy training can be overwhelming. Whether you are new to owning a pet or an experienced pet parent, you may have several questions when you have a pet to look after. To make it easier and less confusing for you, we’ve put together a list of the ten most common questions ... Read More >
Is the Owner at Fault for Aggressive Dogs?
It is a common belief that dogs are a reflection of their owners, but can we really place the blame entirely on the owners for the aggressive nature of their dog?
Before we discuss how to effectively train an aggressive dog further, first, let’s first define what we mean by an aggressive dog. Generally, a dog who frequently displays a ... Read More >
Building Trust with Your Dog with Off-Leash Training
It is always exciting to watch your dog respond to your instructions and return to you with enthusiasm, instead of walking over to someone else, chasing after another dog, or simply wandering off. To have this kind of bond with your pet, you must first build trust. A good way to do this is through off-leash dog training.
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Tips for New Dog Owners
When you’re a first-time dog owner, it’s easy to become very enthusiastic about your new pet. You want to be sure that you do everything right to ensure they have the best health and good behaviour. Here are five tips to help you with your new pup.
Get Them Used to Handling – Dogs will be handled often during their lives. Vets, groomers, ... Read More >
Food Aggression and Resource Guarding
You may occasionally find that your new dog may begin to show signs of aggression towards their food, water, toys, or other resources. Your family pet may develop aggressive and guarding behaviours over time as well. There are different methods for approaching how to treat this aggression, including training and obedience classes.
What Is Food Aggression?
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Tips to Help Your Dog Successfully Go Off-Leash
When your dog behaves well on their leash, you may begin to wonder if it’s possible for them to go off-leash sometimes, such as through a trail or in a field. While it isn’t recommended to introduce this new freedom to them suddenly, there are some tips you can start doing with your dog to help make sure the transition ... Read More >
Spring Pet Care Tips
Now that the end of winter is finally in sight, it is time to start preparing for spring. Cleaning, gardening, and welcoming the warmer temperatures are all things to look forward to, and there are some extra steps you should take if you are a dog owner to get the most out of the season.
Inspect Your Dogs Collar and Tags: You may have ... Read More >