Category Archives: Pet Tips

Interrupt “Bad” Behavior With A Reward!

We have all heard about ways to stop your dog from doing something we don’t like by basically “snapping him out of it,” using various methods of distracting him from his shenanigans. There’s the squirt bottle that often comes up … Continue reading

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Joe. Maisie. And The Cheese.

This is a little story about how dogs learn, and especially how we can communicate to them certain behaviors, which displease us. Most importantly, it’s a story about how/when/if to reprimand a dog for having engaged in one of those … Continue reading

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Dryer Sheets Keep Away Nasty Flying Insects!

Summer bug problems? I nearly forgot about this low-tech simple solution really works to keep away the nasty little biting, flying insects that swarm around me and my dogs when we go on summer walks in the middle of summer. My … Continue reading

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The Humane Society of The United States: Urine-marking

Halo is proud to work together with The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s leading advocacy organization for animals, to help ALL animals! You mark your stuff by putting your name on it; your dog marks their with urine. … Continue reading

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Playing Outside The Box

Do you keep trying to find the perfect toy for your dogs to play with and they either ignore what you’ve purchased, or they immediately tear it to shreds? Here’s an alternative way to let your dogs have fun without … Continue reading

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