Category Archives: Pet Tips

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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Praise Not Punish – The Basic Winning Philosophy for Dog Training

Accentuate the Positive Training a dog is really pretty simple, once you grasp the basic concepts and are consistent in applying them. What scientists, trainers and teachers have discovered is that all creatures – including humans, dolphins or dogs – … Continue reading

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False Confidence about Microchipping a Pet – Some Scary Truths

In an article last month in The New York Times, the columnist pointed out that by law city shelters and pet stores are required to microchip animals before selling them or releasing them for adoption. The author mentioned that the … Continue reading

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Training Your Dog With A New Homemade Toy

Dog toys can cost big bucks, reason enough to make your own. In my house, the favorite toy for chasing, tugging, gnawing—and even to cart around as a security blanket—is the Towel Burrito. These are my own invention, and I … Continue reading

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How Smart is Your Mutt?

Brandon McMillan, star of the television show Lucky Dog, and author of the book Lucky Dog Lessons: Train Your Dog in 7 Days, recently contributed to an article about the smartest top 10 breeds of dogs. But have you ever … Continue reading

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