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shock collar

Are electric shock collars helpful, harmful or useless for dog training?

Whether we subscribe to them or not, I’m sure we all have some sort of reaction to electric/shock collars. Many of us see them...
dog training

Negative Reinforcement: A Necessary Evil in Dog Training?

Training your dog can be one of the biggest challenges you will face as a dog owner. A well trained dog can be a...
global fear in dogs

Help! My Dog’s Afraid of Everything. Global Fear in Dogs and What to do?

A lot of dogs are afraid of something. Just like you may be afraid of heights, snakes, or your Aunt Bertha’s cheek-pinching ways, dogs...
dog show

Mixed Breeds to Compete in Westminster Dog Show, Finally

For two centuries purebred dogs have been pampered, worshipped and revered within the confines of the aristocratic Westminster Dog Show, the most prestigious show...
cat

Can You Really Walk a Cat On a Leash?

It’s perhaps one of the strangest sights you see – somebody walking their cat via a leash and harness. But if you stop to...
pudsey

Pudsey, Britain’s Beloved Dancing Dog

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Pudsey was just getting started when he and owner Ashleigh Butler, 17, won 2012`s Britain`s Got Talent show. Their audition for Britain’s Got Talent...
dog park

Proper Dog Park Etiquette for You and Your Dog

For those of us in the know – dog parks can be a fantastic place to spend some time with your dog. For those...
dog bite prevention

Ten Things to Know about Dog Bite Prevention Week

“Don’t touch him while he’s eating!” Parents tell kids this every day when they bend down to pet a family pet during evening chow....
mourn

Animals That Mourn Their Dead

Sometimes we forget that despite our amazing and seemingly human-specific characteristics, we are, in fact, still animals. Which is why it shouldn’t be so...
dog surfing

Dog Surfing: Here’s How

There’s no limit to the kinds of fun you can have with your dog. When the days heat up, and summer is full on,...