Your dog is happy and relaxed when she feels safe and secure. Safety is more than a fenced yard and leashed walks. She must feel that her family (pack) is strong and will provide the needs of survival. If she feels that this leadership is missing, she will stress and make up her own rules.
So, how do we achieve this sense of security so our dogs trust our decisions and heed our requests?
How do we make sure they trust us enough and understand us to do whatever it takes to follow our rules?
Contrary to popular belief, not all dogs like
water. Many are afraid of water and its vast uncertainties, and if your pup
gets scared at the sight of even a kiddie pool filled with the wet stuff, there
are some things you can do about it. Here’s how to help your pup overcome his
fear of water.Read more Tags Dog safety
This month’s breed is small but mighty. Yorkshire terriers may just be one of the most adorable breeds on the planet, but they can be challenging at times. Here’s what you need to know about the Yorkshire terrier breed before you take one on as a pet.Read more Tags Fun facts
If your dog loves to ride in the car, you may be tempted to hit the open road and enjoy a few driving trips with your pet. Before you get behind the wheel with your pooch in tow, keep these safety tips in mind.Read more Tags Dog safety
If Irish eyes are smiling, then surely they’re smiling at these wonderful Irish dog breeds. They may be found all over the world now, but these particular breeds originated in the green isles. Here are some ‘lucky’ dog breeds that are celebrating their Irish heritage on St. Patrick’s Day.Read more Tags Basic obedience
Technology has made so many things easier, even being a dog owner. Whether you’re looking for a way to track how much walking your pet is getting in, or if you want important emergency pet advice at the touch of your fingers, these great apps will make being a pet owner even better than it already is.Read more Tags Dog safety
You know your dog can smell its treats before they’ve even reached the bowl, but just how does a dog’s nose work? Simply put, dog noses are way more powerful than our human ones. Here’s a look at how your dog’s nose is perfectly designed for Man’s Best Friend.Read more Tags Dog safety
You always wear your seatbelt when you ride in a car, but do you use one for your dog? Safety should be a priority for your pet every time you get in the car, so here are some reasons why you should use a harness, crate, or dog seatbelt when your pet goes in the car with you.
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