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?
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.Tags Basic obedience Read more
Dogs are a lot like children--they can get very excited when visitors come to your house--and it can be common for the ‘house rules’ to go right out the window in the excitement. Don’t let your visitors encourage your dogs to behave badly. Here are some tips to help make sure that your pet follows the same rules when guests are visiting as they would any other time.
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