10 Swimming Safety Tips for Your Dog

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When your dog needs to learn how to swim, it is important to teach them well and safely. Pre-swim safety tips can help, but many more help ensure your dog has the best chance at a safe swimming experience. Dogs are awesome, and they love to swim. Swimming is a fun thing that they do … Read more

Why Do Dogs Lick Their Wounds?

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Did you know that dogs lick their wounds? Why do they do this? Many theories are surrounding this behavior and many reasons why your dog may be licking his or her wounds. It has been proposed that licking helps clean the wound, but perhaps licking serves as a behavior to soothe the nerves as the … Read more

How to Use Positive Reinforcement to Train Your Dog

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Positive reinforcement is the key to training your dog. Positive reinforcement is a training method that rewards your dog for good behavior. The most useful tool for teaching dogs new behaviors is the clicker. A clicker (also called a marker) is a small gadget that emits a click when it’s pressed. You can use a … Read more

How to Train a Puppy to Sit

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If you’re thinking of getting a puppy, training your new friend to sit on command is one of the best things you can do. Because “sit” is called a “primary command” in dog training, it’s easier and faster to teach your puppy than a more complicated command. A dog that can do “sit” will be … Read more

How Do I Stop My Dog from Crying in the crate?

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Crate training is not always easy, but it can be done with patience and discipline. It is essential to follow all the necessary steps to minimize the frustration and stress for both you and your dog. Here you will find all the information you need to prevent your dog from crying in their crate.  Some … Read more