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Dog Walking Etiquette

Have you ever considered there is a certain way you, as a pup parent, should behave when walking your furry child? Here’s a helpful list of do’s and don’ts to help you master dog-walking, prevent potential problems with other dogs and people you encounter on your walks, and make it an overall enjoyable experience for both you and your pup!

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SERIES: When The Bite’s Bigger Than The Bark: Aggression in Dogs Part 3

Just like humans, dogs have faults and behaviors that need correcting. And one of those common issues is aggression. In this final part to our special series, we hold a microscope to four additional classifications of aggression.

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SERIES: When The Bite’s Bigger Than The Bark: Aggression in Dogs Part 2

To better equip you with information and tools for how to rehabilitate an aggressive dog, in the second part of our three part series, we explore four additional types of aggression, the respective motives and recommended training approaches.

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SERIES: When The Bite’s Bigger Than The Bark: Aggression in Dogs Part 1

Aggression in dogs is a scary, yet complex behavioral pattern, but is common and treatable with an intensive training plan. By watching out for the signs early on and addressing them, aggression issues can be overcome.

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5 Basic Commands to Teach Your Dog

When teaching your dog obedience, many dog owners like to start with the following five basic commands: sit, stay, come, lay down and leave it. These simple commands will be helpful in everyday interactions with your pup, and will serve as the foundation for training later on.

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K9 Veterans Day: A Day to Say ‘Thank You’ to Military Dogs

On March 13, we recognize K9 Veterans Day, a day to salute the brave war dogs for their service to the U.S. military. Let’s learn more about these paw-some military pups!

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A Step by Step Tutorial to Leash Training

We’ve all seen those dogs. The ones who zig-zag every which way on their walks. Those who mark on every tree. Those who drag their owners down the street. It begs the question: Who’s walking who anyway?

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New Breeds to Debut at Westminster Dog Show

This year, three breeds new to the show will be judged at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show for the first time: The Pumi, American Hairless Terrier and Sloughi. Will one of them win Best in Show?

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Getting to Know Guide Dogs

Guide dogs, also known as seeing eye dogs, are special pooches that help the blind navigate their world. Let’s get to know more about these paw-some pups and how they perform heroic acts every day.

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A Different Kind of Dog House: Crate Training 101

The philosophy behind crate training your furry companion is to create a familiar and safe location where your dog will want to enter on her own will and therefore enjoy relaxing and sleeping inside her very own comfy and cozy spot. Here are 5 simple tips to successfully crate training your dog.

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The Bark Side: How to Stop Incessant Barking

The reality of the matter is that dogs bark. By following the following do’s and don’ts, you’ll be steps closer to keeping your dog quiet and getting the barking under control.

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Teaching Your Dog to Fetch

As simple as it may seem, teaching your pooch to retrieve can be quite a challenge! Start with the basics, and you’ll have your pup fetching in no time!

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How to Deal With Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

If you leave your pooch alone for extended periods of time (anywhere from 3-8 hours) on a regular basis, he will likely experience separation anxiety.

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