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Dog Games to Play on a Rainy Day

There’s nothing worse than a hyper dog on a rainy day!  While it might be impossible to get your dog outside for his/her daily walk during inclement weather, there are many games you can do inside to burn off that excess energy.  The following games are not only enjoyable for you and your dog but …

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Home Dog Boarding versus Kennels

Before setting off on your long awaited holiday, there’s still one big question that all dog owners must consider before you leave: Who will look after your precious dog – a kennel or a home boarding facility?  Being put in a cage alone isn’t fun and dogs may become scared, nervous, and over-stimulated. This means …

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Teaching your Dog to Fetch

Playing fetch is a great way to have fun with your dog and exercise him/her at the same time. Some dogs play fetch naturally, but few dogs intrinsically understand the concept of retrieving. Some dogs will chase after the toy but then won’t bring it back, while others simply look at you with a confused …

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Using “Positive Reinforcement” in Dog Training

Positive reinforcement is usually something pleasant added that follows a behaviour that makes it more likely that the desired behaviour will occur again in the future. A Positive Reinforcer is the stimulus presented following a desired behaviour. Reinforcement can also be described as positive or negative. It is something an animal wants to acquire more …

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Hot Weather Grooming for your Dog

If you have a long haired dog, as the summer heat approaches your dog is going to need a trim. You might use a professional dog groomer or you might opt do it yourself. Here is a video from grooming experts Wahl that shows you how: CREDIT: Wahl Professional Dog Grooming Clipper A good starter …

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