Dog Training Tips

Dog Training – Facts and Figures

After the success of last month’s dog world records post I decided that it was time to do something with a little more substance. So, as a rose-tinted dog owner with three…

Playing fetch with your dog

5 Fun Things To Do With Your Dog Outside

Spending time with a pet dog outdoors requires some fun activities that you and your dog can both enjoy. Outdoor activities with a dog help stimulate the pet’s mind and improve health…

Tug of War Games

5 Things to Do with Your Dog Indoors

Like humans, exercise is important for dogs. But sometimes it is not always possible to get outside for those activities. Exercise not only improves your dog’s heart and lung function, but it…

Teach your dog to stay

Training Tips: How to Teach a Dog to Stay

Teaching a dog tricks is easy and can be a lot of fun for you and the dog. It only requires a little patience and some repetition with the animal. Set aside…

Teaching your dog to lie down

Training Tips: How to Teach a Dog to Lie Down

The most important thing you need to know about dogs is that they LOVE to eat; some breeds even more than others. They also love to please their owners; again some breeds…

Teaching your dog to sit

Training Tips: How to Teach a Dog to Sit

Teaching a dog tricks will take time and effort, but the simplest way to get started is with the basics. Owners should always learn the basic commands of sit, lie down and…

Training Tips: How to Teach Your Dog Recall

Getting your dog to respond to the recall command, or ‘come’ is more than just a fun trick. It is a safety mechanism that helps control the animal. ‘Come’ is a basic…

How to train a dog to heel

Training Tips: How To Teach A Dog To Walk To Heel

A well-trained dog is pure delight. Choosing to be in command of your “best friend” is a great decision for which you need to be commended. You may choose to take your…

Why Does My Dog Destroy Things?

The Whys and Hows of Stopping a Problem with Chewing At some point of owning our furiend we will walk through the door to what looks like mass destruction of toys, slippers,…

Border Collie Portrait

How Clever is your Dog?

Do YOU own one of the smartest dogs in the world? We all know that every dog is unique and that means their intelligence comes in various forms. Although the best in…