6 Benefits of Positive Reinforcement Dog Training

6 Benefits of Positive Reinforcement Dog Training

This week we have a guest article written and provided by Joe of Best Dog Crates and Beds. Best Dog Crates and Beds is a leading resource in dog training tips, advice, and dog product reviews. Follow them on Twitter @BDogCratesNBeds.  Some people believe that positive reinforcement dog training does not work as well as aversive or punishment training. There are

Dog Speak – If pets could talk

Dog Speak – If pets could talk

Wouldn’t it be amazing if our pets could talk to us? While it is unlikely that your dog will ever utter the words “hi, how was your day?” when you get home from work; it is important to know that our dogs communicate with us constantly. Dogs rely heavily on body language to express themselves both to humans

Help for dogs with noise anxiety

Help for dogs with noise anxiety

The fourth of July is this week and for most of us that means cookouts, fireworks and fun. For owners of dogs with noise anxiety this particular holiday can be an absolute nightmare. Fireworks and other loud noises such as thunderstorms can cause panic in affected dogs. My parents had a Jack Russell terrier (she passed at the age of

Pet Diet – Gobblers vs Nibblers

Pet Diet – Gobblers vs Nibblers

It is particularly difficult to control the pet diet of an overweight pet in a multi-pet home. Almost all multi-pet owners will share the same story of having a voracious pet (the Gobbler) and a finicky pet (the Nibbler). The Gobbler is always on the lookout for available food and will consume food meant for another pet in the