Top Ten Dog Training Tips

There are tons of different dog training tips, some are great some are useful and some completely useless and outdated. Here are Top Ten Dog Training Tips. Tips that I find particularly useful and which will help turn your dog or puppy into the companion you always wanted. 1. Install good habits from the very …

How to stop your dog from stealing food

How to stop your dog from stealing food

Food stealing is something that certainly can make you nervous. Imagine you have just left your kitchen to get something and ooh did I just forget to put the chicken out of reach for the dog? You hurry back to the kitchen to find your dog with is front paws on the counter chewing up …

How to calm a hyper dog

Does your dog get all hyped up, barking, moving around, pulling the leash, panting heavily with its eyes bulging out? A dog in this state of mind is very difficult to handle. It just can’t be controlled, not before you have managed to calm it down, something that seems to be easier said than done. …

Introducing your dog to another dog (calmly)

One very common problem dog owners face is out of control excitement when walking and meeting other dogs while on the leash. This situation is common with all kind of dogs. Everything from little Chihuahuas, German Shepherds and Rottweilers get overly exited when meeting other dogs while walking and they look so exited you get …

How to help a shelter dog

While doing some research on the internet I stumbled upon a website called www.iheartdogs.com.com This site does not only contain a lot of great information about dogs such as training, health and how to care for your dog but this site is also helping out homeless dogs and raising money for shelter dogs. On their …

Dog Aggression Training

This post is about Dog Aggression Training. That is, how you can train your dog to get rid of its aggressive behavior. Dog aggression is a big problem for many dog owners and it is also one of the most serious, as an aggressive dog (especially a big and powerful one) can be potentially dangerous, …

3 Misconceptions about what makes a dog aggressive

Is your dog aggressive? Do you have problems with it, growling, barking and snapping at other people or their pets? Maybe your dog is even aggressive towards you and your family? If so I think this blogpost will be of great interest to you. This post (it is on Doggy Dan’s blogg, not mine) talks …

How to get your dog to stay calm when visitors arrive

How to get your dog to stay calm when visitors arrive

Introduction Some dogs go “bananas” when your visitors arrive. For them it is a lot of fun and exiting when people come to visit. Unfortunately, this can be quite annoying as well. Not everybody likes it when a dog jumps all over them and it also scares some people. Kids can be knocked over by …

What is resource guarding in dogs?

Introduction What is resource guarding in dogs ? Resource guarding is a natural behavior for dogs. Dogs in the wild guard resources such as food, their territory or mates. Guarding and defending these resources is a question of survival for a dog in the wild. Domestic dogs does not of course need to guard their …

How to leash train a puppy

Walking correctly on a leash is an important thing to teach your puppy. If you can teach your puppy to walk on a leash then life will be much easier in a number of situations and you will also prevent problems later on. Just imagine that cute little puppy who has grown into a full …

What causes dog aggression?

Dog Aggression Towards People

Dog aggression is a common problem for any dog owner and most people would agree that this one of the most serious, if not the most serious dog related problem of all. The reason for this is simple. While it might be very annoying with a dog who is not properly potty trained or who …

How to teach your puppy to settle down

This puppy has settled and is totally relaxed

Introduction Teaching your puppy to “settle down” is something essential. Though it may be fun to watch a cute little puppy run around everywhere, that behavior will soon hard to handle and there are situations where you need to get your puppy calm and relaxed. Imagine you have friends at home or you are out …

Can you leave your puppy home alone?

Introduction Once you have finally arrived at home with your puppy you probably want to be with it all time and never leave it alone. This is however not practical, there are places where you can not take your puppy and sometimes you might have to leave without it. If you are working, you might …