The dominance theory! Is it still valid?

The Dominance Theory

In just about every post I have written about dog training I have stressed the fact that you need to establish yourself as “the pack leader” thus the dog needs to consider you as its leader in order to follow and obey you. A lot of people consider this to be incorrect and they state …

How to train your dog to sit

Teaching your dog the command “sit” is one of the first and most basic commands you need to teach your dog. It is really the base for more advanced training. Fortunately it is also one of the easiest commands to teach. Sitting is natural to a dog and it can be taught in a few …

6 great dog toys for heavy chewing dogs.

If your dog is chewing a lot then you probably often have to buy new chewable toys for it. Dogs love to chew and it is great for their teeth and gums, however you need to find some good alternatives to chewing your shoes, furniture and other belongings and this is where the chewing toys …

How to help a dog in pain

The reasons for a dog being in pain are of course the same as for humans. It can be something sharp in one of its paws, A fractured leg, inflammation in the eye or arthritis when a dog gets older. In some cases it is fairly easy spot and recognize. A dog in pain is …

The friendliest and cuddliest dog breeds

Hi everyone, when browsing the web I came across this post. It features a list of some of the friendliest and cuddliest dogs you will come across. While almost all dogs will make great companions, (it is not for nothing they are called man’s best friend). The dogs on this list are kinder and cuddlier …

What is mental stimulation for dogs?

Most people know dogs need physical stimulation. They need to walk, run and play. A dog that does not get enough exercise will be restless and nervous and sometimes engage in destructive behavior such unwanted chewing or excessive barking. The exercise needs varies a lot from dog to dog and some dogs need far more …

How to master dog training

Once you have decided to get a dog and know more or less which breed or breeds that would suit you and your family then you should learn how to master dog training. If you already have a dog and have not figured this out yet then you better get going right away so that …

Which dog breed is right for me?

  Choosing the dog breed that is right for you is an important first step to take once you have decided to get a dog. All dogs need time, care and walks but their needs, size and character vary a lot and in order to make your daily life with your dog smooth and happy …