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How to Massage a Dog That Has Arthritis

How to Massage a Dog That Has Arthritis

Arthritis affects millions of Americans, but this medical condition also affects pets. Dogs that suffer from arthritis experience pain and stiffness in the joints, just as humans do. You can help your pet feel better through massage therapy, which you can perform at home. However, you have to execute the massage in a certain way [...]

How to Shave your Dog Safely

How to Shave your Dog Safely

You may want to shave your dog for a number of reasons. Perhaps his long hair makes him uncomfortable on hot summer days or he is going through a period of heavy shedding and you want to alleviate the mess. Before you grab those clippers, here are a few things to consider. Procedure: Knowing how [...]

How to Train a Dog to Greet at the Door

How to Train a Dog to Greet at the Door

If you’ve ever watched dogs greet each other you may have noticed that they usually do it with a lot of enthusiasm. They might jump on each other and lick each other around the mouth and faces or growl or bark when they meet. Most humans do not find these type of greeting acceptable. To [...]

How to Train a Dog to Stay at Home

How to Train a Dog to Stay at Home

It is a pretty accepted fact that pets are adorable. But among all these pets the most endearing are the dogs.  Maybe that is the reason a dog is a man’s sweetest animal possession. They can carry out chores that other pets cannot. Plus, apart from that they are extremely playful in habit. And thus [...]

How to Avoid Ear Infection for your Dog

How to Avoid Ear Infection for your Dog

Ear care should be part of your regular grooming routine. By checking your dog’s ears often you’ll notice signs or irritation early and help prevent painful, often hard to treat ear infections. Ear infections begin with itching and discomfort. The production of excess of wax that occurs in response to irritation and inflammation leads to [...]

how To Take Care of Your Dog in Summer

how To Take Care of Your Dog in Summer

Dogs and wolves possess same ancestors. You can call dog as a domesticated wolf. However, there ways of living and activities are very different.  Despite their furious cousins, almost all canines are playful and calm in nature. Canine (dog) breeds such as Golden Retrievers, Labrador Retrievers, Beagles, German Shepherds, Greyhounds, and many others like that. [...]

How to Bring up a Dog

How to Bring up a Dog

Raising a dog can be a very rewarding experience but it can also be a lot of hard work. This is something that a lot of people don’t take into consideration when getting a new dog. Dogs are much like human infants, need almost constant care and attention especially in the earlier stages. Dogs love [...]

How To Work Out Your Dog In Winter

How To Work Out Your Dog In Winter

When it is winter that is white everywhere then it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still walk the dog. Walks, games and sports in the winter, even in the snow can still be great exercise for you and your pet. If you play with or exercise your dog outside in the winter regularly, you need to [...]

How To Stop Your Dog Barking Unnecessarily

How To Stop Your Dog Barking Unnecessarily

Dogs will be dogs, and most dogs will bark, whine and howl at times – it’s only natural but it is really an irritating thing when your dog doesn’t ceases barking whenever there is someone waiting at your doorstep. If you have a disobedient dog that causes you stress or embarrassment. The longer you wait, [...]

How to Ship Your Dog in Cargo Section

How to Ship Your Dog in Cargo Section

There are typically three major reasons why dog owners want to fly with their dogs. First, many dog lovers want to bring their dog with them on vacation. Second, dog owners may show their dogs in nationwide dog shows or events. Third, people relocating and moving want to bring their dog with them. But flying [...]

How to Make Your Dogs to Overcome Summer Heat

How to Make Your Dogs to Overcome Summer Heat

While all dogs are quite vulnerable in very hot summer days, there are breeds that are much more in danger because of their conformation. These are dogs with very heavy coats, black coats, or Brach-cephalic breeds with very narrow nasal passages such as Pugs, Bulldogs, Boxers and Pekingese. Also dogs suffering from heart or pulmonary [...]

How to Store Your Dog's Dry Food Effectively

How to Store Your Dog’s Dry Food Effectively

It is always good to have dry dog food at your disposal all the time when you have a canine at home. It may not always be feasible for you to dish a meal for your dog. Dry dog food is the best option in such situations. However, there are a few things that you [...]

How to Curb Your Dog

How to Curb Your Dog

Did you know walking daily a few steps is good for your health? Likewise walking daily is also healthy for your pet too. You need lots of practice, and he manages to stretch the legs also, which is helpful if you live in a confined area at home. Many let their dog finish his work [...]

How to Teach Your Dog to Sit

How to Teach Your Dog to Sit

Yes you can teach even an old dog new tricks but this method of teaching your dog to sit will work with small puppies all the way to the older dogs!  Of course its important to remember that every dog will learn things at their own pace but I can tell you that I have [...]

How to Teach Retrieving Games for the Adult Dog

How to Teach Retrieving Games for the Adult Dog

Retrieving isn’t just a game: It’s a bonding tool, an exercising tool, and a training tool. Most dogs can learn to retrieve because it’s a natural activity for them. However, we want our dogs to learn to retrieve only the items we want them to. To that end, we often punish them for picking up [...]

How to Get your Dog in and out of your Motor Vehicle

How to Get your Dog in and out of your Motor Vehicle

One of the most valuable exercises you can teach your dog is how to enter and alight from your motor vehicle correctly. It should know how to enter the vehicle when instructed, show good manners while sitting inside, and not jump out as soon as you open the door. After all, there will be occasions [...]

How to Clothe Your Dogs When Undergoing Formal Training with Them

How to Clothe Your Dogs When Undergoing Formal Training with Them

“What should I wear?” Most parents of teenage girls have heard that wail just before the next question, “Can you take me to the mall?” Luckily, most dogs don’t want to go shopping, but they do need clothing (commonly called equipment) to help them act in a civilized manner. Equipment can be quite confusing. There’s [...]

How to Decide Whether to Do Euthanasia For the Dog

How to Decide Whether to Do Euthanasia For the Dog

The decision to euthanize your dog is never an easy one, but a pet owner needs to prepare for the eventuality of it since, in my experience, only about one of every ten animals will die outside of the veterinarian’s office. The actual clinical procedure of euthanasia is simple, painless and peaceful. The solution administered [...]

How to Handle When Wild Animal Attacks Your Chinese Shar-Pei Dog

How to Handle When Wild Animal Attacks Your Chinese Shar-Pei Dog

Wild animal attacks are not unusual, even in city or suburban living. Dogs are very inquisitive, and Shar-Pei is natural hunters who will most likely attack the wild animal first. Wild animals such as the skunk, the opossum or the raccoon have little chance of escaping from a Shar-Pei, but can inflict nasty bites. They [...]

How to Understand Your Dog’s Body Language

How to Understand Your Dog’s Body Language

Dogs employ a vast range of facial expressions, vocal sounds and body postures in order to communicate. Many owners talk to their dogs, and sometimes the two parties appear to understand each other. Dogs possess a large universal vocabulary, and some people have attempted to translate what they are saying. Unhappy or ill This body [...]