Training Your German Shepard Dog

Training Your German Shepard Dog

Should You ALWAYS Listen to the Trainer? After my wife and I had bought our first female German Shepard, we were invited by our breeder to join the training classes held every weekend at a local fair ground. After our dog had settled down a bit after about seven or...
How to Choose the Best Toys for Your Dog

How to Choose the Best Toys for Your Dog

Shopping for dog toys can be quite the daunting experience and in many ways it’s similar to baby food shopping at the grocery store. You’ve got to select from an array of rubber toys, rawhide bones, bouncy balls, Kongs, nylon toys, squeaky toys, and many...
Finding Ways to Exercise Your Dog

Finding Ways to Exercise Your Dog

Becoming Your Dog’s Exercise Partner I obtained Buddy through a local animal rescue shelter; and he was between 1 and 1.5 years of age when I became his owner. In dog years, he was a child; and in human years, I wasn’t. He was always ready to play; and...
People Foods that Poison Dogs

People Foods that Poison Dogs

Avoid These Pet-toxic Foods If your dog has ingested any of these 37 foods, watch your pet for sign of poisoning; if you see anything unusual, get veterinary help ASAP. If you call your vet and he does not seem to be properly concerned and you want a second opinion,...
Heeling with a Deaf and Blind Dog

Heeling with a Deaf and Blind Dog

How to Use Touch Cues and the Comfort Trainer Head Halter to Train a Blind and Deaf Dog to Heel While the heel behavior is usually taught through the use of visual and verbal cues, a dog who is both deaf and blind cannot learn in this manner. As humans, we tend to...