So You Want a Border Collie Dog?

So You Want a Border Collie Dog?

If you want a border collie, first, consider the challenges involved: They’re everywhere. They dance, they run the obstacle course, and they do the high jumps. They’re in movies with talking pigs. They are Border Collies. And now, everybody wants one. 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...
Keep Your Dog Happy in the Dog Days of Summer

Keep Your Dog Happy in the Dog Days of Summer

Tips for Keeping Dogs Healthy in Hot Weather Hot weather can be tough for even humans to handle, and we’re not stuck wearing fur coats 24/7. For a dog, hot weather can be harmful, even deadly. As a dog owner, it is your responsibility to make sure that your dog...
Training Your Dog to Become Obedient

Training Your Dog to Become Obedient

Training your dog to become obedient is an important yet rewarding thing to do. The time you are most likely to be successful with training your dog is in the morning after you have both woken up, since both of you are full of energy. One of the most effective ways to...
Should You Reward Your Dog for Misbehaving?

Should You Reward Your Dog for Misbehaving?

My Australian Cattle Dog, Tuggy, likes to lounge around. His preferred position is on his tummy, legs tucked beneath him, his head resting slightly on some sort of pillow. Whenever possible, the pillow is my wife Michele, or me. As soon as one of us lies down, Tuggy...