Category: Pet Behavior

Border Collies~The Smartest Breed? Some would agree!

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Met up with a fellow alumnus from Wauwatosa East yesterday, and our conversation drifted from dog food to good dogs to smart dogs, etc. You get the idea! Whenever dog-people

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Reading your Dog’s Behavior

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Enjoying a walk with your dog entails some psychology on your part: how well do you know your dog, and what is his motivation? Is he food driven? Does he

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Loose-Leash Walking

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In an October 17, 2018 article by Tara Schatz, she explains the benefits of Loose-Leash Walking. Keep in mind that your voice, YOU, are the greatest reward to your dog. As you

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Using Positive Reinforcement with your Dog

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Having your dog in control on your walk is the ultimate goal. But if even occasionally your dog succeeds lunging toward his target, he will try this over and over

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Why Dogs Pull on the Leash in the First Place

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As mentioned yesterday, it is an awesome experience to walk side by side with your beloved canine. Almost a spiritual connection as both humans and their dog pace their gait

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“Happiness is Just the Two of Us…Walking on a Gorgeous Day!”

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You and your dog…what a pair! However, being pulled behind as your dog lunges ahead can hurt not only physically, but make that pleasant event turn ugly! Our guest author,

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Spring is in the Air! Time for a New Puppy?

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Three Crucial Pieces of Advice for First-Time Dog Owners by Guest Author Jessica Brody   @Ourbestfriends.pet Taking the plunge into dog ownership is fun, exciting, and a little bit stressful. If

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Service Dogs–Does any dog qualify?

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There are definite requirements for a dog to be certified as a “Service Dog”.  Click Here to read about the 10 signs that a “service dog” is a fake!

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Antioxidants~ What they ARE, and WHY dogs need them!

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All of Life’s Abundance Treats are made with an intentional purpose.  Dr. Jane Bicks, holistic formulator for LA, gives us the “science behind” our Antioxidant Health Bars for Dogs.  Here

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What To Do if My Dog Is Overweight!

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Obesity is not only a concern for people! If pets are obese, it can decrease their life span, increase the risk for various cancers, and cause orthopedic problems—just to name

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