Grapes and raisins have often been used as treats for dogs. But it’s not a good idea. Although it isn’t clear why, grapes and raisins can cause kidney failure in dogs. And just a small amount can make a dog ill. Repeated vomiting is an early sign. Within a day, the dog will become […]
Q: Why do I need puppy training classes? Puppy Training Classes Your puppy knows how to sit and come. He knows the basics of heeling. So, why would you want to bother with puppy training classes? There are several great reasons to take classes, even if your puppy has learned the basics. One of the […]
To: People with “Friendly Dogs”, Off-Leash Dogs, & Retractable Leash Dogs Running up to another dog and ignoring requests to go away is not “friendly”, it is rude. Just like people, DOGS NEED PERSONAL SPACE. If a stranger came up and put his hand on your body, you’d be allowed to step back, yell and […]
Most people do this stuff and it stresses dogs out so they BITE! It doesn’t matter how cute you (or your kid) think Boogie is. Please show him some respect. These are the DON’Ts and DOs for greeting a dog.
Dogs (and people) love to play! Playing with your dog is one of the best ways to reward him for a job well done. Done correctly, play can help a stressed dog relax and a distracted dog focus.
Science News Using ‘Dominance’ To Explain Dog Behavior Is Old Hat May 25, 2009 — A new study shows how the behavior of dogs has been misunderstood for generations: in fact using misplaced ideas about dog behavior and training is likely to cause rather than cure unwanted behavior The findings challenge many of the dominance related interpretations of behavior and training techniques […]
Control of dogs Under the Control of Dogs Act 1986, as amended by the Control of Dogs (Amendment) Act 1992, local authorities are responsible for the control of dogs. They have the power to appoint dog wardens, provide dog shelters, seize dogs, impose on-the-spot fines and take court proceedings against owners. Local authorities may enter into agreements […]