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Understanding Canine Behavior: Insights and Solutions


  Genetics and environment influence a dog’s behavior. Both of these factors will impact how a dog reacts to a situation. It is impossible to predict a dog’s behavior only by his breed, but it is possible to anticipate his temperament. Understanding the differences between learned and innate behaviors makes it easier to understand why […]

6 Commands Your Dog Should Know


    The basic commands are essential to the education of dogs, especially puppies, to start on a good foundation. The younger he is, the easier it is to teach him commands. Your dog needs a leader who will guide him to adopt the proper behavior. With love, patience, understanding, and forgiveness, you can create […]

Stressed or Anxious Dog? The Solution: Enrichment


    Enrichment is essential for the dog to be mentally and physiologically balanced. Captive and domestic animals require several types of enrichment to support their well-being. Have you ever wondered why dogs that live in houses have more behavioral problems than those that live free? This is because the free-living ones are constantly on […]

Returning a Shelter Pet: Expectations and Stress

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    Adopting a shelter pet is considered to be the most ethical method of obtaining an animal. Moreover, most adopters are satisfied to be new pet parents of a shelter animal. On the other hand, it sometimes happens that the pet is returned. This can decrease the chances of future adoption for both the […]

Dog Punishment : The Best Technique

    Knowing how to punish your dog properly can be difficult. Don’t worry, he is not looking for revenge or rebellion. He only responds to his natural needs and has no conscience between good and evil. Most of the time we think that punishment is related to reprimanding your dog by saying “NO”, “Stop!” […]

How Dogs Learn


    It is inevitable for animals to learn. Whether young, old, small, or large, every dog can learn. They can be trained for many tasks and athletic skills. We’ve even taught dolphins to jump through hoops, pigs to play video games, and gorillas to learn sign language. Modern dog training methods are based on […]

Differences Between Dogs and Wolves: Surprising Notions!

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    The differences between dogs and wolves can be flagrant, especially compared to the chihuahua. On the other hand, some dogs have a lot of similarities with the wolf, especially Nordic and hybrid dogs. Not only are they different physically, but they are even more so mentally. That is to say that the needs […]

Loose Leash Walking : The Quick Guide

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    Do you walk your dog or does he walk you? Loose leash walking is not an easy task for your canine companion nor for the owner who has his arm ripped off. However, it is possible to train your dog to stop leash pulling without the use of force or punishment.     […]

Pet Laser Pointers : Dangerous Idea!

    Are Laser Pointers Dangerous For Dogs?   Pet laser pointers are popular with many pet owners. Most of them think they are doing the right thing by entertaining their animal and depleting their excess energy. On the other hand, this game can have serious consequences for the mental health of your animals. The […]