Choosing a name is an important part of getting a new dog, and is one that helps give your dog an identity. To your dog, the name will mean “I’m talking to you so pay attention,” but to the world your dog’s name will be a reflection on you and your relationship with your dog. Check out our dog name list after you read our article on the key aspects you need to consider before naming your dog…
Teaching a dog not to bark is difficult because we humans are not very consistent with our feedback. Sometimes we reward our dogs for barking. Sometimes we ignore their barking. And sometimes we get really mad about the barking! How are our dogs going to know what we want? Here are six must-know tactics to change your dog’s barking behavior:
While we want every dog to wear current pet ID tags, it’s also important for dog owners to take precautions to prevent losing their dogs in the first place. Teaching a dog to come when called is the most important command to teach a dog.
Most people know the basics – put your dog on a leash, call him, lure him in and reward. But here are some important tricks to teaching a dog a reliable recall:
Dogs appreciate mental and physical challenges. Some dogs won’t feel tired or relaxed unless their owners find a way to accomplish both. Here are seven great options for exercising your dog: