I couldn’t agree more.… Read more
Helpful Pointers for Training Your Dog
Having lived with several seriously smart and capable dogs in my life, I’m not surprised to see something like Police Dogs Performing CPR. I think we’ve only just begun scratching the surface of what dogs are capable of.
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You have a barking dog that just won’t stop. You’re at your wit’s end and you’ll try anything. Or you’re looking for a quick no-training method. Are bark collars the safe and humane solution?
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Nuf said about that.
I’ve been getting a lot of emails and comments lately on these two posts Five Facts You Need to Know Before Choosing an Australian Shepherd and Bringing Home an Australian Shepherd Puppy: What You Need to Know.
There are many wonderful people out there who think their lives might be enriched by sharing their lives with an Aussie, and they’re asking my opinion.
So who would make a good match for an Aussie and vice vera?
I’m going to try … Read more
There are times in life when I just don’t feel like standing around while my dogs find the perfect spot on which to relieve themselves. Like when the temperature outside is in the minus digits. Or, when I’m in a hurry to go somewhere and I don’t have hours for them to decide to do the deed. Or, when it’s late and I’m so tired that I’m not sure what’s holding me upright any longer. I’m sure you could think … Read more
What’s the matter with using a Flexi-leash?
Flexi-leashes require tension on the leash in order to keep the line pulled out and thus teach dogs to pull.
And if you already have a dog who pulls (because maybe you haven’t had the time to properly train him how to walk on a leash?) then a flexi-leash will ensure that you will always have a problem walking your dog. I know. Harsh, but true.
Here’s just one of the all-too-frequent occurrences … Read more