Best Guard Dogs for Families

guard dogs for families

Having a guard dog in the family is an essential way to ensure safety and security. Not only are these dogs loyal protectors, but they are also great companions for the whole family. When choosing guard dogs for families, it is important to consider certain characteristics like size, temperament, and exercise needs. Finding a guard…

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How to Teach a Dog to Shake Hands…or Paws :)

teach a dog to shake hands

Who doesn’t love a dog that can shake hands or paws on command? It’s a party trick that is sure to impress your friends and family. And it’s not as difficult as you might think to teach your four-legged friend this fun trick. With a little patience and some tasty treats, you’ll have your dog…

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Your Guide to the Best Dog Treats for Every Type of Dog

Best Dog Treats

If you’re like most dog owners, you love spoiling your furry friend with delicious treats. But what are the best dog treats for your particular pup? Not all dogs have the same dietary needs, so it’s important to choose the right type of treat. In this blog post, we will discuss the snacks for every…

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Introducing a Dog to a Baby with Patience and Care

Introducing a Dog to a Baby

Introducing a dog to a baby is one of the most important things you will do in your life. Your baby’s welfare may depend on it. Teaching your dog the proper way to act around your baby will pay off for many years to come. I have always raised my pets with children. Most of…

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Ways to Stop Your Dog’s Barking Habit

Cure Dog Barking

As much as we hope that our dogs can be perfect angels at all times, it just isn’t realistic. Sometimes, dogs bark. A lot. And even though it’s not the best situation to deal with, you can train it out of them and work your way to a life with no unnecessary barking. Training Dogs…

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How to Train Away a Dog’s Aggression

Rottweilers for Veterans

Dogs are a great addition to any family, and when they are happy and well mannered, they really are man’s best friends. But don’t be mistaken – dogs can easily become aggressive when they are mishandled or mistreated, and it can take a toll on your family and those around you if they do. Proper…

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Would Your Dog be a Good Therapy Dog?

Therapy Dog German Shepherd

Therapy dogs work to provide emotional benefit to all types of people out there, including America’s returning war heroes. These special dogs can be registered through Therapy Dogs International to volunteer their services, and receive special training to work in the homes and lives of those in need. Owning a therapy dog is a great…

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Teaching your Dog to Walk Backward

Teaching your dog to walk backward is the next command I am teaching my Golden Retriever, Daisy. In my last article about dog training I talked about teaching your dog to touch. Daisy has really done well with that and advanced to touching objects by name. But today I’m going to talk about teaching Daisy…

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Teaching your Dog to Touch | a Fun Dog Trick

Dog Touch Command

My goal for today is teaching my dog to touch. This may sound odd to you, because it certainly did to me, but apparently this is a good foundation trick for your dog to learn.  Last night we started a puppy agility class for our 7 month old Golden Retriever, Daisy. Our homework for the…

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