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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