Clicker Training As a Training Method for English Bulldogs
If you have ever trained a dog, you will know that there are certain methods that work straight away and some methods that take a few weeks before the dogs understand what is meant of them. Clicker training is one of the methods that works because it is a behavioural based training method.Helping Your Bulldog to Keep Cool in the Summer
Like many other small snouted dogs, bulldogs have trouble dealing with the heat in the summer. They can’t cool themselves down, so they can develop breathing problems and they could suffer from sunstroke. However, whilst sunstroke can be treatable in humans and it is considered a minor ailment, in bulldogs, it is a lot more serious. Bulldogs can actually die from sunstroke, so if you have bought a bulldog from a respectable owner, you will want to make sure the dog is safe from the heat.Symptoms of Hypothyroidism in Dogs
Symptoms of hypothyroidism in dogs is not dissimilar to that in anyone who has this problem. It shows a thyroid deficiency which may be caused by a dietary insufficiency or a thyroid problem.Have You Considered A Mobile Vet?
Let’s discuss some of the pros and cons to possibly starting to use a mobile vet for your pets. It seems that mobile vets are becoming more and more popular today and can offer many advantages to a pet and the pet owner that just doesn’t like going to the vet’s office.Have You Considered A Mobile Groomer?
Mobile dog grooming has become a big business. It seems that I see at least two or three mobile groomer trailers or vehicles every day. Just like everything else there are pros and there are cons to using a mobile groomer. Let’s talk about some of those pros and the very few cons now.Reverse Sneezing – What Is It? Is It Dangerous? How Can I Stop It?
Reverse sneezing episodes are very common. In a reverse sneeze, air is pulled rapidly and noisily in through the nose. The sound of reverse sneezing is sudden and startling, and many owners wonder if their pet is choking or having an asthma attack.4 Different Techniques Of Dog Training
Dog training makes dogs obedient and suitable to live in domestic setting. There are many ways in which you can train your dog.Teach Your Dog To Ring A Bell For House Training
Teaching your dog to ring a bell to let you know when it needs to go outside to do its business is really pretty easy. I have found that it usually takes somewhere between 4 to 8 weeks for the dog to catch on to the process. About 85% of the dogs catch on and are willing to do it while about 5% of the dogs actually get scared by the bell. Usually these are the very small dogs.Is Dog Health Insurance A Good Idea?
The answer to that question is simple; yes and no! If you are wealthy and money is not a problem then insurance is probably not a good deal. However if you live paycheck to paycheck and coming up with $3,000.00 for a major health problem for your dog would be next to impossible then yes insurance is great.Does Joining Dog Associations Make You A Better Trainer?
No, belonging to every dog training association does not make you a better trainer. In fact in my opinion it is simply a waste of money unless you are very active in these associations and or the type of person that just loves being part of a club.5 Ways to Enjoy Summer With Your Dog
During the warmer months of summer, many pet owners prepare early to spend time outdoors with their dogs. These 5 tips will help make it enjoyable for everyone.Good Dog Breeds for Families
Choosing the right breed og dog can be daunting. Everyone has their preferences, but they have to admit that not all dogs are created equal. Some breeds are more prone to violence and dog bite claims than others. Have no fear! There are plenty of options, big and small, if you want to avoid getting bitten by a dog.Factors To Consider Before Enrolling Dogs Into Obedience Schools
Pet dogs often need training from qualified professionals. There are many reputed obedience schools that train dogs of all breeds. Pet owners should consider some factors before sending their dogs to such schools.Love Dogs? Then Consider Becoming A Trainer
Do you love dogs and enjoy spending time with them? If so then a career as a dog trainer just may be right up your alley. Becoming a professional dog trainer is not that difficult and starting your own business can be very rewarding.Do Dogs Need A Backyard?
When it comes to the question “do dogs need a backyard” the answer is simple. A backyard would be nice however you don’t need to have a yard to have a happy well cared for dog. Let’s talk about it for a few minutes.