Teach Your Dog the Magic “Touch”

Category: Dog Training
Most dog owners understand why it’s important to teach basic behaviours such as sit, lie down, stay, and come. But when it’s suggested to teach a dog touch—otherwise known as targeting—they often look confused. Let me explain. “Touch” is a verbal cue that means you would like your dog to touch something with a part of his body. The most common form of targeting is for a dog to touch his nose to a person’s hand. Why, you might ask, would anyone want to teach that? more
5 Training Mistakes You’re Probably Making

5 Training Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Category: Dog Training
Are you getting frustrated with your dog training efforts? When you ask your dog to do something, does he bounce around like a crazy creature or just sit there, looking at you with a confused expression on his face? Before you write off your canine best friend’s intelligence, you might want to take a humble look in the mirror. You could be making one of these common training mistakes.   more
Congestive Heart Failure

It's a Heartbreaker: Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

Category: Health
Everything You Need To Know About Congestive Heart Failure In Dogs Q: What is congestive heart failure? more
Is the Rottweiler or the Black & Tan Coonhound Right for You?

Is the Rottweiler or the Black & Tan Coonhound Right for You?

Category: Dog Life
The Rottweiler The Watchman Those Rottweiler eyes. Big, dark, expressive. Watchful. Taking everything in. Protecting hearth and home. more
Star Dog

Dying Bulldog Pulls Through, Wins Photo Contest

Category: Inspire
When Nita Pickering received a photo of an ailing Bulldog puppy, she was all in. “It was love at first sight,” recalls the Yuma, Arizona resident. more


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