This shows a dog using the dogPACER. Photo Credit: Roxanne ReadyThere are many reasons to use a dog treadmill: poor mobility in dog owners, physical rehabilitation for dogs, humidity and heat, cold, ice and painful salt on sidewalks. Or perhaps your dog just has an abundance of energy. A treadmill may be just the thing to add to daily outdoor walks. But there is probably no … [Read more...] about Using a Dog Treadmill
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Of course we rely on our voice to communicate to other that they should keep their distance. However there are some of the pitfalls dog handlers run into that sometimes makes this simple solution not so simple. PitfallsSometimes simply you don't see others coming. You may miss someone if you are looking at your dog, reaching for a treat or paying attention to something … [Read more...] about 6 Other Ways to Keep Others Away From Your Dog
Video chat with your dog? There's an app for that! Dogs are increasingly left alone for long periods of time as we go about our busy lives. This is particularly difficult for dogs that experience separation anxiety. But what if there was an invention that could help separation anxiety?The idea came from a 14 year old girl. The idea that with the help of an iPhone or … [Read more...] about New Invention that Could Help Separation Anxiety?
If it is possible your dog might bite, or your dog is aggressive, snarky or reactive, or if your dog is in a situation where they are in pain, you really should consider investing in and training your dog to wear a dog muzzle.On the one hand, people can feel more confident when their dog is wearing a muzzle and this can help your dog stay calmer. However, while wearing a … [Read more...] about Controlling dog aggression by using a dog muzzle
You can buy the Gentle Leader almost anywhere now, including on Amazon. It is often recommended when dealing with or trying to control a lunging, pulling or aggressive dog. See more information on managing an aggressive dog with a head halter.Yet there are still a few dog owners (even some trainers) who haven't learned how to fit or introduce the Gentle Leader properly. … [Read more...] about [VIDEO] How to Fit the Gentle Leader Like a Pro