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How to Leash Train Your Dog

Leash training your dog is an important key to owning one. This will show dominance to your dog and also give you complete control handling your dog. Training you dog at an early age, will help tremendously. Make sure that you have a collar and leash you are comfortable using and one that the collar Keep Reading!

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What is Coprophagia??

Coprophagia is the term used to define the act of a dog that eats feces. This may seem completely and utterly disturbing for an owner to watch, however it is actually a normal instinct to our canine pals. Some reasons of why a dog may eat feces is because they are lacking certain nutrients in Keep Reading!

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Eating Behavioral Issues

There are several different types of eating behaviors that can be alarming or dangerous. Here are the major issues and some correction tips for you! If Your Dog Gobbles Their Food to Fast: Soak Dry Food: when your feeding your dog dry dog food and they gobble it down like its going out of style, Keep Reading!

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Tips to Correct Problem Barking

Dogs bark for several reasons. They bark for protection, because they are bored, or because they are not getting enough exercise. Here are some tips for correcting their behavior. If these tips don’t work then you may need to consult a trainer. Dogs that don’t get enough exercise are more likely to bark for some Keep Reading!

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The Golden Retriever

Luke Skywalker Loved By: Jackson Tassic The Golden Retriever’s history starts in the 19th century in Great Britain. The guy who is known for the creation of the Golden Retriever is Lord Tweedmouth. Lord Tweedmouth created the breed by using the Yellow Retriever, Tweed water Spaniel, Irish setter, and the bloodhound. When first shown in Keep Reading!

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***Signs of Problem Behaviors***

Some times dogs have certain behaviors or niches that need to be worked out of their systems. Rescues are more prone to problem behaviors because of a event that has happened but puppies as well can develop certain problematic behaviors. The signs of a problem behavior are as follows: Aggressive Barking Begging Biting Digging Chasing Keep Reading!

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List of Behavioral Issues

Barking Guarding food Guarding people Noise Sensitivity Chasing Eating Issues Impolite and Unsafe Behaviors Elimination Issues Destructive Anxious Pushy Health related If you are unsure or are experiencing these problems, Watch for signs of the above behavior problems and consult a trainer if you are having some issues with your dog.

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Types of Collars

Flat or Rolled Collar: This is the most common collars pet owners use because of the verity of colors and designs. These collars are typically nylon or plastic, and have a buckle or a plastic clip. These collars are a great convince because they are easy to remove or slip on. You can also personalize Keep Reading!

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Don’t Crack The Ice

A golden retriever named Luke Skywalker submitted by one of our readers!! Now that it is winter and a lot of hunters will be outdoors for deer, duck, quail, and pheasant, I would like to remind you to take precautions of your best four legged hunter. Although the weather may be alright for you, please Keep Reading!

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Why should you microchip your dog

Every microchip contains a registration and the phone number of the registry for the particular brand of the chip. A hand held scanner reads the radio frequency of the chip and displays the information registry. The chip is about the size of a grain of rice. Pro Chips can last 25 years Does not have Keep Reading!