Quick Guide on Positive Reinforcement Dog Training Techniques

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Positive reinforcement, when done correctly, is a great training technique for your dog. It is similar to parent or grandparents offering their children money for better grades or keeping their room clean. Using a reward system for good behavior urges the child to do it again. *Disclaimer: The overall training process should be done by people who know what they are...

How to Potty Train your Puppy in 7 Days

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Housetraining, potty training, or housebreaking all refer to one thing: how to get your puppy to go do his ‘business’ outside. Housetraining a puppy takes persistence and patience. Rome, after all, was not built in a day! A number of things can make life easier and the puppy training process a faster one with hopefully only a few little lapses...

How to Be the Pack Leader with your Puppy

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The reason you need to know how to be the pack leader with your dog is so that you control the dog and not the dog controlling you. Before we tamed dogs to be pets, hunters, and work as guards; dogs were pack animals. The pack had always one leader, the alpha dog! Now that we have dogs as pets, we must...

How To Introduce Dogs and Babies

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Bringing home a baby does not have to be stressful. Yet many new parents worry about how their pet will react. After all, your puppy was the baby in the house for some time now.  You showered it with attention, giving it all your love and spare time. How will your fur baby cope when your real baby arrives? There...

How To Deal With Dog Behavior Problems

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There may be times that you will see your dog exhibit some behavior problems over the course of your relationship. How you deal with those behavior problems may differ from problem to problem. The way you deal with these issues is always to help you achieve the best results in order to end the behavior issue. What types of behavior problems could...

What To Do When Bitten By a Dog – A Bite Guide

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Have you ever heard someone mention how their sweet, loving, adorable little Chihuahua attacked the mailman, biting at his heels? It was most probably told in a joking manner, because the idea of such a tiny little dog ever seriously causing anyone any damage is laughable, isn’t it? Actually, no! It is not a laughing matter at all. The fact of...