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new dog. who is it?

Bringing home a new dog to your existing dog is exciting! While some new canine siblings may become great friends, for others, it may take some time. Dogs, like people, have their own unique personalities that complement some people and not others. Also, like people, a good first impression can leave a lasting impact on dogs. Consider these tips when introducing a new dog into your home, and you’ll have a successful, happy relationship between your current dog and your new dog. 1. Neutral ground When introducing dogs to each

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Teach your dog the play dead trick

Playing dead is an excellent dog trick. While teaching your dog commands like “sit” and “stay” isn’t as important, it can be a fun game for both the dog and the trainer. Make sure your dog is familiar with the basic commands “lie down” and “stay” before teaching him how to play dead. Here’s a simple step-by-step guide to adding “faking dead” to your dog’s list of new tricks: Step 1: Practice the bottom position Command your dog to lie down. Pay attention to which side your dog prefers to

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Toys for Every Dog’s Play Style

You’ve probably noticed that your dog has a unique personality and unique play style. Different play styles often require different toys. One puppy may love to chase and tug-of-war, while another may be obsessed with balls and will pounce on anything that squeaks. If you can decode your dog’s play style, you can determine their favorite toys and make the most of your playtime. To discover your dog’s play style, you can do one (or both) of the following things: 1. Let your puppy observe on its own. In no

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Dog training camp: pros and cons

Just like boot camps for humans, there are feeding and training facilities for dogs. For owners who are struggling to train their dogs, boarding and training facilities may be the answer. Dog owners are guaranteed a well-behaved dog at the end of a stay of at least two weeks when they entrust their pet to the facility’s care. Simply put, this means giving control of your dog’s training to a team of professionals at a facility. Sending your dog away for training is a very personal decision. The quality of

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4 Tips for a Successful Off-Leash Outing

Getting your puppy off the leash is one of the best ways for them to release energy and burn extra calories. Going off-leash is a great way to tire your dog out without slowing their gait to match ours. As you prepare for a successful outing, consider these 4 questions before letting your dog off the leash. Is my dog’s personality suitable for being off-leash? If you have a dog who is nervous, shy, or dog-averse, going off-leash may not be the right choice for your pup. Worrying about whether

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Why are dogs afraid of vacuum cleaners?

Vacuuming is an easy task. Well, if your dog isn’t afraid of them! Have you ever wondered why your dog is afraid of the vacuum? Is it the movement of the furniture or is it the loud noise? It’s a well-known fact that dogs and vacuum cleaners don’t get along, but few of us really know why. First, they probably despise the noise. Except when you’re actually vacuuming, has your dog ever heard the sound of a vacuum cleaner? In a typical household, you probably only use the vacuum once

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What is Puppy Witch Hour?

The “puppy witching hour” is a time of day when the dog’s activity level or behavior changes abruptly and briefly. Any dog, no matter what age, can experience the witching hour. However, puppies are more prone to them. It’s frustrating, but unfortunately it happens a lot. What actually happens during a witching hour? At a certain time in the morning or evening, your dog may start misbehaving more often than usual. Even after you teach him not to, he can still act naughty than usual. If your pup is behaving

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How can you stop your dog from chewing on wood?

Wooden furniture or paneling that has been chewed or even partially destroyed by dogs is a common occurrence for dog owners. Why do dogs like to chew on wood? It’s a simple fact that dogs chew on wood because they like to chew on different objects. This poses a problem because it could have a significant impact. Wood splinters can cause serious injury if lodged in the mouth and esophagus. Dogs that chew on wood for whatever reason do more damage than just house damage. And as with anything you’re

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What to do if your dog is protecting resources

Resource protection, also known as possessive aggression, occurs when your dog becomes overly possessive, e.g. B. by growling or biting over a resource or prized item. While resource conservation is a natural behavior of dogs, there are certain things we can do at home to reassure our dogs that they don’t have to get defensive. At any time in a dog’s life, possessive aggression can occur. Some canines may only exhibit resource-saving behaviors around strangers or certain individuals. Other dogs behave in a resource-saving manner towards everyone. The worst case

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Why do dogs bark?

When a dog barks, it can have different meanings depending on the situation. Dogs use vocal communication to express their feelings and barking is one of the main forms they use. By hearing a specific bark, many owners can tell what their dogs want. An easy way to decipher their bark is to listen to the pitch of the noise. Friendly communication occurs with high-pitched barking. Possibly while playing or when the dog is excited. On the other hand, a low-pitched bark or growl is said to signal danger, territoriality,

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