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Martingale dog collars: how to use them and which is best

Via Amazon   Martingale dog collars: how to use them and which is best This comment contains affiliate links. Read more here. Via Amazon Martingale collars have been essential for greyhounds for many years, but recently they have become more popular among all types of dog owners. Martingale is a collar that allows dogs to be safely tied to a leash without suffocating them. Read on to learn all about martingale collars: what they are, what kind of dog is good for using them, and how to choose and install

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Tips and tools to keep your dog from pulling on the leash

Has walking your dog turned into a constant tug of war with your furry family? Use these tips and resources to teach your dog how to stop pulling the leash. If your dog has a tendency to drag you down the sidewalk while walking, you are not alone! Pulling on the leash is one of the most common ailments among dog owners. The outside world is very exciting for your dog. Between the interesting sights and smells, the tendency to encounter other dogs, cats, and wildlife while out walking, and

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19 top dog training books for every kind of dog

Samson Katt/Pexels   19 top dog training books for every kind of dog   Samson Katt/Pexels Searching for meaningful dog training suggestions on the Internet is almost impossible to know whether what you find is knowledge based on science, knowledge shared by certified professional dog trainers, or methods of ignorant self-taught dog whispers . This is just one of the reasons why a well-researched dog training book is the most trusted source for understanding dog behavior. “cultural conflict” A solid introduction and scientifically reliable guides are helpful for active reinforcement.

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Dog paddling: tips on how to take your dog with you on a canoe, kayak or SUP

Getting out on the water with a canoe, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard (SUP) is an amazing way to experience the beauty of nature. Paddling is a fantastic opportunity to combine the enjoyment of the best sights and sounds the river has to offer with the pleasure of navigating fast flowing water. Wouldn’t it be great if you could share this experience with your furry best friend? Well, the good news is that you absolutely can! With a little extra preparation and special training for your buddy, you can both get

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Start now! Help your dog overcome the fear of thunderstorms, fireworks, and other loud noises

For many, New Year and Independence Day are some of the best days of the year: garden barbecues, parades, and amazing fireworks to usher in the start of a fabulous New Year or to celebrate our nation’s independence. But for many pet parents, these are the most feared days of the year. For those of us with fearful dogs, the evening is often spent comforting a panicked pooch from the first crackle to the grand finale. We use thunder shirts, essential oils, calming music, and more to calm our stressed

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A complete guide to muzzle training

Many people associate a canine muzzle with an aggressive dog and think that the only reason to use one is to keep the animal from harming people, but there are many other reasons for them. While they are used for training and behavioral challenges, they are great for a number of purposes. Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash Reasons for dogs to wear a snout include: Preventing them from digesting things that might upset their stomach while walking Prevent them from eating other animals’ droppings while walking Avoid putting them

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14 dog snack pouches for a walk and training session

  14 dog snack pouches for a walk and training session The comment contains an affiliate link. Read more here. As most dog owners know, it is very convenient to have snacks nearby and ready to be distributed, especially if you are training a fat puppy or a walking hound with a nosed dog! The portable snack bag keeps pet snacks fresh and can be distributed at any time, which is very convenient as a reward for good behavior. Fortunately, there are a variety of snack bags that can help

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The Best Dog Training Collars, Harnesses, and Leashes

SbytovaMN via iStock   The Best Dog Training Collars, Harnesses, and Leashes This review contains affiliate links. Read more here. SbytovaMN via iStock Your local pet supply store and online pet retailers are full of flashy dog collars and leashes, but not all of them are right for training. Choosing the correct training collar and leash (or harness and leash) for your dog can lead to safer, more enjoyable walks for dogs and their owners. Ruffwear No Pull Dog Harness This no-pull style harness is a great option for transitioning from training to regular daily walks with

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What your body language is telling your dog

It’s quite common for people to have the best intentions to be friendly to a dog and yet inadvertently come across as rude, annoying, or threatening when it comes to the dog’s natural instincts and perceptions. Those who work with dogs professionally have learned that using our body language to help our furry friends feel comfortable and comfortable around you is indeed a good art. Unintentionally providing intimidating or unpredictable cues with our body language can result in a scared, confused, or even aggressive dog. A separation between what we

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Back to basics: teach your dog to stay

Perhaps the most important clue a pet parent can teach their dog is not only useful in the home setting but can literally save their life. The first time you bring a dog into your heart and home, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the plethora of opinions Dog training and obedience. There are a number of different training methods, a variety of tools that you can use to train your dog, and plenty of people ready to give you training advice (whether you ask for it or not!). However,

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