Mouthing and nipping may be taken as normal behavior in a puppy, but when your grown dog carries on this way, you should take it as a sign that you need do something about it. A quick look at the statistics on dog biting in the US is quite sobering, enough to spur you into action if you have a troublesome canine with a biting problem.
Wouldn’t you love it if you could buy your dog a toy to last him the entire year and also keep him/her interested in it throughout? If you’re thinking “fat chance of that happening”, we don’t blame you. You’ve probably gone through the disappointment of watching a toy fresh from the store quickly torn to pieces by your dog more times than you care to remember.
Every pet owner would love it if their dog behaved well all the time – or at least most of the time. But teaching your dog to stop barking incessantly, jumping on to things and people, or darting out the door the moment it’s opened – and practically dragging you with her – is easier said than done. Continue reading Reinforcing Good Behavior in Your Dog
Figuring out a fun toy to get for your dog can sometimes feel like playing a game of charades. After spending hours on the supermarket aisles picking out what you think is the perfect toy for him, you could still end up with the toy discarded by your dog after a mere 2 minutes of play, or worse yet, he may decide to completely ignore it.
You will find them by the hundreds, stacked on shelves in the supermarket pets’ section, wrapped in eye-catching packages that leave you at a loss as to which toy you should pick for your furry friend.
It is no secret that dogs love toys. Some say they love their toys almost as much as children love candy, especially the kind that squeal and squeak. Dogs may not speak the same language as we humans, but that’s not to say they’re not capable of conveying their feelings. One of the ways they do this is through toys.