Best Dog Bark Collars

It’s funny how your dog can go from the cuddliest, gentlest furry pooch to an impossibly loud, irritating creature. You can’t sleep, your neighbors are complaining, and you start questioning how much you really like your dog. At that point, you shouldn’t let sleep-deprivation get the best of you. Instead, we suggest that you breathe … Read more

Flea and Tick Medicine Poisoning

Flea and tick medicines have revolutionized dog care.  Veterinarians rarely see flea bite anemia now, for example.  However, too much of a good thing can make your pet sick.  Most flea and tick medicines contain one of two compounds:  pyrethrin and pyrethroid.  Pyrethrins are derived from the Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium plant, while pyrethroids are synthetic versions of pyrethrins.  … Read more

Senior Dogs and Kids

Getting a dog is a serious undertaking.  If you have children, it can be even harder because kids tend to gravitate to puppies.  However, having a puppy is about the same amount of work as having a toddler.  You have to potty train them, feed and water them, keep them from getting into anything harmful, … Read more

Five clicker training myths

Clicker training is fast becoming the method of choice when training a dog through positive means. But there are some widespread misunderstandings that could make it hard to know if it’s right for you and your dog. The following are five myths about clicker training, both negative and positive, as well as information you can … Read more

Why your dog pees in the house

One of the most common problems in house training is a dog that pees in the house or just won’t wait until you take him outside. Even after weeks of patience and practice, some dogs don’t seem to grasp what we think is a simple concept: DON’T GO IN THE HOUSE! If you’ve followed all … Read more