“We recently adopted a dog who seems really shy around people and other dogs. Will he always be afraid?” That question was recently posed to me and it’s a common concern for a dog with that temperament. Fear is a delicate issue with our dogs. It’s easy to make a dog afraid of things, and […]

Grooming is important for the health of your pet, and frequent ear cleaning can help to avoid painful ear infections. Ciara Black is a Global Animal contributor from the Dog Help Network, a resource for dog health related websites. Read on for ear infection symptoms, causes, and remedies. Dog ear infections are very uncomfortable for […]

A national Valentine’s Day campaign was launched today to pressure politicians to close down puppy mills in Canada. The letter-writing campaign was inspired by Ruby, a survivor of a puppy mill whose health was seriously compromised by six caged years of life in a mill as a breeding dog. Ruby, who was rescued by campaign […]

Learning how to stop a puppy from jumping up is something you need to get onto straight away. Puppies jumping up are a very natural thing that they do when they are little – to get attention – and in the wild to get fed by licking the Mother’s face to encourage food to be […]

My Dog Doesn’t Come When I Call One of the most common complaints is “my dog doesn’t come when I call”. Training the recall is one of the funniest of all dog-training exercises because we do so much completely wrong! Let me explain. This is what we want to achieve: When we call our dog […]

How To Stop Dog Aggression If you want to understand how to stop dog aggression let me start by asking you two rhetorical questions! Firstly do YOU start the aggression with your dog simply joining in? Secondly does your dog listen to you just before it behaves the way it does when you try show […]

How To Stop Your Dog From Pulling Understanding how to stop your dog from pulling is something that every dog owner needs to overcome in order to be able to walk there dog in an enjoyable manor. Many dog behavioral problems also stem from the fact that the dog is dragging you along the street. […]

This scientific Dog Learning Style Tool (the first of its kind on the Internet) will help you understand how you should handle your dog based on the dog’s nature. You will answer 10 simple questions based on how your dog responds to everyday situations and this tool will give you options and ideas of how […]