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Five Big Dogs That Don’t Need Much Exercise

Making the commitment to become a dog owner often comes with several strings attached that many new owners might not consider. In addition to all of the feeding and the medical care, you are also volunteering your services as an exercise companion to the dog that you are thinking about getting. Regardless of breed, [More…]

Three Surefire Ways to Discourage Your Dog From Chewing

 

Dogs believe that their teeth are designed for chewing everything, while their owners wish they would stick to bones and the occasional stick. To a dog, teeth are a tool that can be used indiscriminately on furniture and fur alike. In the fight to prevent chewing, there are several excellent weapons in [More…]

Learn From the Puppy Potty Training Mistakes of Other Pet Parents

If you love the idea of raising a puppy, you may need to develop a sense of humor about puddles indoors for a while. Housebreaking a puppy is never easy. Nevertheless, many pet parents make it harder on themselves and their pets than they need to. If you find the going rough getting your [More…]

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7 Things to Try Before Surrendering Your Dog

The dreaded “It’s not working out” phone call. It happens in rescue more than most people would believe. A good rescue, as well as a good breeder, will always take their dog back – but the ability to return a misbehaving dog, may just be the impetus of the problem.

Faced with the option [More…]