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How to Use Distraction Proofing in Your Dog Training

An important part of dog training involves a step called distraction proofing, which reinforces the commands and behaviors that a dog has learned by making sure they are able to follow through even when distractions are present. Some trainers view this as the final phase of training, while others integrate it in with the rest […]

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5 Tips for Buying or Building a Dog House

If your dog lives outside then he deserves to have a comfortable place to sleep and get out of harsh weather. The need to buy a doghouse is essential. These can range from budget buys which are little more than a wooden or plastic shell, to hugely extravagant constructions complete with a porch and stairs […]

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Algebra Homework

One of the most challenging aspects of our life is how we manage our time. Our time is precious to us, yet at the same time it is fleeting. It is the one commodity in our lives that cannot be lent to, or borrowed from, others. As the psalm (later a song) says – “A […]

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Activities a Flat Coated Retriever Enjoys

by Tundra Ice The Flat-Coated Retriever is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. Being a confident and outgoing dog breed, the Flat Coated Retriever has an innate desire to please their owner. The dog is also very athletic and requires daily exercise like running, walking, fetching and swimming. The breed […]

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Dogs and The Holidays

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for your pooch? How about one of the many Dog Beds available? A dog bed can offer both both you and your best friend comfort, warmth, and security. Not only that, but it is the best way to make sure your dog gets the proper rest it deserves after energy depleting activities. […]

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101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog

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Dog Activities In The Quad City Area?

A Reader Asks… I would like to get my golden retriever puppy into agility courses and maybe dock jumping like his parents. Does anyone know of any good clubs in the Quad City area for this?

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What Dog-friendly Activities Can I Do In San Francisco?

A Reader Asks… I am taking my dogs to San Francisco for a weekend. They are medium-sized dogs (55 pounds or so). What can I do with them other than take them to a dog park or the beach? Do any restaurants allow dogs to sit outside with their owners while the people eat? Thanks!

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What Are Dog Friendly Activities In Goose Creek, Sc?

A Reader Asks… We are headed to Goose Creek, SC for 5 days in November for a Navy graduation ceremony. We are torn between taking our two dogs, one medium sized the other small, with us or kenneling them. I really don’t want to kennel them unless we have to. We will also be spending […]

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Fun Dog Activities

All dog breeds were developed for a purpose. Some breeds were developed to herd sheep, some to hunt game, and some to pull sleds. Dogs, like humans, enjoy having a purpose in life. Dogs like to lead a structured life and be able to associate with their owners in activities and be given the opportunity […]

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