Probably one of the biggest headaches involved in having dogs for pets is potty training puppies. They don't have a button you can push to have them go potty and they can't respond to verbal commands unless they're trained to do that. Having a puppy go potty when and where you want it to does […]
There are lots of reasons that many people just love to own puppies. Some people want them for companionship, others for protection or perhaps for income, but whatever their intentions are for owning one, potty training puppies is one of the most important things an owner needs to learn first. Well if you are a […]
No one argues that dog obedience training isn’t necessary. Of course it is. Dogs don’t just intuitively know what it is you want them to do. While breeders and professional dog trainers are obviously very aware of the different training approaches, they normally prefer one over another. Some dog owners go to dog obedience class […]
The Wonderful Basset Hound is a Medium/Large dog that weighs anywhere between 45-75 pounds. Their height usually being 11″ to 15″. The Basset Hound is long and low and their height/weight ratio makes their already short legs look even shorter. In fact, their name comes from the French word “bas” which means low. They are […]
It’s widely accepted among the vast majority of dog training experts that the most effective and humane way to train your dog is through a process called positive reinforcement training. This is a fancy phrase for what’s essentially a very simple theory: using positive reinforcement entails rewarding the behavior that you wish to see repeated, […]
Did you know that training an adult Pug is actually a shared effort between you, your family and the Pug? You might think that a full grown Pug who may have even been potty trained in the past can just as easily adjust to being in your home. This is not the case. It takes time and commitment for a Pug to get used to the way your home is run and to learn your home’s elimination schedule.
The Collie dog makes an excellent sporting dog, and can be taught to do the work of the Pointer and the Setter, as well as that of the Water Spaniel and the Retriever. He can be trained to perform the duties of other breeds. He is clever at hunting, having an excellent nose, is a good vermin-killer, and a most faithful watch, guard, and companion.
A mastiff and bloodhound combination produces the Brazilian mastiff , the mind boggles. These gentle giants have a nose that can sniff out anything but can be as gentle as a giant. These cross breed mastiff’s come originally come from Brazil and go by the Name of Fila brasileiro. When this breed was first brought to light they were Mainly used for guarding plantations, and were later introduced to the United States of America.