Ownership

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When Dog Training Really Matters

Dogs can be very sociable. In fact, they sometimes get too sociable and get aggressive. That is why it is important to train the dogs to control their behavior. Moreover, dog training is important to avoid dog biting incidents. Statistics show that 77% of dog biting cases are mostly those that are within the household. […]

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Dog ownership benefits families of children with autism

Many families face the decision of whether to get a dog. For families of children with autism, the decision can be even more challenging. Now, a University of Missouri researcher has studied dog ownership decisions in families of children with autism and found, regardless of whether they owned dogs, the parents reported the benefits of […]

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Andy Cohen says bravo to dog ownership

Andy Cohen grew up in Clayton in a pet-free home. “I never had a pet — ever,” Cohen says, “and I’m 45 years old.” But in October, the Bravo host became a dad to Wacha, a 40-pound mixed-breed rescue dog, and his life changed very much for the better. That’s why the timing was perfect […]

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Training Tips For Your Beagle

Beagles make excellent pets and exceptional hunting companions. They are good natured and very loving, especially with children. Beagles are medium sized, but very strong and can hold their own when it comes to playing or pulling someone where they want to go when out for a walk. The characteristics they exhibit that make them […]

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Are You Ready for a Dog?

Are You Ready for a Dog? It’s very easy to get broody for a new puppy, but rushing into buying a dog can be a huge mistake. It’s vital that you take the time to work out if you can provide a dog with the care and attention they need. Dog ownership is a long […]

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Dog Boarding Pets Dream About

Tip of the day: Finding a Dog Boarding facility that is well maintained and doesn’t reek of odors will ensure that your pets boarding time is as comfortable as possible. Boarding is an especially difficult time for a dog because they are completely separated from their owners and normal environment. Adding in the fact that […]

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4 Dog Ownership Costs Most People Don’t Consider

Owning a dog is a big responsibility. Not only will it change your lifestyle, but it will also change your budget. Dogs are expensive to own, and before you invest in a dog, it’s very important that you understand just how much it’s going to cost. Unfortunately, when most people create a budget for owning […]

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Common Dog Training Mistakes

With so many centuries of practice under our belts, you’d think that dog training would be a fairly straightforward, almost instinctive, process for us humans. However, more often than not, we make mistakes that cause strained relationships between us and our beloved pups. Tiny errors aren’t typically a big deal, due to the resilient nature […]

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Ever thought of buying a pet monkey?

Most pet owners are happy and content with their dog or cat respectively. The in-a-rush pet owner may have settled for the easy to raise rabbit. We then have the wannabe pet owners, who have purchased a goldfish, for the simple reason of owning a gold fish. While these fairly common pets do bring the […]

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6 Signs You’re Spoiling Your Pooch

The relationship between an owner and his or her dog is precious, and while most owners strive to give their dog everything he or she needs and more, there are plenty of owners out there that take owning a dog to an entirely new level. Although you may love your pooch, they are still your […]

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