How Do I Teach My Dog Not To Fear Thunderstorms? For pet owners, one of the most difficult tasks is trying to teach their pets how to respond in the face of loud noises or overwhelming circumstances. Thunderstorms can be particularly frightening for our furry companions, so in this article we’ll provide some helpful tips on how to socialize your pup and help them cope with the fear of thunderstorms.
Arthritis in dogs is just as uncomfortable and painful as it is for humans, and it’s a relatively common problem. It is estimated that 25-50% of dogs will be diagnosed with arthritis in their lifetimes, so it’s something that all dog owners need to be aware of.
Training is a very important part of a dog’s development and as their owner, it’s up to you to start training your puppy when you bring them home. Online training courses are one of the best ways to teach a dog all of the basic commands, like sit and stay, as well as general behavioral skills and social skills
Your furniture is very attractive to your dog, especially when you are sitting on it. They will want to jump up there and cuddle up with you, but dogs make a lot of mess and if you want to keep your furniture in good condition, you may not want them climbing up there.
When you see your dog eating grass, you can often wonder what the heck is going on. What could motivate an animal that eats meat and grains to take a swipe at your lawn? For years, organizations such as the American Kennel Club have puzzled over this behavior. But now we finally have some answers.
Does your dog lunge at other dogs while you're out on a walk with him? If so, you probably understand how frustrating this can be. Not only will you feel the strain of your pulling pooch, but you might also feel more than a little embarrassed when you're having to apologize to other dog owners. So, why does your dog do it? Well, there are two issues at play here.