Archives for July 2015

House Training Your Dog or Puppy

House training your dog or puppy requires far more than a few stacks of old newspapers—it calls for vigilance, patience, plenty of commitment and How-To-Potty-Train-a-Puppyabove all, consistency. The key to training your dog to eliminate outside (where you want him to) is to prevent accidents, and to reward success.
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Dog Chewing

Great_Dane_On_Destroyed_SofaDogs chew. It’s in their nature, and it’s totally normal behavior. If you try to stop them the only result will be that both you and your dog will become frustrated.
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Preparing Your Dog for a New Baby

DTbCGMiWith baby #3 on the way, I needed to brush up on how to prepare our dog, Colt, for his arrival. I found a fantastic article on the ASPCA website that covers everything on how to plan and prepare to ensure all goes smoothly. It definitely takes some time but these helpful tips are a perfect guide to teaching your pup the skills they need to interact safely with your new family member and help your dog adjust to the many new changes ahead. 
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