Understanding Why Dogs Bark

Some owners seem to want their dogs to stop barking, period: a good dog is a quiet dog, and the only time that barking’s permitted is when there’s a man in a black balaclava and stripy prison outfit, clutching a haversack marked ‘Swag’, clambering in through your bedroom window. Dealing With Barking Dogs Dogs don’t see barking in quite the same light. Your dog has a voice, just like you do, and she uses it just how you do too: to communicate something to the people she cares about. I don’t think that barking is necessarily a bad thing – in fact, I think it’s encouraging that my dog wants to “talk” to me, enough so that I can overlook the stentorian qualities of his …

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Cairn Terrier Personality, Facts and Information

If you are planning to get a Norfolk terrier pet dog, here are some things you should know: If you are thinking of getting a Cairn terrier pet dog, then you need to know some information about it first. Why? Well, knowing the right information about anything will help you in the long run. This is especially true when we are talking about a pet ownership. Before you get a Cairn terrier pet dog, you need to be sure that you know what you are getting yourself into. You need to know how to take proper care of your cairn terrier pet dog and you also need to know what to expect when you are getting one. Cairn Terrier Dog as Pet Thankfully, there are …

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Norfolk Terrier Dog Information

If you are planning to get a Norfolk terrier pet dog, here are some things you should know: The Norfolk terrier originated from England. It is actually very affectionate and does not exhibit a disagreeable nature. Because of this, many people like to keep them as pets. However, there can be quite some difficulty house training a Norfolk terrier pet dog. This is because of the fact that a Norfolk terrier pet dog can be quite stubborn. The best method recommended for this breed is crate training. Norfolk Terrier Dog as Pet What is crate training? Well, it involves training your Norfolk terrier pet dog to stay in a crate when it is left unsupervised. Used humanely, a crate can be a great den for …

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Border Collie Information: How to Train

Herding cats isn’t easy! If you don’t believe me, you can ask my border collie, Jake. We live on a ranch, so Jake is a working dog. He has a JOB. When the cows need to be herded from point A to point B, it is Jake’s job to get them there. Jake loves his job, and he is really good at it. He wouldn’t dream of playing with the cows — that is his work — but Jake is a border collie, and border collies are born with a natural herding instinct. So, Jake herds the cats (or tries to) just for fun. He hasn’t had a lot of luck with that yet, but he will never give up. The Challenge of Training a …

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Facts About Training Collie Dogs

Probably the most famous collie in history is Lassie. I doubt seriously that there is anybody who hasn’t heard of Lassie. In the Lassie Come Home movie and in the TV series, Lassie was so smart that she appeared to be a thinking and reasoning human in a dog suit. Everybody who has ever seen the movie or a series episode probably wishes that they could have a dog just like Lassie. Lassie must have saved Tommy’s life a hundred times! How To Train a Collie Dog Like every other collie ever born, however, Lassie was born into this world without any skills at all. She wasn’t housebroken, and she had no idea what obedience was.  Certainly didn’t know any tricks, who Tommy was, or …

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6 Keys: How To Stop Your Dog From Chewing Things – Dog Training USA

The act of chewing seems to be a matter of individual preference among dogs: some have an innate desire to chew as a pleasurable activity in itself, and some seem to have no need to chew whatsoever unless they’re driven to it out of sheer boredom. How to Stop Your Dogs Destructive Chewing Stop Your Dog Behavior Problems (like chewing) by clicking on this link! The phrase “destructive chewing” may sound redundant, because – by its very nature! – all chewing is destructive. Your dog has strong jaws full of sharp, pointy teeth: just about anything she starts to chew on is probably going to show the effects of it inside of a minute. So just to clarify, when I use the phrase “destructive chewing”, …

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House Training Tips For Your Dog Or A New Puppy

When a new puppy arrives in the house, it’s an exciting time for everyone. In order for the homecoming to proceed as smoothly as possible, it’s a good idea to spend a little bit of time in preparation. House training your dog / House training tips for a new puppy You can visit the The Ultimate House Training Guide site by clicking on this link One of the major challenges of dog ownership (particularly for first-time owners) is the issue of house training. If you equip yourself with some rudimentary knowledge and a positive attitude, though, it’s a lot easier than most people make it out to be. The New Arrival As soon as you bring the puppy home, take her outside. The excitement of …

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Staffordshire Bull Terrier Temperament, Facts Breeder Information

The Staffordshire bulls are known for their great strength because o f their sizes. Their variety is muscular and stocky but is also known for their agility. Surprisingly, this breed is one of the two breeds recognized by the UK Kennel Club as very suitable for children. Furthermore, their types ranked 5th when it comes to dog popularity in the UK, where the breed originated. Interestingly, Staffies are the only breed of dog that are “totally reliable” when it comes to standard of breed. Basic Facts Breeders Love to Know About Staffordshire Terrier: Category: Terrier Living Environment: either indoors or outdoors Coat: smooth (or silky like most terriers), dense, and short Colors: black, brindle, red, blue, fawn; or any of these colors mixed with white …

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Boston Terrier Dog Facts

The Boston terrier is a well-muscled and compact breed. This is not really surprising since the Boston terrier was first bred by people who wanted to use them in dog fights. Now some people may read all sorts of implications from such a violent past. Some people might think that the Boston terrier dog would make a bad pet because of its aggressive nature. However, you should know that as a pet, the Boston terrier can actually be pretty mild mannered. Some Facts about the Boston “Bull” Terrier Dog The temperament of the Boston terrier can be described as enthusiastic as it often loves to play. Most people comment that the Boston terrier actually has a great sense of humor. Another characteristic that people find …

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Learn About Jack Russell Terrier Dogs

A Dog in One Pack- The Jack Russell Terrier We basically want to find companions who would give us most of the benefits we think we need. Well, if you are looking for a dog that is somewhat a one-in-package pal, you might find Jack Russell Terriers interesting enough. This dog has a history that is somehow loomed to give rise to the specie. It was said that the breeder of this dog, a young Theologian student of Oxford University named John Russell once met a milkman with a white terrier that has spots on his eyes and ears. This dog became his interest which later proved to be his foundation for breeding a new dog breed that many has learned to love as pets. …

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