How to Make Your Dog Get Along With Your Cat

How to Make Your Dog Get Along With Your Cat

For our 100th article we’re going to tackle a special topic. Many people think that whether dogs and cats get along is subject to chance, or, perhaps, destiny. While a secret, all-out war between the local cats and dogs sounds like a good idea for a movie most cat and dog pet combinations are surprisingly calm. However the idea wasn’t born out of thin air. You occasionally see a wild chase usually resulting in the cat taking shelter where the dog can’t reach her.

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Playful, Low Maintenance Puggle Is a Great Choice for Apartment Living

Puggle Puppy

The Puggle is a mixed bred dog created by mating a Pug and a Beagle. This is a fairly new breed, originating in the 1980s. But it wasn’t until 2005 that Puggle became popular among families. Much of his popularity can be linked to news reports and articles written about. Right now he’s probably the most popular mixed bred dog.

The Puggle is quite a small dog but certainly not at the level of a Chihuahua, for example. They can weigh up to 30 pounds [...] More about: Playful, Low Maintenance Puggle Is a Great Choice for Apartment Living

 

Find Out Why Dogs Act Destructively Now, Or You’ll Hate Yourself Later

Dog Chewing Shoes

Most dog owners face problematic behavior at one point or another. However, few realize why their dog was acting destructively in the first place. Some people attribute it to a misbehaved dog, improper socialization, bad relationship or separation anxiety.

But none of them consider what the dog is thinking, and in fact, the implication is that dogs don’t think at all. Their brain is just a bunch of electrical signals symbolizing predetermined responses to external stimuli or something. But anyone who has ever looked closely [...] More about: Find Out Why Dogs Act Destructively Now, Or You’ll Hate Yourself Later

 

Stop Your Dog Barking Now, Or You’ll Hate Yourself Later

Stop Your Dog Barking

Before you do anything to take care of this problem you want to find out why your dog is barking. You can check figure out why your dog is barking excessively to see the most common reasons as well as whether you’ve been unconsciously reinforcing this habit.

We’re going to take a look at some techniques which are applicable no matter why your dog is barking. The following scenarios are just to give you an idea of how they’re supposed to work. Whichever method you [...] More about: Stop Your Dog Barking Now, Or You’ll Hate Yourself Later

 

How to Figure Out Why Your Dog is Barking Excessively

Why Dogs Bark

It’s unrealistic to expect that you can completely stop a dog from barking. It would be the same thing as if you weren’t able to speak anymore. So you can’t stop your dog from barking completely. You’ll stop your dog from barking excessively.

Some dog breeds, such as Chihuahuas, love to bark. They bark when they’re excited, afraid, happy or nervous. They bark to protect the house, they bark to get attention. They bark when they’re left alone. With so much barking your head quickly [...] More about: How to Figure Out Why Your Dog is Barking Excessively

 

10 Tips on How to be Successful in Training Your Dog

Dog Training

Often times people have a hard time training their dogs and become frustrated by a variety of problems. Some people succeed in teaching their dogs to obey a command when undistracted but as soon as their in any other environment the dog fails to comply anymore.

People also tend to get angry with a misbehaved dog and lash out at them. This is a purely destructive behavior from the point of teaching him something. The following tips hold for any dog in any environment. In [...] More about: 10 Tips on How to be Successful in Training Your Dog

 

What To Do When Your Siberian Husky Escapes

Siberian Husky Breed

Siberian Huskys are pack dogs that love comfort and security at the breast of the family. Their wolf-like appearance is not indicative to their personality. They are easy-going, cuddly family members.

Siberian Huskys love to run, especially away. Never leave him off leash, even if he has a Champion Obedience Title. This is quite a big deal for dog owners so let’s talk about some precautions and measures you can take before, when and after the dog escapes.

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12 Different Types of Dogs – What You Should Know

Different Types of Dogs

Around the world dogs are performing a variety of tasks that show how intelligent and varied they really are. There are roughly a dozen common types of dogs I’m going to talk about because other types are either somewhat included in the chosen topics or are not of particular interest for people looking to buy a pet.

Sporting dogs or show dogs are examples of such types. The truth is, most dogs have been bred with some specific activity in mind. Only today people have [...] More about: 12 Different Types of Dogs – What You Should Know

 

Keeping Dogs Outside – Common Misconceptions Regarding Outdoor Dogs

saint bernard puppy

Whether keeping a dog outside is possible depends on many things. First of all you have to consider if you’re going to leave the dog outside all the time or you’re thinking of getting a dog that enjoys a yard. After you decide that you have to consider the climate you are in.

How cold does it get in the winter? How hot in the summer? You must know that different dogs can’t handle extreme heat or cold. For example Bulldogs have a hard time [...] More about: Keeping Dogs Outside – Common Misconceptions Regarding Outdoor Dogs

 

Which Dogs Breeds Shed the Least

Average Shedding Dog Breed

Sadly there are no such things as dogs that do not shed. It would be unnatural if that were the case. Dog hair, just as human hair, just keeps growing, and think of how often you get a haircut. Well your dog needs his own kind of haircut, but he chose another way to do it, he sheds it.

All types of dogs shed at least some hair. However different breeds have different shedding habits, fortunately there are many breeds that shed very little hair. [...] More about: Which Dogs Breeds Shed the Least