Pulling on the leash is a common problem with dogs. Many owners allow it to continue without being aware that they are doing anything wrong. An energetic dog may pull on his leash when he is eager to get somewhere. A nervous dog may actually drag his owner home because he’s anxious to get back to the safety of his own turf.
As dogs age, their bodies may stiffen up. Many times this will develop into arthritis, some dogs more likely to suffer from this condition than others. As a dog ages, his arthritis will continue to get worse and can become a more serious health issues because it affects his ability to walk.
As you begin training your dog, you’ll probably feel a bit overwhelmed. That’s okay. It’s a learning experience for both you and your dog. You can avoid making some of the more common mistakes, though, and be quickly on your way to happy and well-trained dog who is a joy to have around.
Most of us may assume that all dogs can swim. Certified trainer Caryl Wolff points out this is not the case. According to her article, swimming is probably not an ideal option if your dog falls into certain categories. For many others, however, swimming can be a fun and safe exercise alternative.
With so many different types of dog toys on the market today, it’s no wonder that choosing the perfect toy for our canine companion can be an overwhelming experience. Millions of dog toys are purchased each year, with most purchases taking place during the holidays.
When you’ve concluded that your home and yard are safe for your puppy, you can gradually introduce him to his new environment. Puppies are very curious and in a matter of minutes they can cause lots of damage to your belongings and even possibly injure themselves in the process.