Training your puppy to obey his master will
be one of the best things that you can do for him, let alone for you and the
family. A pet’s natural desire is to be at his master’s command so you are also
fulfilling one of his instinctive tendencies when you effectively train him to
obey you. One great way of accomplishing this might be to take him to puppy
obedience lessons between the ages of 4 and 16 weeks when they have the highest
capacity to learn.
Dog education classes welcome individuals
from all walks of existence including all varieties of breeds and cross-breeds.
This is not just an excellent opportunity for you to meet people but, more
importantly, it’s a good opportunity for your dog to meet others. This will be
much easier with a puppy but it can also profit older dogs that might not have
had this opportunity in the past.
Dogs need to be social with others because
they are historically a “pack animal”. It will be very much easier to
socialize them in classes at an early age than it could be to try and correct
or fix complications that arise later.
Although some behavior classes are designed
to teach dogs to perform well in shows, the majority are about training common
sense and useful commands. As an example, in a class you are typically going to
commonly discover the way to teach your dog to sit, to stay and to fetch. From
there you can both discover more advanced tricks such as rolling over on
command, shaking hands and more.
There’s a lot of puppy education schools to
choose from. The top way to find a good school could be from word of mouth. If
you don’t know anyone who … Read more
If you are considering buying a Pekingese
puppy, there are a few things you should know about the breed. This ancient
Chinese breed is an ideal companion dog. They weren’t bred to hunt or retrieve
so if you are looking for a lap dog that is also alert and playful; the
Pekingese is a perfect choice.
A new Pekingese Puppy
The Pekingese puppies are adorable – cute and
cuddly. These dogs will snore, shed hair and wheeze. So only buy a Pekingese
puppy if you live in a cooler climate and have time at hand to be able to groom
your dog regularly. A chunky and sturdy puppy, the Pekingese is appealing and
mild-tempered. But that doesn’t mean the dog will be easy to maintain! A
Pekinese can get a horde of physical ailments, ranging from eye infections to
skin infections. Also, these dogs are more prone to disc injuries, allergies,
and joint problems. A new puppy will be inquisitive by nature and will require
a lot of training.
Training a Pekinese puppy
Like all puppies, the Pekingese is also
playful and active. But unlike a Labrador retriever or a German shepherd, the
Pekingese puppy will not live to please you. If you want an obedient dog with
no behavioral issues, you will have to earn the respect of this cute little
puppy. You will need to train this puppy consistently, with a firm hand so that
the dog understands that you are the master, and only you call the shots. Being
relaxed about the training of a Pekingese means you will suffer from an
aggressive and ill-tempered dog for the next 13 years of your life. Doesn’t
sound too good, does it? So be firm and be consistent, because this small breed
is known for its stubbornness and may … Read more
There are many
reasons to buy a dog carrier bag for your pet, from age and health reasons to
the fact that small feet get tired more quickly than our feet, for safety
A very practical
reason is to give you and your dog access to many areas that don’t allow dogs –
public transport, shopping centers, cafes, etc. I was horrified when I saw dogs
tied up outside shops and malls. The problems that can arise from this are many
and varied. A dog that has been tied up can be put into very frightening
conditions and can even bite or bite people or children if approached.
Your pet can also
be abused or even stolen when left unattended. If your dog is contained in a
pet carrier entry into these areas it cannot be easily denied. Many people use
pet carrier bags to smuggle their pets into apartment buildings with undue
rules regarding animal access. These rules usually try to stop dogs and cats
from polluting public areas, so confining in a dog carrier bag reduces all
Backpacks for dogs
are great if you travel and want your dog to come and enjoy the fun. Small dogs
can quickly overheat and need to take a break from walking more often than you.
The sling is great for puppies and small dogs. They are very much like baby
carrier style papoose and are fast and easy to use.
Get into the habit
of your dog in his bag, by first allowing him to sit quietly at home. Put some
of their favorite snacks or toys there too. As they become more accustomed to
limited space then you can start walking with bags. It won’t take long for them
to associate good things with their travel bags.… Read more
When you plan to take a long trip to visit relatives
or friends and want to bring your pet along, then you need to have a carrier
for dogs that can provide comfort and safety for your pet. You can use a trendy
pink dog carrier made of plastic that cannot be folded and can stand alone like
a pet toy carrier that is loved by many children.
So what are these steps that you need to take to
ensure that your pet will feel comfortable and safe on his dog’s journey during
a long trip? There are four steps that you must follow. These steps are
recommended by many veterinarians so that this means that this is an effective
step that must be considered.
The first step you should do is leave enough space
around your pink dog car after packing it in the car or the back seat. This is
to prevent your pet from getting soaked with various items in the car. When
this happens, there is a big tendency that your pet will feel hot and
The second step you can do is provide good ventilation.
You can do this by ensuring that a good amount of air can pass through or flow
in and out of the carrier.
The third step, on the other hand, is for you to
ensure that the dog carrier is securely attached to the back seat or to the
part of the car where it is placed. This is to prevent accidents from happening
when you suddenly stop.
The fourth and final step for you to check all your
pet’s carrier hooks before you leave. Make sure it is locked securely.
These steps are very common and can be found on many
online websites. Some pet shops sell carrier … Read more
Every dog has its day. Well this is definitely the day for dogs. In case
you have no idea regarding what I am talking about, you need to get yourself
more aware of the dog boutiques. There are a number of one stop shops that have
mushroomed up all over the place which sell all that you could possible need
for your pet. Are you trying to find out whether there is one such boutique
around your place? In case there is no such boutique, you do not need to worry.
Most of the best boutiques are available on the internet.
This means you get a variety of stuff for your dog while you are sitting
in the comfort of your home. In good dog boutiques you will get an exhaustive
list of categories from which you can shop. From everyday items like collars or
a life jacket to the special occasions ones like the Halloween costume. You get
clothing of all shapes and sizes. Although the broad categories are divided
into small dog clothes and big clothes, you can still get specific measurements
pertaining to your dog size.
These clothes are available in a variety of materials. They are made of
leather, cotton, wool, fleece and a lot of other such materials. What is most
important is that you get a dog costume that is comfortable for your dog and he
enjoys the feel of the fabric on his fur. Remember some of these dog clothes
are designed by top notch designers, which make them quite expensive. Your dog
however would have no idea regarding the value of the clothes. All he would
understand is that they have got to be comfortable. In case they are not, he
would tear them apart. Therefore you have to be absolutely careful … Read more