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Potty Training Your Puppy: Accidents Happen!

Potty accidents will happen and sometimes they happen because you didn’t stick to the housetraining schedule or weren’t watching your dog close enough. Maybe you allowed your puppy too much freedom and it snuck down the hallway to urinate in the guest bedroom. But your dog might also have had an accident because it didn’t understand what you wanted it to do ? or where. It’s important to keep these accidents in perspective and to understand that they are not directed at you personally. They Read more [...]

Stop Dog Aggression In Its Tracks!

Stopping dog aggression is essential if you want to ensure that your dog lives a long and happy life. This is because aggression is a sign of insecurity, anxiety and fear in many cases. Because of this, as soon as dog aggression occurs, you must put an end to it immediately, so your dog feels more secure and can live a happy life. This may sound obvious, but too many owners ignore aggression problems. They either deal with it later or ignore it completely. Both are wrong because the dog needs to Read more [...]

Stopping Dog Aggression With Positive Reinforcement

The process of stopping dog aggression can be a long and difficult one for many owners and pets. It can prove to be frustrating and push you to the edge of your patience. However, for other owners it can be fun with results that are achieved quickly and easily. Why is there so much difference? The answer is that the latter owners will use positive reinforcement but the former will take a more negative approach and this will be picked up by the dog. There are several positive steps that you can Read more [...]

Stop Aggressive Dog Biting

Did you know that biting is a natural action for a dog? It was an essential tool for survival when they used to run wild prior to domestication. So even if your dog nips on a regular basis, this “natural” behavior can be eliminated when you train your dog to stop being aggressive. It is possible to trust a dog that bites again as a result, providing that you give him or her the right training. If you are committed to training your dog not to bite and to eliminate agressive behavior, then you Read more [...]

Stop Dog Aggression: Determine The Cause

No matter what other advice or information you read if you are looking for a solution to help you in your quest to stop your dog’s aggressive behavior, the one piece that you cannot ignore is this ? you have to find the root cause before any attempt at stopping dog aggression can ever work. Stopping dog aggression is a human desire rather than a canine one because domesticated dogs were once wild and, as such, needed to be aggressive in order to protect their territory, food, family and of course Read more [...]