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Training and Behavior

The concept of Alpha Dog and its effect on dog training (VIDEO)

This is an important video on how to have a better relationship with your dog through proper training techniques. This 2012 documentary, "Tough Love: A Meditation on Dominance and Dogs" traces the history of the "alpha dog" concept from its origins in 1940’s wolf studies to its popularity among ordinary dog owners and professional trainers. The problem many dog trainers are now recognizing is that this theory is based solely on wolves in captivity and...
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Some dogs are wearing yellow ribbons. The meaning behind this is something EVERYONE should know.

Do you know what a yellow ribbon on a dog or dog's leash means? It means this dog needs some space. Just like an amber traffic light, a yellow ribbon is a signal to proceed with caution. It's to help people, especially children, easily identify that the dog needs to be approached slowly and that interactions between you or your dog should be discussed with the dog’s handler beforehand. The yellow ribbon is not necessarily...
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Newest Articles

Dogs do not like people who are mean to their humans according to study

A new study has revealed that dogs notice if someone has been mean to their human and will purposely ignore them when it comes to social interactions. In other words, dogs do not like people who are mean to their humans! The study's findings were revealed by a group of scientists at Kyoto University. Researchers had 18 dog owners try to open a box. During this exercise, the dog owners were accompanied by strangers and...
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German Shepherd shows off amazing skills during obedience championship (VIDEO)

Jenny Gould and her German Shepherd Zankanja Bitter 'N' Twisted participated in the Obedience Dog Championships at Crufts and what a show they put on. Judges put the pair through the paces for an intense 10 minutes! No matter what the judge throws at them, Zankanja is glued to Jenny's side throughout and the dog's eyes never leave her for one second! You don’t have to be a dog fancier to appreciate the work and...
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Our dog really hates our garden.

  With the the increase effect of climate change slowly heating up the Earth I think it’s important for all of us to do the right thing for the environment. In the past it was simple stuff like recycling and not setting fire to old car tyres in your back yard to annoy your neighbours. However due to the obvious increasing changes to the weather throughout the world we all need to do more to...
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Toy to keep your dog busy

If your dog eats really fast or have lot of energy, she would love this game!  Supervise your dog if she likes to chew or swallow corks. 
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Dogs against the violators of city parking rules in Moscow (22 unique photos)

The Moscow police department, responsible for city parking rules violations, will be strengthened with specialy trained guard dogs since 2015. Dogs are specially trained by kinological center; Dogs work as a parking inspectors; They carefully remove paper pieces from auto number plates; Paper is then thrown into trash. The point is, that currently special machines - "Parcons" are used to fight with parking rules violations. They drive around the city filming the situation on parkings....
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The concept of Alpha Dog and its effect on dog training (VIDEO)

This is an important video on how to have a better relationship with your dog through proper training techniques. This 2012 documentary, "Tough Love: A Meditation on Dominance and Dogs" traces the history of the "alpha dog" concept from its origins in 1940’s wolf studies to its popularity among ordinary dog owners and professional trainers. The problem many dog trainers are now recognizing is that this theory is based solely on wolves in captivity and...
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Dogs can be optimistic or pessimistic just like people according to study (VIDEO)

A new study on dog behavior has revealed that some dogs are inherently more optimistic than others, just like people.  Dr. Melissa J. Starling, an animal behaviorist at The University of Sydney, Australia, did a study to gauge whether or not dogs expect more positive outcomes in their life or more negative outcomes. "This research is exciting because it measures positive and negative emotional states in dogs objectively and non-invasively," she said. Her research revealed...
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How You Can Help Socialize Your Precious Pup

    We’ve all heard about how man is a social animal. Most human beings prefer to belong to a community of people and establish respectable and responsible social relationships. Man, however, isn’t alone in this. Even his most loyal friend, the dog, needs to be socialized to become stable, well-adjusted, and friendly.   Dog owners would understand the importance of socializing their pets when young. It is a critical time in a puppy’s life,...
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My Training

I adopted a 9 week old Domeranian named Milo a little bit ago. It has been quite the learning process. He is the first animal I have ever owned. I grew up in a house of animals, but I wasn't the only one responsible for them. It's very different when it's just you and the animal, you really form a connection and an understanding of their personality. It's a whole new learning process not just...
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I NEED ADVICE ASAP... PLEASE!

A PROBLEM IM HAVING WITH MY 10 MONTH OLD PUP.. WELL ITS NOT MUCH OF A PROBLEM.. NOW.. BUT LATER MAYBE IT WILL BE.. OUR NEIGHBORS HAVE KIDS AND THEY GO TO THE FENCE TO PET HER.. SHE LOVES IT.. BUT THEIR DOG CAME INTO MY YARD AND MY 10 MONTH OLD PUP WAS CORNERING THE DOG IN EVERY CORNER.. SHE WOULDNT GROWL OR ANYTHING.. BUT THE OTHER DOG WAS LITERALLY ALMOST HOWLING.. I DONT KNOW...
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