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Dog Grooming Courses

Dog Grooming Courses

There is a great demand for skilled pet groomers and dog grooming courses are available for people interested in gaining a professional qualification. This is a rewarding career for animal lovers who want to provide a quality service. There are many skills to learn, from the basics to more advanced techniques.

Dog containment – important responsibility for every dog owner

Dog containment – important responsibility for every dog owner

Almost every day, you can find a news story detailing a case of a dog running loose in the neighborhood, that has bitten or simply bowled over a child, resulting in injuries. In other cases, an unsupervised, aggressive dog may attack another dog.

Dog Biting Problems

Dog Biting Problems

Of all of the dog behavior problems there are, biting is probably the most serious. If your dog pees on the rug, runs away, or goes on the couch it probably won’t be a big deal. If you dog gives someone a serious bite, however, many communities require that it be put down.

How to manage the chewing puppy syndrome

How to manage the chewing puppy syndrome

Puppies are so adorable, with their fuzzy little coat of fur, winsome eyes, natural curiosity, loving ways and playfulness. However, there is a caveat here. One of the down sides of this bundle of cuteness is that puppies absolutely love to chew. They’re pretty indiscriminate in their chewing object of choice.

How To Choose The Right Dog

How To Choose The Right Dog

What a joy a dog can bring into our lives! But unless the right dog is chosen, there can be trouble ahead. Dogs come in all sizes, colors and breeds, and it is up to the prospective owner to choose a dog that is appropriate to his own lifestyle.

If you live in an apartment on the tenth floor of the building, check first to see if pets are allowed. If they are, consider how many times you will be going up and down in the elevator to take Fido out for his ‘business.’

How to deal with a whining dog

How to deal with a whining dog

Whining in puppies

As puppies, it comes naturally: a very young puppy will whine without even realizing it when she’s hungry, tired, or cold. The mother dog will respond to this whining with milk, warmth, and a safe place to sleep – and as time goes on, the puppy begins to realize the association between the two. This is when she begins to whine deliberately, to notify her mom that something’s amiss or that she needs something.