Dog Articles

Getting Good Behaviour From Dogs

Are you having trouble getting your dog to do what you want? By following a few simple strategies, your dog will soon be a canine Einstein.

Pets produce pounds of the proverbial periodically and disposing of the steaming mountains of muck can be a problem. The more pets you have, the worse it gets.

Ringworm Disease In Pets

Ringworm is the 'social butterfly' of pet diseases and is quite happy to flit from pet to pet, from pet to owner, or even from an infected owner to his or her innocent pet!

Seizures or convulsions in dogs can be a frightening thing, for both you and your dog. Here are some of the signs to look for as well as the possible causes.

Why You Should Vaccinate Your Dog

Is there something you've forgotten to do in the last twelve months? Making sure your dog is fully vaccinated means protecting them and other dogs against disease.

Play and Learn!

Playing games with lots of rules is a fun way to train your puppy and exercise its mind.

The Secrets of Successful Dog Training

Whether training a new puppy or solving simple behaviour problems, the central tenet is the same – reward your dog for getting things right! By adopting a reward-orientated training program, it is not necessary to punish your dog at all.

Solving Coprophagia or Faeces-Eating Behaviour In Dogs

It's not a very agreeable topic, but it's a common problem. Many dogs engage in the not-so-pleasant activity of eating their own faeces or those of other dogs (or cats!). Why do they do it and what can you do about it?

Repetitive behaviours such as pacing, barking incessantly, circling, tail chasing and self-mutilation that appear to have no purpose can be described as obsessive-compulsive disorders. How does a behaviour become compulsive and can it be treated?

Digging Behaviour In Dogs

Dogs need to dig! There are a dozen good canine reasons for digging so, if we can't stop a dog from digging altogether, how do we control it?

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