Pet parents are looking for ways to train their beloved dogs that don’t involve punishment, but instead teach your dog not to bite focus on positive reinforcement. How to train your dog not to bite using positive reinforcement training is a focus for puppy socialization classes and can be a focus of a training session for an older dog you’ve recently welcomed to the family.

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why do puppies bite Puppies are adorable! Puppies have that intoxicating “puppy breath.” Puppies are fun and exciting! Puppies also bite! Why do puppies bite? Are they being mean? Do they have aggression issues? Probably not.

Just as toddlers put everything they find into their mouths, so too do puppies. Dogs and puppies explore the world around them by scent and by taste. It … [more]

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“My dog would NEVER bite anyone.” “I’m not a bad parent.” Are these things that you have ever said? Every pet parent hopes his or her dog would never bite someone, but accidents – and dog bites happen. You’re probably not a “bad parent” but you may be unwittingly putting your child in harm’s way simply by not watching how … [more]

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keep dog safe in winterAs winter settles in across the country, we want to offer tips on how to keep your dog safe in winter — even if it is a breed who thrives in these colder temperatures. For those of us who live in parts of the country where snow, ice and frigid temperatures aren’t a major concern, we don’t think about what … [more]

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The New Year and New Year’s Eve is a great time to spend with friends and family to bid good-bye to 2018 and to welcome in 2019. Whether you’re having a house party, going to a house party or stayingprevent dog bites in new year home you want to prevent dog bites in the new year and there are myriad reasons why a dog might … [more]

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Snow has been falling in many parts of the country for weeks now, but December 21 is the “official” start to winter. Along with winter comes snow, ice, frigid temperatures and dangerous conditions for dogs.winter dog safety tips

Whether you have a small dog or a dog who loves to be out of doors, no matter the weather there are safety measures that … [more]

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“We want a dog! We promise we will take care of him, walk him, feed him, train him…” If you’re a parent, chances are you have heard this from your children at one time or another. You know what happens, right? You end up taking on all of the responsibility of dog ownership and care. That’s all right, though. You … [more]

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Companion animals make our lives fuller and happier. Our dogs love us no matter what — whether we’re having a good day or a bad day, whether we are dressed and fully made-up and they are there to offer seniors benefit from life with dogs unconditional love when no one else is.

Sharing your life with a cat or dog brings many benefits. Senior citizens benefit … [more]

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