6 Important New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Dog in 2011 By Niki Tudge- The DogSmith We all know that many of us set New Year’s Resolutions and as the year progresses they begin to fade. This leaves us feeling frustrated, first we have not accomplished what we set out to do and then [...]
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Training results in a controlled dog, one that does not bother the neighbors or their pets. Trained dogs do not balk at grooming procedures or a veterinarian’s examination. Training stimulates your dog’s intelligence and gives its life meaning by letting it know how to please you. In an emergency, training can save your dog’s life.” AKC, CGC.
Welcome to The DogSmith Management, Training and Relationship (MTR®) Skill Cards.My goal in creating these cards is to provide you, the pet dog owner, with a simple, effective and handy reference tool to aid you on your path to improving and strengthening the bond you share with your dog.
So, what are Probiotics? Probiotics are beneficial bacteria’s (bifidus and lactobacillus) that live in the intestinal tract of both animals and humans. Probiotics aid in digestive tract health. They help with the absorption of nutrients and keep the pet’s immune system strong
If I had experienced a correction like that while hearing the cue ‘heel’ I would also want to head for the hills when I heard that word. Inadvertently sometimes the ‘heel’ cue becomes a warning signal to the dog that a correction is coming and thus the cue evokes a ‘move away behavior’ from the owner.
Why are annual head to toes examinations so important for the health of our pet dogs. What your veterinarian can tell you about your dog’s health that you may not know yourself and the importance of training your dog in relation to their health