Written by Niki Tudge © 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 we feel like a ‘loser’ as we have failed our own expectations. [...]
Archive for category: The DogSmith Canine Rescue Resources Program
A short blog on dogs that DogSmiths are fostering and helping to become more adoptable.
if you believe in spaying an neutering animals then forward this link on. A very funny video promoting neutering in dogs.
What You Must Know About Dog Training Methods Before Hiring a Professional to Train Your Dog by Niki Tudge Copyright 2011 What are the key training methods? There are hundreds of dog training books in the market place and even more dog trainers, all suggesting that their methods are different, unique or customized to meet [...]
Written by Niki Tudge. Copyright 2011 Separation distress behaviors are those that occur as a result of diminished social contact with a person or a place. When a dog is left alone with diminished social contact it can be an aversive for the dog. The dog becomes conditioned to cues in the departure sequence and [...]
Dogs vary greatly in their tolerance to cold whether depending on their breed, health, condition, length of coat, size, age and overall fitness. During typical winter days, we need to use common sense when determining whether it is safe for a dog to be outdoors. We need to consider more than just temperature and should [...]
Here is Benson and Berkley, they are staying with us for a few days at Oxford Pet Resort & Spa and their parents signed then up for a 30 minute fun training session The pups are learning to sit, they are also learning that if they want some attention or stroking then jumping is [...]
The pet food i use, recommend and sell is APHIS certified Learn more here What does this tell you about a pet food. Read this blog by Susan Thixton Animal Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) European Union (EU) Certification; this is what a pet food manufacturer must have before a pet food can be shipped [...]
Questions I Wish My Vet Would Ask Me About My Behavior Dear Doctor; More young dogs like me are euthanized or turned into shelters for behavior problems than are lost to parvo and other diseases. Since your patients come to see you for wellness exams at least once or twice during the year, I have [...]