Posted on: February 19, 2021 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Bearded Collie – A Great Pet for The Family

The Bearded Collie is a medium-sized dog that weighs between 40-58 pounds (ca. 26 kg). They are 20″ to 22″ in height. Their abundant hair gives the impression that they are larger than they actually are. They have a happy, friendly nature and are not watchdogs in any way as they are friendly with all that they meet. Recognized by the AKC, the acceptable coat colors for the Bearded Collie…

Posted on: February 18, 2021 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Dog Training For Dummies

Before starting dog training, it is best that you know your options well. These days you can find many types of dog training, in many places. These trainings vary in price and each one of them has something different to offer. The first type of dog training is known as puppy preschool. This is a dog training course meant for puppies that are about 6 weeks to 5 months old.…

Posted on: February 17, 2021 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

What To Consider When You Pick A Puppy

With hundreds of breeds to choose from, how do you decide which one is right? Narrow down the choices in a few simple steps. Size Matters First, consider your available space. If you live in an apartment, you can rule out large dogs. Look for dogs in the Toy group, such as Yorkshire Terriers, or some of the smaller dogs in the Terrier group, like the Miniature Schnauzer. If you…

Posted on: February 16, 2021 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

The Major Symptoms of Food Allergies in Dogs

Food allergies are something that is difficult to identify unless one is well aware of the baseline information with regard to this type of allergy. The main symptoms of food allergies in dogs include facial itching, limb chewing, belly itching, recurrent ear infections, or skin infections.  Since the dogs consume a lot of prepared food materials including various kinds of proteins, fillers, coloring agents, and more; in the commercial food…

Posted on: February 16, 2021 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

5 Important Things to Consider Before Bringing Home a New Dog or Puppy

Did you know that there are over 10 million adoptable animals entering our nation’s shelters each year just waiting for a family to call their own? According to the ASPCA, approximately 5-9 million of these animals are euthanized in our shelters every year due to overcrowding. Welcoming a new dog into your home and your heart can bring years of happiness for all involved. Before you adopt, please make sure…

Posted on: February 16, 2021 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Choosing a Dog Training Collar: Things You Need To Consider

Dog trainers, especially those who are not professionals in the field, usually confuse dog training with control. In any dog-man pair, the human always has the need to gain control. This is not awful except that sometimes, the man abuses the privilege of control. Dog training collars provide that control. While the intention is normally good- to remove unwanted (but instinctual) behaviors of the dogs for example- the process of…

Posted on: February 14, 2021 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Important Tools to Aid You When Training Your Dog

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if all dogs are trained? There’ll be no chewed off furniture, no scratches on the walls, no dog poop on the carpet. The problem is, hiring a dog trainer can be rather expensive. And hiring one is not a foolproof guarantee that your dog will “learn” what was taught to him. What most dog owners do nowadays is to do the training themselves. And this is…

Posted on: February 13, 2021 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Points to Consider When Choosing a School for Your Dog

The truth is there are so many dog training schools that offer their services to anyone willing to pay them. The problem though is not all schools will meet your standards or your expected guarantees. Here are some points of considerations when trying to choose a good school for training your dog. Reputation Reputation has different meanings to different people- for some, it is the capacity to yield good results…

Posted on: February 11, 2021 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Disaster Alert for Dog Owners: How to Prepare for an Emergency

 Natural disasters are part of human life. They come in the form of earthquakes, floods, storms, and hurricanes. They take everyone by surprise — indeed, something beyond one’s control.  Each time any of the aforementioned happens, thousands of lives are lost, properties are annihilated, emotions are shattered and made unstable. Sadly, despite the knowledge of these natural disasters coming to a specific area, individuals still cannot be free of the…

Posted on: February 9, 2021 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

What You Can Learn About Therapy Dog Training

Sometimes when people are sick their need for love, support, and attention just don’t go within what most understand as normal. They need a lot more. Unfortunately, not all people have the time or the patience to deal with people who are sick, ill, or disordered. However, dogs when well-oriented to dog therapy training could augment the emotional and physical support that most people could not provide. Therapy dog training…