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Online Dog Trainer vs Personal Dog Trainer

Online Dog Trainer vs Personal Dog Trainer

Many people ask me about signing up to use an online dog training website and whether it’s a good investment or whether they are better off spending the money with a professional trainer in person. It’s a great question. And I believe there are 4 key areas to consider: 1. Cost 2. Quality of the ...
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Dog Health Problems are Many, but Preventable!

by Nottingham Vet School The bond that can come between a person and a dog can be extremely strong, especially if that bond had been strengthened with living with each other for many years. Pets become an additional member of our family. You'll want your dog's health issues to be taking care of and to ...
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Chihuahua

Size of the Chihuahua

by marcia.furman Tiny Chihuahuas are a very special breed of dog. The Chihuahua originated in ancient times, now carefully bred in the USA since before 1929. The Chihuahua size originally written by AKC was meant to stay 2-4 pounds, but American breeders tend towards a larger dog size for breeding & showing and pet purposes ...
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Dog Training

The 10 Biggest Dog Training Myths

There’s so much conflicting stuff out there on the net. And most of it's absolute hogwash. So in this article I want to set the record straight. Let’s delve into the most common misunderstood topics one by one. 1. Dog training takes lots of time Simply not true. When you know what you are doing, ...
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Terriers

Terriers – Tenacity, Personality and Loyalty

The Terriers are a group of dogs with dozens of individual entrants. Most of these dogs have some common traits, including the fact that they're almost always tenacious at whatever task life has handed them. Terriers range from the very small to the very large, from those with rather snappish tendencies to the very tolerant ...
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The Old English Sheepdog : Fluffy and Large Herding Breed

The Old English Sheepdog : Fluffy and Large Herding Breed

The Old English Sheepdog is an England original, large breed of herding dog. It is known to have long, dense and fluffy kind of coat that wraps its body all over. This dog is an excellent herder but today it is mostly revered as an outstanding advertisement and movie personality. If you have seen the ...
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Dog Separation Anxiety

Dog Separation Anxiety

One of the greatest joys of dog ownership is the tight bond we experience and encourage with our dogs. However, if your dog becomes too reliant or dependant on you, dog separation anxiety can develop. Dog Separation Anxiety is an enormous problem to an estimated 10% of all puppy's and older dogs. Somewhat ironically, it ...
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The Right Stuff: The Makings of a Therapy Dog

The Right Stuff: The Makings of a Therapy Dog

Therapy dogs make people feel better, bring smiles to the faces of ill or sad people and are the "four footed therapists" in many hospitals and assisted living homes. They do a lot of good but there just aren't enough to go around. If you are thinking about training your dog to be a therapy ...
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Dogs of War

Dogs of War

Battlefield Dogs Not much is written about the heroics of early war dogs. Even today's modern canine soldier is practically invisible to all but those who work with them side by side in the trenches. But war dogs have a colorful and courageous history stretching all the way back to ancient Egypt. Dogs were deployed ...
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Older Dog Health Problems - Common Health Problems Facing Senior Dogs

Older Dog Health Problems – Common Health Problems Facing Senior Dogs

Like all animals, as dogs age they tend to develop health problems unique to older dogs. Many dog owners have a difficult time accepting this fact and think that their lively pooch is not an older dog and will not have health problems. Dogs can, however, show signs of aging as early as seven years ...
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AKC Dog Breeds – A Complete Listing

A dog breed is a group of dogs that have very similar or nearly identical characteristics of appearance or behavior or, usually, both, primarily because they come from a select set of ancestors who had the same characteristics. See the many breeds in a directory of breed of dogs. The AKC will always have up ...
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Dog Health Tips to Prevent Dog Health Problems

Dog Health Tips to Prevent Dog Health Problems

As the pet owner, the dog health will be your main responsibility. That is why it is very important that you can perfectly manage it. This way, you will be able to extend the life of your pet. You will also be able to provide him with a sound mind and body, allowing him to ...
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8 Dog Training Tips Every Dog Owner Must Know

8 Dog Training Tips Every Dog Owner Must Know

Every dog owner wants a well trained, obedient dog. You can enjoy your pet so much more if they are well behaved, and the dog is happier because you are happy with them. The ultimate goal is to have your dog obey your commands while off the lead. This level of compliance, however, takes much ...
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Rare and Unconventional Dog Breeds

by The U.S. Army The domestic dog has been with us for thousands of years and evolved into a multitude of breeds, all with distinct characteristics. Among these breeds are some of the most unusual and rare dogs in the world including those listed below. However, if you do decide that you would like to ...
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Westminster Dog Show 2018: Group Winners, Best in Show

Westminster Dog Show 2018: Group Winners, Best in Show

Source: AKC News Westminster Dog Show 2018: Group Winners, Best in Show ...
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Basic Puppy Training: Mastering The Basics Of Puppy Training

Basic Puppy Training: Mastering The Basics Of Puppy Training

by bullcitydogs Many first time puppy owners lack the knowledge to properly train their new puppy. Some dog owners don't really have the money to pay for expensive training classes. Free puppy training is an alternative for someone that can't spend a lot of money on training. If you don't have the money to spend ...
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Five Day Video Training Course

5 Day Course: Introduction to Dog Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One
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5 Day Course: Introduction to Dog Training

Day 1 – Pulling on the Leash

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One
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Day 1 – Pulling on the Leash

Day 2 – Puppy Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One
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Day 2 – Puppy Training

Day 3 – Dog Aggression

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One
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Day 3 – Dog Aggression

Day 4 – People Aggression

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One
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Day 4 – People Aggression

Day 5 – Holiday Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One
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Day 5 – Holiday Training

Thai Ridgeback

The Thai Ridgeback is an ancient landrace of dog, recently established also as a standardized breed. The breed was formerly
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Thai Ridgeback

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5 Day Course: Introduction to Dog Training

5 Day Course: Introduction to Dog Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here! ...
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Puppy Pulling on Leash

Day 1 – Pulling on the Leash

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here! ...
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Day 2 – Puppy Training

Day 2 – Puppy Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here!Photo by sgoerin ...
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Dog Agression

Day 3 – Dog Aggression

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here!Photo by smerikal ...
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Day 4 – People Aggression

Day 4 – People Aggression

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here!Photo by na.harii  ...
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Day 5 – Holiday Training

Day 5 – Holiday Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here! ...
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8 Dog Training Tips Every Dog Owner Must Know

8 Dog Training Tips Every Dog Owner Must Know

Every dog owner wants a well trained, obedient dog. You can enjoy your pet so much more if they are well behaved, and the dog is happier because you are happy with them. The ultimate goal is to have your dog obey your commands while off the lead. This level of compliance, however, takes much ...
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AKC Dog Breeds – A Complete Listing

A dog breed is a group of dogs that have very similar or nearly identical characteristics of appearance or behavior or, usually, both, primarily because they come from a select set of ancestors who had the same characteristics. See the many breeds in a directory of breed of dogs. The AKC will always have up ...
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Animal assisted therapy can bring back memories for many people

Animal assisted therapy can bring back memories for many people

When you are a person looking for some companionship in your life, having a pet may just be the answer that you are looking for. There are many people that have a pet at some point in their life and saying good-bye might have been a hard time in their life. Having animal assisted therapy ...
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Arbor the Pooch Picasso Paints Abstracts to Help Dogs in Need

Bryce Henderson walked into the living room of his Las Vegas home, unpacked a paint-splattered easel, and set it up for his little artist: a rescue dog named Arbor. “Arbor, do you want to paint?” he asked. Eager to start, Arbor — a black-and-white Border Collie-mix — bit down on a paintbrush fitted with a ...
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Are Dogs Colorblind Or Is This A Myth?

If you ask any dog owner or canine enthusiast whether they know if dogs are officially color blind or not, most people won't have the faintest idea. And guess what, the scientific community is not sure either! However, there are indeed some facts about a dog's vision that has come through from studies and tests ...
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Dog Adoption Tips And Guide

It is a wonderful feeling when you adopt a pet. Millions of pets in rescue centers and shelters long for a home. By adopting one such dog, you are not only taking care of a life but also setting an example for others to follow. However, dog adoption isn't something everyone can do and if ...
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What Small Dog Breed Is Best For You?

Small dog breeds are also called toy dogs. The dogs are the smallest types of dogs available. Small dogs also tend to be less expensive then larger dogs as they eat less, due to their size, and generally have less mess, less shedding and generally less cost. Originally these small breeds came from ancient lap ...
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The Cairn Terrier: One of Scotland’s Earliest Working Dog

by sisterbeer The Isle of Skye located in Scotland has been known to keep little hunting dog breeds for as long as 200 years. Some of these breeds are currently famous among canine enthusiasts by the names of Skye Terrier and West Highland Terriers. From these breeds, another small hunting terrier comes to exist and ...
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Information for Easy Vizsla Training

by Thomas Brodowski Vizslas are frequently mistaken for Redbone Coonhounds, Weimaraners and Rhodesian Ridgebacks when it comes to physical appearance. Even though the appearance does not necessarily influence a dog's attitude, it's still essential for a Vizsla owner to know every vital information about the breed for such facts can be utilized when trying to ...
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Fake Service Dogs

Fake Service Dogs

According to an article released by CBS News called "Fake Service Dogs a Growing Problem," real service dogs help assist a wide variety of individuals, including "people who use power or manual wheelchairs, have balance issues, have various types of autism, need seizure alert or response, need to be alerted to other medical issues like ...
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Popular Dog Breeds by AKC Group

Herding Group

Entlebucher Mountain Dog

Entlebucher Mountain Dog

Overview Entelbucher Sennenhund dates back to the Roman times, and is an ancient dog breed. The Entelbucher Sennenhund is the smallest of the four Swiss Mountain Dogs. This breed is ...
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Finnish-Lapphund

Finnish Lapphund

German Shepherd Dog

German Shepherd

Icelandic Sheepdog

Icelandic Sheepdog

Miniature American Shepherd

Miniature American Shepherd

Hound Group

Harrier

Harrier

The sport of hunting rabbits on horseback with packs of hounds is well documented. Historians have recorded that packs of hounds were used to hunt hare and rabbit and fox ...
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Ibizan Hound

Ibizan Hound

Irish Wolfhound

Irish Wolfhound

Norwegian Elkhound

Norwegian Elkhound

Otterhound

Otterhound

Non-Sporting Group

Schipperke

Schipperke

Sea travelers don't need to search further for the best sea trip companion. The Schipperke is the perfect mate because it is incredibly developed to have a low center of ...
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Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu

tibetan spaniel

Tibetan Spaniel

Tibetan Terrier

Tibetan Terrier

Sporting Group

Irish Setter

Irish Setter

by Ordinary Guy The rich red color of the Irish Setter is the unmistakable mark of one of the favorite Sporting Dogs in the United States, at least in the Conformation Ring. This dog usually sends the crowd into huge rounds of applause as it floats around the ring. This ...
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Irish Water Spaniel

Irish Water Spaniel

Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever

Terrier Group

Border Terrier
The Border Terrier is a breed of dog of the terrier type that came from the borders of England and Scotland. Its ancestors are said to be the Dandie Dinmont ...
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Border Terrier

Bedlington Terrier

Bedlington Terrier

Cairn Terrier

Cairn Terrier

Australian Terrier

Australian Terrier

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Kerry Blue Terrier

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Toy Group

Yorkshire Terrier
The Yorkshire Terrier (nicknamed the "Yorkie") is an English toy breed of dog which for the most part retains their ...
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Yorkshire Terrier

Maltese Dog

Maltese

Affenpinscher

Affenpinscher

Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon

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Working Group

Great Pyrenees

Great Pyrenees Dog

Large breed dogs pose special grooming dilemmas. The Great Pyrenees and other Bernard family members have cornered the market on that special combination of girth and hair. Without a regimented grooming routine the Pyrenees' flowing white locks can easily morph, soon resembling an electrocuted Komondor on steroid. One obstacle to keeping large breeds in the ...
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Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Hovawart

Hovawart

Komondor

Komondor

Kuvasz

Kuvasz

Foundation Stock

Shikokuken

Shikoku

The Shikoku has been recorded in the Foundation Stock Service since October 2014. The Shikoku (四国犬 Shikoku-ken, alternative names: Kochi-ken, Mikawa Inu, Japanese Wolfdog) is a native, primitive Japanese breed ...
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Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka

Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka

Rafeiro do Alentejo

Rafeiro do Alentejo

Pyrenean Mastiff

Pyrenean Mastiff

Pudelpointer

Pudelpointer

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