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HOW TO RECOGNISE IF YOUR DOG IS SICK

Mitchel’s dog was such a joy to her He would play, pull, wag his tail and generally be very excited whenever she was around. It was his character to happily meet her whenever she returned home from work. One evening upon returning, the dog didn't meet her as usual. She thought he might be occupied by something. Upon entering the house, she found him sleeping on the couch and didn’t get up to meet her. “This is odd,” she thought to herself. Over the next few days, the dog remained lethargic and dull. Mitchel became concerned of this behaviour change, but being a career woman and always busy, she thought he was just going to recover by himself and let...

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HOW TO MENTALLY STIMULATE YOUR DOG

The mental stimulation of a dog is as important as the physical exercise and many pet owners tend to ignore this fact. You might have noticed that even after a long walk and physical exercising, your dog is still looking for some activity. The reason is that a dog needs mental stimulation along with the physical exercise to stay happy and calm. Dogs are intelligent animals that need to use their brain. Lack of enough mental stimulation can cause a dog to be frustrated, bored or even destructive sometimes. If you find your dog showing undesirable behaviour such as excessive barking, chewing on different thing, digging holes in the carpets or backyard or chasing the tail, it means that they...

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5 FUN GAMES TO PLAY WITH YOUR DOG INSIDE

Keeping your dog amused can be a challenge for most of people. Trying to come up with thoughts on how to keep your dog occupied can be more fatiguing than actually getting up and doing it. With smaller days it's certainly more of a test to keep our dogs fit and energetic, but with a little bit of inventiveness you can perform many enjoyable movements indoors. Dogs need exercise, regardless of the climate. In snow or rain, they still need psychological and bodily motivation. There are certainly some days where the weather may be too hot or too cold to make your dog exercise as you might otherwise like. On these days, it’s helpful to have on hand a variety of...

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WHY PUNISHMENT SHOULDN'T BE A PART OF YOUR DOG TRAINING

“A dog will teach you, unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won't be too bad.” - Robert Wagner.  These eyes hold so much love! All of us who have a dog as a pet can understand and relate to Wagner’s words. Our dogs make our lives peaceful. After a hard day at work or a rough dinner with the family, it’s our dogs who make us forget all the stress. Your dog will sense when you are sad, will sit in your lap, wag his/her tail and will cheer you up as a responsibility. Things are much better when you have a dog as your best pal, aren’t they? However, sometimes things get a little...

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