Browsing articles from "October, 2013"
Oct
16
2013

Shock Collars for Hunting and Working Dogs

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From seasoned professional hunters and trainers to novices taking their first steps in the world of dog training, the most important training tool to have is the shock collar. Shock collars were originally designed for working and hunting dogs in order to stop them chasing down game, and they are still seen as an invaluable […]

Oct
16
2013

How to Train a Dog with an Electronic Fence

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By its very nature an electric fence can’t be seen, therefore it’s necessary to teach your dog to recognize where the fence’s boundary is and to and obey it. Until a dog understands why it is receiving correction signals it will cause confusion. This may trigger distress in smaller dogs, or a renewed determination to […]

Oct
15
2013

Dogs Feel as Tired as Their Owners

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We’ve all heard that pet owners are supposed to take on the mannerisms of their dogs, but dogs adopting the same traits as their owners? That’s a new one. It turns out that when we’re tired we are actually making our dogs feel fatigued as well. Research just released by the University of Tokyo, Japan […]

Oct
15
2013

Why Do Dogs Drink From the Toilet?

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Dogs drinking from the toilet has turned into one of those running jokes that everyone uses. We see it in cartoons and movies, but really, drinking from the toilet isn’t all that funny. Inside of the toilet are harmful bacteria. Even extremely clean toilets contain dangerous chemicals and cleaning supplies. With all of those nasty […]

Oct
15
2013

Heated Cat Beds Can Protect Your Cat

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Health is something that we worry about every day. Trying to eat right, exercise, make smart decisions, and visit the doctor can go a long way in keeping us healthy. Also, another thing that our health depends on is the environment with which we are surrounded. The same goes for our cats. One of the […]

Oct
4
2013

A Quick History of the Pet Fence

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Pet fence, underground fence, fenceless boundary, invisible fence, dog fence – call it what you will, but the electric pet containment fence is a marvel of inventive thinking that revolutionized the pet industry. It’s been with us for 40 years now and has helped millions of dog lovers keep their treasured pets safe and sound. […]

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