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Proactive Dog Training: Rewarding Good Behavior

After decades of research on learning, B.F. Skinner concluded that positive reinforcement is more powerful than punishment. In practical terms, that means reinforcing (rewarding) your dog for doing things you like will increase the frequency of desirable behavior. Many things can be…
Snoopy
December 1, 2010
Nutrition & Diet

Cures for Dry Skin in Dogs

As Winter approaches and the temperature begins to drop, you notice a new behavior with your dog: he is constantly scratching, biting or licking his fur. As each day grows cooler, his behavior worsens. Does this sound familiar? To many…
Snoopy
December 1, 2010
Pet Truths

Non-toxic Ways to Clean up Pet Stains

Many pluses exist in favor of using homemade pet cleaning remedies. It is cost effective for one, simple to put together, and as environmentally and pet-friendly as you want it to be. For some jobs that require extra strength, you…
Snoopy
November 10, 2010
Pet Truths

Sedentary Lifestyles affect People and Dogs

Last Month was National Walk Your Dog Week and today Celebrity Pet Lifestyle Expert and Animal Behaviorist Colleen Paige, brings awareness to the ever increasing problem of canine behavior issues and canine obesity in America. Sponsored by Animal Miracle Network,…
Snoopy
November 8, 2010
Spotlight

How to Introduce Your New Dog to People

Introducing Your New Dog to People ANY CHARACTER HERE A new dog feels bewildered and stressed by all of the changes, so surrounding her with too many people might cause her to cower or nip. So delay introductions to friends…
Snoopy
November 7, 2010
Spotlight

The Importance of House Training

A dog that is not housetrained or has lost its housetraining abilities may urinate or defecate in the home whether the owner is present or not. Some dogs learn to avoid eliminating directly in front of the owner if they…
Snoopy
October 4, 2010