Dalmatian training

Dalmatian training

Dals, as dogs from this breed are often called, are a very popular appearance in any setting. Dalmatian training is important, not only because it allows you to live peacefully with this energetic dog but also because Dalmatians tend to attract a lot of attention, especially from children, and you want the dog to be properly socialized and safe. Dalmatian training programs are designed to suit the dog’s natural characteristics of a companion dog. Dalmatians seek affection but only from the people they trust – and they tend to take a while before trusting strangers. As with any dog breed, personality differences can be noticed with Dals – some area easier to train, some will give you a hard time. Here are a few of the most common Dalmatian training tips that will help you shape your dog into a real friend and companion:

Continue reading
Bandog training

Bandog training

The word “Bandog” or “Bandogge” is mostly used as the generic name for any bulldog mastiff breed and specialized Bandog training programs exist in order to help owners receive some control over this aggressive dog breed. The Bandogge is a thick and muscular dog with a very athletic look, with colors ranging from black brindle to pure black, red, and tawny. The Bandog is very dog-aggressive and this is one of the main characteristics that dog trainers work on. This is why, if you are not an experienced dog trainer or owner, you should leave Bandog training to a professional.

Continue reading
Afghan hound

Afghan hound training

Belonging to the sight hound family – greyhound-like dogs- the Afghans are a unique dog breed which requires special training. If you own an Afghan hound or you are thinking of purchasing one, please note that Afghan hound training is difficult and quite time consuming. The Afghan dog stands from 24 to 28 inches tall with males weighing approximately 60 pounds and females weighing around 50 pounds. When choosing an Afghan makes sure the coat is silky and long on the body and fine on the neck area. When creating your Afghan hound training program you have to take into consideration the characteristics of the breed: agility, endurance, tenacity and cunningness. Afghan hounds can reach speeds of around 40 mph and can jump up to 20 feet and leap 7 feet straight up from a standing still.

Continue reading
training dog

Successful dog training

Many people have difficulty comprehending the real purpose of dog training – it doesn’t come down to turning your pet into a robot, that accurately responds to your every command. Instead, dog training is meant to facilitate the bond between owner and pet, to help the dog become a better, safer, and more pleasant companion for his or her master. Dog training is not about power – it is about communication.

Continue reading
dog sport

How To Keep Your Dog Fit And Healthy

Obesity is a growing problem not only among humans, but also among pets. A veterinary survey conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention revealed that in the United States, about 53 percent of adult dogs and 55 percent of adult cats are considered overweight or obese. For more statistics on this nutritional disease, click on this link. In fact, many well-meaning pet owners do not realize that their animal friends are overweight, adding to the problem.

Continue reading