Benefits of a Raw Food Diet for Your Dog

Apr 16 2021

Any veterinarian will tell you the two things that will cure almost every problem a dog has are “exercise and diet.” If you feed your dog the proper diet and get them the right amount of exercise from the day you get them, you’ll eliminate most of their health issues for their entire life. Depending on the breed you have, your dog may experience genetic issues. However, even those symptoms can be reduced with diet, and exercise. I have another post on exercise, but let’s talk about diet today, beginning with the raw dog food diet. ​I know some vegetarian…

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What Does My Dog’s Bark Mean?

Apr 16 2021

Most owners can easily tell a bark that means their dog is sounding a warning, or yelping in pain. But what about the other barks, the ones that could mean anything from, “I’m bored, hungry, or tired,” to “Take me for a walk.” Do you know what your dog’s barks mean? Like humans, dogs have a different tone of voice, or bark, for conveying what they’re thinking or feeling. Unlike humans, all dogs communicate with the same language. Like us, dogs communicate (bark) when they are experiencing different moods. They bark when they’re frightened, lonely, surprised, irritated, or happy, confused,…

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Bark at The Park – Is Your Dog Ready?

Apr 16 2021

Is your dog ready to attend their first public, dog friendly party? Call them “Bark at the Park,” events, or “dog friendly festivals,” but these invents not only welcome you and your dog, they encourage their presence at the event! The annual Colorado Rockies Bark at the Park is August 13, 2019. They encourage all owners and their dogs to come out and enjoy the ball game and being outdoors and around other dogs. If the most socializing your dog gets is with family, or at your local dog park, this is a great opportunity for them to have an even greater time…

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The 7 Most Essential Dog Commands

Apr 15 2021

Who doesn’t want a dog who’s so trained it will open the fridge and bring you a cold drink, or flush the toilet, or high five your friends when they come in the house? But there are other commands they’ll need to learn before they learn the ones that will make them viral video stars. ​Dogs are very trainable, and most love to learn new commands – especially when there are treats involved. “Sit, Stay, Stop, Fetch” and “High five!” are some of the most popular commands owners start teaching their dogs, but what are the top commands every dog…

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10 Signs Your Dog Has Aggression Issues

Apr 15 2021

Aggression is the most common and most serious behavior problem in dogs. Not only is it the reason why most owners seek professional help, it’s why thousands of dogs are surrendered to animal shelters every year. Aggression is more than just biting or threatening to bite. It can include destructive behavior, unhealthy dominance or territorialism in the family. This territorial behavior can include “resource guarding,” such as growling or snapping at anyone who gets near a toy, food bowl, or bedding. Aggression can also show up in fearful or timid dogs who suddenly bite, lunge, or attack out of fear….

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Feeding Raw

Apr 15 2021

The raw dog food diet or the ancestral diet has many benefits. Touted by many as the ‘miracle’ diet for dogs, especially for those with a lot of ailments, the raw dog food diet works because it is the most ‘normal’ diet for our four-legged friends. Why? Dogs evolved eating the raw dog food diet. They are not ‘designed’ to eat corn and wheat which comprises about half of what is in commercial kibbles and canned pet foods. Feeding your dog raw means you will be in complete control of everything, just like the control you have about the food you eat…

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