Trust a Dog's Instincts–There's a Reason They Don't Like Someone or Some Place

By Dogizone | Mar 15, 2013

The idea that a dog is a great judge of human character is a popular one among dog lovers, but is it really true? A.A. Milne, the creator of Winnie the Pooh once said “Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.” Should you listen more closely to what your dog is trying […]

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Crate Training vs. Paper Training–Which is Best for My Pooch?

By Dogizone | Mar 15, 2013

How to housebreak your puppy is one of the first big decisions you’ll make as a new dog owner. If you’re a first-time dog owner, you may not even be aware that there’s more than one method of training from which to choose. Crate and paper training are the most commonly used methods and each has distinct […]

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Tips for Taming Your Aggressive Dog

By Dogizone | Mar 9, 2013

You don’t have to be a dog whisperer or understand pack mentality to recognize the signs of dog aggression. Antagonistic behavior from any animal can be downright dangerous, and yes, even the smallest breed of dog can cause serious injury, particularly to children. Since 90% of dog bites happen to someone that the pet knows, […]

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What to Expect at a Dog Agility Class

By Dogizone | Mar 6, 2013

Canine agility classes can strengthen the bond between a dog and his handler by establishing a certain level of respect between the two. This training also keeps your pet in good physical condition, which can extend his life. Before your dog enters beginner agility training, they will need to lay the foundation for course success through […]

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3 Tips to Stop Jumping Fast

By Dogizone | Feb 26, 2013

Even though it flows from a limitless reserve of unconditional love, the unexpected greeting of a jumping dog (especially a large one) can be aggravating at times to family and disconcerting to friends and strangers, so it’s a good idea to begin to discourage this type of behavior as soon as you see it happening.  […]

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Coughing Etiology

By Dogizone | Oct 24, 2012

As the ‚Äúseason of the cough‚Äù is upon us, we thought it would be wise to share some medical insight into the etiology of ‚Äúcommon colds & coughs.‚Äù Typically at this time of year, many dogs (just like their human counterparts) develop mild, upper respiratory infections (URI‚Äôs) manifested by a dry, non-productive cough that is […]

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