DogiZone Blog

Getting Your Dog Ready For The July 4th Fireworks

June 24, 2019

We Love Fireworks, But Do Dogs? While people may love the July 4th fireworks displays, many dogs, cats and most wild and domestic animals have a very different view. Animals naturally fear the sound of fireworks and other loud noises such as thunder, guns and other types of sudden noises. Keep in mind, your dog’s…

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Leadership in Dog Training

April 2, 2019

Most dog owners have heard a dog trainer, a friend that owns a dog, or even their vet talk about ensuring they are the pack leader in the eyes of their pet. This is sometimes called being the “alpha,” and it simply means being the person your dog sees as being in charge. Leadership is…

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Winter Activities For When It’s Hard To Get Outside

January 16, 2019

When winter snow or rain is an issue, getting outside and spending time in exercising and playing with your pooch can be a very real problem. It is important to realize that bad weather doesn’t mean your dog will be content just sitting inside a nice, warm and dry home. Dogs that don’t get regular…

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Why Every Dog Can Use Additional Training

December 19, 2018

Anyone who has the pleasure of owning a dog knows that they have some very human-like tendencies. Dogs, just like anyone in the family, like to feel they are actively involved and engaged. This may trace back to the ancient pack behavior of the wolves that were ancestors of all domestic dogs from Great Danes…

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Owning A Dog In An Apartment: What You Need To Know

October 10, 2018

Apartment Living with a Dog Having a dog offers so many benefits to people of all ages. Medical studies have shown that owning a pet helps to reduce anxiety and depression, to reduce cardiovascular disease and even to help to increase fitness levels. Regular dog walking and exercises have positive aspects for interactions with others,…

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Managing Your Puppy's First Night At Home

January 2, 2018

Tips for Making Puppy’s First Night Less Stressful The first night in a new place with new people and surroundings is always the most challenging for a puppy. This is particularly true if the puppy has been kept with the mother and the littermates up until the time when you finally came to come and…

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How To Get Your Dog To Stop Biting

October 23, 2017

Having a Biting Dog can be Stressful, Painful and Costly!  Dogs that bite are not just nuisance or an inconvenience for the owner; they are a lawsuit that is just waiting to happen. Today, even small dog bites are resulting in lawsuits with costly consequences for the owner. Dog bites are sometimes limited to dogs biting other…

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Options Before Giving Up On A Dog

October 17, 2017

Advice on Handling Your Dog Before Giving Up!  Most dog behavior is a product of their environment. If a dog has been abused, neglected, or treated badly by humans in the past, they may have difficulties in adjusting to life with a loving owner and family. We have some advice on handling your dog before…

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