DogiZone Blog

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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Helping Kids Overcome The Fear Of Dogs

April 11, 2017

While kids and dogs are a natural match, not all children are initially comfortable around dogs of any size or type. Of course, larger breeds or even small dogs that bark, snap or growl can be very intimidating to a child. In general, there are three reasons why kids have a fear of dogs. The…

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Please Don’t Do That

January 24, 2017

It is important to realize that all dogs are not the same, and things that some dogs don’t want their humans to do will be acceptable or even thoroughly enjoyed by other dogs. Usually, if a person works with a puppy and gets to know the dog from an early age, it is easy to…

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Why Your Dog Isn’t Listening To You

January 6, 2014

We have done it before; as a dog owner, training and raising a canine can often be compared to raising your own child. Just like any human, they need to learn what they can and cannot do, what is acceptable behavior and the basics of everyday life. The key aspect that individuals sometimes overlook, however,…

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Aggression in Dogs

June 1, 2013

Dogs can be very aggressive and it is of the utmost importance to be able to identify aggressive dog behavior to understand not only how to deal with the dogs but also how to stop aggressive dog behavior with training. Dog to human and dog to dog aggression can lead to fights and other situations – and…

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What is French Ring Sport?

May 14, 2013

French Ring Sport is a dog sport involving jumping, obedience (breaking in exercises), and bite work. It is most similar to Belgian Ring. To participate in French Ring Sport, a dog must first pass the Certificat de Sociabilité et d’Aptitude à l’Utilisation (Certificate of Sociability and Aptitude for Work) temperament test. French Ring Sport defines…

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Tips for Taming Your Aggressive Dog

March 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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