Dog Training Advice

The Importance of Play in Your Dog’s Life

Dec 16th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Dog Training Advice

Kindly supplied by Julie Davies (Puddle Paws)
Play is an extremely important part of your dogs’ development.
Playing provides physical exercise, mental stimulation which benefits may aspects of your dogs’ life and helps strengthen the bond between dog and owner.
Puppies begin to play with each other and their mother at about four weeks old. These games help [...]



Teaching the Recall: Encouraging Your Dog to Come When Called

Nov 13th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Dog Training Advice

Kindly submitted by Julie Davies of Puddle Paws
Before you start.
When your dog is running about enjoying himself and you call him he has to do several things.
o He must stop his current activity no matter how interesting it is.
o He must turn in your direction and look for you.
o He must make the decision to [...]



How Dog Training Could Save Your Dog’s Life

Nov 9th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Dog Training Advice

Supplied by: The PDSA
Dog Training Saves Lives
PDSA has embarked on a mission to encourage all dog owners to teach their dogs the basic commands of sit, heel, stay, come and drop. Why? Because it could save your dog’s life!
Dogs rely on us to let them know when they are behaving badly or are in danger, [...]



How Often Should You Train Your Dog?

Nov 9th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Dog Training Advice

Advice Supplied by: RSPCA
Positive dog training can happen any time, all the time. You don’t need to get your dog ready in special training equipment. Your pet is usually ready whenever you are. It is recommended that you train in several 5 to 15-minute sessions, for a total of 30 to 45 minutes per day.
This [...]



C-fidos Dog Training Advice: Please Read

Nov 9th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Dog Training Advice

The Coalition For Improved Dog Ownership Standards intends to bring you a free online archive of dog training articles and dog training advice.
However we are keen to stress some important facts right from the outset in compliance with our own principles on ensuring dog owners are better informed on responsible dog ownership issues.
All dogs are [...]



Fireworks and Your Dog: C-fidos Help Sheet

Oct 27th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Dog Advice, Dog Training Advice

Every year the skyline is set alight with rockets, Catherine wheels and Roman candles as celebrations take place to the accompanying sound of fireworks. Bangs, explosions and bright lights are partnered by screams, sirens and the occasional howling dog.

Many dogs do not like fireworks. Fact. Every year dogs along with many other animals experience fear [...]