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Why Muzzle Train? The Top Three Reasons You Should Use a Dog Muzzle

I know – you’ve got the best dog in the world and he doesn’t bite. So why should you bother to train him to wear a dog muzzle? Dog muzzles have been used for centuries. The obvious advantage is to decrease the risk of bites or liabilities when you have a dog that might bite. So isn’t this antiquated gadget pretty useless today? I intend to convince you that not only are dog muzzles still useful in today’s world, but that every dog needs to know how to wear one comfortably and that EVERY dog owner should learn how to teach his dog to do things that are a little uncomfortable at first. Here are the top three reasons for teaching your dog to wear a muzzle: 1. The MOST IMPORTANT reason of all – you should be a competent enough trainer that you don’t have to force a dog...
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List of Dog Proof Cat Litter Box That Actually Work

There are a lot of great dog proof litter boxes out there. Typically the best option for those looking to keep those pesky pooches out of the kitty litter will want to find a top entry litter box. There are several other options out there though that are side entry with a smaller hole or something similar. They tend to be a touch more expensive though. How will you know which one to get though if there are so many on the market? We are going to list some of the best dog proof litter box available and talk a little bit about them so that you can make an informed decision. Let’s keep those pooches from making your kitty litter a mess. CLEVERCAT TOP ENTRY LITTERBOX Clevercat has come up with a great option to keep your dog out of the litter box. This top entry litter box has...
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A Pouch for Your Pooch? Buying a Dog Carrier

A lot’s been written about the benefits of a dog carrier backpack. We’ve seen the evolution from teaching your dogs to heel, to taking them into the supermarket (surreptitiously), to carrying them in baby strollers, to carrying them on your back. Why would a person want to carry a dog like a baby? Besides the obvious reasons of wanting to have your furry companion with you 24/7 for the sheer joy of unconditional love, let’s look at some other possible benefits of a dog carrier or a dog backpack. 1. Your lame dog. If you’ve ever had the experience of caring for a lame dog, you know what it is to suffer disappointment or even heartbreak. I’ll never forget when my dog Bailey started to lose the use of his back legs. He had been a victim of abuse and neglect, and after he served in a court case as...
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Review of The Top Dog Grooming Tables

Dog grooming experts know that if you are going to be working with dogs all day you are going to need dog grooming tables. Without a dog grooming table it becomes difficult to control the dogs and makes work more tiring than it should be meaning you can work less. By investing in a dog grooming table you are investing in your future and the future of your business. Because there are so many different dog grooming tables let’s take a look at some of the most popular. GO PET CLUB PET DOG GROOMING TABLE WITH ARM, 36-INCH Gets 4.5 Stars, see more reviews here This pet grooming table is one of the more popular ones on Amazon. It is ranked as number 7,305 in Pet Supplies. It features a fold up table and a detachable arm that features a built-in removable leash system. One of the best uses for...
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Dog Bandanas: Share Your Style With Your Best Friend!

Last year, Americans spent a record $56 billion on their pets according to CBS News. This year that number is expected to reach $60 billion. While vet bills, food and other necessities are included in that number, you may be shocked to learn just how much we spend primping our pets. In 2014 $330 million was spent on pet Halloween costumes alone! We see our pooches as extensions of our own personal style. Dogs belongings to bikers tend to wear Harley Davidson collars, leather jackets and visor caps. Purse pups are dressed as accessories to their extravagant owners’ outfits, and can be seen sporting matching gowns and rhinestones. Most of us take a less extreme approach to mirroring our style onto our pets. Consumers have incredible options for collar, leash, and harness styles ranging from sports themes to interchangeable holiday motifs. Crafters have answered the demand for doggy design with...
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TaoTronics Dog Training Collar: TT-PT10 Dog Training Collar Review

TaoTronics Dog Training Collar Product Overview The latest Tao Tronics Company dog training product in the market is this dynamic product branded TT-PT08 Dog Training Collar. This collar is technologically invented to assist owners change their dog pet behaviors, which are hard to change in natural training. TT-PT08 product will assist dogs change their barking, jumping on people, digging anywhere, wanting to chew everything and running errand without control. The collar is lightweight and allows up to 600 yard distance control with a rechargeable battery operated from remote. The collar is worn around the neck and is comfortable for any dog weighing 10-100 pounds. How does TT-PT10 Dog Training Collar works? TT-PT10 Dog Training Collar is a shock inducing gadget. When activated through a remote control, it produces 7 level static corrections and 1 level vibration. The receiver of signals is the main the collar and the remote acts as...
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Chew Proof Dog Leash

Nearly every dog owner has been through it. It can be difficult to train out of a dog without professional help, and it is an embarrassing thing for your neighbors and friends to witness. Leash chewing on a walk is a bad habit many canine companions develop as they’re taken outdoors on their daily walk with their favorite human. It’s often seen from an energetic young dog or puppy, as he bounces by his owner’s side, and grabs the leash. The sheer joy of tugging and chewing is enough to reinforce this unwanted behavior, and the dog views it as a playful outlet for his excess energy. However, the destruction of a leash is dangerous as it leads to the dog’s ability to break free from his owner’s control, and ingests harmful nylon, rope or leather. Owners have complained of this behavior, and pet product manufacturers have listened as they...
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Scoop The Poop; Enhance Your Dog Potty Etiquette

Picture this; you’re walking your favorite canine companion. It’s a nice, crisp fall day with blue skies and fresh air until you and your dog come across another dog owner’s pet waste that you must avoid before it ends up on the sole of your shoe. No one should have to deal with another person’s dog poop. The pet industry knows this, and has made it easier for owners to scoop their dog’s poop with handy pick up plastic bags, holders and other gadgets to make this dirty job less gross for even the most squeamish of stomachs. Easier Than You Think Just as much as you don’t want to see, smell or pull your dog away from a strange dog’s feces lying on or by a side walk, you also may not feel the need or want to pick up your own dog’s poop. You’re outside after all, right?...
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Starting Off On The Right Paw: Some Essentials Part 2

There are so many options to decide on for accessories, toys and necessities for your new dog. When you walk into the pet store it can be very overwhelming. During the process of writing this article, my wife had the movie Turner and Hooch on one day. Have you seen it? Tom Hanks, has to take care of this massive dog (Dogue de Bordeaux or French mastiff) and there is a section in the movie where he fills an entire grocery cart with products needed for the dog. In the first part of this article posting I started the list of helpful items on my list. I will continue with a few more that I find essential. Your dog should have a bed of its own. Or a place in the home designed for them in mind. If you practice early and consistent training your dog will learn that that...
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Dog Click-It Sticks Review

Whether you are a dog trainer or simply owned by your pooch, target training is probably one of the very first things you would teach your canine. Nearly every professional animal trainer, whether they are teaching dolphins or Yorkies, understands the importance and convenience of targets. A target is simply an item that you ask your dog to touch with his nose. It typically only takes minutes for any dog to learn this behavior, and it can turn into teaching a service dog to turn on a light for his disabled handler or in teaching a dog to heel for an upcoming obedience competition. Target training is typically done with a stick, or your hand. The downside to both is that you are fumbling with your clicker, treat back, leash, and target all at once. This can cause a delay in rewarding your dog for performing the behavior you have...
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