Are you thinking about getting a puppy? Or, do you currently have a puppy and are having some difficulty in training her? Social experiences, exposure to different locations and environments, noise, sights, surfaces, objects and more; all of these are very important experiences in raising a pup. At ICAN we call it The Puppy's Rule of 12.
For a dog owner, summertime brings an array of potential issues that could affect the safety and health of your pet. This article provides some of the conditions and scenarios your dog may encounter and provides guidance on how to handle them.
Dogs are self centered. They are not motivated to please you unless there is a reward in it for them.
Dogs are amoral- they steal, cheat and lick themselves in public. THEY know what is "rewarding" vs. "not rewarding"
Every interaction with a dog is a training moment.
Dogs feel our emotions,...
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Routine ear care starts immediately with looking in the ears daily, playing with the ears and sticking your finger just inside the ear for the pup to get use to handling of the ears. Gradually add the use of a cotton ball in the ear, that is dry, so that this is not a scary object either.