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Pros and Cons of Having Dogs Sleep in Bed with You

Should I let my dog sleep with me? This is a question we hear time and time again. Like humans, dogs are incredibly diverse in character and, as such, the experience of having a dog in bed with you can vary a great deal. Still, there are a few well-known pros and cons associated with this way of life that every dog owner should be acquainted with.   Pros   Having a dog sleeping in bed with you is made easier by their natural ability to minimize their bowel and bladder activity at night, just like humans, which means they...

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10 Tips to Train Your Puppy from 8 Weeks On

Training your dog since puppyhood is the cornerstone of successful dog ownership. Moreover, as long as you approach the process with the right attitude, training your pup will be a fulfilling, mutually beneficial experience and a lot of fun. Eight weeks is a good place to start, but nothing is stopping you from introducing your dog to the fundamentals of discipline even earlier. Either way, these are the ten quintessential tips to get you started on the right track. All Things Puppy Training Potty Training When it comes to potty training, the name of the game is patience. You must...

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Leash Training 101: Do’s and Don'ts for Labrador Retrievers

Labrador Leash Training Everyone who has a dog for sure loves them dearly. There is something about having a pet that bonds you to them, even though when there is excessive shedding, drooling, peeing, pooping, and tugging on that leash. Before we get into it, it is a good idea to invest in a short training dog leash; especially when Labrador leash training—the bigger the dog the more important it is.   Labrador Leash Training: The Do’s Sometimes it can be embarrassing for many people when they cannot control their dog, and they may even begin to resent their beloved...

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Best and Worst Chew Toys for Your Labrador Retriever

Labrador retrievers are known for being the epitome of the perfect family dog. This well-known breed is consistently praised for having loyal, compassionate and friendly demeanors. Your Labrador is sure to bring you a lifetime of love, happiness and fun. Below we are going to share the best chew toys for your furry friend; read on to see what we recommend. Since they are known for being highly intelligent animals, it is important for them to receive enough play time and to have multiple different toys. A variety of toys will keep them entertained throughout the day, whereas sticking to...

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How to Choose the Best Chew Toy for Puppies

Choosing a toy for your brand new puppy can be tough! There are so many options and since it’s their first, you’re not quite sure what he or she will take to yet. Before you buy a ton, we want to let you in on our favorite type of toy for new teething puppies: rope toys! What’s a Rope Toy? These types of chew toys are quite popular in the puppy toy market. They come in a variety of colors, styles, lengths and shapes and are extremely durable and long lasting, which are both great qualities in new puppy toys....

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Why Puppy Training is Vital for a Happy Life

So far, we’ve shared many techniques for how you can train your new puppy, but we wanted to delve a little deeper into the reasons why it is so important to train your dog. Many people become overwhelmed after they get a new puppy and realize it is a lot more work than they originally thought it would be. Just like with childrearing, you truly get out the effort that you put in. Trust us when we say the outcome of an obedient dog is so worth the time and energy put into training as it has the power to...

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Essential Limits & House Rules for Your New Dog

Puppy training involves many parts like potty training or commands that we’ve previously discussed. To make sure you’re an expert on all things puppy, we’re going over another very important entity of training: limits & house rules! These are very important to establish soon after bringing the puppy home and take a lot of. Bad habits aren’t easy to break once they’re formed, which is why teaching your dog young is extremely valuable to forming a good relationship between pet and owner. Read on to learn the steps to implement limits and house rules for your new best friend.  ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Correct Inappropriate Puppy Chewing

Training your puppy comes with many challenges. Your canine companion probably wants to chew everything in sight. After dealing with chewed up shoes to chewed up furniture, it’s easy to get frustrated, but the important thing to remember while training your teething puppy is that you have to be patient. A dog’s behavior is the reflection of the time and effort you dedicate to their training as a young pup. The behavior your dog develops in this crucial stage provides them with the foundation that will last a lifetime. In order to make sure your dog doesn’t become an aggressive...

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