England Officially Bans Electric Shock Collars

Advertisement Animal welfare groups and dog-loving politicians have been fighting for a decade to ban the use of shock collars in England. After a heated debate, they’ve finally achieved their goal. England’s government announced this week that the law will officially change to make the use of training dogs with shock collars illegal. The ban … [Read more…]

Why Do Some Dogs Shake?

Advertisement Sometimes dogs shake with excitement upon seeing a favorite loved one. Other times their trembling is an involuntary response to environmental factors. While these causes are harmless, shaking can also be a symptom of certain genetic conditions or a sign of a serious illness. In order to determine if your dog’s shaking is a … [Read more…]

Top 10 Dog Friendliest Cities of 2018

Advertisement When it comes to choosing the top pet-friendly cities, we want more than just restaurants with dog-friendly patios and big dog parks. We’re thinking and dreaming bigger when it comes to our dogs. We want to live where our dogs can be healthy and happy, and treated like the kings and queens we always … [Read more…]

How To Help Keep Your Dog Calm In Public

Advertisement Dog trainers hear it all the time: “My dog is great at home, but as soon as we get around other people/pets, his manners go out the window!” Keeping a dog calm and attentive in public goes against their natural instincts to explore and interact with their surroundings. Disruptive dogs can become well-mannered members … [Read more…]

Best Nighttime Housetraining Routine

Potty training a puppy is HARD! It is probably THE NUMBER ONE problem people have with their puppies and dogs. It is also the number one reason dogs are relinquished to shelters. But, the truth is, potty training your puppy doesn’t have to be hard if you follow a few simple tips. Remember, He is … [Read more…]

First Case Of Dog Flu Confirmed In Massachusetts

Advertisement Massachusetts has confirmed it’s first case of dog flu this year, and veterinarians are encouraging owners to get their pups vaccinated. Though this is only one confirmed case so far, the flu is known to spread rapidly in dogs, and DogFlu.com warns that most dogs who come in contact with the virus will become … [Read more…]