Storm Gareth: Missing dog winched to safety from Scotland mountain

Storm Gareth: Missing dog winched to safety from Scotland mountain

"To put their winter skills to the test, the two Winchmen were dropped off at a nearby bothy to undertake essential medical training in the snow." The spokesman added: "The remaining helicopter crew flew off to simulate a refuel and as they circled 1000ft up Loch Avon in the Cairngorms, a nearby section of cloud cleared and they happened to spot the dog perched precariously on the ledge.

How to Train Your Dog to Use Dog Steps

How to Train Your Dog to Use Dog Steps

How to Train Your Dog to Use Dog Steps If you have a small dog or a senior pet who is having trouble getting up on furniture or into the car, getting a set of dog steps might be the answer.

Ultimate New Puppy and Dog Product Checklist

Ultimate New Puppy and Dog Product Checklist

“So, being careful not to overwhelm them initially can help them to adjust.” Dr. Mitchell recommends giving your new dog his own space, such as a small room or bathroom, providing him with downtime, and staggering introductions with family and friends so they happen over time, not all at once.

Choosing the Best No-Pull Dog Harness for Your Pup

Choosing the Best No-Pull Dog Harness for Your Pup

“The mechanism behind the no-pull dog harness is, when you attach the leash to the D ring on the front of the chest, you gain full control of the dog’s upper body, which is what he uses to pull you,” Bevilacqua says.

Experts warn that shouting at your dog could lead to worse behaviour

Experts warn that shouting at your dog could lead to worse behaviour

But animal experts are warning that yelling is the worst thing you can do if you’re trying to train your dog. Dr. Haywood says it’s important for dog owners to remember that their pets aren’t human, so they’re not going to respond in the same way.

Everything You Need to Know About Pet Doors

Everything You Need to Know About Pet Doors

For indoor use only, PetSafe’s 2-way locking cat door is designed to effectively thwart your dog from accessing a specific area—for example, your cat’s litter box in the spare bedroom.

Qualities of a good dog trainer

Qualities of a good dog trainer

A good trainer will use gentle, dog-friendly and progressive reinforcement means instead. But pet parents need to witness the training, so that they also learn how to train their dogs. Learning basic commands like ‘sit’, ‘stay’ and ‘stand’ is just the ABC of dog training.

"Ideas, Formulas and Shortcuts for quail dog training

After adequate training, a bird hunting dog will have the ability to perform all the duties they will need to fulfil. The Supreme Strategy for Quail Dog Training What You Need to Know About Quail Dog Training

How to Train Your Dog to Settle Down on a Mat or Dog Bed

How to Train Your Dog to Settle Down on a Mat or Dog Bed

(You can use a release cue if your dog knows one.) While he’s busy eating the treats, pick up the mat. 8. Once your dog is lying down on the mat right away every time, you can start feeding the treats at set intervals.

Chewy and Hill’s Throw Holiday Party for Shelter Dogs at Peggy Adams

Chewy and Hill’s Throw Holiday Party for Shelter Dogs at Peggy Adams

Chewy and Hill’s Throw Holiday Party for Shelter Dogs at Peggy Adams In honor of Giving Tuesday, Chewy recently partnered with pet food company Hill’s to throw shelter dogs a holiday party at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League in West Palm Beach, Florida.

7 Must-Have Supplies for Potty Training Dogs and Cats

7 Must-Have Supplies for Potty Training Dogs and Cats

One really nice thing about cats is that they typically need minimal training to use a litter box, says Mikel Delgado, an IAABC-certified cat behavior consultant and co-founder of Feline Minds in Berkley, California.

Black Friday Deals for Puppy Parents

Black Friday Deals for Puppy Parents

Black Friday Deal: Get 50% off your first purchase of Frisco’s Dog Poop Bags + Dispenser Black Friday Deal: Get 15% off Frisco’s Fold & Carry Double Door Dog Crate

How to Teach Your Dog to Perform a Fixed Behavior Chain

How to Teach Your Dog to Perform a Fixed Behavior Chain

Once your dog picks up the toy, start backchaining by cueing “drop it.” Once your dog drops the toy into the box, click and treat. Repeat steps five and six many times, so the dog is really jazzed about dropping the toy into the box to earn the click and treat.

Teach Your Anxious Dog to Be Calm in a Dog Crate

Teach Your Anxious Dog to Be Calm in a Dog Crate

Start by feeding your dog his meals inside the crate, leaving the door open the entire time. Once your dog is eating comfortably inside the dog crate, briefly shut the door partway in the middle of his meal.

Disc Dog Champion Muse Is Flying High

Disc Dog Champion Muse Is Flying High

Jeff Hill has competed in disc dog competitions with his Furrari Aussies pups for years, but it wasn’t until Muse came along that the titles really started rolling in.

Stop Your Dog From Pulling on the Leash

Stop Your Dog From Pulling on the Leash

You might walk up and down the front walk for several minutes at first, but as long as you keep turning around when your dog starts pulling on the leash, and click and treat every step when the leash is loose, your dog will learn to walk better.

Dog travels 3,000 miles to reunite with soldier who saved her life

Dog travels 3,000 miles to reunite with soldier who saved her life

The dog was found surrounded by rubble (Picture: Mercury Press & Media)‘When we got back to camp, she lived in my room, I looked after her, I was responsible for her.

Barking pain

Barking pain

Excitement: Most young dogs are very excitable by nature – barking around meal times or morning or evening walks. As soon as he stops barking, run up to him and praise and treat him. So, if your dog barks continuously, you can train him to become a well-behaved pooch.

Behavioral Help for Your Pet

Behavioral Help for Your Pet

Professionals in the pet-behavior field fall into four main categories:TrainersCertified Professional Dog Trainers (CPDTs)Applied Animal Behaviorists, Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists (CAABs) and Associate Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists (ACAABs)Diplomats of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (Dip ACVBs)Here are some frequently asked questions from pet parents who are seeking professional behavioral help for their pet:What are the differences between pet-behavior professionals?TrainersPet trainers use a number of different titles, such as “behavior counselor,” “pet psychologist” and “pet therapist.” The level of education and experience among this group of professionals varies greatly.

How to Phase Out Food Lures During Dog Training Sessions

How to Phase Out Food Lures During Dog Training Sessions

If your dog does not follow your empty hand, try luring one more time. Assuming the dog will follow the hand with the treat in it, click and give him the treat lure one more time.

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