Positive reinforcements: How to train dogs

Positive reinforcements: How to train dogs

- Dogs learn by trying out different behaviour and associating the consequences that arise as a result of that behaviour.- Always end the training on a positive note and reward your dog.Train your puppy for a sitting posture using treats.

Dog almost died after overheating in UK heatwave while walking in park

Dog almost died after overheating in UK heatwave while walking in park

Finlay was left fighting for his life after his body temperature soared to 42.2°C (Picture: PA) He overheated while in a park in Glasgow (Picture: PA)The 38-year-old added: ‘His breathing became more laboured.

Ideal gadgets for pet parents

Ideal gadgets for pet parents

If night is the only time you head out with your pet, then use LED light-up dog balls. Here’s a small interesting story of my pet dog Labrador Retriever who is 2 years old.

Blind man told he can’t bring guide dog to life-saving hospital appointments

Blind man told he can’t bring guide dog to life-saving hospital appointments

Mark Burchell, 54, pictured with guide dog Judi, survived bladder and prostate cancer in 2017 (Picture: Argus/Sax Rohmer Ltd)‘They were not only affecting my hospital trips but stopping me doing things I’d want to do afterwards, like socialising with friends.

Desperate dog owner needs £16,000 to save pet’s life

Desperate dog owner needs £16,000 to save pet’s life

Little Barney has just weeks to live if he doesn’t have treatment (Picture: Claire Blake)A pet owner has launched a desperate campaign to save her little dog who needs urgent cancer treatment costing thousands.

You can now buy your dog a luxury home with in-house treat dispensers

You can now buy your dog a luxury home with in-house treat dispensers

Your dog would be very happy to stay in this (Picture: Caters News)A company has launched a new range of luxury dog kennels that cost up to £170,000.

RSPCA appeals for the owners of elderly dog thrown out of window to come forward

RSPCA appeals for the owners of elderly dog thrown out of window to come forward

(Picture: RSPCA/SWNS/Google Map)The RSPCA is appealing for the owners of an adorable elderly dog to come forward after she was thrown out of a moving car.

Customer gave restaurant a very detailed order to create perfect burger for dog

Customer gave restaurant a very detailed order to create perfect burger for dog

One dog was getting an indulgent treat (Picture: Getty, @annaesilman/Twitter)We all like to treat our pets from time to time. To really stress the point, they added: ‘Just the plain pattie – this is for a dog.’.

Researchers find breathing problems in dogs is linked to DNA mutation

Researchers find breathing problems in dogs is linked to DNA mutation

Pugs can suffer from Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS) (Nic Serpell-Rand/SWNS.COM)The team led by The Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, studied DNA from more than 400 Norwich terriers, while vets carried out clinical examinations.

Couple who adopted abandoned elderly dog seeking donations for her cancer treatment

Couple who adopted abandoned elderly dog seeking donations for her cancer treatment

Jonathan added: ‘We are looking for donations to help us pay towards the upcoming treatments and operations as this beautiful old dog deserves to maintain the rest of her days in happiness and content.

One-eyed dog abandoned after being shot in face

One-eyed dog abandoned after being shot in face

Bubbles was shot in the face and beaten with a hammer (Picture: @khbubbles/Hook News)Doting owners Kilyn Horton, 50, and Francisco Muldoon, 55, took her in and documented her journey on Instagram, where the puppy boasts 18,000 followers.

There's now a dog spa where your pup can get massages and manicures

There's now a dog spa where your pup can get massages and manicures

(Picture: Caters News)Michael added: ‘The most popular treatment has been the dog de-stress massage, taking a pet anywhere long distance in a car can be a stressful experience, so that starts off with the de-stress massage oil and a pup dressing gown too.

Adorable kitten fighting for life after eating flower pollen – 'Small amount can be fatal'

Adorable kitten fighting for life after eating flower pollen – 'Small amount can be fatal'

Suspecting Luna had swallowed lily pollen, the quick-thinking owner knew her pet needed expensive emergency treatment. Veterinary care assistant at PDSA Jemma Hughes explains: “Lilies have become quite popular in Easter bouquets, but all parts of the plant, including the flower and leaves are toxic to cats.

Ree Drummond's new dog treat line was inspired by her recipes

Ree Drummond's new dog treat line was inspired by her recipes

The first ingredient in all of the treats is meat and the Crunchy and Meaty lines are all sourced, produced and packaged in U.S. facilities.

Owner fuming over dog’s £250 botched hairdo

Owner fuming over dog’s £250 botched hairdo

Little Gizmo was left ‘looking a mess’ after the £250 treatment (Picture: Geoff Davies/Liverpool Echo)The owner said Gizmo is so terrified of getting his haircut that she had booked him in to have all his fur shaved off, after he had been sedated at the vets beforehand.

Everyone’s fallen in love with disabled Crufts puppy that’s just learned to walk

Everyone’s fallen in love with disabled Crufts puppy that’s just learned to walk

The pup was welcomed like a hero at Crufts (Picture: Gilbert’s Journey Facebook) ‘He’s always going to need the wheelchair for walking around outside, he’s never going to do that on his own but we’re confident he’ll be able to walk round the house and live a normal life within home.’ Although Gilbert enjoys whizzing around in his chair, Kevin said he loves seeing his pup’s tail wagging with pride when he walks without assistance.

When kitties call

When kitties call

Female cats keep calling in varying pitched ‘meows’ when they are on heat, but a lot of pet parents don’t understand the reason for it. Usually a female cat will not stop calling until she is mated.

How to Get Rid of Fleas in a Multi-pet Household

How to Get Rid of Fleas in a Multi-pet Household

How to Get Rid of Fleas in a House With Multiple Pets If you live with more than one cat or dog and fleas are discovered on one of your pets, that could spell disaster for the whole fur family. How to Get Rid of Fleas Step 1: Treat all the pets in your home.

How to Make Your Dog Treats Go the Extra Mile with Dr. Lyon’s

How to Make Your Dog Treats Go the Extra Mile with Dr. Lyon’s

Dr. Lyon’s Pill Pouches are chewy, pliable dog treats designed to disguise the smell and flavor of your dog’s medications, so you can pass off any pill or tablet as an ordinary treat.

Can Humans Get Fleas: What to Do If You Find Fleas or Flea Bites

Can Humans Get Fleas: What to Do If You Find Fleas or Flea Bites

Second, humans aren’t hairy enough to provide ample hiding coverage or the warm environment that dog fleas seek in a home. This is important to remember because adult fleas may emerge into the environment a considerable time after you apply insecticides in your home.

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