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How To Calm An Overactive Dog

A over- active dog is always jumping up on people or furniture, barks or whines excessively, destructively chews furniture and other property or, constantly runs around at top speed. This behaviour almost always stems from two causes. Insufficient exercise and under stimulation. 1. Exercise is the keyRegularly take your dog for long walks – a […]

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How to Detect And Correct Separation Anxiety In Dogs

Behaviors associated with separation anxiety in dogs can include urinating, barking, howling or trying to escape. Some of these behaviors can also be associated with other problems such as poor house training so it is important rule these out as a cause. If a dog drools or shows signs of anxiety when his guardians are […]

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How To Stop Your Dog Eating Cat Poop

In the wild dogs are scavengers. Many of them are still happy to search around and eat anything they can find. To these dogs, cat litter trays are an inexhaustible supply of treats. Generally speaking eating cat droppings is not dangerous for dogs. But, let’s face it, it looks totally disgusting. The problem is how […]

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Why Do Dogs Bury Bones?

Your dog is well fed and looked after but still has a tendency to dig up your precious garden beds or lawn to bury bones (or any other remotely edible item that he might find).Numerous reasons are given to explain this behavior. These include: hiding food from other predators, using the soil covering to preserve […]

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Any Dog Can Bite – Causes And What To Do

About 800000 people attend hospital for treatment for dog bites each year. This is actually just a small proportion of the total number the get bitten. The surprising thing is that most bites come from dogs that the person is familiar with. It is a good idea to learn some of the causes of dog bites […]

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How To Catch A Stray Dog

As we go about our daily lives we occasionally see stray dogs wandering the streets. They may even be dodging traffic on a busy road. Often, they may simply have escaped from their yard and their owner would be distressed to find them missing.Our first instinct is to catch the dog and take it somewhere […]

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Why Does My Dog Chew My Shoes?

As the tails.com blog has pointed out is a recent article, it is perfectly natural for dogs to chew things. Of course we would prefer them not to destroy our valuable possessions. The trick is to teach them the difference between appropriate and inappropriate chewing. Read the whole article to find out why your dog […]

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Why Your Dog Needs Mental Stimulation

‚ÄčOutdoor exercise provides your dog with much more than just physical activity It is an important source of mental stimulation too. A recent post on the tails.com blog gives a list of suggestions that would make outings more stimulating for your dog.Remember two of the main causes of behavioral problems in dogs is boredom and […]

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