Archive for July, 2013
According to the Humane Society of the United States, 46 percent of American households owns at least one dog; and around 28 percent owns at least two dogs. You would also have to assume that even more Americans would like to own a dog, but certain life circumstances prevent them from doing so. Perhaps they have careers that require them to work more hours or travel too frequently to commit to a pet; or maybe their landlords do not permit dogs on their properties. Regardless, America is clearly in love with dogs, which has made websites offering free pet health advice online quite popular.
While most dog owners truly love their pets, did you know that the average dog owner spends only 248 dollars per year on veterinary care? This may be an understandable amount for an owner of one, healthy, young do
Did you know that, in ancient China and Japan, Japanese Chins and Pekingese dogs were regarded as so important that they sometimes had their own servants, and were used as gifts for emperors and kings? Today, the dog is still considered a cherished friend of mankind, though few of us choose to reward our pets with their own personal servants.
When it comes to looking for free pet advice online, one of the most frequent desires is a guide to basic dog training tips, since a misbehaving dog can be quite the handful. Here are three tips to help you keep you sane and your dog obedient.
1. Be specific in your commands! Saying No is not a bad idea, expect it is not clear information for your dog to follow. If you tell your dog No after she jumps on the table, she might interpret it as a desire for you to jump h