Архивы за месяц March, 2010

So you’re thinking about toilet training your cat

So you’re thinking about toilet training your cat?  Lots of people think this is only done as a gag in the movies but the truth is it’s a great habit to get your feline in. How many times have you walked through the door of someone’s home and instantly knew they were a cat owner? That [...]

Teaching your pet tricks is easiest when you work with their nature, not against it

Teaching your pet tricks is easiest when you work with their nature, not against it. Most dogs are eager to please and respond enthusiastically to rewards. Teaching tricks is often as much a matter of simply using those rewards to direct or build on a spontaneous behavior as it is teaching an entirely foreign one. [...]

If you will be away for a day and you need someone to look after your pet dog, then a puppy daycare may be the right choice for you

If you will be away for a day and you need someone to look after your pet dog, then a puppy daycare may be the right choice for you. This is where puppies or your pet dogs can stay and be taken care of while you are away. You can get your pet once you [...]

This test demonstrates the dog permits an amicable stranger to approach and talk to the handler in a natural, everyday situation

This test demonstrates the dog permits an amicable stranger to approach and talk to the handler in a natural, everyday situation. The evaluator approaches the dog and handler and greets the handler in a pleasant demeanour, ignoring the dog. The evaluator and handler shake hands and exchange pleasantries. The dog must show no sign of [...]

Your supermarket is full of food and treats that are filled with poor ingredients

Your supermarket is full of food and treats that are filled with poor ingredients. It is surprising that the shelves do not collapse under the weight of the garbage that they contain. Here are a few poor protein items you will want to watch for: Soybean meal, wheat or wheat middlings, corn gluten meal, corn [...]