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Dog Shock Collars: Teaching Your Dog Basic Obedience and Breaking Bad Habits


Dog Shock CollarsDog shock collars are a touchy subject among animal owners. While their goal is to train a dog to follow a set of rules, many people feel they can be cruel to animals.

Training Collars: Teaching Your Dog Basic Obedience and Breaking Bad Habits


Training CollarsTraining collars are a tool many pet owners utilize to teach their pets boundaries. There are several different types and several different options available to the consumer.

Shock Collars: Teaching Your Dog Basic Obedience and Breaking Bad Habits


Shock CollarsAre you at a loss as to whether or not to purchase a shock collar for your pet? Yes, you love the little guy but the neighbors don't want him in their yard. Or, maybe they are complaining about the dog's barking? You need to do something and you are thinking about getting a shock collar? Here's some information to think about regarding shock collars.

Dogtra: Superior Dog Training Equipment that Performs as it Claims


DogtraWhen looking for a dog training collar or containment system, consider Dogtra as an option. This brand of training collar is exceptional in its quality and ability to perform as it claims.

Bark Collars: Stop Unwanted Dog Barking


Bark CollarsMany pet owners become lost as to what to do when their dog is barking and nothing seems to stop him. Maybe it doesn't even bother the pet owner himself, but the neighbors are complaining.

Pet Containment: Keep You Pet in the Yard and Out of Places You Dont Want Them to Be


Pet ContainmentIf you just recently became a pet owner or you've had one for many years the basics are simple. You have to feed your animal, make sure it gets its shots, and play with him as well.

Electric Dog Fences: Keep You Pet in the Yard and Out of Places You Dont Want Them to Be


Electric Dog FencesIs an electric dog fence something for you? Are you concerned about your dog roaming the neighborhood? Or, are you having trouble containing your animal and your neighbors are complaining? Finding an electric dog fence is the easy part. Deciding which electric fence is for you is another story.

Pet Doors: Giving Your Pet Freedom to Come and Go as They Please Helps Solve Behavior Problems


Pet DoorsAre you considering installing a pet door for your pet? If so, you are in luck. Pet doors are becoming more common and more available.

Dog Doors: Giving Your Pet Freedom to Come and Go as They Please Helps Solve Behavior Problems


Dog DoorsWhen we think of dog doors, we think of flaps that allow dogs to trot on through. What a great convenience this can be for you and your pet.

My Dog Won't Stop Digging - What Can I Do?


Lonely, bored, tired of eating that same old stick, then maybe you would like to dig yourself a hole.When it comes to the canine thought process this could be the reason why Scraps keeps tearing up your finely groomed lawn.

Two Tails Are Better Than One


Training one dog can be hard enough, but two, now that's a handful. If you have puppies then break out the biscuits and get ready for some serious repetition.

Is Pet Insurance Right For Your Pet?


Trying to decide if you should get insurance on your pet? There are of course pro's and con's to it. Years ago I decided to try it out.

Crate Training Your Puppy or Dog


Introducing your puppy to the crate should be an easy and fun process. First, start by putting the crate somewhere the puppy enjoys being.

Introducing a New Puppy into a Home with an Existing Pet


It was November and I had spent 3 months searching for just the right puppy. Finally we had found what we considered to be the perfect one.

Aromatherapy for Pets


Pets can enjoy the therapeutic effects of aromatherapy as much as humans can. Aside from possibly eliminating bad odors and giving your pet a pleasant perfume, essential oils also serve many practical functions such as boosting your pet's immune system, fighting off bacteria and viruses, preventing the growth of yeasts and molds and repelling insects.

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