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Boundary Training: No fence, no problem. Posted on June 2, 2011 under Pet Insurance, Popular Articles By: Judy Luther Certified Professional Dog Trainer For Pets Best Insurance I make no secret of the fact that I am not a fan of electric fences.

Boundary Training: No fence, no problem

But many communities and subdivisions do not allow “visible” fences. Contain Yourself… and Your Dog! Peace in the Yard: 7 Ways To Dog Proof Your Fence « Dogs in Need of Space. Oh sweet, sweet fences.

Peace in the Yard: 7 Ways To Dog Proof Your Fence « Dogs in Need of Space

How much do I love thee? Let me count ways: Fences Keep Dogs Inside. My dogs are off leash, safe, and free to roll in dead stuff without getting tangled in long leads.Fences Keep Others Out. Except for a family of Whistle Pigs and one mole with a grudge, no one is cutting through our yard.Fences Provide Privacy. So clearly, fences are rad. Solid Wood Chain Link. How to Keep Your Dog from Escaping. October 11, 2013 First, find out how your dog is escaping.

How to Keep Your Dog from Escaping

Second, figure out why. Logan Aggassi Does your dog's ability to escape from the backyard have you convinced that they are nothing less than a hairy Houdini? Repeat attempts to keep your pet confined to the yard may be frustrating, but every escape opens up the possibility of tragic consequences. You're also liable for any damage or injury your dog may cause, and you may be required to pay a fine if they are picked up by an animal control agency. To prevent escapes, you'll need to find out how your dog is getting out of the yard, and more importantly, why they are so determined to get out. Puppy and dog training tips. 12 Very Helpful Dog Training Tips for Everyone. Hilarie Erb | January 26, 2017 1.

12 Very Helpful Dog Training Tips for Everyone

Understand that a puppy is an infant dog – not a miniature adult. Dog Bite Prevention Starts in the Home. A dog can be an absolutely delightful addition to your family.

Dog Bite Prevention Starts in the Home

But as a dog owner, you’re responsible for making sure your dog doesn’t injure anyone or damage another person’s property. Nobody ever wants to think that their dog could bite and seriously hurt someone, but the reality is that all dogs can potentially bite. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 4.5 million people in the United States are bitten by dogs every year and almost 1 in 5 of those people need medical attention for their injuries. Under Michigan dog bite law, dog owners are always liable if their dog bites and injures someone, even if the dog doesn’t have a history of biting. The only situations in which the owner wouldn’t be liable would be if the person bitten had provoked the dog or was trespassing on the property where the bite occurred.

Don’t Adopt Too Soon If you’re looking to adopt a puppy, wait until the dog is at least 10 weeks old. Important Measures to Prevent Child Dog Bites. Dog bites can easily happen to anyone, no matter how old they are.

Important Measures to Prevent Child Dog Bites

Dogs don’t specifically single out any one particular type of person to bite, but statistically speaking, children are at the highest risk of being bitten by a dog. Over 800,000 people seek medical attention for dog bites every year and it’s estimated that nearly half of them are children. What Are The Best Dog Toys? As a dog owner it is important to understand not only the physical benefits of exercise for your pet, but also the intellectual benefits of interaction with them.

What Are The Best Dog Toys?

Toys are a great way to provide this intellectual stimulation while also spending time with your dog and strengthening the bond you have with them. Let’s take a look at ten of the best dog toys on the market today and discuss why we love them! 5 Rainy Day Dog Activities. Healthy Pets. Fun Things to Do with Your Dog. There are many fun things to do with your dog.

Fun Things to Do with Your Dog

Here are some examples of activities you can enjoy with your canine friend: Agility. In agility trials, human handlers guide dogs off lead through obstacle courses that consist of hurdles, teeter-totters, tunnels, balance beams, weave poles, climbing structures, etc. Agility trials can be very competitive, or they can be done just for fun. Dogs gain confidence, release energy and learn how to stay focused while in high spirits.

Animal-assisted activities (AAA). Animal-assisted therapy (AAT). Backpacking. Day trips. Dog parks. Freestyle musical dance. Flyball. Frisbee. Doggone Safe - Home. Important Measures to Prevent Child Dog Bites. Dog Accessories. Dog accessories and dog clothes go together like kibbles and bits—you really can't have one without the other!

Dog Accessories

We carry a wide range of designer dog accessories so you can perfectly accessorize any of your adorable dog's clothes or outfits. You'll find your pet truly expressing their innermost selves when they flaunt these fashionable dog accessories. Whether your dog is big or small, a dog’s accessories can really make or break an outfit. When canine fashion is on the line, you have to go all-out! With our collection of dog and puppy accessories, your fur baby will shimmer and shine above and beyond the competition.

Take a look at our fabulous selection of the latest in fashionable puppy accessories and get ready to see your dog shine (sometimes literally—seriously, some of that bling gets pretty flashy on sunny days). Great activities you can do with your dog. 17 Ideas For Summer Fun.