Do As I Do: Using Social Learning to Train Dogs – Book Review

Last week I finally ordered the book Do as I Do: Using Social Learning to Train Dogs, by Claudia Fugazza. I’d had my eyes on it for a while, but I felt it was rather expensive (20 €). So it was just sitting in my Amazon basket. However, on Sunday …

Helping your Dog Deal with Fireworks

Fireworks are beatiful to see, but they can be very scary for dogs, so it’s important to do our best to help our four-legged friends deal with them. Even if your dog doesn’t fear them now, he may do so when he grows older, so I think it’s important to …

Furminator: The Best Dog Brush We’ve Tried

Important note: During this post, I’ll talk and refer to the Furminator as a brush. However, it is marketed as a de-shedding tool. During the late spring and early summer months dogs tend to shed a lot of hair. About a couple of weeks ago, Nix reached the shedding peak. …

Ideas to Keep Your Dog Entertained When You Leave Home

Last week’s post dealt with some of the basics that you need to take care of in order to avoid separation anxiety. Today’s post presents some ideas that are easy to implement before you leave home, to keep your dog entertained while you’re away. Ox Stick For us, leaving an …