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Can You Train Older Dogs?

I’ve been around the block a few times (boy do I love when we go for walks around the block, it’s my favorite — especially that one tree) and I’ve been my share of younger and older dogs with their owners. The young ones are always ready and raring to go, pulling and...

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5 Common Puppy Training Mistakes

When I go for walks, I see plenty of well-behaved dogs and my first thought is, “I’ve got to go play with them right this second,” and so I try to run. Trouble is, I forget that I’m on a leash attached to my collar so I’m getting air cut off and my owner is dragged...

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How to Stop Your Dog from Biting

I love to nip and bite when I’m excited — it’s my favorite way to play and one of the only ways I know how to, other than running around the house because of the "zoomies." All my brothers and sisters used to nip and bite me — and I’d return the favor — when we were...

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The Best Dog Toys for Your Pup

Just like kids, and heck, even some adults, I’m a big fan of toys. I have a whole chest full of them that I still my head in and find my favorites to chew and gnaw for hours at a time. My owners even love playing with me! Sometimes they’ll throw my toys so I can go...

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How to Train Your Dog for Car Rides

If I’ve learned one thing from standing on the couch and staring out the window, it’s that there are a lot of cars in this world. I see them driving all over the place all the time, heck, even my owners get into their cars and come and go. I miss them when they leave;...

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How to Teach Your Pup Basic Commands

Oh man, it’s a new day and I’m excited to see the world, sniff everything, meet new people and dogs, and play! Did I mention food? I also really love food. And walks, walking is one of my favorite things, but my owner is so slow and I want to go fast so I can see...

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Helping Your Dog Deal with Fireworks

What has been up with all of those loud bangs at night lately? They’re really bothering me and I’m sure you’ve noticed. I might whine, run and hide, bark a bunch, or even act erratically. I’ve heard rumors of some dogs that go into frenzies because of all the loud...

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How to Housetrain Your Puppy

Hi everyone! I wanted to talk about a very important topic today. My owner gets mad at me a lot for this, but I can’t help it, and I want to give you my side of the story about peeing in the house. My owner has tried a lot of different approaches to try and get me to...

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How to Deal with an Excited Dog

You know, I keep trying to tell my owners that I’m bored and have all this energy that I need to get out, but they just don’t seem to get it! They take me for walks, sure, but I’m used to physical activity. Don’t get me wrong, I love walks. I could spend most of my...

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Rescue Dog Training

I had a family a while ago, but they weren’t very nice to me. They yelled at me a lot; they would hit me with rolled up newspaper; they didn’t feed me enough, or give me enough water. I didn’t get to sleep comfortably. At least I had a home, even if I had to fend for...

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