Socialisation

Importance of Socializing Your Canine Companion

Socializing your canine companion with people and other canines is very important. It is best to start socializing as young as possible. In doing so, it can help prevent certain aggression problems later on. A friend of mine Jen; has owned her...

Dog Park Etiquette - What You Need To Know

Taking your dog to a dog park is an excellent alternative to regular people parks! Obviously, a dog park is much more pet friendly than your average park where you might deal with pet haters or nervous parents who are uncomfortable with your F...

Socializing An Adult Dog

If you have read any of my articles on socialization you have surely read my information concerning the period of socialization for a dog. That period in case you missed it is from birth to 20 weeks of age. During this period we expose the new...

How To Socialize Your Dog In Different Situations?

Everyone wants to have a socialized dog, but it might be very difficult to do that after it gets older. So make sure that you socialize your pet before twenty weeks of age. After your dogs matures it will be much more difficult if not impossib...

Introducing a second dog to your home

Want to adopt a dog but afraid of how your own dog will react?  Don’t worry, I’m sure everyone thinks the same.  I certainly did before I adopted Ginger. Taking on another pet certainly needs a lot of thought but in my experience it isn’t as d...

Tips to Stop Dog Aggression in Your Household

Become the leader of the pack Very often a dog's aggressive behaviour is an attempt to take control of the household, challenging your position of the Alpha Leader. You should establish a pecking order in your household with your dog at the bo...

Helping Your Dog Get Along With New Pets

When you adopt a new pet, it’s important to you that everyone in the home will love it as much as you do--especially the dog. Adding another furry friend to your family usually means some extra planning for introducing it to any current pets, and...

Why You Need to Socialize Your Dog

In a perfect world, our beloved companion dogs would be able to accompany us just about anywhere without having the slightest display of anxiety, aggression, overly excited-ness or any other type of "naughty dog" act. As dog owners, we all kno...

Dog Meet and Greet

You have probably found yourself in this position before: You are walking Petey, your usually well-mannered and friendly dog when he notices a new dog. Whether it's coming towards you, is behind you, or is somewhere off to the side, Petey has ...

Early Puppy Socialization Skills - Learn What to Teach Your Puppy

Training a puppy in socializing skills, whether he is a Miniature Schnauzer or any other breed of dog, is a subject that often arises with new or inexperienced dog owners; that's fair enough as every dog owner needs to be comfortable in the kn...