From the day you were reunited with your dog, they became a part of your family. With that said, a drive to be a better doggy parent for them should always be present.

It’s true when they say, “You can always do better.” On top of that, your dog deserves the best and nothing less.

Before getting into positive adjustments and reminders, let’s understand why owners should strive to be better.

The Importance Behind Better

A dog is in the truest sense man’s best friend. As Charles M. Schulz said, “Happiness is a warm puppy.” Bringing a little puppy into your home and family brings in great love, joy, and happiness, but it also brings with it a lot of responsibility. One of the most challenging tasks that dog lovers face is potty training their puppies. A lot of people, especially first-time owners are clueless about how to potty train a puppy.

Here is a beginner’s guide on all you need to know on how to potty train your little puppy:

Schedule for Potty Training A Puppy:

The key to succeeding…

Are you sick and tired of being dragged by the leash behind your dog?

Do you wish there was an easier way to get your dog to stop pulling on the leash than having to train him?

Or maybe you’re in the process of training him but need a quicker solution while you do it?

Well, you’ve come to the right place.

We Needed a Solution For Our Dog’s Pulling Immediately!

When we adopted our first dog, we had no idea how to care for a dog, much less train him.

In hindsight, we probably should have chosen an easier dog, but Dobby was the one that was destined…

1. Play a Game of Hide & Seek

Dogs love to play and engaging in some indoor games such as hide & seek is an easy way to make your dog happy. To play hide and seek have your dog stay while you go find a hiding spot. Once situated call your dog and praise them when they find you.

I was skeptical about how much my dog would enjoy this game, but to my surprise, she absolutely loves it (even though I keep picking the same 3 hiding spots). …

Why Do Dogs Go Crazy After a Bath?

You know what I’m talking about; we’ve all witnessed that canine post-bath craziness first hand. It’s that excitement our dogs get when they’re finally free of the bath. They seem to undergo some sort of temporary insanity as soon as they’re let loose. It’s usually pretty endearing; it always puts a smile on my face to see my dog experience such boundless joy.

There she goes. Running around the house; rubbing against everything she can find. Did I mention running around the house like a complete maniac? …

Your Dog Is Repeatedly Soiling the Same Area

Does your dog keep going to the bathroom in the same spot? Chances are your dog is picking up on those leftover urine smells, even if you think you’ve cleaned the area well. It’s estimated that a dog’s sense of smell is at least 10,000 times better than ours, and they can pick up on leftover smells that we don’t even notice.

Dogs have a tendency to prefer going to the bathroom in the same spot, and if there’s any urine scent left in your home they’re going to be attracted to that spot. …

It’s essential when bringing a dog into your family to know how to create a trusted and lasting bond.

Many people misunderstand what this means and end up dissatisfied with their pets or even get rid of them altogether.

By understanding your dog’s nature and learning how to cultivate those instincts into positive behavior, you can build a deep, trusting relationship with your pet.

Understanding the Pack Mentality

Help! My dog barks every night with no apparent reason!

It’s late. Finally, after a lot of turning, and tossing — you’re ready to sleep.

You thought that you would eventually get that good sleep you deserve, but out of nowhere, your dog starts to bark relentlessly.

Worse, you see no apparent reason why he should.

Before we dive into how to get my dog to stop barking at night, the smartest move to pull off is to determine why he is doing it in the first place.

All of our following actions will be grounded on this, so make sure not to skip this part.

It is easier to…

At times it can be difficult to understand why dogs do some of the things they do. We must keep in mind that they are not humans and they all come with instincts and habits that are contrary to peacefully cohabiting with us. However, with patience, the right strategy, and persistence, any dog's behaviors can be modified to a more acceptable level if not removed completely.

So How Do We Do It?

It requires that we clearly show the dog what behavior we want to happen. All dog behavior training relies on one principle, that through repetitive reinforcement, we can trick a dog's brain into wanting to do the preferred behavior over its instinctive one.

The old saying that “stupidity is doing the same thing over and over, and expecting different results” rings particularly true with dog behavior training. The number of times I have seen people walking their dog on a leash and jerking on it every 5 feet to try and correct the dogs pulling behavior is countless! Owners often repeat this technique for years, without ever considering if there’s a better way.

1. Jumping Up

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