A grooming glove is a cloth glove with a rubber palm area that is covered with bumps that collect the dead hairs and massage the skin. It is the most effective and pleasurable way to groom smooth-coated dogs, from Labs to Greyhounds. There are many different styles and constructions to choose from. Visit RadioFence.com for your pet supplies.
Any of the retrieving breeds can become neurotic and unable to stop themselves from compulsively retrieving objects. The Labs who spend their waking hours bringing you tennis balls and dropping them at your feet are actually suffering from a form of canine OCD and need help by not making balls always available and only playing fetch for short designated play periods. Visit RadioFence.com for your pet supplies.
If training isn’t fun and interesting for you, then stop and rethink it. Both you and the dog have to be having a good time in order for a positive result to occur. In short, learning should ideally take place in a positive environment.
Teach your dog manners at a young age. Remember, dogs crave boundaries and you desire peace in the household. So take charge and keep in mind that you are the pack leader, and your dog will follow the pack leader.
Teach your dog that misbehaving – nipping, biting and barking incessantly – is not good dog etiquette. Even very young puppies can be taught the sit/stay, down and come commands. You can get a good dog training book, watch the Dog Whisperer or enroll you and your pup in obedience school.
If you are a proud parent of an adult dog that will need some retraining in doggy etiquette 101 don’t fret. It’s never to late to teach an older dog new tricks and the art of good manners. Dog Training Collars can be very helpful in getting the desired results.
The rule of thumb is that a puppy can hold her urine for the number of hours that correspond to her age in months, plus one. So a two month old puppy can hold it for three hours (2+1). Keep in mind this is the maximum time she can hold it but she may feel the urge before that. If you are unable to let your puppy out at the required time, you may want to consider using a dog crate to protect your carpeting and other belongings.