How To Keep Your Pit Bull’s Attention While Dog Training

There are certain rules that you should follow every single time you work on training your Pit Bull Terrier. One of these things is making sure that you are training him in an area where there aren’t lots of distractions. Distractions can be an important tool used for training your Pit Bull Terrier, however it is important to get the basics down before doing so.

When your dog has mastered the basic commands that you’ve taught him and is excelling in his obedience training exercises without distractions, it is at this point that you can begin introducing outside distractions to …

How To Care For Your New Foal.

You have waited eleven months for your foal to arrive. Now he is here what can you do to ensure he gets off to the best possible start in life?

Make sure that the foal sucks. A normal foal should stand and drink from the mare within two hours. If the foal is having difficulty sucking, or is not interested, he may have serious problems. Call an experienced horse vet sooner rather than later.

Colostrum, the first milk, is very important. It contains all the antibodies your foal needs to protect him from infectious disease. A foal needs between 1.5 …

How to Buy a Horse Trailer

Whether you own one horse or several, a horse trailer will provide a convenient way to travel with your horses to shows, rodeos, camping sites, horse trails, or wherever you need to take your horses. Horse trailers are also useful in case of an emergency if you have to evacuate your horses or get them to a veterinarian in a hurry. But buying a horse trailer can be a little confusing because there are so many different types and styles available. Here are some things to look for when shopping for a horse trailer.

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How Is Your Pit Bull’s Diet?: Dog Nutrition Tips

Part of being a loving, responsible Pit Bull owner is providing him with the proper diet to ensure he stays healthy. Many owners believe just because they purchase the most expensive brands of dog food for their Pit Bull that he is getting all of the vitamins and nutrients he needs, but often times, that is not the case. Humans can’t meet all of their nutritional requirements by eating one particular food, and neither can your Pit Bull. You are the one who is in control of this day to day aspect of your Pit Bull’s life, so essentially his …

House Training Your Pit Bull Puppy

To begin the house training process with your Pit Bull puppy, you need to first determine a suitable place outside your house where he can relieve himself. Once you have found that place, give your puppy a little tour around to let him get acquainted with the new area.

The next step is to restrict his freedom inside the house. Your Pit Bull puppy is less inclined to relieve himself near his sleeping quarters. By restricting him to certain areas in your house, he will be more likely to hold himself. However, do not make him wait too long. Even …

Horses – Sir Barton

There have been many great triple crown winners in horse racing history. But none faded farther into obscurity than the triple crown winner Sir Barton.

He wasn’t the last but he was the first. This was an amazing achievement for this horse when you consider the following facts. As a two year old he lost his first six races. This horse couldn’t get out of his own way and nobody gave him a chance to win much of anything, let alone the triple crown. As a three year old, the only reason he was even in his first race in …

How to Safely and Effectively Address Dog Aggression

Dog aggression is one of the most common issues dog owners face. It’s important to know how to safely and effectively address this issue in order to keep your pet, family, and friends safe.  The best way for a dog owner to address their aggressive pup is by working with a certified behaviorist or trainer that has experience addressing canine aggression. 

These professionals can help you create an individualized treatment plan that is tailored specifically for your problem behaviors. A qualified professional will also be able to offer advice on what type of training style would work best for both …

Teaching Your Dog to Howl: A Guide

Have you ever wanted to teach your dog to howl? Though it may seem difficult, in reality, it is not. There are many reasons why one would want their dog to howl: for fun, as a prank on friends and family members, or even just because they can! In this guide, we will be going over the steps that you need to take in order for your pup to learn howling skills.

Teaching Your Dog to Howl: A Guide

Before we begin, it is important to keep in mind that everyone’s dog learns at a different pace. No two dogs …

Is Small Amounts of Chocolate Harmful to Dogs?

The other day, my dog ate chocolate. It was only a small amount, but I’m not sure whether or not it’s harmful to him. What should I do? The truth is that dogs can’t metabolize cocoa beans like humans can, so the main ingredient in chocolate (theobromine) isn’t processed well by their bodies. 

That means they are more likely to have adverse reactions when they eat even small amounts of chocolate than we would be. Let’s take a look at this article for some tips on what you should do if your pet eats anything containing cocoa beans!

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How to Get Your Dog to Drink More Water: A Guide for Successful Drinking

Your dog is a unique being with its own personality and habits. You have to find what works best for your individual animal, but there are some general tips that will help you on your way: give them ice cubes (they like the crunching), put their water dish near their food dish, or try different flavors of water such as chicken broth or apple juice. 

It’s not always easy to get our pets to do what we want them to do; they don’t speak English and sometimes think they know better than us humans. But with these simple tricks, it’ll …