A Dog Day Care business can be a lot of fun!

Written by Kelley Blackston

If you love dogs and you enjoy making money then a dog day care business may be a very good fit for you!

Let me ask you a question, "Can you imagine starting your very own dog day care business?" If you asked yourself that question and still aren't sure, let me give you a bit of dog day care business advice....

First, make sure that you truly love dogs. Second, study your area and see if there is a large dog population. Finally, get some legal advice.

You see, if you love and care forrepparttar dogs that you keep,repparttar 125750 chances of your dog day care business being a huge success is much better than if you are just starting a dog day care business forrepparttar 125751 money.

Nowrepparttar 125752 reason that I mentioned studying your area to make sure there are plenty of dogs is simple, no dogs equals no money for your dog day care business!

How to become Top Dog - A Dog Owner's Guide to Sanity

Written by Tina Spriggs

Peeing onrepparttar carpet, knocking you down, or stealing dinner offrepparttar 125749 counter are all signs that your dog doesn't respect your rules. In other words, you are notrepparttar 125750 Alpha Dog.

If you ever want to have a peaceful and happy relationship with your dog, you need to learn how to become top dog.

It's not just a silly phrase. Dogs have a heirarchial ranking system. In simple reality,repparttar 125751 only two ranks you need to know of are top dog , and not top dog.... The Ruler, andrepparttar 125752 Rule Follower. Naturally you don't want to be caught inrepparttar 125753 trap of being subject to your dog.

You want your dog to respect you and obey you. Don't confuserepparttar 125754 two. A dog may obey you out of fear, but not respect you. That is a dangerous situation to be in. Have you ever seenrepparttar 125755 movie Iron Will? If not, watch it. It gives some great insight.

There's a dog sled driver who beats his dogs into submission and treats them terribly. They respond to his beatings and he has a winning team, but atrepparttar 125756 first sign of weakness, they turn on him and... well it wasn't pretty.

Of course that's a dramatization and worse case scenario. Frankly, I think anyone who beats dogs has it coming. It's just not necessary to rule with an iron fist.

Most dogs are receptive to attitudes that are as basic and primal as fighting, but are much less violent.

For example, simply giving commands and being consistent goes a long way. If your dog is always made aware of what is and what is not acceptable, you will have a greater chance of success.

When your dog disobeys, scold him and send him to his quarters- whether it be a dog bed, a kennel, going outside or just a specific place inrepparttar 125757 house.

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