Is Dog Obedience School for You?

Written by Tina Spriggs

Are you thinking about dog obedience school? Do you know what to expect out of it? Do you know what it costs or where to find a good school?

If not, let me help take out some ofrepparttar mystery of finding one to make sure you and your dog getrepparttar 125761 best experience you can.

If you have searchedrepparttar 125762 web in this topic, you probably found some sites that are basically search engines within search engines, no real information about dog obedience schools. Or you might have found some obedience schools that were onrepparttar 125763 other side ofrepparttar 125764 country. Needless to say, neither one was of much use.

Chances are you have a dog obedience school of some sort in your town, unless you've got a population of less than 20,000. In that event, you might need to opt for dog training videos or books, and I will go over some good resources for that later.

The first thing I want you to do is look for someone with proven experience. You can start inrepparttar 125765 yellow pages and look under "Dog Training" as opposed to "dog obedience school."

Ask a LOT of questions. These people are going to be moldingrepparttar 125766 mind of your impressionable pup and you want to know that it's a good fit.

Ask things like:

What willrepparttar 125767 dog be taught? What isrepparttar 125768 success rate? What happens if you're not satisfied Will you be taught how to continue with your dogs new training? What are their methods of correction whenrepparttar 125769 dog disobeys? Visitrepparttar 125770 facility too. Check it out. Meetrepparttar 125771 trainers and see how they act with people and dogs.

Do They Really Need a Dog Bed?

Written by Tina Spriggs

When Lucky was starting to show signs of aging, we were concerned about her comfort. She would have a hard time getting up inrepparttar morning. Her legs would shake and she would take five minutes just to get up, where once she could pounce up in a second.

Her hips were really thin and her muscle mass was decreasing rapidly.

What we found out was that we could help her by getting an orthopedic dog bed. The sad part is, we probably could have helped her avoid this by getting it for her when she was younger.

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