By Karen A. Soukiasian Dog digging is hardwired into the DNA of many breeds and nearly all dogs just love to dig. In fact, dog digging is perfectly natural. Dogs have been digging for thousands of years, for a number of reasons, mainly survival.
By Karen A. Soukiasian Many dogs eat grass to settle an upset stomach. Dogs can’t run to the pharmacy if their tummies are upset. Nature, however, has provided them with an instinct to eat grass as a way to help them rid their bodies of indigestible materials, such as toy stuffing, a sock or especially… Read the rest »
By Karen A. Soukiasian Dog begging is a two-headed monster. Almost every dog owner has had to deal with at one time or another. The first head is nature. The second is nurture. But with work, you can stop dog begging. An inherent instinct, puppies learn to beg from the day they are born. Their… Read the rest »
By Sara B. Hansen When you bring a puppy home, you start with a blank slate. That means you have the awesome responsibility to form your cute ball of fluff into a well-mannered dog. Use DogsBestLife.com’s Puppy 101 guide, to help get your puppy started on the right paw. The first thing you need to… Read the rest »
By Karen A. Soukiasian There are a number of reasons why some dogs find eating their own or another animal’s — especially cat feces — so appetizing. And it can be a major challenge for some dog owners to make their dogs stop eating feces. 1. Most female dogs will instinctively keep their litter area… Read the rest »
By Kelly Marshall When you get that new puppy the first thing you do is begin teaching him. But understand, your pup is also a teacher. Be sure to open yourself up to the life lessons dogs teach owners. You teach him to sit, stay, and come, you teach him where to go to the… Read the rest »
By Karen A. Soukiasian There is no magic to create an incredible bond with your dog. You must remember though, they are not human. What they relate to is solely instinctive…reward or correction. Dogs follow the strongest and most assured member of their pack. The three rules that make a respected leader are: being fair,… Read the rest »