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If you're not exactly sure where to start in your dog-training journey or you're unsure about what type of dog bed or dog door is best for your dog's particular needs, we've compiled the resources you may need to help you along the way. This collection of helpful articles, reviews, buying guides and comparison charts is meant to help you learn all about training, containing and caring for your pet in the best possible way.

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Benefits Of Using an E-Collar

Benefits Of Using an E-Collar

Owners, enthusiasts and animal lovers have varied views regarding the use of an electric collar in training and behavior modification of canines. Many people are quick to jump to the conclusion that because these collars provide a "shock" it is inhumane; this opinion is often formed from a lack of information regarding these types of training collars. In fact, using the “Tapping” method at extremely low levels of static correction are much safer...
DIY Electric Dog Fence vs Professional Install

DIY Electric Dog Fence vs Professional Install

Since first being developed and introduced to the pet market in 1973, dog owners worldwide have found electric dog fences to be a great aid in providing proper care and safety for mans best friend. An electronic dog fence is not actually a "fence" at all but, rather, a less expensive, more aesthetically appealing alternative to a conventional fence that's more precisely called an "electronic pet containment system." These invisible dog fences...
How to Use an Electronic Dog Training Collar

How to Use an Electronic Dog Training Collar

There are many types of dog training collars on the market all of which are useful in different situations. In this article I am going to focus on how to use an electronic collar or e-collar to train your dog. Sometimes called shock collars, e-collars emit an electronic pulse to your dog's neck through two small prongs on the collar. This electric stimulation is triggered by a remote control unit that can be set to a wide range of levels depending on your...
Bark Collars For Dogs  A Great Alternative

Bark Collars For Dogs A Great Alternative

Here's an interesting piece of data. According to recent statistics, about 10% of dogs that are adopted from animal shelters in the U.S. are eventually brought back due to behavioral problems. From information gathered by the Humane Society of the United States, the main behavior problem exhibited by more than 40% of those returned dogs is excessive barking. Of all unwanted behaviors, nuisance barking is one of the easiest and quickest to remedy by using one of the...
How to Choose the Right Dog Bed for Your Dog

How to Choose the Right Dog Bed for Your Dog

As any dog owner knows, dogs like to spend a good amount of their time lounging around and sleeping. For this reason, it's important that they have a comfortable area to rest and relax and providing a dog bed that's appropriate to their size, habits and temperament should be a consideration. There are many styles from which to choose and I'll offer some tips here on which might best serve your needs. Even if your preference is to have your dog sleep at night...