The Summer Dog

Summer is approaching with rising temperatures and with them, our concerns about how to protect our dog from the heat. It is quite clear that neither you, nor I like to wear a lot of clothes at +30 degrees, but the dog’s coat actually provides relief from the heat. By acting as an insulator, it …

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Debunking some Pro Crate Arguments

Listening to a podcast, the other day, I heard some arguments on why the crate is an amazing tool. During the argumentation I started ranting against.This gave me the idea to write down the pro arguments used in the podcast and my reflections on them. House-training Pro Crate Argument When house-training a puppy, you just …

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Say goodbye to your best friend

Introduction “The Greatest Wish” is a song by the American artist Curtis Salgado that tells us that we want so many things in our life, but the greatest wish of all is “I want my dog ​​to live longer.” Well, I am living with a dog that suffers from a chronic disease and periodically her …

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The Good Dog

My dog is a good dog We hear it a lot. “My dog is a good dog. She doesn’t cause any problems for me and she behaves really well. She is actually very comfortable for me.” But – is she OK? We must bear in mind that health is not the absence of disease. This …

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The sniffing dog

The sniffing dog is happier We all understand how important it is we take our dog for a walk. However, I think a large part of us, if not the most, have not realised the importance of letting the dog smell and sniff. For many of our dogs, going for a walk is the moment …

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The dog’s rest

The dog’s rest is essential. Being able to sleep is one of the basic needs that must be met in order to survive. Did you know that we can survive longer with no food than without sleep? How much does the dog sleep? How much a dog sleeps a day depends on what we define …

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Talk to animals?

Hombre con perro

One of the characteristics for the human race is hubris. Evidence of this is that we believe ourselves to be the only species on earth capable of speaking, so why should we talk to animals? Prairie Dogs An example of how wrong we are is if we take a look at the Prairie Dogs. It …

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The stressed dog

Perro Estresado

There is no doubt that the biggest challenge our dogs have to face nowadays is stress and that the most common dog is the stressed dog. We try to give it other names and we are desperately looking for other reasons, but what really kills our dogs is stress. The companion dog is not accompanied. …

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Be your dog’s best friend

Be your dog's best friend

What does it mean to be your dog’s best friend and how do you build that kind of relation with your dog? That is where I came from. I was the rough tough Sergeant. Being taught dog training the old “Make sure your dog knows who’s the boss” way and starting off in classic obedience …

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