The ‘Smartest’ Dog Breeds

There's no easy way to rate dog intelligence. As the psychologist Stanley Coren wrote in the '90s, there's adaptive intelligence (i.e., figuring stuff out), working intelligence (i.e., following orders), and instinctive intelligence (i.e., innate talent) — not to mention spatial intelligence, kinesthetic intelligence, interpersonal intelligence, and more. As the animal behaviorist Frans de Waal has … Continue reading The ‘Smartest’ Dog Breeds

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5 Steps for New Pet and New Business Success

Guest Post 5 Steps for New Pet and New Business Success Few things in life are sweeter than welcoming a new pet to the family. It can be difficult, though, to balance both a new pet and a new business. Follow these steps from to successfully manage both. 1. Choose the Right Pet Different animals … Continue reading 5 Steps for New Pet and New Business Success

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Names for Dogs by Country of Origin

~~ English Dog Names ~~ Abercrombie Armstrong Avery Beardsley Bentley Blair Blythe Boswell Bristol Broderick Buckingham Burgess Burton Cadbury Cambridge Cameron Carrington Cecil Chadwick Chaplain Churchill Collier Colin Connor Connery Courtney Cromwell Crumpet Digby Dover Dudley Duchess Enid Falkland Fergie Garrick Gavin Genevieve Gordon Hilton Ian Jeeves Kelsey Lancelot London Margaret Macbeth Maxwell Milicent Nigel … Continue reading Names for Dogs by Country of Origin

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1,000+ Boy Dog Names

It can be difficult to come up with a name for your boy dog, and you'll need a lot of inspiration and go through a lot of names before you find the right one. You'll be shouting it through fields, using it on a regular basis, and teaching your dog with it, so choosing the … Continue reading 1,000+ Boy Dog Names

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How does a Puppy Scam Work?

How does a Puppy Scam Work? Puppy Scams are online con games perpetrated by organized crime. This con is being carried out on a large scale, with criminal organizations developing hundreds of websites to encourage consumers to part with their money. This scam, also known as a "Puppy Scam," may use cats, ponies, tortoises, or … Continue reading How does a Puppy Scam Work?

Top 10 Common Health Problems in Yorkies You Must Be Aware Of

There are three types of health problems in Yorkies – inherited, congenital, or acquired. A few breed-specific vulnerabilities are hereditary, forcing Yorkshire Terriers to carry abnormalities since birth. There are also diseases that these dogs are at high risk of during their life. With proper awareness, you can prevent health hazards from overwhelming your Yorkie. … Continue reading Top 10 Common Health Problems in Yorkies You Must Be Aware Of

Video: Separation Anxiety in Dogs

One of the most common problems a canine behaviorist handles is separation anxiety. It is easy to become frustrated when your dog has separation anxiety, and that frustration can be sensed by your dog making the situation that much more difficult. SEPARATION ANXIETY What is separation anxiety, exactly? Separation anxiety is often thought to be … Continue reading Video: Separation Anxiety in Dogs

5 Simple Commands You Should Teach Your Puppy

Contents How To Teach A Dog To Come How To Teach a Dog Loose Leash Walking How To Teach a Dog To Sit How To Teach a Dog To Stay How to Teach a Dog to Lay Down Getting Started To start off on the right foot (and paw!) with your pup, he’ll need to … Continue reading 5 Simple Commands You Should Teach Your Puppy

10 Best Training Tips

Ok, he's finally home. Training needs to begin immediately, considering the new pattern on the rug, not to mention the dog's breakfast he's made of your new Manolo Blahnik strappy sandals. But where should you start?Whether you train your new puppy or dog yourself, take classes, or hire a private trainer, some basic training tips…

The Puppy Training Guide: Guest Post

Training Puppy the First Week Puppies learn very quickly with proper instruction. The first few days at home are extremely important for puppies and the precedents you set now will last a lifetime. All family members must agree upon responsibility and rules for the new pup. Read more ... House Training a Puppy It's normal … Continue reading The Puppy Training Guide: Guest Post