Keeping peace in a multiple dog household becomes a challenge because of the way dogs live with each other. Dogs are pack animals,and within each pack there are levels where every dog fits; the alpha dog is the leader, the beta is second to the leader and the omega is at the bottom of the hierarchy.

Maintaining Peace in a Multiple Dog Household

Maintaining peace in a multiple dog household becomes a challenge because of the way dogs live with each other.

Sometimes, you won’t be home to restrain your dog. This might be indoors or outdoors, so some boundary training might help.

Successfully Boundary Train your Dog

Lhasa Apso - looks like my Murphy without black-tipped ears.

Thе fіrѕt trip wіll bе thе hardest, bесаuѕе уоur dog wіll nоt realize thаt уоu аrе coming back. Wіth the first trip behind you, if уоu hаvе tаkеn thе time tо mаkе ѕurе іt іѕ pleasant fоr уоur dog, future traveling wіth уоur dog ѕhоuld bе а breeze.

Tips for Traveling with Dogs

Tips for Traveling with Dogs - Pet Qwerks Toys

Dogs, just like humans, have unique personalities and temperaments. Some dogs are okay with being led while others prefer to lead. If you have a domineering dog in your house you might have noticed that he lets his presence be felt, whether he is the only dog in the house or there are others. If there are others, he might try to bully them into submission and if he is the only one in the house, he will challenge you in multiple ways.

Ways to Show your Dog Who's in Charge

Dogs are pack animals and as such they have a hierarchy where the alpha dog is the leader. Learn ways to show your dog who's in charge.

Let’s start with something simple like sanitation. Often pet owners neglect to pick up after their dog. It’s definitely an eyesore to walk into a park that has poo everywhere and worse, it’s really bad for your dog. There are a lot of diseases and parasites living in dog waste that other dogs can contract when they touch, roll in, or eat it. Unpleasant on all counts. So let’s avoid the spread of disease and follow this simple rule of etiquette.

Top 10 Dog Park Problems Pet Owners Encounter

15 things humans do wrong at dog parks / dog play etiquette

As faithful as a dog. That’s one of the first simile kids learn in school. This is because dogs dedicate themselves with their all, probably unlike any other animal or even fellow human beings. It’s for this reason that dogs are now not just pets, but an important part of the family.

The Pros of Having Your Dog Indoors

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Such a beautiful storyThey are not just pets. They are our FAMILY #furparents #pawsome #cuteness #morningthought #lovemydog #lovepaws #doglover #dogstagram #dogsofinstagram #family #unconditionallove #trust #puppiesofinstagram

One of the most difficult part of being a dog parent is the often unpleasant breath of our babies. Even the cutest, happiest, and most fun dog in the world could become relatively unenjoyable to be around, should a big cloud of his or her bad-smelling breath be encountered! Seriously, smelly dog’s breath is so bad that steps should be taken to avoid it becoming a problem for you and your pup.

How to Keep your Dog's Breath Fresh

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The most important thing to do as a caregiver is to make sure the puppies all get colostrum within a few minutes after birth. You can direct the puppy to the mum’s nipple and if it’s a healthy puppy, it will start suckling right away.

Taking Care of a New Litter

Expecting a litter of puppies soon? Here are some steps you could take when taking care of a new litter. Learn tips on feeding, bedding, and caring for a new litter.

This list is not exhaustive, but these are the items I found most relevant to my case. The avocado one shocked me as I always thought them safe, plus my dogs seemed to enjoy them. Oh well, too bad. I’d rather hurt their feelings a bit than lose them. Tough love I call it.

Fit for Human Consumption, Unfit for Canines

Fit for Human Consumption, Unfit for Canines - Pet Qwerks Toys

Sometimes, due to commitments, you just have to leave your dog home alone. When he is bored he can get into all sorts of mischief, which unfortunately might cost you money in repairs. To avoid this, train your pet to stay in his crate when you are not around.

Making your Home Dog Proof

Just like you would keep the house safe for a baby, you need to do the same for your dog. Here are some guidelines for making your home dog proof.

Sometime last year, I was so busy that I let my exercise schedule gather some dust. I was walking in the mall, and decided to take my weight, even though a small voice at the back of my head pleaded with me not to. I knew I had neglected my exercise schedule long enough to warrant a few pounds.

Me and My Buster’s Running Schedule

Me and my Buster's running schedule - the author shares the story of her exercising again with her Rottweiler and explains her journey and benefits for both her and her dog.

Training your dogs to behave and enjoy in the park in different ways is very important to keep them out of trouble.

Successful Ways to Achieve Dog Park Etiquette

There are basic guidelines that should be taken into consideration when taking your dog to a dog park. Learn successful ways to achieve dog park etiquette.

Does your dog speak your language or do you speak his?

Puppy Training Mistakes

A dog that’s unwell does not have a strong enough immune system to fight disease causing organisms, even if they are milder. It’s better to try and treat the symptoms first and only inject when the dog is healthy again, and has a strong immune system.

Why You Should only Vaccinate a Healthy Dog

Read about a personal experience of a dog owner with vaccines, and why it is important that you should only vaccinate a healthy dog.

In my years as a dog parent, I have experimented with many things ranging from food to medication for my dogs’ optimum health before I could settle for my current formula, which I still try to improve on a daily basis.

Vaccine Combo vs. Indivudal Vaccine

individual vaccine, which type of vaccine is better for your dog? The writer shares an experience with a vaccine combo.