Should Dewclaws Be Removed?
Most dogs are born with a vestigial fifth claw on the inside of each front paw. This is called a “dewclaw.” In the United States, for most breeds, this tiny dewclaw is removed soon after birth. In Europe there are people who believe that dewclaws should not be removed.Is It Safe To Jog With My Dog?
Many people love the idea of jogging with their dog. If you like to stretch your legs and stay fit you may think that taking your dog along with you for a good run is just as good for him as it is for you. But that’s not necessarily true in all cases. Here are some things to consider before you set out for a jog with your canine best friend.How Can I Stop My Dog From Running Off?
There are so many sad stories about dogs that have run off when they weren’t wearing a leash. You hear stories from frustrated owners all the time who say their dog got away because he wasn’t wearing a leash. How can you stop this problem?Why Does My Dog Pass Gas?
Most people have been on the receiving end of a blast from their dog at one time or another. Once in a while your dog may clear a room when he has a gastric eruption. It’s perfectly normal for a dog, or any other animal, to pass gas occasionally. But your dog’s flatulence is amusing only so often. If you have a dog who has ongoing problems with passing gas you have probably been wondering what causes it.Leash Training – Four Keys To Effective Leash Training
In this article, I will discuss the four important keys to success in leash training your dog and also, the typical mistakes people make when trying to train their dog to stop pulling on the leash when out for a leisurely walk. Taking your dog out for a daily walk can be a challenging adventure more than an enjoyable journey. For thousands of people, it’s more like the dog is walking them!