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Great Apps For Dog Owners

Great Apps For Dog Owners

Remember a world without smart phones ... how did we ever get along? Technology has made life easier in so many ways, even for dogs and their owners. Whether you're looking for an app to track your dog's walking or even if you want access to emergency pet information, the following apps can be invaluable! read more…

How to Train Your Dog to Exit a Pool Safely

How to Train Your Dog to Exit a Pool Safely

Training your dog to safely exit the pool dramatically reduces their risk of drowning. Follow this simple process to train your dog to exit at the pool steps. Please share this video as it may well save a dog's life. For more info on pool safety for dogs, check out our blog article "Pool Safety for Dogs" read more…

Having Realistic Expectations for Puppies

Having Realistic Expectations for Puppies

Puppies are great, but Bark Busters offers this advice about what to expect and not expect out of your puppy. read more…

Understand How Using Your Hands Impacts Your Dog

Understand How Using Your Hands Impacts Your Dog

Training a dog can be frustrating for both of you. After all, your dog does everything using dog logic and you are operating from a place of human logic. This disparity in communication can sometimes be problematic, tempting you to use your hands to force your dog to do what you want. This type of ‘hands on’ approach is more harmful than you realise. Here’s what you need to understand about how using your hands impacts your dog. read more…

The Right Lead To Walk Your Dog

The Right Lead To Walk Your Dog

If you want your dog to walk correctly by your side, you need to make sure you have the right equipment. Please do not use a retractable lead as this can cause injury to both yourself and the dog in the following ways: read more…

Fear Aggression In Dogs

Fear Aggression In Dogs

A dog who shows aggression to other dogs, or even people can be very difficult to handle. It’s not surprising then that one of the main reasons for dogs being surrendered to shelters is aggression. Sadly, the prospects for a surrendered dog flagged as aggressive are not bright.  read more…

Three Important Rules of Pet Communication

Three Important Rules of Pet Communication

Your dog doesn’t speak English, and you don’t speak dog, but you can still communicate effectively with your pet. Your vocal tones and body language communicates volumes to your pet, but you should know that there are some things you shouldn’t do when communicating with your pet. Here are three important rules of pet communication everyone should follow. read more…

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