Dog Park Etiquette: Rules to Help Dogs Get Along

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Proper dog park etiquette is important if you want your dog to stay out of fights when playing. Anyone who frequents the dog park and knows about dog behavior probably has a few horror stories to share. Here are some basic rules to keep your dog out of trouble.

Wolf Hybrids: The Best of Both Worlds…or Not?

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What about wolf hybrids? Shouldn’t a hybrid between a wolf and dog get the best of both worlds? Maybe theoretically, but not realistically. While some hybrids—the ones with the most dog-like characteristics—can sometimes make great family pets, others—the more wolf-like ones— are a big risk.

Wolf Hybrids: The Best of Both Worlds…or Not?

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What about wolf hybrids? Shouldn’t a hybrid between a wolf and dog get the best of both worlds? Maybe theoretically, but not realistically. While some hybrids—the ones with the most dog-like characteristics—can sometimes make great family pets, others—the more wolf-like ones— are a big risk.

Is Your Dog a Criminal or Alcoholic?  Canine Rehabilitation vs Behavior Modification

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Behavior modification is used for changing the behavior of animals and people using the scientific principles that guide learning and behavior, while rehabilitation uses exercises, ultrasound, TENS and other non-invasive technologies to help animals recover from physical injuries or prevent or slow physical processes down. So how did these terms get mixed up and why is it inappropriate? Find out here!

Is Your Dog a Criminal or Alcoholic?  Canine Rehabilitation vs Behavior Modification

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Behavior modification is used for changing the behavior of animals and people using the scientific principles that guide learning and behavior, while rehabilitation uses exercises, ultrasound, TENS and other non-invasive technologies to help animals recover from physical injuries or prevent or slow physical processes down. So how did these terms get mixed up and why is it inappropriate? Find out here!

How to Safely Transfer a Small Dog from Person-to-Person

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Knowing how to safely transfer a dog from one person to the next is really handy if you work in a veterinary clinic, shelter, or kennel. Here is one method you can use, but be sure to first practice on friendly dogs until you have the technique down.

How to Safely Transfer a Small Dog from Person-to-Person

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Knowing how to safely transfer a dog from one person to the next is really handy if you work in a veterinary clinic, shelter, or kennel. Here is one method you can use, but be sure to first practice on friendly dogs until you have the technique down.

Are Head Collars on Dogs Dangerous or Safe? It’s All About Technique!

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Head halters attached to leashes are tools designed to help you control your dog by guiding their head, just as halters and lead ropes are used to help control horses. But are they safe for dogs who are likely to run to the end of their leash? Dr. Yin explains the use of head halters and how to use them safely.