Wondering which dog training class is the right one for you? The following descriptions of PetSmart accredited dog training classes can help you decide:
Potty Training Seminars (for Pet Parents only – no pets), which are one-time classes that last one hour, are great for people that have not yet gotten their new dog or for someone that has & Read more �
Does hybrid vigor, the notion that dogs which are less related have increased fertility and health, really exist? Sure. It just doesn’t occur quite as often as people think because it is more than a matter of not mating the same breed. People assume that as long as the female and stud are different breeds, the offspring will be healthy, but & Read more �
Developed by the founders of the National Dog Registry, tattooing is a simple, affordable means of permanently identifying your dog. It is painless to a dog because as dog’s skin structure is so different from a human’s that the tattoo marker doesn’t need to be inserted very deeply into the dog’s epidermis, or outer skin layer. The best & Read more �
If you have decided to change your pet's diet, feed your pet a combination of the new and old food over a 10-day period to get them used to the new texture and smell. Abrupt changes to a pet's diet can trigger diarrhea and other intestinal upsets, especially if your pet has a sensitive stomach, so be deliberate and & Read more �
One of the cardinal rules of pet ownership is “don’t feed your pet chocolate.” But what is it about chocolate that can make your pet so sick?
Adopting a pet is a rewarding experience that not only saves the life of the pet, but enriches the life of the Pet Parent. Remember, no pet whether he is from a shelter, a breeder or elsewhere is perfect. Challenges including potty training, obedience issues and medical expenses can crop up after the adoption. Here's the good news: & Read more �
If you want to rename your dog, go right ahead.
If you have children and are adopting a puppy or are a puppy Pet Parent and are having young children over to visit, you'll want to introduce them to one another in a way that is friendly and non-threatening for both parties.
Here are some tips to help introduce your pet to young children: