Training &amp; Behavior http://mypetsmart.com/taxonomy/term/589/all en Understanding Your Dog's Body Language http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/understanding-your-dogs-body-language <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Catherine Thomas </div> </div> </div> <p>Dogs communicate with us through a variety of ways-not just barking and tail wagging. Dogs are complex and use their body to talk all the time. Here&rsquo;s what yours might be trying to tell you:&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;<strong>&ldquo;I&rsquo;m stressed out and unsure of what&rsquo;s going on.&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>When a dog is stressed, you may notice him quivering, whining or even crying. He will probably have his ears back and pinned down against his head and might hold his mouth open to facilitate panting. You&rsquo;ll also notice his tail is between his legs.&nbsp;</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/understanding-your-dogs-body-language#comments Training & Behavior Dog Wed, 09 Feb 2011 17:08:58 +0000 PetSmart 182450 at http://mypetsmart.com Keep your pet safe with these Halloween safety tips http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/keep-your-pet-safe-with-these-halloween-safety-tips <p>Involving your pet in your Halloween activities can be a lot of fun. However, there are several situations to be aware of like preventing your pet from eating chocolate and keeping him safe when trick-or-treaters coming calling. Provide a safe, yet spook-tacular Halloween for your pets with these safety tips:</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/keep-your-pet-safe-with-these-halloween-safety-tips#comments Training & Behavior Seasonal Other Thu, 21 Oct 2010 17:54:43 +0000 PetSmart 171374 at http://mypetsmart.com Staying Home for Halloween? Party Tips and Doorbell Issues http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/staying-home-for-halloween-party-tips-and-doorbell-issues <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Debbie McKnight, Accredited PetSmart Trainer </div> </div> </div> <p>Throwing a Halloween bash this year?<span>&nbsp; </span>Is Fido invited?<span>&nbsp; </span>Here are a few simple tips to make sure he stays safe and is enjoyed by all:</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/staying-home-for-halloween-party-tips-and-doorbell-issues#comments Training & Behavior Dog Tue, 19 Oct 2010 20:24:59 +0000 PetSmart 176971 at http://mypetsmart.com Halloween Training Tricks http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/halloween-training-tricks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Debbie McKnight, Accredited PetSmart Trainer </div> </div> </div> <p>Halloween is a great time for the whole family to spend together.<span>&nbsp; </span>If you plan to let Fido participate in the trick or treating, teaching him a few basic commands will make your Halloween fun much easier.<span>&nbsp; </span>These three basics: Sit (so he won&rsquo;t jump on the kids), stay (so he won&rsquo;t run out when you open the door), and leave it (so he won&rsquo;t touch the candy) should be plenty to get you through the night.<span>&nbsp; </span>Here are some basic instructions on teachin</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/halloween-training-tricks#comments Training & Behavior Dog Mon, 11 Oct 2010 22:55:18 +0000 PetSmart 171623 at http://mypetsmart.com How to Choose the Right Gate for Your Pet http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/how-to-choose-the-right-gate-pen-for-your-pet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PetSmart </div> </div> </div> <p>Whether your four-legged family member is a new puppy or a senior dog, every Pet Parent knows there are times when it&rsquo;s simply not safe to give pets the run of the house or yard. And there are a variety of gates and exercise pens available to keep pets big and small safely contained. Here are tips to help you decide which is best to fit you and your pet&rsquo;s needs.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/how-to-choose-the-right-gate-pen-for-your-pet#comments Training & Behavior Dog Tue, 05 Oct 2010 22:45:03 +0000 171619 at http://mypetsmart.com PetSafe Spray Bark Control Collar http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/petsafe-spray-bark-control-collar <a href="/petcare/manuals/petsafe-spray-bark-control-collar" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38266726.jpg" title="Thumbnail of PetSafe Spray Bark Control Collar" height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/petsafe-spray-bark-control-collar#comments Training & Behavior Dog Mon, 27 Sep 2010 22:51:57 +0000 admin 89465 at http://mypetsmart.com PetSafe Deluxe Bark Control Coller http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/petsafe-deluxe-bark-control-coller <a href="/petcare/manuals/petsafe-deluxe-bark-control-coller" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38266685.jpg" title="Thumbnail of PetSafe Deluxe Bark Control Coller" height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/petsafe-deluxe-bark-control-coller#comments Training & Behavior Dog Mon, 27 Sep 2010 22:23:56 +0000 admin 89452 at http://mypetsmart.com PetSafe Stationary Bark Control Training System http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/petsafe-stationary-bark-control-training-system <a href="/petcare/manuals/petsafe-stationary-bark-control-training-system" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38266687.jpg" title="Thumbnail of PetSafe Stationary Bark Control Training System" height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/petsafe-stationary-bark-control-training-system#comments Training & Behavior Dog Mon, 27 Sep 2010 22:21:55 +0000 admin 89451 at http://mypetsmart.com PetSafe Yard & Park Trainer http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/petsafe-yard-park-trainer <a href="/petcare/manuals/petsafe-yard-park-trainer" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38266688.jpg" title="Thumbnail of PetSafe Yard & Park Trainer " height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/petsafe-yard-park-trainer#comments Training & Behavior Dog Mon, 27 Sep 2010 22:19:55 +0000 admin 89450 at http://mypetsmart.com PetSafe Deluxe Little Dog Bark Control Collar http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/petsafe-deluxe-little-dog-bark-control-collar <a href="/petcare/manuals/petsafe-deluxe-little-dog-bark-control-collar" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38266690.jpg" title="Thumbnail of PetSafe Deluxe Little Dog Bark Control Collar " height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/petsafe-deluxe-little-dog-bark-control-collar#comments Training & Behavior Dog Mon, 27 Sep 2010 22:18:10 +0000 admin 89449 at http://mypetsmart.com PetSafe Deluxe Little Dog Remote Trainer http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/petsafe-deluxe-little-dog-remote-trainer <a href="/petcare/manuals/petsafe-deluxe-little-dog-remote-trainer" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38266691.jpg" title="Thumbnail of PetSafe Deluxe Little Dog Remote Trainer " height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/petsafe-deluxe-little-dog-remote-trainer#comments Training & Behavior Dog Mon, 27 Sep 2010 22:16:02 +0000 admin 89448 at http://mypetsmart.com Premier Easy Walk Dog Harness http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/premier-easy-walk-dog-harness <a href="/petcare/manuals/premier-easy-walk-dog-harness" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38264498.jpg" title="Thumbnail of Premier Easy Walk Dog Harness" height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/premier-easy-walk-dog-harness#comments Training & Behavior Dog Mon, 27 Sep 2010 22:01:29 +0000 admin 89444 at http://mypetsmart.com Premier Gentle Leader Dog Training Collar http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/premier-gentle-leader-dog-training-collar <a href="/petcare/manuals/premier-gentle-leader-dog-training-collar" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38264493.jpg" title="Thumbnail of Premier Gentle Leader Dog Training Collar" height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/premier-gentle-leader-dog-training-collar#comments Training & Behavior Dog Mon, 27 Sep 2010 21:59:37 +0000 admin 89443 at http://mypetsmart.com Premier Gentle Spray Citronella Anti-Bark Dog Collar http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/premier-gentle-spray-citronella-anti-bark-dog-collar <a href="/petcare/manuals/premier-gentle-spray-citronella-anti-bark-dog-collar" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38264490.jpg" title="Thumbnail of Premier Gentle Spray Citronella Anti-Bark Dog Collar " height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/premier-gentle-spray-citronella-anti-bark-dog-collar#comments Training & Behavior Dog Mon, 27 Sep 2010 21:56:26 +0000 admin 89442 at http://mypetsmart.com LitterMaid Elite Mega Advanced Automatic Self-Cleaning Litter Box (LME9000) http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/littermaid-elite-mega-advanced-automatic-self-cleaning-litter-box-lme9000 <a href="/petcare/manuals/littermaid-elite-mega-advanced-automatic-self-cleaning-litter-box-lme9000" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38264478.jpg" title="Thumbnail of LitterMaid Elite Mega Advanced Automatic Self-Cleaning Litter Box (LME9000)" height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/littermaid-elite-mega-advanced-automatic-self-cleaning-litter-box-lme9000#comments Training & Behavior Cat Mon, 27 Sep 2010 21:47:27 +0000 admin 89440 at http://mypetsmart.com