If you’ve ever been to an off-leash dog park, then you’re probably familiar with the hierarchy that dogs (and sometimes their owners!) tend to form with one another. Similar to junior high, you’ll see all sorts of canines: shy and outgoing, large and small, aggressive and passive, and dominant and submissive. To ensure that you and your dog will have a great trip to the park, try out these ten tips Continue reading
The USA has the most dogs per country on Earth – over 78 million. Each year, 5 million puppies are born in the USA. That’s a lot of dogs! If you’ve never owned a puppy dog, there are some things you should know. At birth, puppies don’t yet see or hear, or have teeth. And, as little ones, they sleep a lot – typically up to 14 hours a day. Puppies suckle their mommy’s teats for milk to help them grow during the first couple weeks. After about a month, they’re able to eat solid foods. Continue reading
If you are a dog lover, then you are probably familiar with the frustration that comes from poor weather. When it rains or snows, Fido is stuck indoors, and you are left with a canine that has a predisposition to cabin fever.
For most of us dog owners, it only takes a few days of foregoing walks, trips to park, or letting your pup out to run around your fenced yard before you get desperate. Sometimes dogs will start to act out (destroying your house, or forgetting the fact that they are potty trained) to try and get your attention to communicate that they are bored. Try these tips and tricks you can do inside your home to keep your HeroDog active and attentive. Continue reading