Tag: Pets

Generalize or Personalize? Do Dogs Transfer an Acquired Rule to Novel Situations and Persons?

Generalize or Personalize – Do Dogs Transfer an Acquired Rule to Novel Situations and Persons?  Claudia Bensimoun     Dogs have always been great at understanding communicative signals given by trainers, handlers and their owners. When we think about all the different ways that dogs work with us, and how they have become such an…

How To Stop Separation Barking?

By Claudia Bensimoun Separation- Issue Barking   Image Credit: BarkUpTodayDog All dogs are social and enjoy being around people. Dogs will be left alone at times. That said, there are some dogs that become anxious, bored, and experience severe distress when left alone. They then will engage in excessive barking, destructive chewing, soiling, and attempts…

Monday morning fun! Dog Wellness! Why off leash runs should be done every day?

    Image Credits: Claudia Bensimoun Deciding on whether to go to the dog park before or after work can be a difficult decision.Yet, there’s no doubt about it, regular off leash trips to the dog park, woods or even hitting the hiking trails with your furry best friend is no longer considered a luxury…

Texas Heeler! Australian Cattle Dog Cross Australian Shepherd

Photo Credit.Pet Your Dog: Origin:Texas History: The Texas Heeler can be both a cross between the Australian Cattle Dog and the Australian Shepherd, or a cross between the Australian Cattle Dog and the Border Collie.They were bred for farm work and their unique ability to herd cattle.The Texas Heeler is used in many dog sports…

Dog Training For Tricks

Getting Back To Basics Maybe you even have one-he’s hyper, high strung, and training classes involve a game of chase in which only your furry best friend is having fun. Most times, troubling behavior such as hyperactivity or playfulness is simply a sign of puppyhood, and only time and training will bring the difficulties out…

Basset Artesian Normand -BAN

Image Credit: WIKI     Country of Origin: France Group: UKC History:The Bassett Artesian Normand was first bred by the French in the late nineteenth century.This great breed was a mix of bassets from both Normandy and Artois.The Bassett Artesian Normand was developed as a small gaming hound. Description: The Bassett Artesian Normand is a…