Scent training your dog is a fun and rewarding experience that can strengthen the bond between you and your furry companion. Not only does scent training improve your dog's ability to use their natural instincts, but it can also be a great way to keep them mentally stimulated and engaged. In this blog, we'll take a look at the basics of scent training your dog and how you can get started.
It can be quite challenging choosing the right dog toys for your four-legged companion, especially when you consider the number of different products available on the market. The options can be endless, and the whole process can even become overwhelming. The worst thing is that even if you thought you managed to purchased an exciting new toy for your four-legged companion, there is no guaranteed that your dog won’t get bored of it after only a couple of days.
Dogs have an urge to chew and are strongest when they are still puppies but also carries on throughout life. Chewing helps exercise jaw muscles and helps scrape away dental plaque, and it provides relief from irritated gums when puppies are teething. Chewing also helps to relief boredom. Dogs also gain natural nutrients when they chew animal parts such as bones and tendons.
Most dogs love to chew and chewing is very important for dogs oral and mental health. It provides healthy mental stimulation, exercises the jaw muscles, helps keep teeth clean and chewing releases endorphins, which makes a dog feel happier. It also prevents behavior problems and chewing on inappropriate objects.
Understanding our dogs needs and motivations as well as how those things work in a group dynamic is the key to living successfully with multiple dogs. Dogs that are allowed to create their own structure and rules are not going to set up a nice little democracy where sharing and fair play will be the standard because it doesn’t naturally work that way with a group of dogs. You see, it doesn’t always work that way in human groups either or at least not without someone being in charge. Domestic dogs will covet resources which are food, toys, you and space.
Dogs can teach kids to be responsible and compassionate, and not to mention they make the best playmates anyone could ever ask for. But before you adopt any puppy, make sure you research the best type of breed for your children and your lifestyle. There are some dogs that do better with older kids, while others are more patient with the little ones.
Chewing is a natural dog behavior and can provide mental stimulation, relieves anxiety, boredom and satisfies your dogs’ natural urge to chew. It also helps remove tartar and plaque from building up on your dog’s teeth. It also helps lessen bad breath, keep your dogs’ jaw strong and minimize the risk of potentially serious dental and health problems.