Can Behavioral Problems Be Genetic?
Nature or nurture? There is always a debate about whether a dog is born with a behavior problem, or whether they develop it as a result of their upbringing.
Aggression In Dogs
Dogs show aggression for several reasons. If you aren’t familiar with dog behavior, it may appear that some aggressive behavior is unfounded. If you can learn why dogs show aggression and start to recognize the subtle signals, it may help you avoid dangerous situations with either your dog or an unfamiliar animal. Gaining some understanding of the hierarchy of the pack will also help you see things from the dog’s point of view.
Understanding K9 Pack Behavior
Why do we need to learn about dog pack behavior? After all, our dogs are going to be living and working with us, and not with a group of dogs in the wild.
K9 Cesarean Sections
There are times when, in spite of your best efforts, your dog has trouble giving birth to her babies. If this happens, she may need a cesarean section.
The 2 Most Common K9 Behavioral Problems
Behavioral problems are one of the most common causes of euthanasia in dogs. There are two main behavioral conditions that veterinarians are regularly asked to deal with, and these are aggression and separation anxiety. Let’s look at them one by one.
4 Main Reasons Behavioral Problems Develop
It isn’t always easy to work out the cause of a dog’s behavioral problems. It also takes a lot of hard work to resolve them. Because many dogs are euthanized due to such problems every year, it makes sense to try and prevent them in the first place.
K9 Skin Care
Although most people groom their dog to keep them clean, it is also a great opportunity to keep an eye on the condition of their canine companion’s skin.
The Best ‘Attack’ Command
The best command is one your dog understands. This may sound obvious but you will be surprised how many times I’ve seen handlers suddenly yell the ‘Attack’ command and the dog just reacts to the tone of the handlers voice, gives a few excited steps forward and then doubles back looking at the owner as if to say, “That sounded serious, what’s going on”?
The Best Supplementation For A K9
The best supplementation for a K9
There is very little that a premium commercial dog food is lacking so additional supplementation is really not necessary for most dogs.
How Much To Spend On Dog Food
How much to spend on dog food.
I pay around $100US for a 17kg bag. I could pay more but I wouldn’t get better. Brand is not important, quality is.