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Demonstrating Leadership at The Door

When you move through different parts of the house or outside for a walk, either you or your dog will be leading the way It is important to remember that leaders move first and determine...
Young dog with a happy demeanor being walked outside on a leash

How to Stop Excessive Barking

Though barking may be an annoyance, remember that occasional barking—at appropriate times—is positive and healthy for your dog When the barking becomes non-stop or excessive, it is...
The gaping maw of a dog that has been barking excessively

How to avoid dog park dangers

If you're lucky enough to enjoy the perks of having a dog park nearby, you have an opportunity to allow your pooch to socialize with other canines and get some much-needed exercise With...
At an off leash dog park, your canines have a chance to socialize

Michael Rosen – Start Off on the Right Paw

We're happy to present our second guest blog post from Michael J Rosen, author of Kids' Best Dog Book, and dubbed a "fidosopher" by The Washington Post This time he offers Tips for...
Distilling discipline into your dog's routine makes them calmer outside

How to use Dog Treats Properly in Training

Dog training: can be a difficult process to get right Delicate balances need to be struck between expectation and reward, incentive and instinct But if you’re worried about spoiling your...

Dog Proofing Furniture in Your Home

Assess your home — from a dog's perspective To dog-proof your furniture, start by viewing your home from his point of view What can he reach and what would he be most attracted to Many...

Training Tip: Maintaining your Pet’s Toys

At Hartz, we are often asked about the life span of our toys and when is the right time to replace them This post will help you know when to make those tough decisions and toss a toy your...
A dog can safely play with its toys, depending on how you clean them

6 Ways to Stop Your Dog From Digging

Dogs dig for a variety of reasons, including entertainment, natural instinct and to go after a rodent hiding underground It won't be easy, but it's possible to break Fido's dirty habit!...
If you dog won't stop digging holes, entice him to dig for his toys

Fun in the Water with Your Dog

Many breeds, such as labs and retrievers, are natural swimmers, and love to get wet This can make for truly memorable summer experiences Some dogs aren’t quite as at home in the water...
After swimming and fetching sticks, your dog will be ready for a bath