Author: Natalia

Dogs & Puppies

The pros and cons of raw feeding for dogs

The Pros and Cons of Raw Feeding Dogs: Pros: Raw meat contains all essential amino acids which are not present in any other form. They provide your dog with vital nutrients, vitamins, minerals and enzymes needed for optimal health. You can feed him fresh or cooked meat without worrying about contamination of harmful bacteria. For […]

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The Evidence for Positive Reinforcement Training In Dogs

The Science Behind Positive Reinforcement Dog Training Positive reinforcement dog training (PRDT) is a method of teaching dogs how to behave positively towards humans. It consists of two main components: positive punishment and positive reinforcement. A dog’s behavior is improved when it receives a reward after doing something right or performing some task correctly. If […]

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The Demise of Dominance Theory In Dog Training

Dominance Theory In Dog Training: A Brief History The concept of dominance was first introduced into dog training by John Petkoff in his book “Dog Training” (1956). The idea behind it is that some dogs are naturally dominant while others need to learn how to become more submissive. According to the theory, if a dog […]

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The Beagle

The Beagle: A Voyage Through Time By William T. Vollmann A Brief History of the Beagle Ship In 1811, John Murray was working as a surveyor at Fort St. James in Newfoundland when he received a letter from his friend Robert Falcon Scott inviting him to join him on his next expedition to South America. […]

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Scottish Deerhound Dog Breed Information Center

Scots are known for their love of animals. They have been breeding dogs since ancient times. One of the most famous dog breeds is the scotch brained terrier or scotch barking dog. These dogs were originally bred to hunt wild boar, but they’ve become popular with owners because they’re so lovable! The Scottish Deerhound (or […]