Even as cat parents rejoice because they don’t have to take their pets out repeatedly, and cats smugly watch from behind the kitchen curtains as Fido next door braves the sleety morning to get relief, felines may secretly crave outdoor adventure at the end of a leash. Should cats ever go for a walk on the outside?
It is normal for cats to scratch things. They do this to sharpen their claws and exercise their feet. It is also normal for cats to spend a lot of time licking themselves, since this is how they clean themselves. When cats scratch or lick the wrong things and do not respond to discouragement, they are diagnosed as having a...
Teaching your dog to say please for everything she wants is a great way to teach her that everyday obedience is a normal part of life. Dog trainer Victoria Schade explains how to teach your dog how to become a well-behaved canine citizen.
Most owners are able to teach their dog to obey the sit command. However, teaching him to sit and teaching him to keep sitting without popping back up is quite another thing indeed.
Negative or positive reinforcement? Which works best for your dog and why? Get the goods on good choices when training your dog.