Staring directly into the eyes of a strange dog may be interpreted as a challenge and may actually encourage the dog to bite you
A dog’s nose is not just used for smelling, but also to keep him cool. That’s why a dog pants. The longer the dog’s nose, the better his cooling system works
When a puppy is removed from its mother, don’t make it spend the first night alone. Its loss of family is enough for one night
Give your small or short-haired dog a sweater for winter walk
Dogs and cats turn in circles before lying down because in the wild this instinctive action turns long grass into a bed.
A puppy’s eyes do not open until it is 10 to 15 days old. Its vision is usually not complete until it is about four weeks old.
The time to start teaching your dog to sit and stay is the day you bring her home.
Puppies should remain with their mother until they are at least eight weeks old. During this time, she will teach them not to bite, and how to get along with other dogs.
The most confident puppy in a litter often makes the worst pet because he sees himself as the pack leader.
A dog can suffer from a poor self-image, just like humans. Bolster self-esteem with praise, affection and rewards.
Ignore your new puppy’s whining when you first isolate it for sleeping. If you don’t you will only encourage it to whine more
When a small dog is aggressive toward people, don’t pick him up. This only reinforces the behavior since he will see it as a reward.
Never assume that a barking dog won’t bite, unless you’re absolutely certain the dog believes it too.