Category DOG BASICS

All the good basic things that you need to know in your life with a dog.

Give me a choice!
Giving your dog a choice is one of the most important things you can do. Dogs are conscious, intelligent beings with emotions and needs of their own. In this blog we dive into why choice for dogs is so important and what you can do to give your dog more choice in their everyday life.
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Stop using aversive dog training methods
When comparing positive punishment versus positive reinforcement, science found that both where equally effective. In this blog we look into what training method science tells you to use and the benefits you get from reinforcing your dog in a positive rewarding manner.
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Dog socialization
Socialization does not only cover getting adapted to other dogs or animals, it also involves being introduced to new environments, sounds and many different people. In this blog we look into the importance of socialization and provide tips on how you can best socialize your new puppy.
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happy association
It has been found that dogs that gets a lot of happy associations with a lot of different people, places, things and other animals early on in life are less prone to develop fear and anxiety later on in life. But how can you give your dog those happy associations? We look into how you can create happy associations for your dog and why they are so important.
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Pack leader or companion
The dog world is split into two. Those who believe that the dog should be a companion who is treated as a family member against those who believe that you should be the pack leader and use dominance against your dog. Get ready to debunk the dominance theory with scientific facts in this blog!
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Myth
The dog world is filled with myths. From everything about a dog’s intelligence to their tail wags. In this blog…
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Relation dog-human
In this blog we will be talking about the relation between human and dog and how a myth can be…
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senior dogs
As a dog age, they change and so does their needs. You might have noticed that those energetic puppy outbursts…
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Dog teeth
We all know how expensive a vet visit can be! Not to mention the risk of sedation when your fur-ball…
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Dog domestication
Domestication in dogs began between 15.000 and 32.000 years ago in South East Asia. Wolves and human settlers had lived…
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