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Find healthy Yorkshire Terrier puppies
With so many dog breeders its very easy to find a Yorkshire Terrier, but to find a healthy one that represents the breed the way it should, you should choose your Yorkie breeder carefully. To do this, you will have to be able to tell a good Yorkshire Terrier from a bad Yorkshire Terrier, also you will have to be able to tell a good breeder from a average breeder. We all want a great looking healthy pet. Looks and certainly health is vital and partly …

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Daycare for dogs is a concept that is becoming more and more popular among the working population. Prior to the development of pet care, animals were left home all day, often penne up in cages, locked inside houses, or fenced in yards, left on their own to entertain themselves or cause trouble as they see fit. Many an owner has come home to a destroyed home, chewed up shoes or an escaped dog running free in the neighborhood. Dog daycare eliminates that problem by providing a safe place for …

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It is important to have as little disruption as possible during your pets training sessions.br /
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During the training process it is VERY IMPORTANT that you do not let your dog run off lead in the yard with or without wearing the dog fence collar. If you do, it will confuse him and you may have to re-start the entire electronic dog fence training process. It would be best to keep him on a leash during the first week. But, never walk your pet over the boundary line on a …

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During Phase 2 Your dog can now experience the higher correction levels of the dog fence collar. Walk your dog within the containment area of the yard and praise + feed meat treats to him. Allow your dog to proceed toward the training flags. When your dog enters the signal field, he will experience an uncomfortable, but harmless, static correction. Since this correction may startle your dog, he may jump and yelp. This is normal. Make sure when this happens, you quickly pull your dog back into the containment area. …

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If your dog has successfully completed Phases 1 2, he is now ready to be off the leash while you are constantly supervising him. DO NOT leave your dog unattended during this phase. It is not uncommon for your dog to associate the training with his leash, or to the trainer, and he may leave the yard when these conditions change. If that happens, retrieve your dog, remove his collar and return to the yard. Many times, the dog will run back into the safe area of the yard …

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Training your dog letting them know who is boss
If you have a puppy or a dog, you have to worry about your dog listening to your commands, and even more importantly, you have to worry about how they interact with people and other dogs. Dogs are not born knowing the right and wrong way to act, and it is important that training your dog is one of the first things you think about when you bring a new one into your home. You will be responsible for what your dog …

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Important – When you take the leash off, remember the following:br /
Your dog should not run off, with you chasing vainly behind, yelling for Fido to come back.br /
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Yes, if you want Fido to free heal, you must have your dog trained to heal on the leash first.br /
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This is how you need to start;br /
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Take your dog off its leashbr /
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Walk in a straight line. (Angling into your dog will cause her to heel wide.)br /
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Walk briskly! Dont walk at the pace of …

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If you are a hands-on, sporty type person, then a dainty lap dog might not be the right choice for you. Likewise, a rambunctious, energetic hound dog is not going to be a happy pup just sitting quietly at your feet while you knit. Finding the right dog breed for your lifestyle will not only ensure your own happiness, but the dogs as well. He will become part of your family, after all, and you want him to be the right fit. br /
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All puppies are cute; little …

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While most dogs are agreeable to learning basic rules of obedience if started at a young age, every once in a while a dog and a master just wont be able to come together to find a successful training routine. This can be extremely frustrating for both parties involved. Fortunately, there are many outside sources that can help with this.br /
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The most popular are doggie daycare or doggie boot camps, pet care programs very similar to child daycares. At a dog daycare, dogs are paired with trainers for …

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Yorkies were originally owned by mill workers and were bred to pursue rats. They are recognized for their allegiance and for being protective of their masters. This dog bonds quickly and is very, very social. br /
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a href=http://www.artistryyorkies.com target=_blankyorkie puppies/a like to please and to receive praise. They flourish on attention, but give it back in the manner of cuddling and sitting on your lap. They are easy to train but do require consistency. They can become stubborn if owners are not consistent in …