Day: March 3, 2016

Who’s That Dog? Meet the Doberman Pinscher, Friend and Protector

Editor’s note: Have you seen the new Dogster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting room of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our February/March issue. Subscribe to Dogster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home A steadfast companion, the Doberman has loved and protected his family for centuries. Eager to obey …

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ToeGrips Give Senior Dogs Back Their Footing — and Confidence

If you’ve ever felt sympathy for a dog scared of slipping on a hard floor, you can appreciate the joy Dr. Julie Buzby experienced when she found a unique solution to the problem. She first recognized that toenails are a dog’s natural traction. “I liken it to soccer cleats,” Dr. Buzby explains. “Outside, dogs flex their paws and dig …

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It IS Possible to a Train Hunting Dog Without Using a Shock Collar

It all started back in the early 2000s, with a tiny yellow Lab who Thomas Aaron and his wife, Linda, found abandoned in southern Colorado’s high desert. They named the active puppy Alie and quickly decided she needed training and a job. The Aarons wanted her to become a hunting dog, but were unwilling to subject Alie to force and aversive training techniques, which …

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