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No more suffering when the bell rings!

Do you also end up shouting at your over-excited dog when the bell rings, hoping that somehow he calms down? If this resonates with you, then this is what you should be reading!–by Siddh Trivedi

Awesome ‘Paw’some Pet Training

Truly said that a pet is a bundle of joy! When we bring them into our homes, we want them to be a part of our life and socialise with our friends and family. Dogs are good learners, but they need time and attention to get adapted to their new life and this is where training helps. –by Unnati Hunjan

The Language of Love–Teaching Sign Language to Dogs

The process of sign language is the same for dogs who are born deaf or those who have become deaf due to age or any illness. Love needs no language, but with the help of sign language you can teach your pet a whole new meaning of life and build a stronger connection with him. –by Priyanka D Ajgaonkar

Train Your Pet Indoors With These Amazing Games

With the pandemic life has taken a full turn by making us change our habits and lifestyle. But as they say every dark cloud has a silver lining… we get time to spend with our family and that includes your four legged family too. And that is indeed a blessing to be grateful for. –by Karishma Dewan Nohwar

50 ways to keep your pooch Hale, Hearty & Healthy!

We all want our canine companions to live long, happy, and healthy lives. This can be done by making positive lifestyle choices. With a little caution and planning, we can keep them hale and hearty.  –by Alka Paul Celebrating the 100th Issue of Dogs & Pups, here are fifty quick wellness tips that will keep your pet in excellent physical and mental health. 1. Robust and strong with…

Talking to Your Dog, Smart, Not Crazy!

A lot of people talk to their dogs, and if you think this is crazy, well, you are crazy! Any pet parent that denies talking to their dog is either not a very good pet parent or is lying. There is nothing embarrassing about having a little heart to heart with your pet.  –by Garima Singhal It is known that talking to one’s child improves bonds between parent and child. Recent studies suggest…

Train & Gain 50 Amazing Training Tips for Your Playful Pooch

Having a pet is the most wonderful thing in the world. They are the epitome of loyalty, affection and unconditional love. Their morning kisses and cuddles cannot be traded for anything at all! In our 99th issue we share with you 50 amazing tips to become better pet parents. Truth be told, sometimes it can get tiresome and frustrating if your bundle of joy does not behave the way you want…

Paw’sitive Training for the true Canine Citizen

Have you given your relationship with your dog a thought? It is about teaching your pet obedience commands, it is teaching him to live a principled life with you. -by Purushotham, CDTA Dogs learn from voice modulation and body language. A solid foundation for a strong building! Dogs can master simple as well as complicated tasks. And basic obedience training would lay a great foundation…

16 Golden Tips to Strengthen Your Bond With Your Canine Companion

One of the best ways to bond with your beloved pet is training time. Learn to train with consistency, patience, teamwork & more.  -by Ragini Bhandari 1. House rules in place Create house rules before your puppy even comes home. This way you’ll be letting your puppy know right from the beginning, what is and is not acceptable for him to do - if everyone in the family is consistent and on the…

16 Key Training Essentials to Implement

Your furry friend is your perfect companion for life. But have you wondered how do your neighbours and friends feel about him? It all depends on how well trained your pet is. Learning commands makes your pet realise exactly what you want from him. And some of these commands are playful to do with your dog. It’s important for your pet to be friendly, socialise and at the same time to be in…

Lock & Unlock—Let’s Find the Key!

We are living in strange times these days, hit by a pandemic that has spread to 216 countries around the globe and caused many deaths worldwide. -by Garima Singhal The world is gripped by a wave of pandemic. Since asymptomatic individuals can be carriers of the deadly disease and can rapidly spread it, it is imperative to limit the movement of people to prevent the wide scale spread of the…

PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE WITH FUN & AFFECTION

As our fight against COVID-19 virus continues each one of us will emerge as a winner. We feel the pain for pet parents and can understand how difficult the lockdown is for animals because we cannot explain to them why suddenly out of the blue their lives have changed. -by Priti Chauhan Sometimes we go overboard because of the guilt of not being able to take our pets out, while other times we…

BEHAVIOURAL DISORDER IN DOGS: PATIENCE IS THE KEY TO THIS LOCK

If you have noticed that your pet becomes irritate, incessantly growls, and gets anxious, then all these are warning signs for behavioural disorder in dogs. Just like you teach your kids the good and bad and be patient with them, the same holds true for your furry kids. Be patient with them and handle behavioural disorder like a pro! –by Dr Gautam Anand Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) in…

12 CANINE COMMANDMENTS

Dog training and behaviour is very logical. All that’s needed from our side is a logical mind and being conscious of how we reward or reprimand a particular behaviour. Depending upon the consequences, a behaviour increases or decreases. If a behaviour is rewarded it’s likely to increase and if a behaviour is ignored it’s likely to decrease. Did you know your dogs are constantly observing…

Behavioural Problems & Best Ways to Handle Them

An obedient and well behaved dog is a delight. But, every pet parent must have experienced behavioural problems in their dogs. Here are 10 common behavioural problems in pooches and how to prevent them. Rocky, my three-year-old Pomeranian is a very friendly and lovable pooch. Every time we enter our house, he comes running with his tail wagging furiously. It is such a delight to see him happy and…

Saving your pooch from loud noises!

Loud noises can traumatise your dog and make him nervous. He can become aggressive and lose appetite. Here’s how you can take care of your pooch during festive time. –by Varsha Verma At some point or other, all pet parents boast of how your dog knows you have arrived even before you ring the door bell. We all have seen our dog’s ears prick up all of a sudden, even though you haven’t heard a…

Dog’s Behaviour MYTHS BUSTED!

You can find some excellent dog training tips online, in books, and from fellow pet parents. Unfortunately, not all of the advice you get is accurate. Let’s find out why! Dog training myths can be harmful to your pet and can also make training more difficult. There are so many myths that can ruin the overall experience of pet parents. So, today we give a tough fight to these myths and help you…

Potty Training your Pup: the basics

House soiling is one of the many reasons why pets are rendered homeless or dumped in shelters. Their willingness to put up with the pet soon fizzles out. So why not provide proper potty training and be at peace! Most pet parents have no inclination to clean up the stinking mess. As a pet parent you should ensure to potty train your pet. Teach your puppy to potty at the right time and in the…

The Power of Positive Training

Positive training sets you and your dog up for success and safety. It makes positive associations so the dog looks at life as something friendly, thereby removing the need to be competitive or aggressive. Finally, positive training increases behavioural reliability through a strict but scientifically proven leadership programme. You begin training at the point your dog is successful and…

Qualities of a good dog trainer

Every child needs a good teacher. The same holds true for your canine kids as well. If you don’t know how to communicate with your canine child in a way that he learns to comprehend fundamental instructions and listen to you, you may need to hire a rainer. When you appoint a home tutor for your child, you take utmost care that the teacher is knowledgeable, can impart knowledge comprehensively,…