Archive for the 'Pet Behaviour' Category

Potty training our new Collie puppy

Monday, October 24th, 2005

We let a new bundle of love into our home just yesterday. He’s a Border Collie which we’ve named Ollie or Oliver. We met his parents and they’re both of a lovely temperament, so he should inheirit that too if we treat and train him right. Currently he’s just 9 weeks old, so he isn’t […]

How To Choose The Perfect Dog Name For Your Puppy

Tuesday, September 13th, 2005

I’ve chosen the following article for two reasons. Firstly, we’re looking to adopt a new dog at the moment and are thinking about names for the ones that we’re seen down at the Dogs Trust. Also, in the server logs for this site, I see that people have been coming here having searched for advice […]

How to Create Your Own Monster — are you Spoiling your Pet?

Thursday, September 8th, 2005

Again, on the theme of the swearing parrots I’ve unearthed this little story. It’s not about parrots at all, but rather the behaviour of pets if you let them get your attention all the time. How you need to let them know who is boss when it comes to giving out love as much as […]

Small Dogs – Different Breeds, Different Personalities

Monday, August 29th, 2005

We’re thinking about getting a Shih Tzu, perhaps from a place like the Southern Shih Tzu Rescue Centre. In investigating this, I thought I’d share some of the articles we found (with permission, of couse). Small dog breeds are great pets, but since their personalities are all different, it’s a good idea to look at […]

The 10 Greatest Puppy Training Tips of All Time According to Dog Training Experts

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005

We all need to know where to start and what to do. So here are “The 10 Greatest Puppy Training Tips of All Time According to Dog Training Experts” 10) When trying to settle a puppy into a new home, providing them with a warm hot water bottle and placing a ticking clock in the […]

Correcting Cat’s Bad Behaviour: How To Discipline Your Cat; You’ll Be Happy; Your Cat Will Be Too!

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005

At some time or another even the sweetest cat “misbehaves.” Ironically, a cat’s bad act is usually quite normal behavior for her, but may have a result humans don’t like or want. Screaming at the cat or physically punishing her won’t alter negative behavior. The best way to change undesirable behavior is to eliminate the […]