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Category Archives: dog training collars for small breeds

ManxSPCA column: We should follow UK’s lead on puppy sales and banning electric shock collars
03 Sep
1:55

ManxSPCA column: We should follow UK’s lead on puppy sales and banning electric shock collars

Once the Isle of Man passes its own Animal Welfare Act, which is timetabled for the current parliamentary year, we should be able to follow the UK’s lead and introduce secondary legislation that will improve the present situation whereby the sale of puppies is relatively unrestricted, and the use of […]

A dog’s life: fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet
01 Sep
1:44

A dog’s life: fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

by ADAM PEMBLE, Associated Press The pet bull terrier owned by Czech entrepreneur Robert Hasek, wearing a doggy fitness tracker attached to the dog collar during a demonstration in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The Actijoy fitness tracker system not only tracks activity but also how rigorous it […]

England Banned Electric Shock Collars For Pets – Do You Agree?
31 Aug
1:36

England Banned Electric Shock Collars For Pets – Do You Agree?

Luke Mullaney from Chicago is a responsible dog owner who wants to give his pet time to socialize with other dogs, so twice a week he would bring his German shepherd Mya to Posh Pet Day Spa.He had been using the doggie daycare for the past 6 months, and was […]

Column: Living with coyotes while protecting our dogs with fences, leashes and good training
30 Aug
1:35

Column: Living with coyotes while protecting our dogs with fences, leashes and good training

In my last column, devoted mostly to wildlife observations, I noted that there seemed to be plenty of rabbits around this year, and that few coyotes had been seen in my area. Correct that! In the last few days, the coyotes are suddenly around in broad daylight. Last Sunday morning, […]

YES! Cruel and Unnecessary Electric Shock Collars for Pets to Be Banned in the UK
29 Aug
1:30

YES! Cruel and Unnecessary Electric Shock Collars for Pets to Be Banned in the UK

Among dog guardians, shock collars have become a popular device for pet training. These collars, which are placed around a dog’s neck and deliver an electric shock when the trainer presses a button, are often used to discourage undesirable behaviors like unnecessary barking. Given how normalized this training method has become, […]

Field Notes: Duluth Retriever Club hosting big field trial
28 Aug
1:16

Field Notes: Duluth Retriever Club hosting big field trial

Nearly 200 dogs are entered in the event, the largest field trial in Duluth in several years. The event runs Friday through Sunday at the Art Massie Field Trial Grounds, 5476 Lester River Rd. in Lakewood Township, just a few miles up Lester River Road from Superior Street in Duluth. […]

Pet of the Week: Max is a charmer in need of a new home
27 Aug
1:15

Pet of the Week: Max is a charmer in need of a new home

Sunday Aug 26, 2018 at 5:15 PM Max is a male boxer, about 2 years old. He’s a handsome guy and has won the hearts of many of the shelter volunteers – giving them all big smiles and tail wags. He loves attention, affection, pats and snuggles. Max needs a home […]

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Aug. 25
26 Aug
1:14

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Aug. 25

ADOPTION FAIRS. 9-Lives Rescue Inc. — Cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com. Chihuahua and Small Dog Rescue — Dogs less than 15 pounds, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 9690 Prominent Point. Check event calendar for changes: chihuahua-smalldogrescue.org. New Hope Rescue Inc. — […]

Hesta: Omnichannel marketing vital in low-engagement category
25 Aug
1:06

Hesta: Omnichannel marketing vital in low-engagement category

Implementing omnichannel marketing and personalisation has created an almost unprecedented level of member engagement in a category with typically low engagement, said Hesta. Hesta GM of digital strategy, Callum Tod, shared what omnichannel means in a lean, outcome-driven environment, such as the one at the superannuation fund, at the Adobe […]

6 Childproof Pet Products to Help Keep Your Kids Away from the Kibble
24 Aug
12:58

6 Childproof Pet Products to Help Keep Your Kids Away from the Kibble

With the proper training, dogs and cats are great around children. But throw food and water into the mix, and you might have problems. House pets can act differently when tiny hands reach for the kibble (food aggression is real). And then there’s the issue of animal waste and preventing […]

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