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Safe and Sane Puppy Socialization

Congratulations… you have a new puppy! And there is so much to do in so little time. House training, chew training, leash training, polite greetings, socialization, coming when called… the list never ends. Not to mention all the good-intentioned “advice” from your family and friends! While everything seems pretty urgent, the single most important thing […]

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Understanding and Preventing Dog Aggression

When discussing dog behavior, “aggression” is a term that is commonly used to describe a certain set of behaviors, usually ranging from growling to biting. But these behaviors are far from the first signal that a dog may turn “aggressive” and become dangerous. They are actually the very top of a “ladder” of escalating signals […]

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How to Train Your Dog To Stop Chewing

Most dogs like to chew although they might choose to do it for several reasons. Most owners agree however, that the habit is destructive and that the dog should be taught to chew only on things he is allowed to. For this reason, chew toys should definitely be part of the pup’s accessories. The question […]

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3 Techniques on How to Train Your Dog: Barking

As much as you love your dogs, there are times when you can’t help but feel frustrated with their incessant barking. It is not always like this though, because there are days when they would be relatively quiet; but most of the time, they are loud. You don’t want to wait for complaints coming from […]

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How to Help Your Dog Overcome His Fear of the Leash

It is very important for the health of your dog that you accustom him to being on a leash as soon as possible. This will allow you to take him out for walks, as well as socialize him safely. Unfortunately, many dogs exhibit a phobia of the leash, which can be caused by a number […]

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How to Stop Dog Licking

ATTENTION: If you LOVE Boxer dog kisses just ignore this article and WATCH the video at the bottom 🙂 Being licked by your dog is often considered as sweet by owners. However, there are also those who see dog licking as an unsavory habit. The fact is that dog saliva can feel very disgusting, and […]

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How to Curb Your Dog’s Digging Habits

There are plenty of reasons dogs, Boxers in particular, like burrowing the earth. For one, it is their innate nature. But there are other reasons that present opportunities for correction. Dogs do not get enough or completely lack exercise One of the top reasons some dogs seem to be connected with earth is that they […]

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How to Train Your Boxer: Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is one of the most common problems found in Boxers – especially the younger ones. It is characterized by a panic feeling in dogs whenever they are separated from their owners. This may happen when you leave the house for work or go to sleep at night, leaving the pooch to sleep in […]

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Training Your Boxer Dog Not to Jump on Furniture

Boxers are naturally hyperactive dogs, and it takes dedication and determination to have one as a pet. Due to a dog’s hyperactive and dominant behavior, it is inevitable that owners would find their dogs jumping on their furniture. While it is true that it could be a sign of the owner’s closeness with his pet, […]

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2 Common Dog House Training Problems

The exuberant nature of Boxers can be endearing until they are too big to handle which is why early training is critical. There are basically two problems that boxer owners need to watch out for in the process of training. These are submissive or excited urination and scent marking. Characteristics of a Boxer with a […]

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