Rtouhey

Author's details

Name: Rick Touhey
Date registered: July 7, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Are Dog Parks Good For My Dog? — September 25, 2011
  2. My Dog Is Escaping, How Do I Stop Him? — June 25, 2011
  3. Using Toys or Play as Rewards In Training — April 4, 2011
  4. My Dog Is Digging Up My Yard – How Do I Stop It? — March 31, 2011
  5. Teaching Our Children Basic Dog Safety — March 4, 2011

Most commented posts

  1. Should your dog wear a sweater? — 9 comments
  2. Why Won’t My Retriever Retrieve? — 7 comments
  3. How Much Exercise Does My Dog Need? — 4 comments
  4. What To Do About Separation Anxiety — 4 comments
  5. What Type Of Dog Harness Should I Buy? — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Sep 25

Are Dog Parks Good For My Dog?

Dog parks are great places to get exercise for your dog. One of the best things about them is the ability to let your dog off-leash in a safe environment.  Your dog not only has the ability to enjoy this time with you, but he can play with other dogs as well.  Some parks have …

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Jun 25

My Dog Is Escaping, How Do I Stop Him?

Are you dealing with a Canine Houdini?  Dogs that escape are a serious issue for you as well as your dog.  If your dog escapes, you are responsible for any damages or injuries he may cause to other dogs or humans.  If he is found by animal control, you will more than likely be fined.  …

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Apr 04

Using Toys or Play as Rewards In Training

Today, most trainers rely heavily on treats as rewards when training dogs. While this is probably the easiest method for most dog owners,  it can be much more fun to use dog toys and games as rewards. Anything your dog enjoys can be used as  reward.  Once I have taught my dogs a behavior, I …

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Mar 31

My Dog Is Digging Up My Yard – How Do I Stop It?

Digging Dog

How many times have you opened your door to let your dog in and find him in the middle of digging a bunch of holes in your yard, flower bed, or vegetable garden?  This can be an extremely aggravating behavior. The key to preventing digging is to learn why your dog is digging.  Digging is …

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Mar 04

Teaching Our Children Basic Dog Safety

Dogs are typically peaceful creatures, unless they are taught otherwise. Most dogs don’t bite unless put in a situation that leaves them no other choice.  According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), the rate of dog bite injuries is highest in children between the ages of 5 and 9 and is higher in boys …

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