Dog training can be quite brutal, disrespectful and frustrating. However, when The Dog Listener’s methods are used, you can train your dog gently, kindly, effectively and easily. Here, training your dog to heel on a loose leash is demonstrated.
Cystitis in dogs is one of the most common complaints that vets are presented with. However, there are a variety of things you can do to prevent this painful and stressful (for your dog) and expensive (for you) condition from occurring.
Cystitis in dogs, or in anyone, is considered by mainstream medicine to be something from the Continue reading
Overcoming common diseases in dogs is not difficult when you stop listening to outsiders and start listening to your dog and your heart. For too long, humanity has ignored individual feelings, instead focusing on outsiders knowledge. If you look at the current state of the world, then it becomes obvious that this approach has not Continue reading
Calcium deficiency in dogs is, sadly, not uncommon. There are probably two main reasons for this, which will be explored shortly. But it’s also worth knowing that such a deficiency will lead to many more problems and the link is not always easy to trace, even by vets. So avoiding Continue reading
Dogs come in various personalities, just like Continue reading
Dog health issues can be a source of concern. People worry about the health of their pets and spend time and money trying to avoid any problems. This is completely understandable to anyone who cares, and shows compassion for another. But not all health issues are a cause for concern. At least not how you Continue reading
Antibiotics for dogs are used extensively for almost every condition. It’s the first medicine of choice for every mainstream vet. And certainly the effects can be impressive. But what are the side effects of antibiotics? And what happens when stronger and stronger antibiotics are needed, which still Continue reading
In glaucoma the retina of the eye is affected. It is also affected in a similar condition known as retinal atrophy.
The symptoms of retinal atrophy is reduced night vision, followed by Continue reading
Before discussing the signs of heartworm in dogs, it’s a good idea to run through what it is, and how it comes about. Heartworm is a roundworm. Its name is dirofilaria immitis. It is transmitted by mosquito from dog to dog. The adult heartworm can live harmlessly in the region of the heart for many years, although signs are often seen after Continue reading
There is a good market in grain free dog food, because people belief this is healthier than the food which contains grains. But in reality, most is no more healthy than those which contain grains. You need to understand the whole story before Continue reading
Surgery for dogs is a booming trade. Some of it is necessary, but much of it isn’t. It is also very costly, and beyond the means of many people, leaving them frustrated and feeling guilty. But there are alternatives that don’t require you to take out a second mortgage on your house. Continue reading
Most people find an itching dog drives them crazy. This is in addition to the concern they have for the dog. An itchy dog is relentless in their activities and inside dogs can keep the whole family awake at night. The snuffling, the scratching and the gentle (or not so gentle) banging of Continue reading
Homeopathy for dogs is little different from that for any other animal, including the human animal. The only difference is that most of us have to work on objective symptoms rather than subjective as with humans. Few of us can hear Continue reading
Dogs with allergies are common. It wasn’t always like this. But with the ‘improvements’ in veterinary care and commercial dog food, allergies, and many other health problems, have exploded. To a thinking person, this trend should set Continue reading
Surgery for dogs can be dangerous. It doesn’t matter if the surgery is for sterilisation, to clean the teeth, for cataracts, for musculo skeletal problems or any other ‘essential’ surgery your vet tells you must be carried out for the sake of your dog. All surgery comes with risk. Continue reading
Skin conditions in dogs, as in anyone, can be common. The modern world is highly toxic, with toxins in the air, the food, the water, the furnishings. It’s hard to avoid altogether, although every effort should be made to minimise exposure. This is as true for your dog as it is for you. Continue reading
Dog behaviour problems are for the most part, created by humans. The normal treatment tends to be inappropriate and totally confuses the dog. This is common in so called specialist dog trainers and veterinarians alike. Continue reading
For example Greyhounds and Great Danes tend to be disposed to pneumonia. These breeds have narrow chests, Continue reading
Bladder stones in dogs are common and can be painful. Just as in people, the passage of bladder and kidney stones is felt to be one of the most severe pains there are. It is also a serious problem, as the stone can block the passage of urine. Continue reading
Pain relief for dogs should not be viewed in the same way you view your own pain. Dogs feel pain in the same way you do, but they deal with it in a very different way. When you understand this concept, you are in a better position to help your dog. Continue reading