The Shiba Inu is a striking dog that looks a lot like a fox. However, the Shiba Inu has a quirky personality that may be challenging to dog owners. We present the good, bad, and quirky aspects of the Shiba Inu personality.
To me, dog training is not really about commands, but rather it is about how to live well with our dogs. In this, I found the many Zen-like life lessons in Kung Fu Panda to be extremely useful. Here are five important Zen lessons of panda kung fu applied to dog training.
Puppy potty training requires time, patience, and consistency. How quickly a puppy learns proper potty rules will depend on his temperament, as well as your own. We present the facts and myths of puppy potty training including what works, and what is ineffective.
I have three hyperactive dogs, two Siberian Huskies and a Shiba Inu. so I have had my fair share of hyper dog challenges. My dogs have taught me a few things about calming and redirecting hyper energy. Here are some of the hyper dog lessons I learned.
The common causes of dog itching, dog scratching and hair loss include hot spots, food allergies, skin allergies, and skin parasites. We describe what causes a dog to itch and scratch, as well as how to provide relief.
Dogs are not human. They do not learn in exactly the same way that we learn, nor do they think in exactly the same way as we think. Here, we consider how dogs think, and how they learn. By observing our dogs and expanding our knowledge of their behavior, we can better communicate with them and forge a strong and lasting bond.