Articles of general interest
Language - basics
see a lot of misunderstandings between dog and human, so I felt
there was a need to clarify a few things. Especially with 'dog
trainers' on TV still telling you that dogs are trying to dominate
us and take over the world. It doesn't seem that they have ever
lived with a pack of dogs and seen how dogs REALLY interact in
a pack situation.
is very distressing to loose a pet and if you don't know what
to do to get your pet back, the stress grows. We've put together
a list of things that you can do to get your pet back safely.
Too many off us will punish the dog that growls over his
food bowl. I want to teach you how you can make your dog
trust you around his food bowl and build up your relationship
at the same time. Avoid conflicts and make your dog trust
Many dogs struggle when they are left alone. There are various degrees of their stress while left and they will have different ways of notifying you off their situation. They might chew the walls, rip up the floor, go to the toilet indoors, bark incessantly or drool non stop until you come home. All these are signs of an unhappy dog. Read this article to find out what you should do to relieve their stress.
Is your dog sick every time you take him in the car? Read this article to find out how to help him get better.
phobia in pets
What you can do for your pet when they are scared of noises.
to check your dog sitter / dog walker
It can be a bit scary to choose your dog sitter, dog walker or
house sitter the first time around, so I've put together a few
pointers on what to look out for. These are just guidelines, your
intuition is usually the best judge, so trust it!
Articles for our Advertisers
your own pet business
get a lot of questions about how to set up a dog sitting business
and rather than pasting the same answers into a reply email every
time, I put together an article with all my answers and added
it to the LocalPetPeople.com site. If you have any comments or
something to add, please contact
to make you more attractive to potential clients
few tips on what will increase the amount of enquiries you
get for your pet service. This list will keep growing as
we come up with more marketing ideas.