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The Shih tzu Breed

Shih Tzu HistoryAs a breeder of these adorable little fluffballs , I've seen my fair share of misconceptions about the breed. But fear not, my friends, because I'm here to set the record straight and give you the lowdown on these lovable little pups.   First of...

Paws for a Moment: Simple Tips to Prevent Dog-Related Injuries

Paws for a Moment: Simple Tips to Prevent Dog-Related Injuries

Dogs, just like humans, have their own personalities and preferences. They deserve to be treated with respect and given choices to make their own decisions. Here are some tips on how to prevent dog-related injuries. Give Dogs Choices Giving dogs choices is a crucial...

How to Recognize & Manage a Fear Period in your dog

How to Recognize & Manage A Fear Period In Your Dog Fear periods in dogs are a normal and natural part of their development journey, but they can be difficult and concerning for dog owners to witness. What is a fear period, how can you recognize one, and what can...

Are you brushing your dog’s teeth?

I know you brush your teeth....but did you know your fur baby also needs to brush theirs? Most humans brush their teeth twice daily as part of their typical hygienic routine. So why wouldn’t we do it for our beloved pets? Why brush their teeth? According to VCA Animal...

Grooming fears

Grooming Fears Grooming is an important part of caring for your dog and can be a daunting task for some owners. Fears of the grooming process can be seen in dogs, including fear of the clippers or fear of the water and blow dryer. It is important to identify and...

How Dogs Can Help Manage Migraines – Discover the Benefits!

Dogs are known for their unwavering loyalty, unconditional love, and therapeutic effects. They have been found to be helpful in providing companionship and comfort to those battling depression, anxiety, and other mental health struggles. But did you know that dogs can...

Discover Your Dog’s Play Style

Have you ever been so engrossed in watching your pup play that you completely forgot about turning on the T.V.? We sure have! It's amazing how every dog has its own unique style of play. From chasing to wrestling, there's never a dull moment when it comes to our...

A Dog’s Social Drive

A Dog’s Social Drive

Do you know the difference between a highly social dog, a neutral dog, and an antisocial dog? This post will help you understand the different motivations of dogs based on their social drive.

How to Certify a Therapy Dog

How to Certify a Therapy Dog

The first step in certifying your dog as a therapy dog is to make sure that your dog is well-behaved and socialized. Your dog should be comfortable around people and other animals, and should be able to follow basic commands. you should also make sure that your dog is up to date on all of its vaccinations.

Lack of Confidence in Dogs

There are several ways to help boost a dog’s confidence. One of the most important things to do is to provide positive reinforcement. This can be done through treats, praise, and petting. It is important to reward the dog for good behavior and to ignore bad behavior.

How To Stop Alert Barking

Tired of your dog constantly barking as an alert? If so, you’re not alone. Many pet owners struggle with this issue, and it can be difficult to find a solution. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to help keep your dog from barking as an alert. First, it’s...

The Best Shih Tzu Detangling Spray

The Best Shih Tzu Detangling Spray

    Are you looking for an easy way to remove mats from your Shih Tzu’s coat? If so, then Chris Christensen Ice on Ice Detangler Dog Spray is the perfect solution! This spray is specifically designed to help remove mats and tangles from your pup’s fur,...

How to prevent car sickness in dogs

Are you looking for ways to prevent car sickness in your dog? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Car sickness in dogs is a common problem, but there are some steps you can take to help your pup feel more comfortable and reduce the chances of them getting sick. 1....

What Motivates dogs?

What Motivates dogs?

What Motivates Dogs? Dog Training and Motivators Dogs have a very specific temperament and it is important to understand it in order to motivate them. Dogs are motivated by different things, such as food, toys or prey, praise and correction. 1. Food: Dogs are...

How Does a Dog Think

How Does a Dog Think

Whether you're a Shih Tzu owner or just curious about dogs in general, this blog will help you understand what's going on in your dog's head and what a dog thinks. Explore the inner-workings of canine cognition and learn how to better recognize their emotions. This...

Shih Tzu Temperament

The Complete Guide to Shih Tzu Temperament There are a lot of Shih tzu temperament traits that make them not just a cute dog, but they are also a fun dog to have around. And if you're interested in understanding their temperament, the following Shih tzu breed profile...

How Parvo Spreads

  This is great information about how to protect your puppy from getting parvo. Dogs can catch Parvo whenever they come into direct contact with the virus, not just an infected dog. How do dogs get parvo?   An unprotected dog can get parvo by coming...

About Ara the Owner

   "Nothing fancy here! Just a girl with a love for dogs. A dream chaser. My word is my bond, I’m loyal to the core and my faith will always be my rock. Any other night owls that talk to themselves while watching criminal minds and eating hot Cheetos ? Lol I...

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