A reliable recall, or “come when called,” might be the most important thing you teach your dog. It can also be hard to teach, usually because we unwittingly sabotage the effort. But it’s simple!
Reunited in Oklahoma "Our two-year-old boy, Quigley, got out of our yard when the gate was left open after the lawn was mowed. We didn’t discover it for about an hour after the Great Escape! We went into total panic mode! Our search involved three groups starting close and fanning out – but no luck. All I could think of was him getting hit by a car or that I would never see him again. [...]
Digging is actually a good outlet for your dog’s energy, so if there is a suitable spot (preferably shady) in your yard for it, set up a designated digging area. Learn some helpful tips for that digging dog!
It's National Wildlife Week! Learn and share a few fun and WILD microchipping facts! It's National Wildlife Week and we're WILD about microchipping! Did you know even the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service microchips animals for research and tracking? To share the wildlife graphics: Right click and save the graphic to your desktop. Then upload the graphic, along with the post associated with it, on your favorite social media network. BE SURE TO INCLUDE #AKCREUNITE WITH [...]
Aggression is one of the most common reasons pet owners seek professional help. But what really is aggression? Aggression is typically viewed as any threat to harm an individual whether this individual is human or another animal.
Linn County is now equipped with an AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailer that will be available to dispatch to any disaster scenes that need assistance sheltering pets. AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program that is dedicated to keeping pets and their owner’s safe in the aftermath of natural or civil disasters, joined forces with local American Kennel Club dog clubs and dog lovers to present an emergency trailer to officials from the Linn County [...]
Local AKC dog clubs and AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program spearheaded by AKC Reunite that is dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe in the aftermath of tornadoes, floods, wildfires and other natural or civil disasters, donated a life-saving pet disaster relief trailers, the first of its kind in the state of Colorado, to officials from Jefferson County. The trailers house and deliver essential supplies such as fans, lighting and generators; [...]
Ventura County is now equipped with two state-of-the-art AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailers that will be available to dispatch to any disaster scenes that need assistance sheltering pets. AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program that is dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe in the aftermath of natural or civil disasters, joined forces with local American Kennel Club dog clubs and dog lovers to present an emergency trailer to officials from the Ventura [...]
Reunited in Washington "There was still fresh snow and we had an icy driveway. Our dog, Mr. Wilson, did not come when called. We checked in all directions for prints in the fresh snow. We called and visited neighbors to alert them. He had vanished. We were totally puzzled and prayed he would stay safe and have a good home if he was picked up..... Mr. Wilson was found a quarter mile from our house [...]
Why does my dog chew up our things when he has dozens of his very own wonderful toys all over the place? The question is usually about a young puppy but it could be regarding an older dog too.