Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Easy techniques for handling dogs.
Dogs are cute and cuddly but when you need to handle them for a bath,a visit to the vet or just trying to clip nails or even groom them ,then the nasty nature springs out making a mess of your efforts. Here are some tips to help handle your pets better such as When its time for a bath; to begin with coax her to the tub with treats and praise instead of chasing her down the hallway and intercepting her attempt to hide under a bed. Do your best to avoid things that can create negative associations with bathing, like getting shampoo in your dog's eyes, pouring water over her face or tugging on matted fur in the tub. Instead, use warm water, speak to her in a calming voice, brush her fur gently before and after the bath and reward her cooperation with high-value treats. Just be sure that no more than 10 percent of your dog's daily calorie intake comes from treats. Reducing the negative elements of bath-time can help turn what was once a stressful experience into a sweet bonding activity for you and your pup. continue