Friday, October 24, 2008

The beauty of Dogs

Photos by Chris Y...These are the pictures taken on a dog
competition recently.There are many doggies, big and small.
The dog owners dressed and carried their dogs around like
their pampered children.

Taking at the lobby of a shopping complex with a Canon 30D
with a 17-55mm zoom lens. The close up was taken with a
100mm F2.8 Macro lens

I like the close up shot. Click on the images to view larger version


How to train your dogs

Story by: Andrei Smith

One of the reasons for doing an obedience dog training is to establish a foundation between you and your dog. Many dog owners believe that dog training is only for those who wish to compete in obedience trials, but they are wrong.

Dog training requires only a simple persistence to be successful and can be useful to help fulfill some of your dog's basic and social interaction needs. Here are some
dog training tips to guide you along the way.

Firm and Friendly

When you give commands such as come, you want to use a happ
y and friendly voice. While on the other hand, you'll want a lower firmer voice for sit, down, and stay commands.

Praise & Reward

Always praise your dog or offer him when he learned new commands.

Be Patient

Patience is the key when you are training your dog. Focus on a single command a session and end it on a positive note. Dog's are incredibly smart and will pick up all your commands. After each session, spend some time playing. He will associate the time with you as positive and anticipate his training again. Read More

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