Dog guide

In our dog guide dog lovers will find all the important topics and useful tips on keeping a dog:

House training for puppies

When a puppy moves in, not only does your everyday life change - your living space must also be adapted to the needs and development of the dog. Carpets and small runners in particular are affected by the still untrained…

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Grooming the dog

As a dog owner, the (fur) tatters fly at least twice a year: When changing fur in spring and autumn, numerous dog owners have their hands full, because hair is everywhere: on the carpet, the sofa, behind doors and under …

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Dog training and education: Staying alone

It doesn't help, be it for a visit to the family doctor, for work or for a birthday party: our four-legged friends cannot be there everywhere! Although we as dog owners like to spend time with our dog, it is sometimes ne…

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The first days and nights with a puppy

Your new little companion is moving in. What do you have to consider during the acclimatization and how do you behave correctly? We explain how you can manage to move into the new environment as well as the first few day…

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Homeoffice mit Hund - unsere Tipps

Die Corona-Pandemie hat viele Menschen ins Homeoffice berufen. Hundebesitzer haben nun schlagartig mehr Zeit für ihre Lieblinge, andere Menschen hingegen nutzen diese Zeit, um einen vierbeinigen Mitbewohner einziehen zu …

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Buying a dog: Welfare dog vs. breeder

First of all, congratulations on your decision to offer a new home to a furry little thing! You now not only have a big responsibility, but also a turbulent life full of surprises, with lots of exercise and plenty of cud…

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Which dog is right for me?

Sometimes things turn out differently than you originally think - but dog and owner are bound together for life and a harmonious relationship is a basic prerequisite for both sides for a satisfying life together.…

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Puppy or older dog: advantages and disadvantages

Puppy, young dog or an already adult furry nose - what suits you best? This is not a decision to be made lightly. Here is some food for thought to help you decide.…

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Getting a dog: 10 questions before buying a dog

Take enough time for your decision and let it mature. Ask dog owners in your circle of friends and relatives about the possibility of taking their dog into care for a few days to help you make a practical decision.…

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5 good reasons for having a dog as a pet

There are many good reasons to get a dog. No matter whether you simply want to use your dog as a family dog, a sports dog or a working dog - he will always be a loyal companion.…

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Intelligence game for dogs: Unpacking gifts

Whether it's Christmas, a birthday or just because - unwrapping presents is fun for your dog too. The additional mental work for your pet is a good balance to the physical workout when you are romping in the park or goin…

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Time with your pet - 5 tips for relaxation

Treat yourself and your furball to some time out and enjoy pure relaxation together. Not only you will benefit from the relaxing hours, but also your dog or cat will thank you for it.…

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Time with your dog - learning to retrieve

At home in the living room and in the garden you want variety with fun and games? Today we have the right dog training for you and your furry nose!…

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Time with your dog - intelligence toys

If the weather doesn't invite you to go for a long walk, you can make the most of your faithful four-legged friend with a little mental effort. Today we present 3 ideas how you can keep your dog busy with indoor nose wor…

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Time with your dog - Doga

Have you ever heard of yoga with dogs for joint relaxation of two and four-legged friends?…

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Time with your dog - learning to roll over

Today we'll show you how to expand your repertoire of dog tricks: With the command "Roll!" you animate your faithful dog to turn once around himself sideways.…

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Time with your dog - Dog massage to relax

You wish yourself and your pet time for relaxation and attention? Here come our 6 massage techniques, which not only strengthen the trust between you and your pet and your bond, but also have a positive effect on your do…

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Time with your dog - Agility training

Whether spring, summer, autumn or winter - Agility not only keeps your dog mentally and physically fit, it is also fun and strengthens the bond with your favourite.…

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Craft idea: DIY feeding game - how it works

Today we present you a craft idea from toilet paper rolls, which is not only fun, but at the same time activates and trains the brain of your pet.…

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Paula's tips for Christmas - Stressless through the holidays

The Christmas season has arrived and dog lady Paula would like to tell you a few things about how to get through the Christmas season with your best friends as stressless as possible.…

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Craft idea: DIY sniffing carpet - how it works

The weather outside is changeable and your desire to go for long walks is limited? Here comes an exciting change for you and your pet, if you prefer to stay indoors: a DIY sniffing carpet.…

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Walking with dog in the dark: What you should pay attention to

The dark season is here: it is getting a little darker and often more uncomfortable outside with each passing day. Dawn sets in later, dusk in the evening earlier. As dog owners, we still have to walk our dog, of course.…

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Do dogs need a coat?

Wondering if dog clothing makes sense? Not all dogs are naturally equipped with the perfect winter coat and need warm and dry support in the cold and wet months to avoid freezing. Hypothermia can also make dogs sick and …

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»Like dog and cat«? - How living together works well

»Are you a cat person or a dog person?« This question is often the first to be asked among animal lovers and ensures that the person opposite is immediately put into the appropriate drawer unconsciously. You surely know …

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It's summertime! - 5 tips for hot summer days with your four-legged friend

To get straight to the point: It's hot out there! Here are 5 tips for you and your four-legged friend to get through the summer heat safe and sound.…

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We got ice cream! - With these 3 (variable) recipes you will make your four-legged friend happy

The so-called dog days, in which the summer really shows what it can do, continue and let two- and four-legged friends sweat a lot. What better time than NOW to process a few ingredients into a delicious dog ice cream an…

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Out with the dog

Exercise in the fresh air does you good - especially your dog enjoys the outdoor air to the fullest. Your dog's highlights should include your daily walks. Finally spending time together in the great outdoors. But be car…

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Springtime - Are you still hairy or are you already shiny?

Only with the right coat care your dog will feel comfortable. And not only when your dog is rolling in mud puddles and the earthy soil has spread throughout the dog's coat.…

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»Trick Training«: Ringing a bell - a great beginner's trick

This week we'll get down to business and explain a few basics of trick training and the structure of the trick »ringing« in more detail.…

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Intelligence toy KEM: Sought, found, fed

Hello darlings, have you had a chance to browse through the current issue of german DOGS magazine? This time the editorial staff, especially Irish Terrier Max, tested snack toys. One of six »test objects« was the intell…

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Activity idea »trick training«

Since the end of 2019, we, Katja Wellpott and Dana Taake, have been running our dog training school dogtrainPlus in Preußisch Oldendorf (North Rhine-Westfalia, Germany), where we offer a colourful mix of individual train…

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Homemade dog biscuits: Vanessas' favourite recipes for your four-legged companion

Hello dear ones, when I am not at the dog training area or looking after a lively litter of Malinois puppies, I bake delicious cookies for my pack. I can make a large quantity of them, I know what's in them, and to be h…

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