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Dog Containment Systems Keep Dogs From Wandering

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Most of the dog owners who are concerned about the safety of their dogs use dog containment systems to fence their yards where the dogs are allowed to stay. These electronic systems work on the basis of the negative reinforcement training method; the transmitter placed inside the house sends a radio signal to the collar around the neck of the dog, and the collar issues aversive stimuli, like a beep of warning or a mild and painless electric shock. This happens when the dog attempts to cross the invisible boundary set up around the desired containment area.

The aversive stimuli make the dog feeling uncomfortable while it attempts to cross the invisible boundary and it will learn very fast to avoid these unpleasant sensations by simply stopping at the warning beep.

As millions of pet containment systems have already been sold in the whole world, millions of dog owners benefit of their results. Following we present some of these benefits:

• The dogs are better protected against various mishaps, like road accidents or animal run-ins that can happen when they are outside the safe area. This way you can avoid all the consequences of such accidents. This is possible for two reasons. First, you will be alerted to the dog’s attempt to cross the line because of the large beep emitted by the collar, which can give you sufficient time to issue a verbal command or run after the dog or both.

Secondly, the dog itself will be amazed by the warning beep and interrupted in its activity. If it continues, the electric shock follows and it will surely dislike the feeling and stop. This will keep your dog out of the way of cars passing on the road or of other animals wandering around. You must train your dog to come inside the house when the beep sounds or when the shock delivers its mild force.

• The electric shock produces a disagreeable sensation that the dog will really soon associate with its improper behavior. You can adjust the level of shock that will be delivered to your dog depending on its size, its temperament and the general circumstances surrounding the attempt to cross.

Along the training, your dog will require fewer electric shocks and of lesser intensity. Over a period of time, when the dog got used to stop at the warning beep, you can set the minimum intensity of the electric shock, just to remember the dog it behaves badly.

• You will save all the time, money and effort required to build a material fence. You will also avoid spending on the maintenance and the additional real estate taxes required by the physical fences.

You don’t need another system for another safe containment place, just move the transmitter on the center of the new containment area and install the sensors on its borders. After you have delimited the area where you want your dog to be contained, by placing the proximity sensors in some points of its borders, all you need to do is to set ON the transmitter of the dog containment system.

Dogs are less exposed to various risks and have less possibilities of producing damages to people, animals or properties if their owners use dog containment systems.

Dog owners concerned about the safety of their dogs use dog containment systems. The dog is protected in two ways. Dogs are less exposed to various risks with dog containment systems.

English Bulldogs Are Very Cute and Loyal Pets

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

English bulldogs are popular pet dogs of this generation due to their striking physical appearance. I bet anyone who laid eyes on this particular dog will fall in love with its charming look. Due to their adorable ‘sour mug’ face, they have even become favorite mascots of many renowned Universities sports teams such as Yale’s ‘Handsome Dan’ and the widely known Georgetown bulldog mascot.

Let’s talk about the history of this particular bulldog which were first created during the 1500′s in England; thus the name ‘English’ bulldog. The primary purpose of producing them is for bull baiting which is a well-known gambling activity wherein one or more canines were faced against either a chained bulldog or a bear. Therefore, bulldogs were first produced due to their fighting skills. They are famous for their strength as robust dog fighters. Yet on 1830′s, bull baiting was banned resulting for the decline in popularity of the bullies. Still, a devoted group of individuals maintained the bulldog breed and eliminated any trace of fierceness in their character so they will turn into domestic, docile pets.

Bulldogs may sometimes have that fierce look but behind that face is a devoted and compassionate nature. They usually call for their owner’s adoration and attention for they wish to have a closer relationship with their human family. English bulldogs are considered to be ideal companions for kids since they are tiny in size yet heavy-set canines that are strong enough to endure long hours of playtime. Those individuals or families having hectic schedules will find an ideal pet with English bullys because these dogs require only little exercising as well as physical activities. Hence no more worrying about giving your pet dog those 5 mile trail walks daily.

If you want to preserve the health and charming physical looks of your bulldog, then you must know how to groom or clean them properly. You don’t need to bathe them often; in fact, it is suggested that they get showered only if necessary so their body oils will be preserved, plus the natural smoothness of their coat be maintained. Yet they must be brushed down every day or every other day so that dead hairs will be eliminated. Don’t worry because brushing them is fast and easy, lasting for about 5 minutes. Due to their particular jaw structure, make it a point to wipe your bullies inside folds of the skin surrounding their mouth with the use of a wet cloth, once or twice weekly.

English bullies are intelligent dogs that can learn swiftly and are very much eager to follow commands in order to please their masters. Though training this variety of bulldog must be done with much patience and perseverance since they can get stubborn when given directions. You also need to be a little strict and be consistent when coaching your bully pet but never hit them. English bulldogs must have dominant masters for them to end up obedient and loyal pets.

Elena Mastilero is a certified English bulldogs lover, wherein she had spent years taking care of this bulldog variety as her pet. If you wish to know more about English bulldog puppies and how to raise them as your loyal dog companion, you can visit

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