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How To Train My Dog - Discover The 7 Proven Steps To Training Your Dog
by Nnamdi Iregbulem

A common question of new dog owners is, "How can I train my dog ?" I also asked that same question when I wanted to train my dog . Here are the the 7 proven steps to train any dog . Every dog owner should have this list:
1. Know The Breed of Your Dog

This can be important in some cases because certain dogs are easier to train then others. Just keep this in mind. It won't affect the training too much.

2. Determine How Much Money You Have Available To Spend

This is important because you can easily waste money with certain dog training methods. Hiring a personal trainer for example can cost $75 an hour. That is a bit much.

3. Prepare Your Dog For Training

This means that your dog should be used to being around you. The dog should not be afraid of you.

4. Choose A Location In Your Home To Train

This can be outside or inside. It can be in any room. This is done so that whenever your dog enters this room, it will know that it is training time and that it should follow your commands. This made it easier to train my dog .

5. Setup A Time To Train

When training your dog , it is bad to have interruptions. These will distract you and your dog , which is why it is best to dedicate a certain amount of time each day to training .

6. Setup The Training Area

Now that you have chosen a place to train you must also organize the area. Do not leave anything out that you wouldn't want to break or damage. Also, remove any sort of rug just in case your dog needs to urinate.

7. Begin Training

Everything is ready. Now all you need to do is begin training .

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Unique Cat Furniture - What You Need to Know
By Bonnie Decoste

Unique cat furniture is showing up everywhere these days. Kittens have become part of nearly every household as we are going more and more to apartment living. Dogs are not as acceptable in apartments as cats are. Unique cat furniture is looked at as part of the d├ęcor in confined living conditions.

Some furnishings are more for the owner then the cat due to their refined looks and build. For the savvy cat owner one must consider what the cat would enjoy not what the owner would enjoy. If you can not find what you are looking for you can commission a carpenter to make a one of a kind home for your favorite friend.

Before you take this route however you may want to consider looking at your local pet store for an interesting resident for your kitten. Many types are available big and small. Some have cubby holes some have perches and some have both. They will be priced from very reasonable to high priced mini homes for your feline friend. Check with local department stores before buying to make sure that they do not carry the same line of furnishings for your cute little guy.

Most will be from 18" high to around as high as 36". If you have the space and the resources you can even find some that may reach almost to the ceiling. Online shopping has become very popular and many of these sites have very interesting and creative furniture. Most of the creations have a scratching post and sleep areas and some have high perches so your cat can feel like the king of the jungle in his own home.

When shopping online you can use the world as your mall. You now can ship from the four corners of the world. Some sites even send out products in such a manner that with a little time and energy you can put them together yourself. This can save some money on your little residents for your favorite furry friend and also save on shipping charges. Some sites may offer the product for free shipping so take so time to research sites to compare the best price you can get for the same quality furniture.

All in all the unique cat furniture for you favorite cat is waiting for you whether it be on the web, your department store, or your pet store or even if you decide to build your own from your blueprints I am sure you will have a happy content cat in your life.

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