The act of trimming a dog’s nails to maintain their health and prevent injury.
Nail trimming tips
Tips and techniques for safely and effectively trimming a dog’s nails.
Scents derived from natural sources, such as lavender or chamomile, that can have a calming effect on dogs.
Ingredients derived from natural sources, often used in dog food and treats.
Materials used in dog products that are derived from natural sources, such as cotton or hemp.
Natural substances or treatments used to promote health and wellness in dogs.
Natural rubber latex (NRL)
A type of rubber that is safe for dogs to chew on and play with, and is often used in the production of pet toys.
Natural scents and fragrances
Scents derived from natural sources, such as plants or essential oils, that can be used to provide sensory stimulation for dogs.
Natural stone tile with a honed finish
A type of flooring made from natural stone that has been smoothed and polished to a matte finish.
Natural sunlight exposure
Exposure to natural sunlight, which can provide numerous health benefits for dogs.
Nature sounds recordings
Audio recordings of natural sounds, such as birds chirping or waves crashing, that can help calm and relax dogs.
The ability of a dog to move through and navigate their environment.
The act of moving through and navigating one’s surroundings.
A device or tool that helps a dog with impaired vision or mobility navigate their surroundings.
The use of tools or assistance to help dogs with mobility issues navigate their surroundings.
Navigation challenges for blind dogs
Obstacles and challenges that blind dogs may face when navigating their surroundings.
The ability of a dog to navigate their surroundings, including obstacles and challenges.
Tools used to assist dogs with mobility issues in navigating their surroundings, such as guide dogs or mobility aids.
Need for increased physical support (harnesses, ramps)
The need for additional physical support for dogs with mobility issues, such as the use of harnesses or ramps.
The removal or withholding of a desired outcome to discourage unwanted behavior.
Negative reinforcement training methods
Training methods that involve removing or withholding a desired outcome to discourage unwanted behavior.
The use of various techniques and tools to manage and reduce noise levels in a dog’s environment.
The level of sound that a dog can tolerate without becoming anxious or stressed.
Noise pollution reduction
The act of reducing excessive noise levels in a dog’s environment to promote a calm and stress-free atmosphere.
Techniques and products used to reduce loud or sudden noises that may startle or distress a dog, such as white noise machines or earplugs.
Chews that are not meant to be ingested by dogs, but provide a safe chewing outlet.
Flooring materials that provide traction and prevent slipping or falling for dogs, such as textured tiles or vinyl.
Non-slip flooring surfaces
Providing a safe and slip-resistant surface to prevent injury and promote mobility for dogs with mobility issues.
Surfaces that provide traction and prevent slipping or falling for dogs, such as rubber mats or carpeting.
Products that do not contain harmful chemicals.
Components of toys or products that are safe for dogs to interact with and ingest.
Ingredients in food, treats, and other products that are safe for dogs to consume or interact with.
The absence of harmful chemicals or substances in a dog product that could cause illness or injury.
Materials that are safe for dogs to interact with and ingest.
Non-toxic materials for safety reasons
Materials that are safe for dogs to use and do not contain harmful chemicals.
Non-toxic paints or dyes
Safe paints or dyes for dogs to use in art projects.
Scents that are safe for dogs to smell and interact with, and do not pose a risk of toxicity or harm.
Communication between a dog and their owner that does not involve spoken language, such as body language or hand signals.
Understanding and interpreting a dog’s body language and other non-verbal cues to better communicate with them.
Non-verbal communication techniques
Using body language and other non-verbal cues to communicate with a dog effectively.
Communication with dogs that does not rely on visual cues.
Non-visual cueing system
Training a dog to respond to non-visual cues, such as hand signals or sounds, to assist individuals with visual impairments.
Non-visual play options
Play activities that do not rely on a dog’s vision, such as scent-based games or sound-based toys.
Non-visual sensory experiences
Experiences that engage a dog’s senses other than sight, such as smell, touch, and hearing.
Nose work activities
Activities that involve using a dog’s sense of smell to locate specific scents, such as tracking or scent detection.
Nose work training
A type of training that focuses on developing a dog’s sense of smell and ability to locate specific scents.
Nourishing coat and skin
Proper grooming and nutrition to maintain a healthy and shiny coat and skin for a dog.
Novelty and variety
Providing dogs with new experiences and stimuli to prevent boredom.
Novelty items to explore
Toys or objects that provide new and interesting sensory experiences for a dog.
The process by which a dog’s body absorbs and utilizes nutrients from their food.
The proper ratio of essential nutrients in a dog’s diet to maintain optimal health.
Nutritional considerations for blind dogs
Special dietary considerations for dogs that are completely blind, such as increased fiber intake to aid digestion.
Nutritional considerations for visually impaired dogs
Special dietary considerations for dogs with visual impairments, such as increased vitamin A intake.
Consulting with a veterinarian or nutritionist to develop a diet plan tailored to a dog’s specific needs.
The essential nutrients a dog requires for proper growth, development, and maintenance of their body.
Nutritional needs assessment
An evaluation of a dog’s individual nutritional needs based on factors such as age, breed, and activity level.
The specific nutrients and amounts needed for a dog’s optimal health and well-being.
Providing a balanced and nutritious diet to support a dog’s overall health and well-being.
Nutrition and diet management
The overall management of a dog’s diet and nutritional needs.
An assessment of a dog’s current diet to determine if it is meeting their nutritional needs.
The process of monitoring and adjusting a dog’s diet to ensure they are receiving the proper nutrients.
A balanced and healthy diet that meets a dog’s nutritional needs.