What to look for in choosing a new puppy. Some tips to help you pick out the right dog or puppy for your family.
English bulldogs, like other puppies, experience teething as they grow, and adult teeth begin to come in. The chewing and gnawing behaviors associated with teething often become difficult for owners. No one wants to see their beloved pet in pain, nor do they want that pet to chew on everything in si
Everyone loves a shiny, healthy-looking dog coat. Taking care of your dog's coat can also reduce future skin and fur problems.
Do you have a puppy that can't seem to stop nipping your hands and fingers whenever he gets the chance? If this behavior doesn't get address or if it worsens, you may have a huge problem on your hands. Imagine, those little puppy teeth nipping your fingers, flash forward a year and picture
Kennel cough (Bordetellosis) is a disease that often causes serious respiratory symptoms in cats and dogs. It is spread quickly through kennels and catteries unless ill animals are treated promptly and other inhabitants are vaccinated against the disease. Despite the name, this illness is not
If your dog is an Australian terrier, dachshund, schnauzer, poodle or Samoyed, it is at an increased risk for developing diabetes. Your veterinarian can diagnose the condition and help design a treatment program based on your dog"s diet, age and other health considerations, including pork allergies.
Dog kennel building is one of the most simple DIY jobs that you can attempt. There are many possibilities available in terms of styles and designs, all of which require varying woodworking skills. This article provides you with a simple outline to constructing a secure, attractive dog house, and lea
The name Bichon Frise in French means a curly lap dog and truly, he is a cute and curly dog who loves to spread happiness all around. While choosing a small dog breed, you can always bring home one as they make popular pets.
Do you want a well-behaved, healthier, happier dog?Do you need tips on training a puppy?
Dog training is very crucial when it comes to whether or not you and your furry friend will stay friends.A misbehaving dog usually ends up staying at home and not being able to do much with its owner out in the pet world.Sometimes the owner thinks about a dog training collar or dog training classes
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The Shetland sheepdog is somewhat reminiscent, in look, of Collies and particularly so as a smaller version of the Ruff coated collie. Standing 13-17 inches in height and weighing 14 to 28 pounds. they are classed as a medium-sized dog. Their head is in proportion to their size, and with a slight ta
Do you own a large dog? Maybe a Doberman, A St. Bernard, a Rottweiler, a Great Dane or maybe even the most gigantic of them all, the English Mastiff?It's really not ideal to let them sleep inside your house, right?Who could ever love the idea that you are pinned down innocently by your own garg
A dog’s hair should be beautiful and silky. Unfortunately, it’s very easy for their hair to become matted. This is due to some of the habits that dogs have and some of the responsibilities that owners often forget. Thankfully, it’s easy to prevent dog hair mats. You just need to
Loving the dog days of summer already but not the fact that your dog is panting so much now? Remember these 8 tips to help your dog beat the heat this summer!
Have you ever wondered "what's the best dog breed for me"? If you have, and you follow the advice in this article, then you and your future canine friend will be a match made in heaven.The first thing you'll want to do is get a book on dog breeds.
Finding out your dog needs an operation is distressing, but the possibility of postoperative complications is even more disconcerting. When you bring your dog home after surgery, there is wide array of symptoms he may experience. One common occurrence after surgery is vomiting. Vomiting is caused by
When I walk my rescued greyhound Zoe, I frequently meet up with other people walking their dogs. While Zoe always walks with me on a loose leash, more often than not the other dogs, usually small ones compared to a greyhound, bark and strain at their leash.
Dogs can ruin lawns. However, with the proper care and some training, a dog can be outside on a plush, green lawn without ruining the grass. Two of the major problems with dogs and lawns are urinating and digging, but these issues can be corrected in one or more ways.
In this article, were going to go over a very basic dog training command known as "Off" or "Down." If you have a Pit Bull that loves to jump up on company and doesnt know the meaning of "Down," this article is for you.
A dog can be one of the most loving, caring and agreeable pets you ever own. However, there is a certain amount of work involved when it comes to training a canine. The first step in educating your dog on the right way to behave is getting his attention. In some situations, this can seem like an imp
Although dogs are the best friends to humans, dogs have also in the last decade become more of a fashion statement. This might be great for the dog industry, but a lot of people who buy dogs purely out of fashion senses aren't usually willing to put in the time it needs in order to keep the rel
Used with care, comfrey is a powerful healing herb. Since ancient times, people around the world have used comfrey to heal broken bones, bruises, rashes and wounds. You can use comfrey on your dog"s skin injuries for its fast-acting healing properties. It is unwise, however, to use comfrey when infe