February 2017

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  • itchy dog skin

    Treatment For a Dog Itchy Skin Problem

    Does your dog have dry itchy skin that he just can’t stop scratching?  Is he relentlessly biting and licking these areas with no relief in site?  By now, more than likely you’re feeling helpless with you dog’s itchy skin problem.  You know there’s just got to be a simple solution that doesn’t involve dragging your […] More

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    Dogs and Psychosis

    The dictionary defines psychosis as:”…a mental disorder characterized by symptoms, such as delusions or hallucinations, that indicate impaired contact with reality.” Psychologists and psychiatrists may argue indefinitely as to where to draw the line between neurotic and psychotic behaviors, and it is no doubt difficult to discern symptomatic differences at that common junction; but, when […] More

  • Weimaraner dog

    Weimaraner

    Affectionately nicknamed the “gray ghost” because of its spectacular silvery-gray coat, the Weimaraner is an all-around family and hunting dog that was catapulted into the world of arts and culture by the photographer William Wegman. His fanciful photos of his Weimaraner Man Ray (and later Fay Ray) appear in museums and galleries around the world. […] More

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    Glen of Imaal Terrier

    Glen of Imaal Terrier

    The Glen of Imaal terier was first presented publicly at an irish dog show in 1933. It was imported into the U.S. in 1968 Description It is similar to the Welsh corgi, but its hair is hard and crinkly. Height: dogs 14 inches ( 36 cm.); bitches, 13 inches (33 cm.);. Weight:  dogs, 30 to […] More

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    Boxer (Open list) (1 submission)

    Boxer owners often say that once you own a boxer, you’ll never own another breed. They love this handsome dog as much for its goofy, friendly personality as they do for his cute pushed-in face and tightly muscled body. Boxers are a happy breed and, if they could pull it off, would sit on their […] More

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    Illyrian Sheepdog – Charplaninatz, Sar Planina

    Like the majority of herd dogs, the illyrian sheepdog comes from the ancien Orient and became autochthonous through acclimatization and selective breeding. The breed was officially recognized in 1930. The Šarplaninac or Sarplaninac or Yugoslavian Shepherd Dog or Illyrian Shepherd Dog is a dog breed of the livestock guardian type named after the Šar Mountains in the border area between Kosovo, FYROM and Albania. It is a molosser-type mountain dog. The origin of the breed […] More

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    Swedish Shepherd (Västgötaspets)

    According to the official Swedish Kennel club, which recognized the breed on October 20, 1948, the Swedish shepherd originated and developed naturally. Despite its similarities to the Weelsh corgi, it should not be confused with similar breeds from other countries Description The average height of the Swedish Vallhund, measured to the withers, is approximately 33 cm […] More

  • Yorkshire Terrier

    The breed was developed during the last century by miners in the English county of Yorkshire who hoped to obtain a dog adapted to catching the terrible rats that infested the mine shafts. Crossings among the Skye terrier, the black-and-tan toy terrier, the Dandie Dinmont, and the Maltese all contributed to the makeup of this […] More

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    Pug (Open list) (2 submissions)

    Brought from China to Holland four hundred years ago, the pug was later perfected in England Description While the pugs that are depicted in eighteenth century prints tend to be long and lean, modern breed preferences are for a square cobby body, a compact form, a deep chest, and well-developed muscle. Their smooth and glossy […] More

  • DIY your own 1st aid kit for dogs

    Delivering first aid for dogs is an art that has to be practiced on a regular basis to ensure that you can do the best for your dog as and when it is necessary. There are a variety of ailments and causes that require first aid for dogs, but some of them need specific equipment […] More

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    Dalmatian (Open list) (1 submission)

    Originally from Croatia, dalmatians were once trained to run alongside horse-drawn carriages, making a clear path for the horses to pass. Because they remain an active breed, dalmatians require a lot of exercise and make willing jogging partners. They have a sweet personality, love to play, and won’t get worn out by busy children. Because […] More

  • American Foxhound

    American Foxhound

    This marvelous foxhound is directly descended from English hounds brought to America in 1650 and bred over a century later to a French hound sent as a gift by Lafayette to George Washington. The two breeds, French and English, in combination have produced the American foxhound Description Appearance While standards call for the American Foxhound […] More