May 2017

Monthly Archives

  • Dog Training Tips That Work Best For Smart Dogs

    Dog Training Tips That Work Best For Smart Dogs

    Just because some dogs are hard to train doesn’t mean that there is something wrong with them. Contrary to what most people believe, these dogs are not in any way stupid. In fact, these dogs might even possess quite a high level of intelligence – high enough to let them get what they want when […] More

  • Havanese Dogs – A Quick List of Health Problems With This Breed

    Already formally recognized by the Kennel Club and the American Kennel Club, Havanese dogs belong to a breed that makes for excellent companion dogs. The Havanese, in case you didn’t know, is the national dog of Cuba. A Havanese dog is very smart, eager to please its owner, and is naturally affectionate. It’s also great […] More

  • Small Dog Syndrome - How to Stop a Small Dog Behaving Badly

    Small Dog Syndrome – How to Stop a Small Dog Behaving Badly

    Small dogs or lap dogs or comforters as they were once called have a very extensive history, encompassing several thousand years. Small breeds were often kept by nobility and given as presents to royal figures. It was also thought that small breeds were good for ones health. The Pekingees, pug and King Charles Cavalier Spaniel […] More

  • Poodles – One of the World’s Smartest Breeds

    Come with me as I take a look at the Wonderful World of Poodles. History Although the national breed of France, the Poodle actually originated in Germany where it was used as a water retriever. Many believe the name “Pudel” comes from the German word “pudel” which means “one who plays in water.” In fact, […] More

  • Black Widow Spider Bites on Dogs: Symptoms and Treatment Methods

    Black Widow Spider Bites on Dogs: Symptoms and Treatment Methods

    Spiders can inhabit your home, especially those warm, dark, and less-frequented areas in your property. Regardless of their isolated dwelling grounds, these critters can still inflict pain and health problems for you, your family, and your pets. Pets, such as dogs, are especially vulnerable to spider bites since they can wind up in the dark […] More

  • Improper Dog Breeding - Do Not Buy Or Adopt a Dog Before Reading

    Improper Dog Breeding – Do Not Buy Or Adopt a Dog Before Reading

    You may have heard stories in your high school science classes about kings and queens that used to keep their bloodlines pure by marrying within the family. After years and years of this practice, a child would be born with tons of physical and mental problems. Your teacher probably explained that this was because all […] More

  • Dog Eye Diseases - The 8 Most Common Types

    Dog Eye Diseases – The 8 Most Common Types

    Dog eye diseases are oftentimes genetic, however others are the natural result of aging. Many eye problems are associated to the loose skin of the face, which happens in mixed breeds and purebreds alike. Traumatic eye diseases are sometimes caused by hereditary characteristics, although they might not always be related to genetics. Progressive Retinal Atrophy: […] More

  • Shetland Sheepdog

    Shetland Sheepdog

    Origin The Shetland is probably descended from collies brought to the Scottish island of Shetland and crossed with the yekkin, a small island dog now no longer recognized, brought over in the boats of fishermen. By 1700, the breed was completely developed Description The general appearance of the Sheltie is that of a miniature Rough Collie. […] More

  • Dogs With Food Allergies: Novelty Protein Dog Food

    Dogs With Food Allergies: Novelty Protein Dog Food

    The Story I have a boxer, bull mastiff mix named Leo, who struggles with itching and scratching all the time. It got to the point to where I felt so bad for him not only because he’s my best friend but because I can tell he was uncomfortable. I finally had enough and gathered up […] More

  • How to Know If You Should Get a Dog

    How to Know If You Should Get a Dog

    Getting a dog is a decision that should not be taken lightly. It is a long-term commitment in which you will be responsible for another life. So, before you rush out to your local shelter to pick out a dog or send a deposit to a breeder for a new puppy, ask yourself these 4 […] More

  • Great Ways to Use Essential Oils for Your Dog

    Great Ways to Use Essential Oils for Your Dog

    Here are a few simple ways to prevent health issues for your dog. Essential oils products made by Young Living are natural ways to promote health, naturally prevent pests, and help stop tooth decay. Please keep in mind the not all essential oil brands are processed to the standards of Young Living and if you […] More

  • Dog Behavior Training - The Matchstick Trick

    Dog Behavior Training – The Matchstick Trick

    The matchstick trick is a weird dog behavior training technique. Every time I suggest it to a client I typically hear, “You want me to do what?” It works, though. Let me preface the trick first, however, with the reasons why you would want to do this trick. The matchstick trick is a method for […] More

  • 7 Facts About Drinking Water for Dogs

    7 Facts About Drinking Water for Dogs

    We know water is the elixir of life for us. But do our dogs need drinking water? If so how much? When to give themwater? 7 facts about dog’s drinking water have been listed below. 1. Dogs need water to sustain.Dogs must be fed fresh water at least 3 times a day. It is said […] More

  • Dog Dominance Behavior - Dog Humping and Dog Mounting Problems

    Dog Dominance Behavior – Dog Humping and Dog Mounting Problems

    Among the many dog dominance behaviors, those surrounded by perhaps more myths than any others are dog mounting problems and dog humping women. No, contrary to popular opinion, these obnoxious dog instinctive behaviors have absolutely nothing to do with sex. How embarrassing, though, for those who do not know this! “Don’t worry,” I said to […] More