June 2017

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    Rottweiler Pros and Cons of Owning This Surprising Pet

    The Good and Bad Points of Owning a Rottweiler If you are thinking about owning a Rottweiler for a pet or a working dog but do not know much about them, here are some facts that you should know. This breed of dog originated in Germany and today you’ll find that a German Rottweiler is […] More

  • Puppy Growth Chart - How Big Will My Dog Get?

    Puppy Growth Chart – How Big Will My Dog Get?

    One of the first questions anyone asks when considering purchasing a dog or puppy is how big will it get? This is a very relevant and important question considering your need to ensure your puppy is cared for appropriately in your home. If you are looking for a large or small sized dog and end […] More

  • Kidney Disease - A Common Cause of Death Among Toy Poodles

    Kidney Disease – A Common Cause of Death Among Toy Poodles

    Based on surveys, the leading causes of death among Toy Poodles are old age and kidney disease. Yes kidney disease! While it affects lots of people around the world, kidney disease is also common in dogs such as Toy Poodles. The kidneys are organs that filter blood to maintain the balance of chemicals, remove the […] More

  • Brain Tumors in Dogs

    Brain Tumors in Dogs

    Hopefully, you will never have to deal with a pet dog that has a brain tumor. If you ever do, this article should give a decent thumbnail sketch about what your pet might go through. A brain tumor exhibits specific symptoms, is relatively manageable, but is an incurable affliction. A brain tumor might be one […] More

  • The Pros and Cons of German Shepherd Dog Ownership

    The Pros and Cons of German Shepherd Dog Ownership

    The decision to adopt any dog must be considered seriously, especially if you are thinking about a large breed dog such as the German Shepherd. As the third most popular dog breed in the United States for the last 10 years according to the American Kennel Club, the German Shepherd dog attracts attention with its […] More

  • What Should Your Pregnant Dog Be Eating?

    Many of you may think that our little pregnant dogs may have all kinds of strange cravings and want to eat like crazy when they’re pregnant…but dog’s are pretty controlled in all honesty. They may want a few more morsels than usual, but that’s normal. So, what should your regimen be when your dog is […] More

  • Dog Petting - The Right And The Wrong Way To Do It

    Dog Petting – The Right And The Wrong Way To Do It

    Approach your dog in the right way and it will love you even more but pet it the wrong away and you will dent its confidence and perhaps even agitate it. In this article, I’ll tell you the correct way to pet your dog. It sounds crazy but there really are good and bad ways […] More

  • Canine Neurological Disorders

    Canine Neurological Disorders

    There are so many different canine neurological disorders that dogs and puppies can experience it would be almost impossible to cover them all on this page. Having said that we will aim to cover the most common canine neurological disorders, starting with a list compiled below and then going into more detail covering each disorder. […] More

  • Lapphund - Lapplandske spetz

    Lapphund – Lapplandske spetz – w/video

    Origin Widespread throughout Sweden for centuries, the breed was only recognized officially in 1944. The Swedish Lapphund is a breed of dog of the Spitz type from Sweden, one of three Lapphund breeds developed from a type of dog used by the Sami people for herding and guarding their reindeer. The expression “the black beauty of Norrland” is very often attributed to the Swedish lapphund, which is […] More

  • Dog Training – 8 Correction Mistakes Dog Owners Make

    Just like no dog is perfect, neither are pet owners. A lot of dog behavior problems go right back to poor dog owner training. Here are some of the most common mistakes dog owners make that lead to bad dog behavior: 1. Inconsistent training. Just like with your typical human two-year-old, you’ve must be consistent […] More

  • Polish hound - Ogar Polski

    Polish Hound – Ogar Polski

    Origin The Polish hound, commonly known as Ogar Polski, is indigenous to Poland History F.B. Laska (1907), described Polish hounds as descended from the Kostroma Hound (the Hound of Tatars). According to other historians, the Polish Hounds developed through crossbreeding of Bloodhounds (the St Hubert Hound), imported to Poland in the Middle Ages, with local hounds. Jan […] More

  • 7 Symptoms of UTI in Dogs and What to Do About It

    7 Symptoms of UTI in Dogs and What to Do About It

    It is unbelievable how many dog visits to the vet each year are due to UTIs.  UTI in dogs is a common problem, especially for female dogs.  It’s helpful to understand what the signs and symptoms of UTIs are so you can treat it quickly before it becomes a problem that requires a visit to […] More