Pets & Animal
Dogs are wonderful creatures that we often take for granted. We treat them like part of the family (after all, they are...) and somehow expect them to be like children. They aren't, they're animals, and they can't communicate like a child could. Dogs have a lot of behaviors, and we ra
Dogs' toenails grow long quite fast. If you hear clicking sounds from your dog's toenails when he walks on a hard surface, you know it is time to trim his toenails. Most dogs would hate trimming nails so before you trim your dog's nails, make sure you follow these guidelines to make t
Training your dog to protect you can be beneficial but it also can cause problems if it is not done correctly. The dog could end up being dangerous to everyone, not just to criminals and intruders. That's why it's crucial that a professional trainer be contacted.
While Airedale Terriers have always been a very sought-after breed, they were at one time incredibly popular. This occurred when former President Harding, a fervent animal lover, had one as a companion while serving his term at the White House. Laddie Boy was the name of the President's Airedal
Dog wheels are now part and parcel of your handicapped pet's life because not only it improves their movements but also returns their life back to normal. Dogs like other pets do get injured and hurt at times and they require prosthetic like dog wheels. Dog wheels are designed specifically to m
A German Shepherd Dog that had an enormous influence on the breed was "Canto v.d. Wienerau", bred by the late Walter Martin. Yet there still remain a great deal of confusion among breeders today about the value of this dog. He has been highly praised by some but harshly criticised by other
I use pinch collars for a variety of training situations.Not every dog is meant to have a pinch collar and not every owner can handle using a pinch collar with their dog.One thing I think about is that the pinch collar can allow more safety and control for owner.
When I first had my golden retriever, I didn't know what are the essential golden retriever supplies that it needs. I learned over the years what supplies this breed needs most.
A litter of beautiful Maltese puppies can be a lot of fun, but also a lot of work. From the time they are 5 weeks old until they are about 12 weeks old is a busy time for all puppies, when they are growing rapidly and learning lessons that will serve them for their entire lives. This time is crucial
When new dog owners are approaching the task of house training puppies, one of their first questions is, "how long will it take to get my puppy house trained?" The answer depends on a number of different factors. Unfortunately there is no one size fits all type of answer. However, there ar
For many dog owners whose pets suffer from chronic health problems, gluten free dog food has provided a simple solution to improving their dog's health and physical well-being. Gluten in the diet has been implicated in many canine health problems including allergies, recurrent ear infections, a
In the past people understood much more about animals than they do today. People knew how to read animals' "body language". However, if you tell someone today that cows, pigs, and goats have body language they will probably laugh at you pretty hard. The lack of contact with animals in
A Harrier is a medium sized dog that stands between 19 and 22 inches tall. He also weighs between 48 and 60 pounds. The dog has short hair and hanging ears, and he comes in a variety of color patterns. From his name, the Harrier is primarily developed to hunt hares although he's occasionally us
Dogs have worked alongside humans in various capacities for thousands of years. In modern times, the canine workforce is more expanded than ever, with military, police and security dogs as well as seeing-eye dogs, hearing dogs and home guard dogs. Police dogs make up a large portion of the canine wo
When the day finally comes that you will be taking your new puppy home, do not allow the excitement of the event to overwhelm you. You want your new family member to be comfortable and feel safe so these are just some of the things you should remember.
During almost any celebration -- be it birthdays, dinner parties, Fourth of July or Christmas -- dogs can become very stressed out while you have a great time. Ensure your dog can enjoy the festivities as well by taking a few steps for your dog's sake.
The Bedlington Terrier, sometimesalso known as the Rothburry terrier, is a terrier breed named after the small town Bedlington, an old mining town in North East England. The secondary nickname it has was given to it due to an early female "specimen" of the breed with the name Rothburry, wh