Did you know that 25% of all dogs develop arthritis or joint problems in the course of their lifetime? Actually, I didn't know that until I looked it up. After realizing every dog I ever owned developed these problems, I decided to read up on it. We always gave our dogs the occasional doggy asp
If the idea of coming home from work and finding out that dog decided to use your favorite slippers as his new chew toy appeals to you, then, you'd better forget about crate training. However, if you are like most dog owners, crate training your puppy will definitely be a very good idea. Crate
Do you have a dog that likes to walk away from your house when left alone? A large variety of dogs, especially sporting breeds, enjoy running around in wide-open areas and for miles on end Many of these dogs will typically find ways to get out of fenced in areas and other containment areas. If the y
Buying a dog house for the first time can be overwhelming. Knowing the types of dog houses and options available, the different styles, how to determine the right size for your dog and how much you want to spend will simplify this process and help in making an informed decision.
There are several diseases which are found in most of the dogs and they are mainly caused due to the huge number of the parasites or viral bacteria in their bodies. There are several symptoms of dog disease through which one can easily know that the pet is suffering from any kind of problem. Most of
Dogs naturally like a clean environment. Ensure that you make the place where your dog stays, to be neat always. Do not keep your dog in a dirty place, as that can cause a terrible harm to his health. Every healthy dog is known by the high quality commercial dog diet you choose for him. To ensure th
Ring stewards are the unsung heroes of the dog show world. Breeders and exhibitors prepare and show the entries and judges are responsible for assessing the entries and making awards. According to the Mission City Stewards Club, the steward is "a judge's assistant who is tasked with coordinating the
Keeping your puppy's ears clean is part of normal everyday care. Your puppy's ears collect dust, dirt, insects and other debris and if not cleaned out, ear infections may develop. Unattended infections can sometimes lead to deafness, so preventative care is the best and easiest option. Puppies are v
As a pet dog grows older, some pet owners begin to think about "what's next" in terms of their pets. This, in turn, may bring about the addition of a new puppy to a home. However, integrating a new puppy into a new environment, particularly with an older, more established dog already in the mix, is
Dogs are such faithful pets and attach so well into our human society that they are social animals by nature. When you bring a puppy it must feel secure about her place inyour family and children. Puppies don't communicate by talking as humans, so it takes an observation.
The Shedding ProcessAll dogs shed, so if you are going to own a dog, you might as well accept that simple fact. Why they shed is a different story. All dogs have a three-stage shedding process. The first stage is called Anagen, which is where the hair follicles produce new hair. The...
Staffies have a wonderful personality, which makes training Staffordshire bull terriers very enjoyable. However, it is worth bearing in mind that they are a very powerful dog, and special care needs to be taken when they are on the leash.
A Puggle is one of the new hybrid breed dog that is produced by mating a select male pug with a small female beagle. These Puggles are very not very high tempered and they would surely be because pugs and beagles are also sweet tempered. These pups are do not require much maintenance and they would
Do you want to get your pet a waterproof dog bed? In this article we are going to talk about 3 instances your dog may need a bed that is waterproof.
Dog food companies spend millions of dollars every year on advertising campaigns designed to make their dog food look appetizing to us, regardless of whether or not it's actually nutritious for our furry friends. Here are some common ingredients that should be avoided when looking to buy the best,
About 10 percent of allergies in dogs are attributed to food, according to peteducation.com. Dogs generally react to an allergen by itching and scratching their skin, but other signs may be present, too. Although the most common food allergens in dogs are dairy products, proteins, corn and wheat, am
Many boarding kennels reside in the Anoka, Minnesota area.dog sleeping in metal kennel image by Paul Retherford from Fotolia.comPets are often treated like members of the family and individuals seek high-quality care when they need to leave them. Boarding kennels are defined as pet...