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German Shepherd Advice

German Shepherd Advice

German Shepherds are easy to please and train, and they are one of the most intelligent breeds of dogs out there. German Shepherds are also one of the best looking, thus a good German Shepherd should be strong, agile, well-muscled, alert, and full of life. Here are some things you should know when c......[Read More]
Is An Indoor Dog House For My Small Dog A Good Idea?

Is An Indoor Dog House For My Small Dog A Good Idea?

Every pet needs a space that they can call their own and feel comfortable in. Having a dog house for your little pet will help solve many problems for you and for your furry little friend. Having a safe and secure place to go will make your small dog happier and will also make your life easier.......[Read More]
What Signs Are Shown If a Dog Is Pregnant?

What Signs Are Shown If a Dog Is Pregnant?

If your dog displays signs of fatigue and physical changes, a litter of puppies may be on the way.Black puppies image by diter from Fotolia.comIf you have chosen not to have your female dog spayed, you may one day find that your dog is pregnant. Pregnancy in dogs is not marked by the same.........[Read More]
What Is a Samoyed?

What Is a Samoyed?

With black-lipped "Sammy smiles" and thick, light-colored coats, Samoyeds make smart, gentle family companions. These dogs are suited for cold climates, and love to work. Their grooming needs and activity level, however, aren't for everyone.......[Read More]
What is a Dog Training Professional?

What is a Dog Training Professional?

Dog Trainers like other areas of the Pet Industry, such as food and nutrition are not meticulously regulated. This has left the dog training industry with practicing professionals operating at extreme ends of the professional spectrum. One end of this spectrum has professionals operating as trainers......[Read More]
Discover The Secret To Potty Training Puppies

Discover The Secret To Potty Training Puppies

Many people think there is some big secret to potty training puppies. Most of these people think that the only person who knows that secret is someone who trains dogs and they spend a great deal of money to someone to potty train their dog. This is something that should make anyone think twice. Lear......[Read More]
The Key Basics to Successfully Toilet Training Your Dog

The Key Basics to Successfully Toilet Training Your Dog

Reward your pet with a gentle pat as soon as he relieves himself. On the flip side, if your pet doesn't relieve, try taking him all over again after fifteen minutes or so.......[Read More]
Ways to Bond With Your Toy Poodle

Ways to Bond With Your Toy Poodle

Bonding is important in every relationship, even dog-owner relationship. Find out bonding activities you and your dog can do.......[Read More]
How to Build Backyard Kennels for Small Dogs

How to Build Backyard Kennels for Small Dogs

An outdoor kennel gives small dogs a safe, contained place to run and relax in your backyard when you're away from home. Allowing more freedom than a small indoor kennel, a backyard kennel gives a small dog space to stretch its legs, relieve itself and get some exercise, all while enjoying the sight......[Read More]
Winter Clothing for Small Dogs and Short-Hair Breeds

Winter Clothing for Small Dogs and Short-Hair Breeds

What is appropriate winter apparel for your pet? This article focuses on dog coats, dog sweaters and dog raincoats.......[Read More]
Video: How to Feed a Dog or Puppy

Video: How to Feed a Dog or Puppy

Video Transcript Feeding your dog should be a routine repetition activity every day. They say that puppies grow faster and require more protein, nutrition than adult dogs, so should be fed more often. My recommendation for puppies, under the age of four months, is to feed them three to.........[Read More]
About Dremel Tools for Dogs

About Dremel Tools for Dogs

Trimming your dog's nails is an important part of its regular grooming. Nails left to grow to long can break and cause pain and bleeding. Long nails that break off may also splinter like a hang-nail creating more pain for your pet. There are several ways to keep your dog's nails trim, but one of the......[Read More]
Let's Talk Dog Food - 'Dog Food 101' - Part 3

Let's Talk Dog Food - 'Dog Food 101' - Part 3

Part 3 in a series on the realities of dog food ingredients. What you think you may be getting may not be what you are really getting.......[Read More]
Feeding Your Puppy

Feeding Your Puppy

When your puppy is very young, 8-12 weeks old, you will need to feed it four times a day. You can taper your puppy's feeding schedule gradually as it gets older. Puppies three to six months old require three meals a day. Twice a day feeding is optimal for puppies six months to one year old. Aft......[Read More]
A General History Of How Dogs Came Into Being

A General History Of How Dogs Came Into Being

According to Sir John Richardson who stated back in 1829, "a resemblance between the normal American wolves and the domestic dogs of the Indians is so great that the size and strength of the wolf is the only difference in the two. To understand what he was saying it is necessary to identify the......[Read More]
Labrador Problems

Labrador Problems

No dog owner can get by without seeing a problem or two. Their Labradors will dig, snap, tear, whine or bark away away whenever it is least convenient. So, if you own a Labrador, issues are a very real possibility, especially if they aren't properly trained from a young age.......[Read More]
Teacup Dogs Make the Ideal Sweet Pet

Teacup Dogs Make the Ideal Sweet Pet

If you have long dreamed of getting yourself a dog that is sweet and cute to look at and tiny as well, then Teacup dogs will fit the bill to the T. They are tiny little dogs that are perfect for the tiny apartments in urban dwelling. At the same time they are extremely friendly and love to be cuddle......[Read More]
How to Train an American English Bulldog Mix

How to Train an American English Bulldog Mix

Bulldogs are some of the most recognizable of all dog breeds. Characterized by their stocky body type, large heads and an abundance of wrinkles, bulldogs have been divided into a number of breeds. American bulldogs are larger than their English cousins, with a longer snout and fewer wrinkles. Both A......[Read More]
Shock Collars - Should You Use Them Or Not?

Shock Collars - Should You Use Them Or Not?

The careful education of a dog is crucial. I say education, because it is not only about answering to orders, but to behave in every situation, even if they are not receiving orders.......[Read More]
Keeping Your Dog Fit

Keeping Your Dog Fit

If you ever try to train your dog to jump over something and you find out that it can barely jump a couple of inches off the ground. This means that your dog is either overweight, under muscled or simply too big. To get this off right away big dogs do have bigger muscles and such like that but many ......[Read More]