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How to Identify a Dutch Shepherd

The Dutch Shepherd dog started out in the southern part of the Netherlands as an all purpose farm dog in the late 1700s. It was expected to guard the farm, herd sheep, pull carts, as well as perform other menial tasks. It became popular several decades later throughout Holland and many surrounding c...More...

Will a Boxer Make a Good Pet Dog? The Pros and Cons

As with any pet, you need to be sure that everyone in the prospective new dog's family agrees that having a pet is a good thing. Once you decide to bring a pet dog into your home, you will need to decide what breed will best suit your needs, desires, lifestyle and temperament. In order to consi...More...

House Training Small Puppies - What You Need to Do

Your happiness and excitement in owning your new pet may quickly evaporate as soon as you realize you have a lot of clearing up behind it to do. This cannot be completely avoided but you can ensure this is as short a period as possible by starting house trainingsmall puppies from the very first day....More...

10 Easy Tips To Cure Obesity In Boxer Dogs

This is to inform people who love their boxer dogs or any dog for that matter how to avoid premature loss of their pets and extend their life. I will provide 10 easy tips to cure obesity in boxer dogs or other breeds of dogs....More...

Kennel Flooring - What is the Best Option For Your Dog Run?

I have a golden retriever. She is a 3 year old house dog who is completely potty trained. My back yard is fenced, and I let her go outside all the time. The problem is, I'm starting a full time JOB which will keep me away for hours at a time. I cannot leave her in the house for that long and do...More...

Dog Training Collars

When it comes to training, there have been many collars that have come out to help make it easier. Here, I will give a review of certain collars, and what they are best used to train with....More...

Places to Take Dogs to Find a Mate

Dogs are creatures that prefer to live in packs. They desire playmates and other dogs with whom they can mate. Finding a mate for your dog can be difficult. However, you can take your dog to several different places in your community that welcome dogs. You can also consult with the people who work ...More...

Indoor Dog Bathrooms - A Great Solution For the Working Pet Owner

Owning a dog is one of the most important and enjoyable experiences one can have. However, bathroom time can present problems for both the dog and his owner for a variety of reasons. Fortunately, a number of new products have come out recently that provide a great solution to these problems. Whether...More...

Treatment for Ringworm in Dogs

Ringworm is a fungal infection on the skin. It affects human beings and can also be found in pets such as dogs and cats. There are three main fungal species that cause this infection in dogs; microspore gypseum, trichophyton mentagrophytes, and microsporum canis....More...

What Kind of Dog Is a Good Small House Dog?

The ideal dog for a small house should be comfortable in the home's more restricted living space, so it usually is a small animal that needs less exercise and doesn't miss being outdoors. Small dogs also defecate less than large ones, which is important if you expect your pet to use an indoor litter...More...

How to Take Care of a Maltese Puppy

The Maltese is one of the most regal breeds in the dog world. Developed on the isle of Malta thousands of years ago, the breed has grown to become one of the most popular companion breeds due to its gentle nature and small stature. Raising and caring for Maltese puppies can be a very enjoyable ventu...More...

Tick-Borne Illnesses in Dogs

Ticks can carry several serious diseases. It is very important, therefore, that owners learn how to recognize symptoms of potential tick-borne illnesses, and that they arm their dogs with effective, veterinarian-approved tick-repellent products....More...

How to Attach Shearing Head to a Oster EW311 Clipper

Professionals use the durable Oster ShearMaster to shear and clip livestock. The Oster EW311 clipper allows for replacement heads to be attached to the unit. Installing a shearing head to the Oster EW311 clipper is simple as long as you are using the correct Oster replacement blade....More...

Dog Training Tips

If you're looking for some good dog training ideas, it's a good thought for you to very first know the place to begin. Understand what your dog actually wants from you in a training scenario after which it understand tips on how to give it to these. Many people today make the false assumpt...More...

Why Does My Dog Paw at My Face?

Every dog has a distinct personality. When you become a dog owner, you'll be continuously surprised by your dog's many quirky behaviors. Some will lick you incessantly if you come near them, while others will paw at your hands and face for no apparent reason. Their behaviors may seem odd to us, but ...More...

A Bull Terrier Dog Breed Profile

The Bull Terrier is a strong, muscular, medium to large sized dog. This dog will be found to be 20 to 24 inches at the withers and will weigh from 45 to 80 pounds. The head of the Bull Terrier makes it instantly recognizable, as it is egg shaped when viewed from the front and there is no stop. ...More...

Signs of Dog Food Poisoning

An overly lethargic dog could be a poisoned dogdog image by Michal Tudek from Fotolia.comDogs are curious - and they love to eat. No matter how much you try to control her diet, your dog is sure to put something in her mouth that doesn't constitute food. Ten ounces of baker's chocolate......More...

Dog Waste - 10 Environmental Tips

Know what's worse than picking up dog waste? Stepping in it.Know what's worse than that? Swimming or fishing in contaminated water. But the worst of all is drinking water that may have dog waste in it....More...