Dog Breeds : Pets & Animal
Where to you go to find a new dog for your family? There are a number of options. In this, the third and final installment, we look at backyard and professional breeders.
Taking your dog to a trainer can be expensive.Learn how to train your dog yourself - it's cheaper and much more rewarding!Learn the three basic commands you will need to start with and how you should teach them.
Small dogs such as Malteses, Shih Tzus, Bichon Frises, Cocker Spaniels, Chihuahuas and Maltipoos are more likely to experience tear stains, which can be caused by genetics or diet. The tears stains can be irritating for dogs and can lead to infection.
Dogs can have skin problems just like humans. Also just like humans, there are various types of skin disorders and issues that cause hair loss, bumps and itchy skin on your pet. Ranging from serious problems that need medical attention to boredom and stress, skin abnormalities should always be check
Potty training your dog is a difficult task in general. However, for those who live in snowy states, the task of puppy training in winter time can be much more difficult. Some dogs do not like to go out in the cold because it hurts there paws, making it a complicated task when you want to teach them
Miniature schnauzers are the smallest variety of schnauzers. The double, wiry coat of the mini schnauzer is typically shaved or hand-stripped a few weeks before a dog show. Obtain the show look by allowing the hair to grow sufficiently so that the texture is visible. The furnishings on the face shou
It's healthy for dogs to chew, but sometimes they choose to chew on unhealthy items, including themselves. It's a natural instinct of dogs to lick their wounds in an attempt to heal them, but excessive licking and biting prevents injuries from healing and can cause infection. Preventing dogs from do
Does your pet's skin and coat look shiny and healthy, if not this could indicate the need for more fatty acids to be in your dog's diet A dog's diet affects every aspect of his body as well as the skin and coat.If your dog's diet has the right amount of fatty acids, then his coat
Properly rewarding a dog for calm behavior is essential to keep your canine from becoming riled up in the presence of a certain phobia or becoming anxious and uncontrollable in some situations. You will need to teach the dog to relax in a way that rewards calm behavior, not in a way that encourages
All dog foods are not created equal. Choosing the best pet food for your Siberian husky can improve her health, enrich her lifestyle and advance her performance as a working or show dog. The Siberian husky is a compact, working breed dog with high energy. Ingredients, preparation, feeding habits, an
If so, which competitions are right for your dog? How do you get involved? All your questions will be answered here.
Hard economic times have forced many of us to give up the luxuries we are accustomed to, including pricey shampoo for our furry friends. You can make a shampoo that cleans as well as the shampoo your professional groomer uses but does not break the bank. With a few smart tips, you can produce your o
Seeing a small dog with a lively gait and a haircut like a lion's, many people wonder just what type of dog that is. Because the L'wchen is a rare dog, most people probably won’t see one. But for those who think they might have seen one, there are several ways to tell whether the dog was a L'
If your dog has grown older, he may become physically and mentally challenged. As an owner, you may have to change the way you relate to your dog. But you want to give your dog the highest quality of life, up to the very end. Here are two suggestions for helping your dog enjoy every moment of his or
Crate training dogs can be made fun and easy, or it can be hard. Read more for some useful information.
We know there are many ways of training a dog. Today we want to look at one of the new ways of training a dog. It is called clicker dog training method. This form of training is different from the standard way of training a dog like we have come to know it.
Training Golden Retrievers can be hard work, and therefore it's often necessary to get help. In this article we will show you how to understand your dogs needs and how to cater to these through the correct training.
A teacup shih tzu is a small breed of dogs. They are considered under the category of toy dogs. Some breeders of Shih Tzus like to select their smaller and to breed them distinctly.
Do you want a well-behaved canine? Put an end to the stress and annoyance of your German shepherd behavior Issues. Most German shepherd owners have a generally disobedient German shepherd. Most dog owners were embarrassed by their dog in public more than once.. Most dog owners thought they have a ca
Too often tragedy happens because a person approached the wrong dog the wrong way. This article is intended to help you determine if you should approach a dog you don't know. If the owner says it is alright, you will know how to appropriately and safely approach a dog you don't know.