One of the most frustrating problems you may encounter when training your own dog is that he will chew on just about anything. In addition to the chew toy you buy him, he will also destroy your best pair of shoes, grandmother's furniture and even the cord to your television set. When you ask ho
"She's fairly easy going and friendly, but she doesn't really show her emotions very much. She's a little hard to get to know, but once you do she is loyal and sweet. But if you irritate her...Watch Out!" Perhaps you have a friend like this. Or maybe it sounds like you. It f
Iams offers both dry cat food and canned cat food. The Iams website has an interactive application called Iams Nutritional Consultant where cat owners answer questions about their cat's age, health, weight and activity level. Once the questions are answered, a pet food from Iams is recommended to me
Gum disease affects 85 percent of dogs in the United States. A dog's teeth require careful cleaning to avoid complications associated with plaque buildup. Using natural methods to clean a dog's teeth promotes overall good health.
However, in the world outside the show ring or working dogs, there is a tendency to breed dogs for "educational" purposes.To teach the children about life.It does not matter who the parents of the litter are (usually), they simply want their female dog to have a litter of puppies so the ki
Both parvovirus and coronavirus are highly contagious diseases that infect dogs of all ages, although puppies are by far the most vulnerable. The severity of both diseases can range from very mild to life-threatening.
Grabbing some puppy training classes when you bring that new pet home is probably a great idea as the chewing, barking and surprises on the floor are going to soon follow. There are some great puppy training classes options available for everyone these days.
If it were really true that a dog is man's best friend, there is one candidate that will live up to that expectation-the German shepherd dog. This type of dog is noted for its vigor, agility, keen observation of its environment and a cheerful disposition.
Diarrhea frequently happens in dogs, sometimes despite your best efforts to prevent it. Diarrhea can be a symptom of a serious illness, but often it happens due to a dietary indiscretion or parasite, such as worms. Barring any serious cause, your sick dog can be successfully treated and cared for at
Dog Grooming Courses are very informative when it comes to wanting to groom your dog yourself. They teach us exactly just how much grooming is required because this generally depends on their breed and their hair type and which grooming tools will be required for each task.
One of the most frequently asked question of new Papillon owners is:What do I feed it?First don't feed Papillons or any other small dog just once a day!Papillons will eat only what they need if it is available to them.
Golden Retrievers are a relatively young breed, having been "developed" around 100 years ago. This article traces the history of the Golden including how the breed developed over the years.
You're finally ready to take the leap and get a dog, but you live in a trendy city and are undecided which one would be best for you. Maybe you live in an apartment or have a small yard. Maybe the neighbors will complain if it barks.
Sometimes dogs display undesirable and destructive behavior, like pushing against a chain link fence. Owners have a variety of options to choose from to curb this behavior, from training the dog to behave to placing a barrier in front of the fence. It is necessary to have patience with the dog for s
A goldendoodle is a hybrid dog that results from breeding a golden retriever with a poodle. A labradoodle is a cross between a Labrador retriever and a poodle. Both crossbreeds are highly intelligent, energetic dogs that are so similar in appearance you may find it difficult to choose between them.
The Chinese Shar-pei is known for its wrinkles, aloof temperament and special needs. It is prone to a variety of skin disorders and requires a great deal of extra care to prevent some of these conditions. Meticulous grooming is essential for the Shar-pei. The Mar Vista Animal Medical Center recommen
Cardiac chest compressions are something the guardian of every puppy needs to know and hopes never to need. It's especially important to know the technique for giving cardiac chest compressions to a newborn or young puppy if your adult dog is pregnant and you will soon be caring for an entire litter
Select your dog treats considering their qualities and ensuring their nutritional values. If you are to buy them, you will find many options available in the shops. It is your responsibility to ensure the nutritional intake for your pet in their diets.
The American mastiff is a big, powerful dog, with a life expectancy of up to 12 years. It looks similar to the English mastiff but has a drier mouth, which means it won't drool everywhere. It has a heavy wide head and rounded amber eyes.
What do you usually do on Saturday afternoons? Do you often find yourself sitting on the couch watching TV while your dog naps next to you? If this sounds familiar, you need to make a few changes to your lifestyle and exercise more. If you do not take action, you and your dog might end up overweight