Pets & Animal
Understanding puppy behavior is very important when learning how to train a puppy. Although the puppy development stage between 8-11 weeks is the cute phase, you need to start the training soon and by understanding how a puppy behaves can make the obedience training so much easier.
Golden Retriever training is especially relevant because the breed is one that likes to be around people and to ensure that they enjoy their time with others, they need to be given proper Golden Retriever potty training. With the proper Golden Retriever training, you can ensure that the Golden is so
I once had an Eskie named Baggins. If you know the American Eskimo breed you're probably not surprised to hear he was a classic dog barking case. If you have a dog barker, you know what I mean. He barked in the morning, he barked in the night, he barked when he was happy and when he was anxious
Let's face it, most pet owners are looking to provide their beloved dog a safe environment. Especially if you may have older dogs or just want them to be more comfortable. At times you may have seen your dog trying to leap onto the sofa or some other place, without much success.
1 in 5 dogs will develop arthritis at some stage of their lives. The condition effects different dogs in different ways, but the general outcome is suffering and pain for the dog in question. No-one wants to see their dog immobilised and in pain so this article will outline some arthritis treatments
German shorthaired pointers are among the world's most loyal companions. They long to be at your side, live to serve you and love to work. Bred as gun dogs for tracking game through wilderness, they also make great family dogs because they are respectful of all humans, including kids. The owner of t
Vestibular disease usually affects older dogs around 13 years of age. The most common symptom is excessive shaking of the head from side to side. Other symptoms include:
It is a good practice to start teaching your dog into obeying the basic commands as soon you get it in the house as a puppy. This is so because it is a new environment for it and has no distractions. Not only that, a young puppy is more eager to learn new things and you will find that the results ar
Obedience training puppies is one of the most essential training for your little pets. Thus, a lot of dog owners are always on the lookout for the best guides that will help them be successful in training their puppies to be obedient in any way. Training a puppy usually involves common commands like
Schnoodle dogs, a schnauzer and poodle mixture, inherit fur that is a cross between two breeds. Schnoodle coats range from a soft, wavy fur to a coarse, curly coat. Whatever the combination, most schnoodles have low maintenance fur. You can groom your schnoodle dog at home with the right grooming s
If you've been wondering how to make your own dog food, don't worry; it isn't as difficult as you might think. In fact, it's pretty easy to do and isn't much different from making your own food at home for yourself.
Getting the best from your dog demands that you know how your dog thinks and acts. Once you are well acquainted with the abilities of your dog, you will be well positioned to solve several challenges that may arise from the behaviour of your dog. This article is a summary oflessons learnt recently f
The benefits of heat therapy for aging, arthritic or recovering dogs are well documented. Heat therapy increases blood flow, thus increasing the transport of oxygen and important nutrients vital for rehabilitation. This helps reduce inflammation, stiffness and pain while improving mobility.
Primary liver tumors are tumors that originate in the liver and are classified by shape, location and the type of tissue they originate in. These classifications are: massive (one large tumor), nodular (small lumps) or diffuse (spread throughout the liver). The tissues involved include hepatocellula
Growing concerns about the quality of dog food ingredients has led to more transparency in the $15 billion a year industry. Many consumers are unaware that what is used in their dog's food can have a drastic effect on their overall health. Like humans, dogs can develop allergies to foods such as whe