Dog Breeds : Pets & Animal
Plant fertilizer contains many volatile chemicals that can cause serious health issues for animals that consume them. According to the ASPCA, there were 2,300 reports of fertilizer exposure to pets in 2009.The symptoms associated with exposure can vary, depending on the type of fertilizer...
Do you have a neighbor who constantly allows their dog to run free, poop in your yard and never bothers to pick it up?Maybe you live on a corner lot and find land mines in your yard from the many dogs being walked through your neighborhood.Regardless of the cause, it is very frustrating to have to p
Perhaps you have purchased a retracting dog leash and have not been able to fasten it in position at the time you needed to? If that's the case, you are not by yourself.
Most people feed their dogs foods that are canned or dry food that comes in a bag. In fact, you may never have even thought about making homemade dog food for your dog. While there are certain table foods that definitely aren't healthy for dogs, feeding them food you make at home is no problem
A reliable dog pedigree software is a must have for all serious dog breeders. It is not easy to keep track of dogs' generations, siblings, offsprings in just pen and paper. A dog pedigree software can automate all that for you.
Puppies require their mother's milk for at least six weeks.puppy image by Vitaliy Pakhnyushchyy from Fotolia.comLike humans, female dogs sometimes do not produce enough milk naturally to feed their entire litter. Typical signs that the litter is not getting enough milk are constant...
While it may be true that every dog sheds fur, there are many breeds that shed very little. Not only that, but they do not produce much dander. People with allergies will benefit from choosing a light shedding dog to join their family. From the Bichon Frise to the Greyhound, you can find the right b
"Can we keep him?" As a parent, maybe those words were uttered to you at one time, maybe you said them 30 years ago. Choosing a dog to add to your life is big responsibility. The most important thought that should go into your decision is how much attention can you give your new best frien
Is Christmas really the time to be introducing a new pet into the household? With all the excitement and commotion, the comings and the goings, might it not make sense to wait till the New Year when an objective decision can be made? Housebreaking a Puppy fast when there are so many distractions is
Westie dogs commonly have skin allergies and conditions. Many of these issues can be treated by simply altering the diet to include natural ingredients. As all dogs are different, you may have to try several combinations of recipes to find one that works with your pet. Many skin allergies and irrita
The characteristic English Springer Spaniel is an easy-going dog that is eager to please its owners.This breed is usually friendly, loves to socialise and play and also makes wonderful companion dogs in the family.These dogs are very clever and they also learn very quickly.
A hernia is defined as a gap or weakness within a muscle mass that lets muscle, intestines or tissue pass through the space causing pain. Hernias are common in humans, as well as in dogs. Puppies can form two types of hernias, an inguinal hernia or an umbilical hernia. The umbilical hernia occurs
Video Transcript Hello, my name is Dr. Peter Brown. I'm a veterinarian at Chuckanut Valley Veterinary Clinic. We're located in Burlington, Washington, which is about an hour north of Seattle. Today we're going to talk about what you can feed a newborn puppy besides formula. So the...
A Golden Retriever is an intelligent and affectionate family dog. Among the medical problems that can afflict Golden Retrievers and other dog breeds is a condition called hip dysplasia. Hip dysplasia is a genetic disease that causes looseness, abnormal development and arthritis of the hip joint, whi
You have a new puppy and want to train your pet to behave and listen to your commands both inside and outside the house. How to train a dog is a typical theme among new puppy owners. There are a lot of books available on the topic of training dogs and some of them are very good.
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a short and stocky dog. They stand 13-15 inches high and weigh between 31 and 40 pounds, there is little size difference between the male dog and the female bitch. They are a little wide in body, with well muscled hindquarters. They have a fairly short but shaggy