Blue Heeler (Australian Cattle Dog) vs Australian Shepherd; Differences

Getting Rid of Fleas and Ticks Can Be Tricky for Dog Owners

If you have a dog that has fleas and ticks then you need to find a treatment for them. Most pet stores have an extensive line of products that can help your dog get rid of their pest. Make sure before you run out and buy everything in sight you learn which items are effective and which ones are good to stay away from. There are several ways to go about finding a product that will help you eliminate your dogs fleas and ticks.

House Train Your Dog to Stop Peeing in Your Home

If you have recently just got a new puppy then you know that they are going to need house training. This is something that you should prepare for so that you do not get mad at the dog. There are tools that you can buy at your local pet store that may help you to train your new dog much easier. You may even want to check online to see some of the reviews of these products so you can better gauge witch ones are most effective.

Bringing Home a Golden Retriever Puppy Soon?

If you’re looking to buy or adopt a puppy, choosing a breed is a very tough choice. There are many different breeds available with many different features and characteristics. One of best dog breeds today is a retriever, and for good reason.

How You And Your Dog Should Act at the Dog Park

A dog park can be a great experience for you and your dog. Here are some guidelines for you to consider when you and your dog visit your local park!

Why A Good Puppy Costs So Much Money

Before I got into dogs I always wondered why puppies were so expensive. I mean rescues are full of wonderful companions for $50 (including my very own Sam who was neutered and had all of his shots). When I got into the world of purebreds I started to understand all of the costs and now that I have dipped my toe in the water of breeding Australian Shepherds I REALLY get it. When you do it right it is NOT cheap! Let’s pretend for this exercise you already have a bitch.

All About Effective Dog Training and Obedience

According to top professional sources, dog obedience training must be a continuous process. This is a program that particularly requires the involvement of the dog as well as its master. The training for dog obedience is centered in providing and creating strong rapport between you and your pet.

Taking Care of Common Household Pets

At one point or another in our lives we have owned at least one pet.  It could have been a dog, a cat, a fish or even a tiger. Having a pet in the house does not only bring owners lots of fun, but is also known to relieve stress, uplift emotional conditions and can provide therapeutic values.

Can You Obedience Train Your Dog At Home?

Unfortunately, your dog may have some bad habits: he barks too much; he chews on household items like socks, shoes, and electric cords; he jumps up on people; he eliminates in the house; he chases your other pets; he pulls on a leash, he won’t come when called. Do any of these behaviors sound familiar?

Rescue Missions for Our Four Legged Pals

It is common knowledge that dogs have an incredible sense of smell. This has been put to effective use in a number of different ways. Bomb squads in the police department often use dogs to discover the presence of bombs. Apart from being able to detect the smell of chemicals and materials used in making the bombs, dogs can often pick up the scent of a human trail which can often lead them to the site of the bomb.

Myths About a Raw Dog Food Diet

This article tackles two very common myths related to feeding your dog a raw dog food diet. This includes: 1) the risk of bacterial disease and 2) the risk of choking on bones.

Some Important Tips on Treating and Preventing Arthritis in Dogs

Just like human beings, dogs can sometimes get a little stiff as they grow older, and sometimes this escalates into arthritis. Some types of dog are more likely to suffer from this than others, with larger breeds tending to suffer from hip dysplasia which can be particularly noticeable after exercise. A Labrador, for example, may love running in the woods, but an hour or so after coming home could be crying in pain every time he has to take a step.

Why Golden Retrievers Make Great Family Members

Golden Retriever puppies are lovable, playful, and have a ton of energy. Like Labrador Retrievers, they can be rowdy and super energetic as puppies. If not properly trained through daily physical and mental exercise, they can chew on furniture and engage in other destructive behaviors.

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