One Size Does Not Fit For All (All Dogs May Go to Heaven, But They Are Not Created Equal)
As Mom and Dad got older, and the children move and live in another part of the country, the family dog(s) become more precious to the parents. Along the way the original family mascot might have passed along, but, do be careful about his and her replacement. Planning ahead NOW can save potential future problems!
Collars: Special Items For Dogs
One of the best ways to keep your dogs fashionable and pampered is to give them collars. These special items are very important because they don’t just enhance the pets’ looks rather give them a unique character and make them easily recognized. Some dogs look so similar to one another this is why people are looking for ways to help them achieve their own identities. Collars are special items for recognition or identification, training and fashion purposes. They make you easily recognized your pet, making you a lot closer to them. They make you control such pets a lot easier while making them like famous show dogs.
Dog Coats – The Whys and Wear-Fores
There are different types of dog coats available, from fleece to quilted-down, as well as rain jackets and hoodies. Depending on where you live you may need a variety to cover different types of weather.
Dog Training Advice
However, successful house training requires more accurately predicting when your dog needs to go. The best way to do so is to use confinement. Confining your dog to a small area, such as a crate, inhibits him from eliminating because most puppies and dogs naturally want to keep their sleeping areas clean. So your dog will need to eliminate when you release him from his crate and take him to his doggy toilet…
Choosing the Right Dog Lead
Walks should be enjoyable for you and your dog whether on or off the lead. All dogs should accept walking on the lead and you should ensure that this forms part of your walk. If you know that your dog will not cause a problem for anyone, will remain under your control and it’s safe for him, off-lead exercise is wonderful for dogs. When walking your dog near traffic, he should be on a lead, even if you feel certain your dog will not run into the road, he could easily be distracted. But what happens if your dog is walking you? Can you stop a dog pulling on a lead and what harm is it doing to his delicate neck every time he pulls? The importance of training your dog is essential so that we have some degree of control over them. Also choosing the right dog lead really can make a difference to the enjoyment you both get out of this activity.
Anti-Depressants for Dogs?
If your dog has separation anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, incessant barking, or a similar issue, more pet owners would take their dog to the vet for a solution. It can be easy to prescribe medication such as Prozac to fix the problem, but there are other solutions that could be an easier fix without the need for medication.
Dog Food: What You Should Be Feeding Your Dog
The amount of dog food that a dog requires varies from the age and size of the dog. What you need for a dog may differ from what you need for another dog.
Breaking Up the Routine With Your Dog
Now that Spring has arrived, it’s time for you and your dog to break up your normal routine and go for a new outdoor adventure together. We’ll review all the things you need to bring with you, and give you some ideas on new places to go so you can bond and get some exercise in the great outdoors!
Behold the Dogs of War
Ancient civilizations such as the Romans, the Huns, and even the European royals used dogs during battle as guardians and fighters, but they were also friends and companions to their owners. We should never forget the sacrifices that these dogs made for us in the name freedom, as they fought alongside our United States soldiers as well.
Bringing home a new pet dog is such an exciting time and one that you will need to carefully plan for in order to get it right. People who have not owned a dog before last and be quite surprised at the amount of product they need for their new pet. To get you started if you are thinking of buying a dog or to remind you of anything you might have missed here are the dog products that most owners are interested in.
Some Things To Know About Professional Dog Walking
The number of households with dogs is forever increasing, and for many of these households finding the time to take the dog out for the daily walks it needs is sometimes understandably too much to cope with. This has lead to a great increase in popularity of professional dog walking services. A professional dog walker should be a caring person with a great deal of experience, working with, owning and looking after their own dogs as well as other, and of course a genuine affection for the animals.
Living With Dog Hair? Here’s A Few Things You Can Do
My two Labradors are like small fur production factories, you can literally see it in the air. Here’s a few things you can do to stop your house becoming a fur covered kennel.