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Video: Dog Owning Basics

Video Transcript So to summarize general dog information, more goes into owning a dog than most people think. Everything from grooming, housing, feeding, vet visits, micro-chipping and other, other things required to give your dog a happy healthy life. I would recommend doing research...

Side Effects of Cancer Treatment for Dogs

Nearly all cancer therapies eventually have side effects. Before beginning treatment, consider what side effects you are willing to endure in order for your dog to potentially receive the benefit of better health.

Bringing Home a New Adult Dog

There are particular challenges in bringing home a new adult dog (compared to bringing home a new puppy). Whether you have adopted your new friend from the pound or a rescue organisation, taken him from a friend of a friend, or rescued him from life on the streets, it's a little more difficult

So You Want To Buy A Puppy?

As you can imagine I love dogs, I think all people would be better off with a dog in their lives. I'm always a little shocked when I hear someone say that they don't like dogs or any animal for that matter. It makes me wonder if they lack the ability to care and tend for things other than

Helping Your Puppy Socialize

When it comes to bringing in a new puppy, the first thing that people think about is how to house break the puppy. While that is a good thing, there is a very important thing that too many people forget about and that is socializing the puppy. If the puppy is not properly socialized at a young age a

The Rottweiler And Where It Came From

The Rottweiler is a well-respected dog as it was many years ago. To get a true understanding of this dog, you will need to research and understand its history. The Roman drovers is what the Rottweiler started as and this was back in the times of ancient Roman. Over time, this dog has served as more

How to Potty Train Chihuahuas

Housebreaking a Chihuahua may take more time and patience than you would need with another breed, as they are typically difficult to potty train. The American Kennel Club notes that this breed is highly intelligent, though, so persistence and constant supervision will help you potty train a Chihuahu

How to Select French Bulldog Puppies

French Bulldogs are usually described as 'clowns in a philosopher's cloak' since their glum faces mask their very comical traits. The popularity of French Bulldog puppies lie in their reputation as companion pets.

About Wheaton Terriers

If you're looking for a dog as a pet, you probably want to know about the various breeds available to you. One breed you might consider is the Wheaton terrior. Knowing even the basics about the breed (size and care) can help you decide whether the Wheaton terrior is the right dog for you.

Homemade Diets for Dogs With Heart Disease

When your pet is diagnosed with heart disease, whether from age, obesity or inactivity, fear of losing your dog can overwhelm you. While there are specialty dog foods on the market formulated for heart disease, they often prove expensive and often contain ingredients that are not really healthy. Ins

Dog Food And Salmonella Infection

According to many veterinarians salmonella bacteria is a contaminant found many processed pet foods and is responsible for digestive tract diseases or even death in dogs. The sources of this contamination can be quite varied and can occur during production, harvest, handling, processing, and storage

How You Tell If Your Dog is Sick

When a dog is healthy, his temperature is approximately 102 degrees F, his heart beats 80 to 120 times per minute, and he takes 15 to 20 breaths every minute. Keeping an eye on the early signals of sickness goes a long way toward helping your veterinary surgeon effective treat your dog. Become acqua

Dog Bladder Crystals - Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions

Dog bladder crystals are formed when there is either a problem with the diet or some other type of obstruction in the urinary tract or bladder. There could also be a problem if the pH of the urine is not correct. Treatment involves changes in diet, addressing any underlying problem and the possible

Which Are Better Pets: Male or Female Dogs?

When you decide to own a dog as a pet, you're undertaking a huge responsibility. Taking care of another living being includes monitoring its health, being aware of its eating habits, and taking responsibility for its overall happiness. After deciding on the breed, the next decision may be the gender

Top Grossing Dog Movies

Did you know that some dog movies have earned over $275 million? Some dog movies encourage pet owners to buy the particular breed featured in the movie. We will look at the top-earning dog movies in recent years. You will be surprised at the amount that they have grossed.

Feeding Your Dog in a Recession

In current economic times, it can be difficult to make ends meet, let alone feed a dependent animal. However, dog owners should not worry since there are ways you can save money without your beloved pup going hungry.

How to Post a Doberman's Ears

Doberman pincers are often kept as guard dogs and house pets. Their distinctive raised ears are thought to be the result of their history as guard and hunting dogs. With the ears permanently upright, they were always on alert for strange sounds. But naturally, most dobermans' ears flop like any othe

Dog Grooming Clippers Vs. Human Clippers

Many people frequently ask if there is a difference between clippers designed for a pet and clippers designed for humans, and the answer is a resounding "yes." Even though they might look similar, there are distinct differences.

How to Know When a Dog Is Done Giving Birth

Your dog will be pregnant for approximately 63 days before giving birth. During that time, you should learn all you can about how to care for your dog during pregnancy, during the birthing process and after the birth is complete. One tricky area is knowing when your dog is done giving birth. During

How to Train Your Dog With Ease

Learn how to make your dog do what you would like him or her to do.Also to have the dog owner relationship be the most it can be.Treat your dog like he is a part of the family as one of your kids with discipline that is effective.