Pets & Animal
Until a few decades ago dog owners never used to have any idea about human grade dog food and used to normally feed whatever type of dog food was available, and was most affordable for their pockets. The ignorance or indifference levels used to be so high that human grade dog food used to be misinte
Miniature Yorkies are Yorkshire terriers that are bred to be smaller, a trait that makes them such a popular breed. According to the AKC Dog Registration Statistics, the Yorkshire terrier is one of the most popular breeds in the United States. Breeding and selling teacup and miniature dogs can be a
This article goes into a particular miniature breed - the Beagle. He is similar to his larger brother but does have some endearing qualities that set this breed aside from the rest of the crowd.
So you're thrilled to bits about your new little fur ball's arrival, but there are two words you'll need to keep in mind during his first two weeks in your home - Puppy Training. He's a puppy and will in all probability, behave like one - chew your shoes, take a leak on your carp
Digestive problems in dogs range from chronic diarrhea and vomiting -- to simple bloating. If your dog exhibits any symptoms of digestive difficulty, you may be tempted to try using aloe vera juice to ease your pet's digestive discomfort. Using the product has no clinically proven benefits, but many
Agility is a great sport and great fun for the dogs, handlers and spectators. It is exciting to watch the dogs really enjoying themselves. The noise of the crowd seems to spur the dogs on to their best efforts.
Clicker training is a quick, efficient, effective method of training any breed of dog in obedience, manners and canine competition. Scientifically termed "operant conditioning," clicker training provides success and progress in all arenas of dog training.
The use of treats is essential in dog training.dog biscuits image by Greg Pickens from Fotolia.comTaking on the task of training a dog is a big responsibility. In order to do the job effectively, you must devise a plan of action. For instance, you should know what methods you are going to...
Mange is a skin condition caused by mites that often occurs in puppies and adult dogs. There are two types of mange, sarcoptic mange, caused by the sarcoptis scabei mite, or demodectic mange, caused by the demodex canis mite. Each of these types of mange produce small, red bumps and oozing boils tha
I got a very excited call from my friends the other day with big news. They just got a new puppy. They were at the mall at the pet store when they called, buying all the new stuff necessary for any new puppy owner - little collars, little leashes, puppy food, puppy treats, puppy vitamins, lots of to
Here are five things you should not do if you want your dog to stop chewing on your shoes. Read more...
When first pulled out of the package, a Hamilton harness is often a coiled, twisted mess. It may seem as though you will need a degree in textiles and design to figure out how to put it on your dog. However, identifying the parts of the harness and fitting it to your dog should really only take a fe
If you're wondering about the proper antibiotic dosage for canine UTI, then read on. In addition to learning about the different antibiotics used to treat it, you'll also learn about alternative solutions for healing and preventing dog urinary tract infections.
While it is certainly true that anyone can train their dog, there are some reasons why it is better to entrust this activity to dog trainers. This is because training dogs necessitate a higher level of discipline and consistency. This is something that may be hard for dog owners to keep up with espe
Potty training your new Jack Russell terrier dog puppy can be quite challenging at times. Get all the trick and techniques so that you can stay ahead of the game so that you and your new puppy can both be healthy and happy.