Adding a pet to your household is never a responsibility that should be taken on lightly. Ensuring that your family will be able to provide a nurturing and comfortable environment for a dog would best be done long before you take ownership of a new animal. Finding out, too late, that you will not be able to provide the environment, care and attention that your new pet requires could be a serious problem. By researching Read the rest of this entry »Aug 11, 2013 | | Uncategorized
In today’s unstable world, more and more people are turning to guard dogs as a way of protecting themselves and their property. While there are many different breeds that are suitable as guard dogs, some are more common than others. Perhaps the most well-known of guard dog breeds is the German Shepherd. Known for its loud, authoritative bark and devotion to its owners the breed is used worldwide for a variety of duties such as police dogs, bomb-sniffing dogs for the military and security for a variety of celebrities Read the rest of this entry »Jun 24, 2013 | | Uncategorized
Is your new puppy being a very good dog? There are tons of great ways to reward your bouncing pup for his or her good behavior.
If your puppy is showing good behavior, pamper them with healthy dog snacks that you can make yourself. You can make peanut butter biscuits, homemade beef jerky and even spicy treat balls made with their favorite ingredients.
Everyone loves messages, even playful puppies. After a great romp in the park, surprise your pup with a nice long rub down to relax his or her muscles. With Read the rest of this entry »May 08, 2013 | | Uncategorized
Dogs on the go need a different diet than pups who stay in most of the time. Working and competing dogs in particular need a diet customized to their bodies and activities.
Many people assume that an active dog needs lots of protein and carbs to give him enough energy and strength. However, these assumptions are based on what humans need for an active lifestyle and a dog’s body needs different things to stay healthy.
The main thing to look for in dog food for active canines is digestibility. This means food that your dog’s stomach can break Read the rest of this entry »May 05, 2013 | | Uncategorized
Puppies are little bundles of fun and sweetness, but raising your new companion into a healthy and well-behaved dog isn’t all fun and games. Just like little kids, a puppy thrives with a routine he or she can count on.
It doesn’t matter what time of day your schedule starts, as long as it is consistent. If you work nights, for instance, you don’t have to start your puppy’s day early in the morning. Instead, plan your puppy’s schedule in a way that fits with your own activities, but keep it consistent.The whole story can be found at Read the rest of this entry »May 03, 2013 | | Uncategorized
Many people want to own a dog, but they work all day and don’t want their dog to have to spend all day in the house alone. It is no fun for a dog to be alone all day, and dogs that become bored can decide to make their own fun and rip up the furniture. Dog daycare is a solution to the problem. Make sure that the dog daycare chosen is a place that a dog will love.
The best dog daycare facilities have large runs for the dogs to sleep in and spend part Read the rest of this entry »May 01, 2013 | | Uncategorized
Finding your new best friend can be an incredibly exciting event. Your new energetic pup will bring a new joy to your family, and you’ll find a wonderful a companion to share your life with. However, if you are a new dog owner, there are several things that you should and should not do with your new four-legged pal.
When you bring your new puppy into your home, you should be well prepared ahead of Read the rest of this entry »Apr 30, 2013 | | Uncategorized