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Five things all small dog owners should know

30th July 2012
Just because he’s less than 20 pounds doesn’t make your tiny dog any less of a challenge – or loveable companion – than a behemoth Newfoundland. Small dogs, just like big dogs, come with their own array of habits, issues and quirks. It’s not merely that s... Read >
Author: hartzfleadrops

German Shorthaired Pointer Canine Breed Profile

28th June 2011
Description: The German Shorthaired Pointer is a medium sized hunting canine with a slender, athletic construct. The dog is 23 to twenty five inches at the shoulder with the bitch 2 inches significantly less. This canine ranges in bodyweight from 45 to 70... Read >
Author: Bennett Parsons

Health Problems in a Havanese

13th May 2011
Known as the national dog of Cuba, the Havanese is a small and sturdy dog with a generally good and healthy disposition. As a breed that stood the test of time, Havanese dogs have evolved from pampered lap-dogs of the aristocracy to a reliable family comp... Read >
Author: Lea Mullins

Six Dangerous German Shepherd Health Problems You Should Look For

04th February 2011
Just like any popular dog breeds, German shepherd health problems can be expected although these canines are naturally fit and healthy with an average life span of 12-15 years. That is why it is important to ensure that you purchase only a healthy German ... Read >
Author: Marcus

Choosing the Right dog cart for your handicapped dog

15th September 2010
Nowadays, disabled and handicapped dogs can regain their normal life by using a dog wheelchair. These consists of comfortable harnesses attached to frames on wheels. These allow disabled mutts the freedom to move about by themselves and get the exercise t... Read >
Author: JamesAtwater

The English Bulldog, History and Care

07th July 2010
The English Bulldog, also known as the British Bulldog, is the 14th most popular breed in the United States. He is 108 years old, and although canine historians routinely debate his origins, many believe his ancestor, the Bulldogs, is a cross between the ... Read >
Author: Ron Ayalon

What Can You Do To Help Your Senior Dog With Arthritis Pain

24th March 2010
Arthritis is on the list of most commonl illnesses in which older dogs experience. Dogs of any age can get arthritis but unfortunately, it is prevalent in our senior canines. This disease involves the joints, that happen to be at the ends of the bones. Th... Read >
Author: Becky

Pitbull Joint Pain Relief

02nd September 2009
Is Your Pitbull Down In The Dumps Dozy Lazy In Pain Pit Bull joint pain alleviation. Osteoarthritis in animals, as in human beings, is a weakening disease that really affects your pet's health and well being. Arthritis, AKA deteriorative Joint disease ... Read >
Author: Jill Jackson

Newfoundland - Ear Infections & Other Ailments

13th October 2008
The Newfoundland, a member of the hound group, has short legs, long ears and makes great scent hounds that easily track rabbits and deer. They are well-tempered, loyal and love human company. They are generally healthy but are also prone to some common... Read >
Author: Betty Roberts

The English Mastiff, A Gentle Giant?

23rd May 2008
If someone were to compile a top 10 list of guard dogs, the English Mastiff would without a shadow of doubt be, in the top three The look of this dog alone guarantees that anyone who stumbled across him would certainly think twice about getting too close ... Read >
Author: S E Peters

You Can Choose The Best Rottweiler Puppy

27th March 2008
Getting a new puppy is so much fun, and Rottweiler puppies are so adorable, you'll be tempted to choose the first puppy you pick up at your breeder's. Resist that impulse, and take a measured approach to selecting your Rottweiler puppy. After all, getting... Read >
Author: Sharon Davies

Common Illnesses in Cats

11th July 2007
1. Hip dysplasia Hip dysplasia is a common concern among Ragdoll owners. Although there are no recorded cases, the possibility is high because of the Ragdoll's bulk and weight distribution. It's important to get a written health guarantee from your bre... Read >
Author: Drew Pilton

The Benefits of Owning a Rottweiler

18th June 2007
Many people are afraid of owning a Rottweiler because this particular type of dog has a bad reputation. People believe that the Rottweiler is a fierce and unpredictable dog but this is very untrue. A Rottweiler is a beautiful dog with a pleasant disposi... Read >
Author: Carl Johannsen

The New Designer Dogs

16th February 2006
We have all heard of "designer dogs". The Puggles, Malt-A-Poos and Chorkies have been favored by celebrities because they are expensive, trendy and very cute. Many of these hybrid dogs have wardrobes that we can only dream about. Other designer dogs ar... Read >
Author: Mike Mathews

Health Problems in the German Shepherd Dog

04th December 2005
As with most pedigree breeds, there are certain hereditary conditions that can be a problem in the German Shepherd as well as other health issues that are more prevalent in this breed which need to be considered if you are thinking acquiring a GSD. If ... Read >
Author: John Lewis
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