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How to crate train your dog

How to crate train your dog

Written By: Published: 12-26-06
A crate is an invaluable training tool. Its primary purpose is to provide security, safety and protection for a short term, while training a puppy or new dog about its boundaries and the boundaries of its ...Read More...
The American Bulldog

The American Bulldog

Written By: Published: 12-25-06
The American Bulldog is gentle, confident, fearless, determined and very protective. American Bulldogs should be socialized and trained not to be overly aggressive with other dogs despite their self-confidence and bravery. The American Bulldog breed generally loves ...Read More...
The History Of Seeing Eye Dogs

The History Of Seeing Eye Dogs

Written By: Published: 12-23-06
No one really knows when the concept of using assistance animals for the blind first came into our lives. Some have suggested that dogs have been used in this way in various cultures for a quite a while. One thing we do know is that ...Read More...
Holistic Pet Care

Holistic Pet Care

Written By: Published: 12-22-06
Have you ever heard of holistic care, have you ever heard of holistic care for pets? Holistic pet care is a wonderful way of not only curing your pet, but can provide preventative health care to make sure your pet will not get sick ...Read More...
What To Do When Your Dog Has Food Allergies

What To Do When Your Dog Has Food Allergies

Written By: Published: 12-21-06
Every dog is unique, which is why it's very difficult to determine what ingredients cause food-related allergies. The most common pet food ingredients include wheat, corn and soy. Various proteins have also been known to create their share of problems in certain dogs. I was very shocked to learn ...Read More...
How To Show Your Dog How Much You Love Him

How To Show Your Dog How Much You Love Him

Written By: Published: 12-20-06
Do you have any framed photos of your dog somewhere in your home... or maybe you keep one in your wallet? Is your dog the center of your universe? Do you love to spoil him, drop everything in response to his every whimper and cry, and spend hundreds of dollars on gourmet treats and ...Read More...
Common Health Issues With The Shih Tzu

Common Health Issues With The Shih Tzu

Written By: Published: 12-18-06
Although diseases affect all breeds of dogs, specific breeds are more prone to certain ailments than others, due to their physical structure, genetic make-up, and other factors. We will briefly describe some of the more common ...Read More...
Chinchillas make excellent pets

Chinchillas make excellent pets

Written By: Published: 12-15-06
Chinchillas make excellent pets. Unlike most other small animals, the chinchilla's lifespan is generally fifteen years long. That is great for anyone who really gets attached to their pet. Chinchillas are small, and can easily be kept in a ...Read More...
How To Treat Lyme Disease

How To Treat Lyme Disease

Written By: Published: 12-14-06
Lyme disease is most commonly treated with antibiotics; this is because the disease is caused by a bacterium that is often introduced to your pet through a bite from a tick carrying the disease. Antibiotics will need to be taken for a long period of time and in some cases may not be ...Read More...
Does Your Dog Really Need a Dog Bed?

Does Your Dog Really Need a Dog Bed?

Written By: Published: 12-13-06
When Rover was started to show the signs of aging, we were all concerned about his comfort. It seemed to us that he would have a hard time getting up in the morning. His legs would shake and wobble and he would ...Read More...