Animal Shelter Daily Pet Tip Archive

Pet Tips and Pet Information

What to feed your dog

What to feed your dog

Written By: Published: 6/13/17
Knowing how to properly feed your dog isn?t NASA material, but you?d be surprised on how many dog owners get it wrong. ...Read More...
The German Longhaired Pointer

The German Longhaired Pointer

Written By: Published: 6-6-17
The German Longhaired Pointer is a relatively rare dog breed and a pointing type of gundog, originating in Germany and bred for hunting small and big game alike. Like any other type of pointer, this breed has the ability to point to its owner the whereabouts of the quarry and remain still after locating it. This breed is a gundog par excellence ? an instinctive hunter, a reputable water worker, a steady and calm tracker and an excellent retriever. For more information please visit our website at WWW.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
Russian Wolfhound

Russian Wolfhound

Written By: Published: 6-5-17
The Russian Wolfhound, or the Borzoi, has a genetic inheritance that goes back centuries ago. Back in the 9th and 10th centuries, Saluki type greyhounds were brought to Russia from Byzantium. Another wave of hunting breeds came again later with the Mongols. These breeds migrated to all the parts of the Russian territory and each of them adapted to that region. This process was very slow process, in which crossing between different breeds was involved. ...Read More...
The German Pinscher

The German Pinscher

Written By: Published: 6-3-17
The German Pinscher is a medium-sized, Molossoid-type breed of dog native to Germany, originally used as a good ratter and a vigilant watchdog. Nowadays, this breed is becoming increasingly popular as a companion and guardian dog. Some of the varieties of this breed, suchlike the Swiss Shorthaired Pinscher and the German Silky Pinscher are currently extinct. A great deal of the traits of this breed are incorporated into other related breeds suchlike the Doberman Pinscher, the Miniature Pinscher and the Miniature and Giant Schnauzers. This breed is a versatile one and it is used as a watchdog, guard dog, herder, pest destroyer and family pet. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
Old English Sheepdog

Old English Sheepdog

Written By: Published: 5-16-17
The Old English Sheepdog, or as it is sometimes called the Bobtail, is a large breed of dog that descends from the very old English pastoral type of dog. There are no records of the earliest types of herding dogs in England, but there are assumptions that some of the Bobtail?s ancestors might be the Smithfield, the Bearded Collie or the Russian Owtchar. The nickname Bobtail comes from the fact that it used to be a tradition to dock this breed?s tail. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
Old English Sheepdog

Old English Sheepdog

Written By: Published: 5-16-17
The Old English Sheepdog, or as it is sometimes called the Bobtail, is a large breed of dog that descends from the very old English pastoral type of dog. There are no records of the earliest types of herding dogs in England, but there are assumptions that some of the Bobtail?s ancestors might be the Smithfield, the Bearded Collie or the Russian Owtchar. The nickname Bobtail comes from the fact that it used to be a tradition to dock this breed?s tail. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
Becoming a Dog Trainer

Becoming a Dog Trainer

Written By: Published: 5-4-17
Training dogs is not a piece of cake but can definitely be a very fulfilling job if you do it well. It might come up as a hobby, you might buy your own dog and decide to train him. Once you have all the info you need to know on the subject, you start working on your dog and everything is going great. He learns tricks, he listens to you, other people praise you and you get to wonder if you could do this for a living, for more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
Child and Animal Safety

Child and Animal Safety

Written By: Published: 4-28-17
Dogs are just like little babies. They drool, cry, make a mess, play, chew on stuff they shouldn?t and most important, they love you. But there comes a time when you may want to expand your family. Maybe have a baby? If you do decide on having your very own bundle of joy, there are a few things you should know if you already own a pet. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
Controlling Cat Litter Odor

Controlling Cat Litter Odor

Written By: Published: 4-27-17
Everyone who has a pet cat will tell you that cats are extremely clean animals that groom themselves regularly and thoroughly, and do not enjoy living in a dirty environment at all. And then they will tell you that the only real odor problem related to cats comes from their litter boxes. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
The Italian Spinone

The Italian Spinone

Written By: Published: 4-26-17
The Italian Spinone, otherwise known as Spinone Italiano, Italian Wire-Haired Pointing Dog or Italian Griffon, is a breed of dogs known for hunting. The breed exists since 500 B.C. Its roots are uncertain, but somehow, it managed to halt in Italy. It was originally bred as a gun dog. Nowadays, it became a versatile hunter and a prestigious companion. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org ...Read More...
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