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Raw Talk With A Certified Animal Nutritionist

As an advocate of biologically appropriate nutrition, I come face to face with naysayers and disbelievers of raw food diets for our companion animals every day. To them I ask, "What do dogs eat in the wild?" "What does a wild dog mother feed her pups?

What is the Cause of Puppy Dandruff?

Many puppies suffer from dry skin, which commonly results in dandruff. This is normal and is especially visible in puppies with dark coats. According to Doctors Foster and Smith Pet Education, young puppies often have underactive sebaceous glands, which help to lubricate the skin. As the puppy becom

3 Things Dogs Should Not Eat

Dogs love table food. Scraps, snacks and anything that resembles what humans eat. While this may be okay in moderation, there are a lot of things that may seem harmless to you, but are dangerous for a dog.

Have a Look at Different Dog Breeds

There are different people around the world who are fond of keeping pet dogs in their houses for different purposes. It is essential for all the dog lovers to know about varied dog breeds and the reason of their popularity among the lot. You must know that with the increasing craze of people for kee

Getting to Know the Rottweiler

Getting to know your dog starts by getting to know its breed, and that includes getting a better idea about its appearance, personality, and health requirements. Here's what you need to know about the Rottweiler...

Rottweiler Puppies - Courageous and Protective But Aloof

Rottweiler puppies are like every other puppy you see. They are cute and cuddly and nice to hold. However, once these cute little puppies grow into a full grown dog, they project an entirely different air. A Rottweiler is very powerful, muscular and protective dog that is a varied watch dog or guard

Five Blue Collar Dogs - The Workers of the K-9 World

Granted most of us assign various tasks and chores to our pets such as bringing of the slippers, or fetching the ball, or my favorite, give mommy kisses, but let's be honest these are not real jobs as convenient, entertaining and adorable as they may be. Real puppy occupations include truffle h

How to Breed an English Bulldog With a Pug

When you breed a bulldog and a pug, you get a well-known hybrid called a miniature bulldog. Since the miniature bulldog is not a purebred, you will not be able to sell it, but the small dogs do make adorable puppies and long-living companions. Choosing to breed your dogs is a big decision, though. Y

An Introduction to Canine Lymphosarcoma

Canine lymphosarcoma is a deadly cancer in dogs. The disease can occur in various parts of the body, but commonly affects the lymph nodes. It can also invade the liver, spleen, and other organs. Keep reading to...

How to Train Cocker Spaniels to Pee Outside

Begin toilet training your cocker spaniel at 8 weeks old to build good habits right from the beginning. At this stage the cocker spaniel's digestive system is easily stimulated, so the puppy will need to eliminate every two hours. The cocker spaniel is a breed that is generally eager to please, whic


Baeri, a 20 month old shelter Chocolate Lab Mix. He's enjoying the snow at Snoqualmie Pass on the first day of skiing this winter.

How to Potty Train Shih-Tzu Dogs

A shih-tzu is one of the most challenging breeds to house-train, and although there are theories, there is no definitive answer as to why. Control of digestive functions in these slow-to-mature puppies may not happen until 6 months of age, while they've already determined the preference to where the

Tips For Socializing Your Dog

Socialization for a dog is very important and it's something that must be done when the dog is young. Quite often people think they're doing the right things when it comes to socialization but they are actually not because they don't know exactly what socialization means.

Why Poop Bags For Dogs Have Become an Absolute Necessity For Dog Owners

Loving your dog is also taking care of it and each of its needs. You might not think about it, but cleaning up after your dog in a public place is also as much a responsibility of yours, as is feeding it. Not only is allowing your dog to poop in the middle of a public area a social misconduct on you