Personal Dog or Family Dog?
Although by looking at the title one may think: what is the difference between having a personal dog or a family dog? that difference does exist. Circumstances in the lives of humans vary from one person to another and also continuously. We have read many times that the only constant in life is change, so the reason or reasons one may have today to want a dog may not be the same ones to be considered tomorrow.Effects of Lack of Exercise in Dogs
Have you noticed that for many years now there has been an increase in the importance given to exercise in humans because of the effects lack of it have in health? Of course, the benefits have been known forever, but the trying to create a deep understanding of the consequences of not exercising is really being emphasized more and more lately.Dogs and Sleep
I have a friend who simply adores sleeping. She works, but the slightest chance she gets, she tries to get in a horizontal position and fall into Morpheus arms. Sometimes, when I have some friends invited to a little beach house I own and she comes along, I always anticipate that when she disappears for a while or nobody hears her, I just show my face at the door of her bedroom and there she is… sleeping like a baby. It really makes me laugh.Dog Exercise: Very Important Considerations
A lot has been said about the effects lack of exercise has in dogs, something I consider very significant for all dog owners to learn. Today I would like to mention a few important tips to remember in the other direction because the effects of these could harm instead of help you dog, which is exactly the contrary of what any dog loving owner would want .Pure Breed or Mutt?
So many campaigns keep coming out every day trying to create conscience in us humans of the need to adopt a dog instead of buying one! The reason for that is it has become a real problem for shelters to try and keep the numerous dogs they have alive. It is not only a problem of space, but a very serious one financially, so the alternative they have, although not the one wanted, is euthanasia.4 Ways to Carry Dog Poop
Did you know that you could accomplish this dastardly deed in 4 different ways? Well read on and learn and surprise yourself.What Dog Behaviors Bother You the Most?
If we go into the realm of unwanted behaviors in living creatures, the list would never end. Animals and humans, and we must not forget we are animals too, characterize themselves by producing all kinds of behaviors that are really annoying to others. Human babies do it, adolescents do it and even adults do it. So, it is to be expected dogs do it too.5 Things You Must Know About Why Dogs Eat Poop
At first glance, people may think it’s a curious and gross scenario to see dogs eating poop. But it’s not really like they wanted to do that or they find their excretion to be yummy stuff. In fact, there are a lot of underlying factors that come into play as one tries to find reasons why dogs eat poop. There are significant reasons why dogs sometimes end up munching their own excrement. At the same time, there are also ways to make them stop doing so.New Puppy Tips: Training Your New Pet
When you get a new puppy, there are certain fundamentals you need to know about training. Leadership, timing, consistency, positive reinforcement, crate training and other issues are explained in this article so that your new puppy will grow into a well-behaved friend for life. These new puppy tips are especially geared toward new pet owners.Nourishing Your Agility Dog
Companion Article to “Fueling Your Agility Dog”. Further, more factual, reasoning that dogs are Carnivores. Discuss dog nutritional requirements. Best avenue for meeting those requirements. Explain that “WildDog Diet” actually means “Carcass Diet”.The English Springer Spaniel, History of a Hunter or History of a Show Dog?
English springer spaniels, very happy dogs that are bred for the perfect companion while bird hunting or bred for the perfect show dog. The history of these dogs originate in the 19th century and continue through today. See what makes them each unique but still remain one of the friendliest family dogs.10 Signs You’re in Trouble With Your Dog
Below are ten signs that you’re in trouble and have lost control of your dog. In some instances there is a progression and a downward spiraling of a “good dog turned bad” syndrome from a human’s stand point. However from the dog’s viewpoint his actions stemmed from misunderstanding what you wanted from him. The order of these signs escalate with severity leading towards aggression. Not every dog will become aggressive. Not all these signs lead to the next sign. These issues are all things I have seen with dogs every day as common place as it is to simply breathe air. They are all preventable and all things that can be unlearned if not stemming from a physiological reason. And even in some instances physiological reasons can be corrected and may even be misdiagnosed.