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Some Reasons For Using A Dog Muzzle

When most people think about dog muzzles, the first thing that often comes to mind is the image of a vicious, out of control dog. But that’s not the only reason dog owners train their dog to wear a muzzle. Keep reading below to discover some of the other quite common reasons for doing so.

Are Dog Head Halters Effective: Find Out The Answer

You may be interested in getting a head halter. If you are, then you are probably wondering whether or not they are effective. To find out the answer to this, feel free to continue reading.

Do You Want To Share The Couch With Your Dog? Basic Furniture Training

For some dog owners, true bliss consists of curling up next to their pet on the sofa. This scenario gives other owners the heebie jeebies, because they firmly believe the furniture is for people only. These are both reasonable attitudes to have, and as long as you train your dog responsibly you can either share your comfy space or preserve it as the domain of two-legged family members. Here are some points to consider before you set your “dogs on furniture” policy.

Tips On How To Pick A Healthy Puppy

Are you considering getting a puppy? If you are, then you will want to pick a healthy one. With that said, here is some advice on how to pick a healthy puppy.

Why Does My Dog Eat Poo?

As every dog owner knows, dogs do a lot of weird and crazy things. Most of the crazy things they do are considered cute by dog owners, but not all of them. Some of things they do are quite disgusting. One of the crazy and disgusting things some dogs do is eat poop. When you see your dog do this the first time, you’ll probably think he has lost his mind. You shouldn’t worry however, because it is quite normal behavior, and it is fixable.

Answering The Question: How Old Should Your Dogs Be Before They Breed?

One common question among dog owners, and even those people interesting in breeding is how old should their dog be before they breed? How old is too old? How young is too young? It’s important to understand that when a dog breeds it has a huge effect on the overall health and well being of the puppies who are born.

Dog Health – When Should You Neuter Your Male Puppy?

If you own a dog, you must have heard that it is a must to neuter all your male dogs. You may also have heard that it should be done as early as possible, some people will say that it is best done before 6 months. This sounds like very definite information that begs the question whether the procedure is important and whether there are negative results.

The 5 Worst Breeds For New Dog Owners

Those who have never owned a dog before, but want to in the near future, should know that some breeds are best avoided. That is if you are going to be a new dog owner. With that said, here are the 5 worst breeds for new dog owners.

When Should You Spay Your Female Puppy?

Every year millions of dogs are abandoned. Many of these animals are the result of unwanted pregnancies. Even dog breeders find themselves with more dogs than they can sell. The best way to avoid an undesired pregnancy is to have the female dog spayed.

Why Some Dogs Have A Little Too Much Love To Give

Dogs can be noble, lovable, and admirable. They can also be flat-out ridiculous at times, like when they start mounting other dogs, people, or inanimate objects. In the vast majority of cases, this behavior is ultimately harmless. As a responsible pet owner, though, you should learn exactly what causes dogs to hump and when humping behavior becomes the sign of a real problem.

Statistics Vs Circumstance: Why Mutts Tend To Be Healthier

The choice between purebred dogs and mutts is a difficult one for a lot of owners to make. Good and bad experiences with individual dogs tend to give owners strong preferences. Not all aspects of this debate are subjective, though. When it comes to health and longevity, mutts have some undeniable advantages over their purebred compatriots.

How To Find What Breeds Your Dog Is Mixed With

There are thousands of dogs that are adopted from animal shelters every year. Generally most of them are mixed breeds. So it is natural for the dog owners to be curious about their dog/’s background. It is not uncommon for people with mixed breed dog, to play guessing games to figure out what is possible heritage of their dog. You can look for many obvious signs such as type of ears your dog has, color of the coat, type of the coat, size of your dog and so on. You may be even looking at if your mixed breed dog has any particular talents like herding or retrieving.

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