Pets & Animal
The Yochun, the latest designer breed of dog, is a cross between a Yorkshire Terrier and a Bichon Frise. A designer, or hybrid dog, is the cross of two purebred breeds to make another, hopefully taking the best traits from each breed to make a newer, better breed of dog.
Every dog owner knows just how quickly dog waste accumulates on the property and around the neighborhood. This produces a number of problems. First of all, it is not aesthetically pleasing to have around. Furthermore, it can contribute to health problems for neighborhood residents as well as for the
Separation anxiety is one of the most common reasons that your dog misbehaves while you are gone. Incessant barking, destructive chewing and house-training accidents while your dog is left alone are all signs that your dog may be going through separation anxiety. Although dog experts can't quite agr
Hunters use electronic trainers to control trained dogs from a distancehungarian vizsla hunting hunt dog pet image by Paul Retherford from Fotolia.comDog training methods employing the use of electronic collars have been successfully used by avid hunters for many years. Equipment was...
Dog owners recognize scratching and circling as two common behaviors that dogs practice when they're about to lay down. While these habits may seem silly or even compulsive, they're rooted in the behavior of wolves and wild dogs. Scratching, in particular, also serves several important purposes for
Fixing a break in your Invisible Dog Fence or Underground Dog Fence is cheap and easy. You will periodically get breaks in the boundary line of your dog fence. You will know that the line is broken because the dog fence transmitter unit attached to your house will signal an error by either a flashin
For those of you dog owners who have rescued a dog from a shelter I want to say to you, thank you. Without you there would literally be millions of dogs either being put to sleep or still looking for homes. There are a few things to watch out for if you're going to adopt a dog from a rescue gro
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel makes a good family pet. She likes to live indoors and will do well with frequent walks or a properly fenced in exercise area. Please keep in mind that she will suffer in extreme heat. She is highly intelligent and generally good with children and other pets.
The reception area is the first thing people see when dropping their dogs off at the kennel. A customer's overall first impression is something that he will always remember when recommending the kennel to friends and family. Keep this room bright and cheerful to make it a positive experience for bot
There is an endless list of things to make your Chihuahua dog's life happy as well as healthy. Some of these things are really necessary while some are just mere decorations. The market for dog stuff is getting bigger and bigger as the demand for these things are increasing. It is important tha
When you bring your Pit Bull puppy home, it is important that you provide him with the things he needs. You will probably purchase a kennel, food and accessories, toys, etc.
Cancer has become an epidemic both in man and his beloved pet but unlike human beings dogs cannot verbalize to his owner the onslaught or the insidious effects of cancer therefore it is our responsibility to keep a watchful eye on the health of our dog. A "watchful eye" in this context mea
Owning your own dog kennels can add to your income. People will pay to board dogs on your property in a safe and clean environment. You may also want a safe place for your own dogs when you are unable to supervise them, and a multiple-dog kennel is a great alternative to open land or dog crates kept
If you have active, energetic dogs, they may be so incredibly lean that you are able to see their ribs. Because of their activity and the calories they burn, they may appear too thin. If this is a concern, there are a number of things you can do to add a little meat to your dog's bones.
Dogs make wonderful pets; however, simply bringing a puppy home does not mean you will have a wonderful pet. New dog owners can benefit from taking their pet to a few dog-training sessions. Such sessions would instill the idea of discipline, cleanliness and obedience in the dog. However, dog-trainin
Just like people, dogs need exercise. How much exercise depends on the dog's breed and physical condition. Dogs bred to herd or hunt are strong breeds with great stamina requiring good, daily workouts. The more mentally alert and active your dog, the more exercise and/or playtime he'll lik
When you arrive home is the day you should start training your Jack Russell puppy. Your puppy will probably be about 8 to 10 weeks old when you bring him home. He has learned everything he can from his mother and his litter mates, now it is time for you to take over. You may not know where to start.
Some kennel clubs hold competitions for dog sports such as agility.cute dog jumping in competition show image by JoLin from Fotolia.comIn the United States there are hundreds of canine kennel clubs, some national and others local. Most kennel clubs have a registry of purebred dogs, but...