Much like you need to call 911 when a family member is having an emergency, you may need to take your pet to an emergency clinic in special circumstances. A veterinarian emergency clinic is typically open 24/7, and you need to have a good reason. If you see any of these signs in your pet, […]
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The first thing you need to know regarding the Affenpinscher is that this terrier-like dog is of German origin; unlike terriers, that sometimes seem to have a problem with other pets around the house, this pet is quite friendly both to people and other pets and it is a good companion dog that people have no problems in walking on the city’s streets.
The American Foxhound is a breed of hunting dog which originates from its British cousin, the English Foxhound; bred to hunt foxes with the help of their super sensitive smell, these rather tall and strong dogs are also good companions if you train them in obedience well and establish yourself as the master.
Among the important things you need to know about the American Akita, we have to mention that this canine needs regular exercise, so that it can waste its energy and stay docile and obedient, instead of turning into a destructive or aggressive animal; it is also important to teach your kids to respect this dog and avoid hitting or teasing it, as it may bite them.
The Alaskan Malamute originates in the Alaskan region, where dogs of this type were used as sled dogs, meaning that they were put to pull sleds over ice or snow; these days, Alaskan Malamutes make great companion dogs for people and they require only a few things in order to care for them, instead they offer owners their loyalty, devotion and unconditional love.
No matter what kind of dog breed you like, there are a few standard things you need to know when learning how to care for dog puppies; you have to prepare your house for their arrival, making it safe for the puppy to explore and get used to its new surroundings without feeling threatened.
Getting a new pet is a huge responsibility. It means you’ll have to care for another living creature that cannot communicate its feelings and desires. You have to compensate and be intuitive for the animal, making sure all its basic needs are met. In addition to feeding and watering your pet, it’s also vital that […]
The Afghan Hound is known to have been a hunting dog used by Nomadic tribes to hunt small animals they needed in order to ensure their food; these days, this dog makes a loyal and loving companion that many families have around their houses, but you should know that Afghans are independent thinkers, which is why they can be more difficult to train than other dogs.
A shock collar can be used to contain a dog inside a specific area, to teach simple commands and to rehabilitate animals with behavioral problems. While some organizations oppose such methods, other believe that banning it can affect the ability of specialist to train aggressive dogs.
Dogs are man’s best friends, right? Well, if that is true, then Dogtra training collars for dogs have to be man’s second-best friends at least. What is the first thing you think of when you hear that phrase? Training collar? Most people think of totally inhumane shock collars. You are probably one of the millions […]