Dog Breeds : Pets & Animal
Ear circulation is a critical part of your dog's health. When the ear canal of a dog becomes obstructed it can create a warm and moist environment for bacteria to grow. Dog breeds with floppy ears, such as Labradors, bloodhounds, poodles and dachshunds are especially susceptible to ear infections.
People aren't the only ones afflicted by the big C -- man's best friend can be vulnerable as well. Natural raw food can help combat canine cancer.
Dogs react to ice cubes in much the same way as people. Some love munching them as a snack and some have no interest in them at all. If your dog enjoys the occasional ice cube snack, you can double its enjoyment by making ice cube treats. These can help keep your dog cool and reward it for good beha
Dogs will love their dog crate if a proper dog crate bed is selected.Dogs have an innate longing to be in a den environment.It makes them feel safe and secure.This is why choosing a comfortable dog crate bed that works for your dog's breed, temperament and age is important.
In some cases, people need a lot more attention, love and support than normal. This happens especially when they are sick. But, the unfortunate truth is that people generally don't have the patience or time to help these sick people. This is where dog therapy training comes in play, teaching do
Go to a vet with a demodectic mange problem and eight times out of ten they'll give you some Ivermectin (Ivomec) for it. It's the standard prescription drug for dogs suffering from the skin problem, and the success rate is decent for a medicine developed relatively recently. But how much d
A muscle spasm is a sudden contraction of a muscle or a group of muscles within the body. They can last from a few seconds to a few minutes and often are extremely painful. As with humans, any number of factors can cause muscle spasms in a puppy. The causes can be physical, neurological, viral or in
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a popular dog which is most often confused with many other types of dog breeds. When they are not being mistaken for a Pit Bull, which is a cousin, the dog is also confused for another distant cousin the American Staffordshire Terrier.
Fencing can help contain your dog in your yard.animal in captivity image by Ferencz Teglas from Fotolia.comIf you want your dog to be able to run freely in your yard, a good way to keep the animal safe is to install a fence. Many types of fencing are quite expensive, but there are several...
With the increased interest in natural remedies of recent years, pet owners are becoming more interested in finding natural cures and treatments for their pets. Since skin and coat issues are common in dogs, naturopathic companies have developed a few all-natural treatment options.
Your pooch has decided that your bed is her own personal sleeping paradise. The problem is, she's ruining your good night's sleep in the process and it needs to stop because you're running on empty.
If you have a long-haired dog, such as a Pomeranian or Chow-Chow, a lion cut may be a hair style your pooch can pull off. The cut -- which was created in the 17th century as a way to help dogs work in the water without being weighed down by their coats -- gets its name from the trim that leaves a l
There is a lot of information floating around out there on how to train your dog, so I thought it would be important to focus on some of the myths that I have found in my experience to simply not be true.Don't feed your dog "people" food.I never understood this one. So what if I want
Whether you recently adopted a three-legged pooch or are helping your beloved pup recover from an amputee surgery, you’ll need to help him get acclimated to his environment. Even though he’s missing a limb, he’ll be able to get around like his old self after a little practice and h