If you own a dog and even if you're getting ready to adopt or buy a new puppy from a breeder, chances are you are aware of a common behavioural issue affecting the canine population. Chewing usually starts during puppyhood as a physiological necessity as a young dog goes through teething. Nonetheless, this can become a (bad) habit if your pet grows into an anxious and insecure animal companion. Keep reading to get an insight in the causes and possible solutions for a dog that chews.
The decision of adopting or buying a new puppy comes with the common “dilemma” of choosing a breed that will suit our lifestyle, family and living situation. With hundreds of dog breeds available from breeders or even animal shelters, new pet owners can sometime be overwhelmed and confused. Welcoming a furry friend comes with many benefits for both the person and the dog but responsibilities and costs are also part of the “package”. Keep reading to get a better idea of how you can pick the most suitable type of dog that will become your best friend.
Pets play a very important role in today’s society on a global scale. There are a number of reasons why people decide to become a pet owner however the most common ones are companionship, entertainment and protection. Although cats and dogs are the most popular pets, many choose rabbits, ferrets, horses, rodents, turtles, fish and much more. If you’re thinking of adopting a pet from a breeder or an animal shelter you’ll need to carefully consider a variety of aspects before embarking in such an exciting yet challenging journey. So keep reading to know if you are ready for this wonderful adventure.
Breeding dogs has been a passion for people over centuries. The practice of mating selected dogs is considered a science, an “art” and complete devotion to a specific type of domestic dog. Whether you’re simply a pet owner who wishes to breed a single litter or a new breeder with a passion for a certain dog breed there is extensive research you should do and a great deal of knowledge required before pursuing such a responsibility. Breeders must know how to care for a single dog before embarking in the mating process when they’ll have to look after a pregnant pooch and its puppies. This article aims at reviewing the important aspects of the breeding journey.
The Old English Sheepdog, also nicknamed Bobtail is a large dog breed developed in England from early herding types of dog. This breed is very popular among children for its sociable nature and unique looks. If you’ve decided to purchase or adopt a new pet and think this breed is right for you, keep reading to find useful information such as Old English Sheepdog breeders, the history of this dog and how to raise a happy pet.
The Akita is one of the most beautiful dog breeds known to man. Originating from the mountain region in north Japan, this type of dog is famous for being powerful, independent and dominant. This is why it is essential that if you purchase or adopt an Akita you only refer to professional and registered breeders who are experienced in dealing with this type of dog. Due to their unique temperament, Akitas require a firm and consistent training method. Keep reading to get some important advice on how to best train your pet.