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 Miniature Schnauzer is a small dog breed of the Schnauzer type which was originally selected as ratting dog. As one of the most popular type of dogs worldwide, the Mini Schnauzer makes for a wonderful pet thanks to its rather small size, friendliness towards children and unique looks. If you’re considering buying or adopting a Mini Schnauzer puppy from a breeder you will want to read this article to gather some useful information on this breed.
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 Poodle ranks as second most intelligent dog breed just behind the Border Collie. With three different size variants - Standard, Miniature and Toy - there is a perfect Poodle for every potential owner who is fascinated by this energetic and sociable breed. If you have just adopted or purchased a Toy Poodle there are a number of activities and commands you can teach your new pet. The article below is a great source of useful tips on how to train your new puppy or adult Toy Poodle.