Leptospirosis in Urban Dogs
We always want to keep our dogs happy and healthy, but there is an illness called Leptospirosis that your dog can get in both rural and urban environments. We’ll describe what it is, then give the symptoms, cure, and prevention of the disease.The Joys of Being a Foster Parent for Dogs!
I volunteer for a non-profit organization called Hull’s Haven Border Collie Rescue. Hull’s haven rescues dogs and finds foster homes for the dogs until they’re adopted. When dogs are separated from their parents they often lack the skills and manners that would be taught by their parents so they don’t know how to interact with dogs and lack the social skills needed to coexist with other dogs. The result is often a dog that has issues like aggression, fear, anxiety and others. With proper training and patience, the hope is to help these dogs develop into well adjusted animals who are suitable to be adopted to forever homes.The Life of a Bomb-Sniffing Dog
Security dogs play a large role in protecting humans, especially as threats from terrorists become more commonplace around the world. We’ll answer your questions about who uses bomb sniffing dogs, where the dogs come from, the breeds typically used, and how they train these dogs.Dog Training – Everything You Need to Know!
Many people believe that dog training is hard. Many also believe that some dogs are simply not trainable. Both of these views are wrong. The truth of the matter is this: all dogs are trainable, and training a dog doesn’t have to be hard work. Indeed, training a dog can be fun. It is of course true that some dog breeds are easier to train than others.Dog Training – Confidence and Trust
Training your dog, is there anything more exciting and fun? Obedience is very important and should be the foundation for all your dog training, but when you want to show off the skills your dog has learned you also have to have a few tricks up your sleeve as well.Training Your Puppy in the First Week
It is crucial to begin training your puppy in the first week. Routine, consistency, healthy interaction and positive reinforcement are essential things that must be started as soon as the puppy arrives at its new home.What is Brewers Yeast For Dogs?
What is Brewers Yeast? By definition, brewers yeast is a nutritional supplement for dogs. Yeast themselves are organisms that eat sugars and put out carbon dioxide.Which Is Better, Dog Repellent Spray Or An Electronic Dog Repeller?
There are two different devices to safely, humanely and legally repel a canine. One is pepper spray and the other is an electronic dog repeller. Which of these is a better choice though?5 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet
Who doesn’t OOH and AAH over puppies and kittens? It’s hard to resist the cuteness and friendliness of such creatures. However, after several months and the “teenage times”, many young dogs and cats that are adopted are returned to shelters because the “cuteness” has worn off.Is Chocolate Safe for Dogs?
Chocolates are indeed harmful for your dog. Chocolates contain a chemical called Theobromine that can cause frequent urination, and seizures. If such an emergency arises, administer charcoal slurry to your dog which will absorb Theobromine to weaken its poisoning effect.Australian Shepherds Information: General Description
The Australian Shepherd or Australischer Schaferhund is a medium sized, well balanced dog with ears set high on either side of its triangular shaped head with a rounded tip. Also called the Aussie in Australia, the breed sports a medium textured coat which can either be wavy or straight of moderate length with an undercoat and weather resistant.Choosing Pet Collars for Your Dog
Pet owners are buying an increasing amount of accessories for their dogs. The collar is probably the first basic accessory to be considered as it is vital to the safety of the dog that the owner can grab onto the dogs collar to restrain their pet from any dangerous situations. The collar is also necessary to be able to attach a lead for exercising purposes.