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1. What to Expect as Your Dog Ages?
As dogs age they go through physical and biological changes as part of the normal aging process. As owners it is sometimes sad to watch them mature towards their senior years. Having a good relationship with a veterinarian that you and your dog are familiar with is important for the aging dog. As...
2. The World Through a Dogâs Eyes
Pets & Animals - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:23:26
Very different than our world. Fifteen years ago, dog research had only come so far. It was generally thought that dogs saw only in shades of blue and white. Similar to putting a blue filter on a camera lens or wearing blue lense glasses. This would mean that dogs were in essence color blind, or ...
3. Children Found Raised By Dogs
Pets & Animals - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:45:31
Victor was an 11 year old boy found in January 1800 near Saint Sernin sur Rance, in southern France. Victor survived 11 years by living in the forest; he crawled around on all fours and snuck food from people's gardens. It is thought, that since he had no human contact for the first 11 years of h...
4. Dogs & Human Pregnancy: What Dogs Really Know About Us
Pets & Animals - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:22:35
Ever wonder if your dog can tell you are pregnant (or were pregnant)? And just how much do they understand? Well dogs can tell when a human woman is expecting almost from the moment of conception because they are so in tuned to us.
(Pregnant Mother & Young Daughter. Picture From Google Images)
5. Titan: The Legacy of a Senior Weimaraner
Parenting & Kids - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:40:22
Titan was born on a farm and had 7 Weimaraner siblings. He was a gift from my parents for my high school graduation. I still remember the day we brought him home. He will be 15 years old on April 6th, 2014. The average life span for his breed is about 10 years. So what did we do to maximize his l...
6. Yorkshire Terriers as Family Dogs
Pets & Animals - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:22:35
For people with older children. The "Yorkie" is an intelligent active dog breed that conveys an air of importance. The Yorkshire Terrier loves attention, and is very loyal. The Yorkshire Terrier does not have the typical soft temperament seen in most lapdogs. This breed is bold and excitable.
7. What to Expect of Yourself as Your Dog Ages
Pets & Animals - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:23:17
Anyone who has raised a dog from puppy hood to old age and beyond, will know that impending changes and inevitabilty of mortality in the dog can bring up many emotions in the owner. It is often very sad, and bitter sweet at the same time to have such a bond with a mature dog.
Many people wonder ...
8. Older Dogs & Surgery
pets-and-animals - Sat, 29 Oct 2011 20:16:57
As dogs reach advancing age they may have to undergo various surgeries. As an owner, your dog depends on you to make the right choice for their quality of life. Often, you'll find yourself asking "to operate, or not to operate?". Naturally, no one will choose not too. But it can sometimes be a de...
9. English Setters
pets-and-animals - Sun, 23 Oct 2011 19:47:47
The English Setter is said to be gentle, strong willed and mischievous. English Setters are very people-oriented dogs who can socialize well even when meeting strangers. Because they are so pleasantly outgoing they thrive in families that can provide them with lots of attention, love and activiti...
10. Collies as Family Dogs
pets-and-animals - Wed, 12 Oct 2011 04:58:46
Collies make great family dogs for athletic families with older children. Ranked number one on Stanley Coren's Working and Obedience Intelligence List; the Collie is a very smart dog that is capable of learning many commands quickly. This breed is so intelligent that they are capable of mastering...
11. Afghan Hounds As Family Dogs
pets-and-animals - Wed, 05 Oct 2011 04:03:29
Afghans are known to be happy, playful dogs. They are comically referred to as "clowns" because they often entertain their owners with mischievous activities and behaviours for attention. These dogs have exceptional reasoning skill which allows them to excel at agility trials. They also possess g...
12. Miniature Poodles: A Fun & Talented Family Dog
pets-and-animals - Wed, 05 Oct 2011 01:00:52
The Miniature Poodle is known to be adaptive, docile and patient. These dogs love to be part of the family and make great playmates for children of all ages. Although the dog and children should be supervised at all times by a responsible adult.
This breed is considered to be joyful, clever and ...
13. Adding a Maltese Dog to Your Family
pets-and-animals - Mon, 27 Jun 2011 17:16:04
Maltese make good family dogs for families with older children. This dog makes a tiny, cuddly companion and loves attention. They are known to have plenty of energy and be very playful. The Maltese prefer enclosed spaces and does well in small yards and even in apartments or townhouses.
Due to t...
14. Miniature Poodles
pets-and-animals - Sat, 18 Jun 2011 18:58:14
The Miniature Poodle is a smaller version of the Standard Poodle which originated in Germany in the 15th and 16th century. The dog was known in Germany as "Pudel", German for, "splash in the water". At one point, the dog was bred with a moisture-proof coat to improve the dogs water...
15. For Mother's With The Confidence to Bottle Feed
pets-and-animals - Fri, 21 May 2010 20:31:18
The slogan, "breast is best", is constantly in our faces in a society that wants to promote and support "natural" child-rearing. But do people really understand the slogan's meaning? Or are we merely accepting it as "something we just ought to do" to maintain status quo?
Of course there are some...
16. Benefits of Aqua Therapy For Old Dogs
parenting-and-kids - Fri, 06 Jun 2014 08:19:40
I have written this post as a follow up to a post I wrote on my blog in August of last year. I started taking Titan to aqua therapy for his chronic, progressive, age-related condition; and was curious to see if I even could accept the dog spa philosophy and above all if I would notice improvement...
17. Stool Incontinence in Older Dogs
pets-and-animals - Fri, 06 Jun 2014 08:03:00
As dog's age, some conditions can cause them to become incontinent of stool or urine. When the spinal cord can no longer communicate effectively with the periphery; in dog's stool incontinence usually occurs before urinary incontinence. When your dog still has quality of life, you might find your...
18. Dog Training Made Easier
pets-and-animals - Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:28:36
There's a lot of hype about getting your dog professionally trained. We see shows on TV like Cesear Millan's "Dog Whisperer" and Brad Pattison's "At the End of My Leash", and we are left feeling like we have to buy into these professional training programs to achieve absolute obedience from our d...
19. 10 Things Dog Trainers Want You To Know
pets-and-animals - Fri, 07 Feb 2014 08:32:16
Ever wonder what your dog needs from you? Think a trainer will solve all your dogs problems? To understand your dog, you need to know that many of the dog's behavior may arise from body language ques your dog is picking up on but you are not aware that you are projecting. Read on to find out what...
20. Senior Dogs and Chronic Urinary Tract Infections
pets-and-animals - Fri, 07 Feb 2014 08:31:25
The first time your dog has symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI), it can be scary for the owner. The symptoms may come on suddenly and progress rapidly. Older dogs usually have underling health issues that complicate their urinary tract, causing UTI's to reoccur.
My Weimaraner, Titan, is ...
21. How a Family Dog Benefits Children
pets-and-animals - Sat, 02 Nov 2013 04:36:28
Many people just see the family dog as a companion for their children. But the experience and learning that children get from having a family dog is invaluable. Children and families benefit in so many ways. I also discuss the remarkable ways that children with disabilities use therapy dogs to pr...
22. How Family Dogs Help Infants Grow
pets-and-animals - Sat, 05 Oct 2013 05:06:17
Many people choose to have a dog for family companionship, but did you ever think there could be more benefits for your infant than that?
To explore this topic, we look at how infants learn categories in early childhood. What an infant knows at 4 months and how much more they know at 6 months. H...
23. First Session of Dog Aqua-Therapy
pets-and-animals - Mon, 16 Sep 2013 05:40:47
I was looking for something for Titan to do in his old age to maximize his mind and body within his limitation. I finally decided on trying aqua-therapy at a local dog spa. I'm not really into spas myself, but I wanted to improve his quality of life and see what we can get out of the experience. ...
24. Improving Bonding While Challenging Your Older Dog's Mental & Physical Fitness
pets-and-animals - Sat, 03 Aug 2013 07:12:13
My senior dog Titan ages he gets weaker, more tired and lazy as he ages. In his youth he was a high-energy dog that always wanted to be close to you, he liked being talked too, and talked about, petted, brushed and fussed over. In the last few years, he is slowly fading into the background of our...
25. Knowing Your Dog's Nutritional Needs
pets-and-animals - Sat, 27 Jul 2013 17:05:50
Have you ever read the label on your chosen dog food? Do you understand the ingredients list? What dogs need in their diet is dependant on their size, their age and their activity level. With this new wave of organic dog food and raw dog food being best, how can you tell what your dog really need...
26. Irish Setter: A Sporting Dog Suitable For Families
pets-and-animals - Sat, 25 May 2013 18:22:36
The Irish Setter is a fun-loving, playful dog that loves children. This larger breed is said to get along even with other pets in the house. Irish Setters are loyal dogs. They love companionship and do best in a home where they are kept indoors with the family. They make great family dogs with th...
27. Aggressive Dogs Sharing a Family Home
pets-and-animals - Sat, 16 Mar 2013 04:49:52
"What's wrong with our dogs?"
As I entertain dog forums and dog "frequently asked question" sites, it is a common theme that people are shocked that when introducing a second dog to a family; the first dog who was previously an angle, suddenly lashes out with aggression. This takes many families...
28. Guillotine Dog Clippers
pets-and-animals - Sun, 13 Jan 2013 17:10:37
Using the ``gilluotine`` dog nail clippers was a no-brainer for me. When I walked into the pet store serveral years ago looking for a dog nail clipping tool, the gilluotine clipper caught my eye first and seemed to be what I needed. So I purchased it and have been using them ever since, with come...
29. Large Breed Dog Nail Clipping
pets-and-animals - Sun, 29 Jul 2012 03:53:59
I have been losing the large-breed-dog nail-clipping battle that I have be endouring for years. Now I am devasted and desperate enough to overcoming my shyness and write about it. I never heard other people with large breed dogs even discuss anything regarding their nail clipping issues, so I hav...
30. How to Find a Great Veterinarian
pets-and-animals - Sat, 21 Jul 2012 03:09:19
Not sure your current veterinarian and you are a great fit when it comes to communication about your dog? Than chances are your intution is telling you something - You need to find a new veterinarian. And you are intiled to it, for the sake of your dog.
If you are looking for a veterinarian beca...
31. Considering Verterinarian Insurance For Your Dog?
pets-and-animals - Sat, 05 May 2012 06:26:02
Wondering how much vet insurance might cost for your dog? Read on to find out about some basic policy prices and how to read between the fine lines of companies insurance policies.
(Photo retrieved from Photobucket on April 12th, 2012)
32. What a St. Bernard Dog Can Bring To Your Family?
pets-and-animals - Sun, 15 Apr 2012 02:57:26
This large dog breed is affectionate and aims to please the family pack. When well socialized as a puppy, this breed can be a great companion for children under responsible adult supervision. Though, some dogs may not know the strength of their own weight when playing with children.
The breed ha...
33. Whippet - A Loving Family Dog
pets-and-animals - Mon, 12 Dec 2011 21:58:58
The Whippet is generally a quiet, even-tempered dog, that enjoys human company. These dogs are best kept as indoor dogs, and are even suitable for apartment living. Whippets need regular daily exercise, and can be very energetic; but inside, they like the comforts of home and like to snuggle with...
34. Most Popular Family Dog
pets-and-animals - Mon, 12 Dec 2011 21:54:52
What Labrador Retrievers Bring to a Family
Labrador Retrievers are fun - loving, gentle, versatile dogs that are great with children and other family pets. They are ranked as the number one family dog among families in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. This is a very popular bre...
35. What Makes a Dog A Unique Pet?
pets-and-animals - Sun, 13 Nov 2011 19:25:32
Dogs are the only animals that have the ability to follow complex verbal commands and body language. The most unique example of dogs capabilities are their ability to follow the human point. Most dogs when socialized repeatedly to follow a human pointing at an object, are capable of successfully ...
36. What is a Keeshond?
pets-and-animals - Fri, 11 Nov 2011 18:56:30
The Keeshond is a medium sized breed that originated in Europe. The dog was bred for companionship. The breed is also known as Keeshonden, and they are very playful. These dogs are known for their intelligence and energy.
They are quick learners, but can also develop bad habits out of boredom. H...
37. Questions to Ask Before Your Dog Has Surgery
pets-and-animals - Fri, 11 Nov 2011 18:55:42
If the veterinarian suggest surgery for your dog, as an owner, you have to make the decision. In many cases, your dog's surgery make come as a surprise. You may feel unprepared, you may not feel you fully understand the situation. It can be a very hard and confusing time. And you may be very conc...
38. Discover What A German Shepherd Dog Can Bring To Your Family
pets-and-animals - Sat, 29 Oct 2011 17:51:23
German Shepherds are known to be great dogs for families with children of all ages. These dogs were bred to complete specific tasks so they strive to please their owners and be accepted into their human pack. Families who have German Shepherds advise proper obedience training during the early yea...
39. How a Golden Retriever Benefits Your Family
pets-and-animals - Fri, 21 Oct 2011 19:22:55
Golden Retrievers are friendly, intelligent, athletic and gentle dogs. They are easily trainable as they are ranked as one of the most intelligent dogs according to Stanley Coren's "Intelligence of Dogs" Scale. This breed adores people, and does not make a good guard dog because they tend to be o...
40. Bulldogs as Family Dogs
pets-and-animals - Fri, 21 Oct 2011 18:48:01
Breeders have worked for the past two centuries to breed-out the fighting instinct and aggressiveness from the bulldog. Today, the Bulldog breed is known as docile, and good tempered. The dog's even-tempered nature makes him or her ideal for families with young, growing children. Bulldogs are har...
41. Best Large Breed Family Dogs
pets-and-animals - Thu, 06 Oct 2011 17:29:43
Now that we have explored the best small breed family dogs, it's time to discuss the best large breed family dogs! Big dogs are fun and any dog can be a good family dog with the proper training and socialization. So don't panic if your dogs breed is not on the list. Always remember that no dog, o...
42. Shih Tzus as Family Dogs
pets-and-animals - Sat, 17 Sep 2011 17:35:46
The Shih Tzu is a friendly lap dog that was used as a companion for Chinese Royalty. This dog makes a great family dog with it's unconditional love, devotion and adaptability.
This breed is also known to be sweet, playful and trustworthy. Perfect for supervised play with children. The Shih Tzu c...
43. Raising a Pomeranian in Your Family
pets-and-animals - Sat, 27 Aug 2011 19:33:55
Pomeranian dogs make good family pets in families with older children, who understand responsibility and can assist in setting firm and consistent limits with the new dog.
The breed has one of the most independent personalities of all the breeds within the toy group. These dogs tend to be lively...
44. Dogs & Jealousy
pets-and-animals - Sat, 27 Aug 2011 19:28:42
Research has recently proven that dogs can sense jealousy among other dogs. Through experiments, researchers studied two dogs in each sample that were side-by-side and asked to perform the same trick, with only one dog getting a reward.
The one dog receiving the treat reward perform the trick co...
45. Miniature Schnauzers as Family Dogs
pets-and-animals - Thu, 25 Aug 2011 23:23:18
The Miniature Schnauzer is alert and intelligent. These dogs make great family dogs. They are very obedient to verbal commands with consistent training. They are friendly and willing to please. They love having a "job" to do for the family. They make excellent guard dogs. These breeds used a stro...
46. Want a King Charles Spaniel For Your Family?
pets-and-animals - Tue, 05 Jul 2011 18:40:40
King Charles Spaniels are playful and gentle dogs. They are recommended for children of all ages. The breed has a reputation for being tolerant, quiet and friendly to everyone. The breed is so gentle that these dogs are even used as therapy dogs to visit with seniors.
These dogs are of average c...
47. Dachshund Hounds as Family Dogs
pets-and-animals - Sun, 12 Jun 2011 20:07:15
Dachshunds are playful and enjoying chasing birds and tennis ball for the thrill of the hunt! Dachshunds make good family dogs, but are best with children when they have been brought up with children. Otherwise the Dachshund may be fearful of young children and prone to act out aggressively. A we...
48. Chihuahuas: They're Cute - But Are They Right For You?
pets-and-animals - Fri, 03 Jun 2011 18:20:38
Chihuahuas thrive on human attention, and are great lap dogs. These dogs can be stubborn at times, but develop their own personality. They are very intelligent dogs and are easily motivated by treats, toys, and affection. Many Chihuahua owners find training their dogs easy.
Chihuahuas tend to be...
49. Boston Terrier: The American Gentleman
pets-and-animals - Fri, 03 Jun 2011 18:12:08
Boston Terriers are a very popular breed. They are gentle and friendly with adults, children and other animals when socialized well from a young age. Many families generally recommend the Boston Terrier even with young children in the house. However, the dog and child should never be left togethe...
50. Bichon Frise As Part Of The Family
pets-and-animals - Tue, 24 May 2011 18:50:20
The Bichon Frise breed makes a good family dog because of the dog's convenient size and weight, but big personality. This breed is known to be sweet, affectionate and intelligent. The breed socializes well with children and other animals, so even having other pets already in the household is usua...
51. How to Buy Your Family a Dog
pets-and-animals - Fri, 13 May 2011 19:47:32
Buying a family dog can be fun and exciting. First, you have to do your research! Start by reviewing one of my previous articles, Choosing the Best Family Dog. Once you know what breed or Mutt you want, what gender and where you will be purchasing the dog from - now comes time to actually go and ...
52. Best Small Family Dogs
pets-and-animals - Fri, 06 May 2011 20:17:54
Here is a list of the best small family dogs in no particular order.
King Charles Spaniel
(Girl with Family Dog. Picture from Google Images)
53. Choosing The Best Family Dog
pets-and-animals - Fri, 06 May 2011 20:17:09
Dogs can make great family pets if everyone is on board. They do not make good "surprises" such as Christmas or Birthday gifts. Often this can lead to resentment as creating the "surprise" does not encourage communication and discussion around actually "getting a dog as a pet".
Adding a canine t...
54. Standard Schnauzers as Family Dogs
pets-and-animals - Thu, 28 Apr 2011 23:15:31
This breed is mostly recommended for families with children above the age of 5 years old. As puppies, these dogs tent to have a very high energy level and are easily excitable. Over excitability can leading to jumping up, nipping and dominant behavior in play. With slightly older children, these ...
55. Newfoundland Dogs
pets-and-animals - Mon, 14 Mar 2011 20:25:14
The Newfoundland dog breed was portrayed in the story Peter Pan as a guardian of the children, Wendy, Michael and John. The docile, caring, even tempered cartoon dog "Nana" has a reputation that precedes Newfoundland Dogs in real life.
(Peter Pan Cartoon Dog, Nana. Picture from Gogle Images)
56. Titan's Unfortunate Halloween
pets-and-animals - Thu, 24 Feb 2011 18:36:48
This Halloween as the firework enthusiasts retreated Titan and I felt it was finally safe to go out for our last evening walk. On the way home he suddenly started to limp, favoring the right front leg.
I wasn't sure what happened, he didn't fall or lose his balance. He was walking nicely beside ...
57. Dogs' Halloween Tails
pets-and-animals - Sun, 07 Nov 2010 21:07:25
"This costume is great. We loved it and everyone else did too. The only negative point (and this is very small) is the costume wasn't quite big enough for our dog. We got an XL and our 95lb dog was a bit too long for it. But other than that, it was awesome." Satisfied Costumer, Ashley from Murfre...
58. Treat Bad Dog Bahaviour With A Vitamin
pets-and-animals - Fri, 01 Oct 2010 01:04:13
"Our Multivitamin Dog Supplement is a complete and balanced blend of essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals to enhance your pets health! This tasty chewable is easily digestible and boosts your dogs immune system. This formula boasts 20 amino acids, 11 minerals and 14 vitamins, many of whic...
59. Dog Clean Up Made Easy & Fun
pets-and-animals - Fri, 03 Sep 2010 17:17:44
"Colorful Wastebag Holders are a stylish solution to an everyday problem! These holders are made of tough nylon and feature a metal carbiner for easy attachment to your belt or your dog's leash. Bag Holder holds 20 bags. The drawstring makes the holder simple to load and Velcro side flap makes fo...
60. Family Dogs
pets-and-animals - Tue, 17 Aug 2010 07:08:21
There are many dogs that may be suitable for the family home. Each breed has unique character traits that will make the dog more suitable for one family over another. Dogs will also develop their own personalities while they grow with their human pack so although we are able to generalize some of...
61. Indoor Versus Outdoor Dogs
pets-and-animals - Tue, 25 May 2010 22:14:03
Most research discourages keeping a dog as an outdoor animal. In defense of keeping dogs indoors is the reasoning that dogs are pack animals, den animals, easier to train and protect the territory they live in.
(Aggressive Outdoor Dog from Google Images)
pets-and-animals - Tue, 18 May 2010 23:39:14
What is a "Mutt"?
A mutt is a dog that is not a purebred. A purebred dog is a dog whose parents were both the same specific breed. In contrast, a mutt may have parents from two different breeds or parents who were already a mix of many different breeds themselves. Therefore, a mutt does not carr...
pets-and-animals - Mon, 17 May 2010 04:11:25
Remember how I said, pick a dog that suits your lifestyle, don't try to fit your lifestyle around the dog? Even though Weimaraners have gained increasing popularity over the years from the media, I would only recommend as family dogs under specific circumstances.
Weimar's have been noted as able...
64. Norfolk Terriers
pets-and-animals - Sat, 15 May 2010 01:46:06
The Norfolk Terrier was developed in Great Britain around 1880. The breed was born out of mixing terrier type breeds with small, short-legged Irish Terriers. This new breed of dog was known as Norwich Terriers at the time.
They were originally bred to work on peoples farms and had...
pets-and-animals - Fri, 14 May 2010 23:35:20
The Pug originated in Eastern China to lay in the laps of Chinese royalty during the Shang dynasty in 400BC. The dogs exact origin is unknown as Emperor Qin Shi Huang destroyed all records of the Pug during his reign between 221-210 BC.
The Pugs popularity continued however, and soon reached Tib...
66. Dogs and Depression
pets-and-animals - Fri, 14 May 2010 23:17:44
Dogs can feels depressed too, for the same reasons as humans might. It takes a keen dog owner to notice the signs and symptoms of doggy depression and add more fun into the dog's life as well as work effectively with the vet for follow-up. So what can cause doggy depression? How can we as their o...
67. Dog Brain Games
pets-and-animals - Tue, 05 Jul 2011 18:39:35
Keeping your dog mentally active is as important as keeping them physically active. Here are great ways to exercise your dog's brain at any age!
(Keen Weimaraner. Picture from Google Images)
68. Do Dogs Really Love Christmas?
pets-and-animals - Mon, 27 Jun 2011 17:17:28
Dogs do not understand Christmas with the same significance as people do. But they sense the excitement of the holidays and are eager to participate in the festivities with family and friends! My dog even opens his own Christmas gifts!
(Traditional Christmas Dogs. Picture From Google Images)
pets-and-animals - Fri, 26 Nov 2010 21:35:37
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