Dogs are bred for so many different reasons: height, hair, etc.… all based on what their owners favor, making them the most anthropomorphized animal on the planet. Given the sheer breadth of diversity that exists within this canine family it is so refreshing to hear about a sport that any dog can do, and they have a ton of fun doing it.
We’re in the midst of Pet Preparedness Month. Are you ready for dealing with the unexpected? Emergencies like natural disasters can catch us off guard, but having the right supplies and tools can drastically change how you deal with it. First things first, you want to have a first aid kit stocked and at the ready.
Successful dog training doesn’t happen overnight. It will take time, consistency, and patience. If you think big and expect big, you may be disappointed and give up. That won't get you what you want and could put a strain on your relationship with your dog. Ask yourself these questions:
The Carolina Dog is a relatively new discovery. Resembling a dingo, the Carolina dog was a landrace type of dog discovered in the Southeast of the United States in the 1970’s. Landrace refers to a plant or animal that developed naturally over time, in isolation from other types of the same species, and then was domesticated.
Summer is fast approaching and that means lots of fun outdoors! This is a wonderful time for dogs to get out and run off some energy. Summer also brings some dangers that most people don’t know or think about. So, when having fun in sun, make sure to keep these top 5 pet risks in mind:
This upcoming Monday, we recognize the men and women who have died serving this country. We remember members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard. There is a group that often gets forgotten though; military service dogs who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
"If anyone thinks dog fighting is a thing of the past, then sadly they are wrong.” Eduardo Goncalves, chief executive for the League against Cruel Sports (LACS) did not mince words when he recently expressed the urgency of this issue in the United Kingdom.
When we think of dogs, either in general or personally, reflecting on their role within our many cultures, how much of what we observe and read is truly understood? Could there be more about these amazing domesticated canines we have yet to discover?
Your dog is perfect. Doesn’t bark obnoxiously. Doesn’t jump on your friends when they come in the front door. Doesn’t dig nasty holes in your garden. Your dog listens to your every word every time you speak.