Pets & Animal
So you have just adopted a new puppy and you are so happy and proud to be a dog owner now. But the reality is the happiness will probably be short lived, and will end once your puppy started performing its first act of mischief. Maybe it will start chewing your branded shoes.
I am sure that most, if not all of us dog loving people, have either had a dog that was aggressive, or experienced aggression from a dog of someone else. I am writing this post so you can learn, recognize, and prevent aggressive behavior from your own dog, and other dogs you might encounter.
At first glance, it is difficult to determine the sex of puppy, but you can easily figure it out through a quick visual inspection of the puppy's genitalia. Dogs are mammals and therefore have either male or female sex organs. When determining the sex of your puppies, try your best not to distress t
If you've ever ripped off your nail or experienced an injury involving the nail, you know how painful it is. Your dog may know a thing or two about that discomfort if it has suffered from a nail injury, as well. Dog nail injuries happen fast and often need the assistance of a veterinarian in order t
Making the switch to a natural dog diet can be really difficult, especially if you have a picky little beast like mine. If it doesn't like something, it'll just poke it around and find something better to do, like take a leak on your car for example. That type of behavior should never be t
Crate training a puppy is an easy way to keep track of your new little rascal, making sure he isn't using every corner for a bathroom, and making chew toys out of anything he can sink his teeth into. Getting him used to his crate can be a game, just like everything else in his puppy world. Toss
Dogs are intelligent animals.If your dog has learned that it is OK to toilet in the house and you want to find the best way to house train an adult dog, then you have come to the right place for advice.
If you have ever soaked in a warm bath or used a heating pad, you understand the calming and relaxing effects of heat. This effect is the same for dogs that are exposed to heat therapy. If your dog has arthritis or other conditions that cause aches and pains, heat therapy is an option. There are var
NFL dog cheerleader costumes are a great way to get your favorite team lots of attention. Just imagine how cute she will look when walking around in a NFL cheerleader dog dress with your team's logo on it. She'll steal the show and have everyone you meet stopping to take a second look and
Fish oil has benefits for dogs.dog bones image by Janet Wall from Fotolia.comFish oil supplements were once thought of as holistic care for animals, according to preciouspets.org. Veterinarians are now using fish oil to treat certain ailments in dogs so regularly that it is considered...
Dogs act aggressively because of fear, insecurity, territorial impulses, frustration, protective instincts, pain or illness. In some cases, aggression is even a learned behavior, and you will need to evaluate your own responses to your dog's attitude to discover the source of his aggression. Unfortu
Since the miniature Schnauzer is a happy, intelligent little dog that likes to please its owner, teaching one basic obedience will not be difficult. Before you can begin to teach the "stay, sit, down and off" commands, you need to set yourself up as pack leader and socialize your dog at an early age