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Dog Thyroid & Hair Loss

Hormones produced by the thyroid gland affect almost every organ in the body and can cause many signs and symptoms when these hormone levels are not correct. Thyroid disease in dogs, such as hypothyroidism, causes many of the same symptoms that can be found in humans who suffer from the same disorde

How to Potty Train Your Puppy in a Week

Owning a dog can be a tremendous joy, while at the same time, a lot of work.It is important that those looking into adopting a puppy or dog understand that there is going to be some work involved, especially in the first weeks.

How to Raise a Wolf-Husky Dog Breed

A wolf husky is a type of wolf dog, or wolf hybrid, that is born when a wolf mates with a husky, most commonly a Siberian or Alaskan husky. Like all types of wolf dog, the wolf husky requires intense training and tireless supervision, and therefore is not the ideal pet for everyone. If you neverthel

How to Fold & Collapse a Nylon Dog Crate

Dog crates are a useful resource to keep your dog safe and sound when you cannot attend to them, both at home and on the road. The crate keeps your dog safe in the car and away from your possessions when you need to leave the house for a few hours. Nylon crates are easy to store and transport becaus

The Best All-Weather Dog Breeds

Among the variations in dog breeds, which can include size, body shape and temperament, coat type can be an important factor. Dogs can have long, shaggy, thick, curly, short or no coat whatsoever. These factors are often influenced by where in the world the breed originated. An all-weather breed is

Signs of a Dominant Puppy

A dominant pup, cute and fluffy as it might be, can grow up into a dominant (and scary) dog. According to Cesar Millan, the Dog Whisperer, all pups try out dominant behaviors when they are young to figure out their place in the pack. The key to bringing up a calm and controlled dog is to recognize w

Controlling Barking Dogs, Understanding and Dealing With It

If you are an animal lover you have probably had a few dogs in your life, some good and some not so good. One of the most common behavioral problems that you hear people talk about is Dog barking in excess. Many people just get annoyed by this problem and tend to isolate the dog to solve the problem

How to Make Homemade Dog Food & the Amount to Feed

There are many dog owners who wish to feed their pet an all-natural diet. But it's not as simple as just feeding Fido what we eat. A dog's daily requirements differ greatly from a human's. There are many foods dogs can eat and some that are lethal. Whether raw or cooked, the list of foods your dog c

Dog Friendly Motorhome Hire

Many people enjoy exploring new destinations but are limited in their choices because they own pets and are reluctant to leave them at kennels or with a minder. There are options available to animal lovers however, such as dog friendly motorhome hire. You can plan an entire holiday so that you can e

Naturally Treat Kennel Cough - 2 Benefits of Natural Treatment

Kennel cough in small animals is just like a regular cold in humans. And it is not surprising that your dog will experience a round of kennel cough in some point of its life. Sometimes when we have a simple case of the flu, we let it run its course without medication. Similarly for pets, a simple ke

How to Create a Temporary Fence for a Dog

The best way to contain a dog in your yard is to use a permanent fence. Occasionally, however, there are reasons that dog owners would need to use a temporary fence. The owner may be moving to a temporary location and only need a fence for a short period of time. Another reason to use temporary fenc

Know About Your Dog and His Food

Dog food should always be nutritious so that it can help strengthen his bones, immune system and help him to grow. There are many different types of dog food available at any of the stores specializing in dog supplies.

Dog Wanted! What You Need to Know About Finding the Right Dog

You have wanted a dog for the longest time and have begun your search for that special breed that fits your criteria. After typing in a few searches you come across several sites that seem to have what you are looking for. The pictures are cute and the pages are full of lovable, cuddly descriptions

Help For People With Aggressive Dogs

Dog owners have a responsibility to protect both dogs and other people from the consequences of the behavior of an aggressive dog. Help for people with aggressive dogs is available in a variety of different systems and methods. The efficiency and the results produced depend entirely on the user.

Crate Training and Puppy Love

The single most important thing you can do with a new puppy is crate training. If you can make your puppy love his crate, you're well on your way to having a great family pet. If not, be prepared for your living room rug to suddenly develop new stains and odors.

Protecting Your Dog: Dog Door

A pet especially a dog is very popular and dear to human being. Since age old we hear the story about the faithfulness of a dog. There is also a saying 'faithful like a dog'.

How to Be a Responsible Dog Owner

Dog owners get a lot out of spending time with their pets: loyalty, unconditional love and lots of fun. However, dogs need a lot in return. Therefore, before making the commitment to a dog, it is advisable to consider a number of things. Thinking dog ownership through carefully, will ensure that you