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Dog Skin Allergies Caused by Dog Food

Has your dog been scratching or licking at an area a lot recently? Maybe the dog has even been biting and is beginning to lose hair in some areas. If this is the case then your dog may have an allergy. One of the primary causes of all dog allergies is their food.

Shih Tzu Training Clearly and Simply Explained

Shih Tzu puppies are incredibly adorable, but one mistake most new owners make is thinking these puppies are like most other breeds of dog in terms of training. They are extremely eager to please their owner and can be heartbroken when they think they have failed. So, when training your puppy you ne

Crate Training Tips for Dogs

After dogs accept being in a crate, it can become a place that they identify as their image by Krzysztof Gebarowski from Fotolia.comCrates are very useful when you need to contain your dog. They can be used to keep the dog safe in the back of a car or to keep the dog controlled...

The Many Choices of Dog Crates and Kennels

Dog crates and kennels are available in many different sizes, shapes and materials. For outdoor use wire mesh and galvanized steel are very popular. Be sure to make certain that they are rust resistant before you make your final decision.

How to Breed a Male Dog

While it may seem natural and easy, breeding a male dog is actually a lot of work. You must first determine if the dog is suitable for breeding and assess its health and temperament, then the hunt for a compatible females. Time is of the essence when it comes to breeding, and the act needs to take p

Is Your Dog Jumping Up on People?

There are so many doggie 'misdeeds' that are unintentionally taught by people. Of these, one of the most commonly complained about is jumping up on people to say hello. There is a wide variety of jumping styles; the least egregious is the little dog who trots over and delicately places his

Designer Dog Clothes

One of the recent trends in the dog clothing market is stylish designer selections. There are just as many new and exciting fashions for dogs as there are for humans. Designer dog clothes are developed by some of the top designers in the canine fashion world. These collections come in an array of co

Using Resources To Find Bichon Frise Breeders

Bichon Frise dogs are wonderful and make great pets, even if there are young children in the home. Never rush out and buy a puppy from just any breeder, because you want to make sure that you are buying from the best one. By asking lots of questions and being inquisitive you will be able to find the

How to Stop Ear Cropping & Tail Docking

Ear cropping and tail docking are two cosmetic procedures performed on animals, most typically dogs. Although tail docking can occasionally be done to help a particular breed that can break their tale easily, it and ear cropping most often serves no purpose outside of enhancing the general look of t

The Animosity Between Dogs and Mailmen Explained

Dogs seem to really hate mailmen and as a dog owner you may find yourself wondering why. Understanding this strange animosity between dogs and mailmen is quite simple, it all boils down to the fact that dogs are territorial creatures with the instinct to guard their territory and human pack. Mailmen

How People Spoil Their Dogs

Most people love their dogs and think of them as a four legged member of their family. However, there are some people who see their dogs as royalty and treat them as such.

Dachshund Crate Training - How to Crate Train a Dachshund

Each year thousands of Dachshund owners make the decision to crate train their Dachshund. Dachshund crate training eliminates destructive behavior and reduces stress both for your dog and yourself. Crate training is also a great tool when it comes to house training a Dachshund puppy.

Guide In Preparing Your House For Your New Puppy

It is an overwhelming feeling to know that you'll be having a new puppy in your home. Just like welcoming a baby into the family, preparing a puppy in your house can be a lot of work to do.

How to Care For an Abused Dog & Promote Recovery

Caring for an abused dog does not seem so complicated when you start looking at the world through your dog's eyes. Then it's only a matter of patience and proper canine communication.

How to Rescue a Bichon Frise in Maine

A bichon frise is a dog that is extremely friendly and also very cute. Maine is a state where many families buy dogs. The bichon frise is one of the 10 most popular dogs in Maine. If you have a love for these dogs, you will easily find one to rescue in the state of Maine.

How to Trim a Dog's Nails With a Rotary Trimmer

Trimming your dog's nails is a necessary part of the grooming process. A dog with long nails has difficulty walking. It is especially important to keep a pet's nails trimmed short if the dog is older and infirm. Guillotine-type clippers are popular for groomers who know what they are doing, but can