Have you ever had a dog who always seems to be chewing on all the wrong things, barking violently at every moving object that passes your window or pacing back and forth like they are waiting in the waiting room of a hospital? Perhaps you have even contacted a dog trainer concerned that they have […]
Have you ever held a new puppy in your arms and fantasized about all the wonderful experiences you will embark on together? Perhaps you have watched Lassie, Old Yeller, Max or Air Bud and found yourself considering how life enriching the experience of owning a dog can be, only to find yourself frustrated and confused […]
Puppies stare up at us with those big, round eyes, promising to love us for the rest of our lives. They captivate us with their unconditional love and entertain us beyond oblivion with their lack of coordination and curious ways of looking at our world. Kids see a playmate, a buddy to kill time […]
Understanding Hip and Elbow Dysplasia in Dogs There are two genetic diseases you may already be aware of that are common in dogs that are the result of improper breeding. They are known as hip and/or elbow dysplasia. You may come across these diseases when getting a puppy that is the result of carelessly selecting […]
The pit bull controversy has been an ongoing debate for over 30 years. When pit bulls do attack it’s typically results in major injury and sometimes death so the main stream media pounces on the opportunity to make headlines.
An important step towards a happy and long-lasting relationship with any dog is to figure out your expectations and requirements of the puppy’s personality and needs. For example, if you like to spend your weekends in front of the tv, don’t get a highly active breed such as a Border Collie. Go for something more […]