Does your dog gnarl or bite? Does he display any violent actions? If he does, he maybe is an aggressive dog, and this kind of dog is generally dangerous. However, it may still be too early to conclude.
Chinese Shar Pei are dominant and controlling dogs that require a firm yet benevolent owner, capable of offering no-nonsense training. If you own a Shar Pei, you may have already noticed your dog displaying disobedient and defiant behaviors. Training a Shar Pei must start when the dog is a puppy, an
Summer's just about here. The weather is getting nicer, warmer. Dog owners are letting their dogs stay outside more. And mail carriers are walking their routes.
There are two main reasons why puppies pee indoors: lack of discipline and fear. Place the puppy to another room or take away the puppy from the area peed since most puppies that sees you clean up the mess will think that it is okay for them to pee on the area. Always take the puppy to its designate
Chihuahuas are officially the smallest breed of dog. Because of this, the responsible chihuahua owner needs to take certain physical factors into consideration when feeding--and these factors can be much different than those that impact the owners of larger breeds such as Labrador retrievers or boxe
Understanding your dog's behavior may seem like a complex job, but in reality it really isn't. Dogs are pack animals, they are social creatures, they enjoy other dogs and enjoy human companionship.It is natural for a dog to give of its love and to want love in return.
Labrador retrievers are popular pets and are said to be one of the best breeds in terms of temperament, loyalty and affection. Lab puppies do have tendencies toward certain bad habits which you must catch and correct early to keep them from becoming serious problems in adulthood.
The Rhodesian Ridgeback is also known as the African lion hound because of its effectiveness in hunting lions in its homeland of southern Africa. As a puppy, the Ridgeback is extremely energetic, but as he matures he will slow down and be content to lie next to his owner. Ridgebacks do well indoors,
Most responsible pet owners care about what's in their pet food. You've probably encountered the term "human grade" in dog food ingredient lists by now. However, you might not have a good idea what it means. What is human grade dog food, exactly? Let's take a look at this te
According to the University of Wisconsin deer ticks feed only three times in their two-year lives. If your dog, however, provides only a single meal for one deer tick, he could develop Lyme disease. He could also carry disease-bearing deer ticks into your home. Preventing deer ticks from getting to
Is your dog or cat constantly itching and scratching? Do you see flaky skin or pet dander lying about their bedding and in the house? Is there an unpleasant odor? Does your pet have thinning hair or leaving hair on the floor and the carpet? Does your dog constantly lick his paws?
You may think a colon cleanse is something which only applies to humans, but it can also benefit your dog. Many who may have never had a dog for a pet may not be aware of the intricacies of dog health.
Stacks of books and magazines, as well as blogs and Web articles, make it possible for many dog owners to take a do-it-yourself approach to dog training. But what do you do when your dog develops a problem that you can't figure out on your own? What happens when your well-behaved dog suddenly dives
Beagle skin problems in beagles can be caused by numerous agents including infectious agents (bacteria, virus, fungi, parasites), external irritants, allergens and trauma (burns, radiation). Learn about the problems, symptoms, and treatments of beagle skin issues.
For once in his life, your Weimaraner may possibly suffer from various internal and external parasites. This article will focus on internal parasites such as hookworms, roundworms, whipworms and tapeworms. Some internal parasites have virtually no effect on the host animal's health. Some cause
For many years now, glucosamine and methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) have been used to treat individuals who suffer from joint pain and instability. Veterinarians have prescribed the supplements for dogs and other animals as well and have observed many of the same benefits that are found for humans. Dogs
A dog that suffers from dog separation anxiety can be retrained so it can be left alone. It has to be done slowly and carefully, however. To begin, you have to gradually reduce the amount of attention that you give your dog.
If your dog is drinking a lot of water, have it checked for kidney problems.empty bowl image by e-pyton from Fotolia.comWhen you buy a dog you must research potential health problems so you will know which dogs will work best for you, as well as warning signs and early treatments to keep...
Many dog owners and trainers will tell you that training your dog can take weeks and months. Some owners think that after a couple of training sessions that there dog will understand and instantly obey all commands. This is not the case, and it can be a lot more difficult than expected. However, dog
Advanced technology has made detecting canine cancer possible in the early and treatable stages. Yet, it's observant pet owners who first suspect this disease in their dogs by noticing the sometimes subtle signs. Because cancer can affect any part of the body, the symptoms are varied and sometimes m