Dog Senses

I’m sitting on a comfortable seat on my porch on a lazy Sunday afternoon, interesting book in hand and a cold drink within reach. My massive Rottweiler is sleeping beside me, enjoying some silent bonding time with me. Suddenly, he ...
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The Alaskan Husky is not a specific breed like the Siberian Husky or the Alaskan Malamute. Since the people who bred these dogs were more interested in the work the dogs could do more than their appearance, they tend to ...
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Sometimes a dog does something so adorable that he becomes an internet sensation in a matter of days. One such dog is Mishka, who is seen in a video repeating the words ‘I love you’ in an almost human voice ...
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Demystifying the Working Dog

Dogs have for a long time been used by humans for specific jobs. The dogs are bred to perform these tasks, and are trained since puppyhood to competently do their work. Most dogs that end up being working dogs belong ...
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The bond between dogs and their owners the world over works well, as it has been this way for centuries. In a documentary shot in New Zealand, a man uses his dogs’ abilities to drive rogue bulls from the forest ...
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When Dogs were Gods

A boss is someone you get to do a lot of things for, and not one who does things for you. A person who does things for you is your servant or employee. In the workplace the person is mostly ...
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The Dog park safety tips featured
Man’s best friend comes in different shapes, sizes, and colors. You want a large dog with a beautiful coat; you can have that in a golden retriever. What about a dog who has a fierce bark to ward of intruders? ...
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How Dogs are Categorized II

The sporting group is made up of pointers, setters, retrievers, and spaniels. These dogs are simply a ball of energy to have around. They take to swimming like fish, and are at their best running wild in the outdoors. They ...
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How Dogs are Categorized

Dog owners need to know all they can about their dogs so that they can give their pets the best life possible. Some dogs require high energy exercises, while others require moderate exercise to stay healthy. Some dogs require specialized ...
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When it comes to dogs, there is typically more work that needs to be done during this transition period. Adding a pet to the family is exciting for everybody involved, but the process can be stressful for the animals. Prepare ...
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Travel safety tips featured
Our dogs join our family and soon become so much a part of us that we can’t imagine life without them, even if that means a few hours away on a road trip. This means we take them along on ...
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The Dog park safety tips featured
Dog parks are fun especially in spring. The dog can finally go outdoors without you worrying about the winter cold, and the colors everywhere and the green grass look like heaven after the winter gloom. The best part is the ...
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Preparing your dog for disaster
I was watching a documentary on Discovery Channel the other day, when one of the commentators made one of the most sensible remarks I’ve ever heard. He said that due to our short life spans, we tend to think that ...
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Packing for your dog featured
If you love being outdoors and you own a dog, then most likely you would love to ring him along on the hiking trail to enjoy the outdoors together, explore and have a great adventure. If taking your dog for ...
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Lhasa Apsos
The Lhasa Apsos looks cuddly and soft from afar, but don’t be fooled. Remember that saying that good things come in small packages? That’s the true definition of a Lhasa Apsos’s ability to guard his family. This dog takes its ...
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Day Trip Packing Tips

Day Trip Packing Tips
You’ve been lucky with sunny days, and the weather man has promised the trend will continue for a few weeks. To enjoy the good weather you plan on a day trip and bring all the family members, including your barking ...
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All About Purebred Dogs

All About Purebred Dogs featured
As far as purebred dogs go, my favorites are Boxers, Rottweillers, and Labradors in no particular order. I just love large breeds so I already own these three, and I hope to one day own a Great Dane or a ...
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taking your dog out to dinner
It’s a special day for you and your loved ones- maybe an anniversary, a birthday, or you are celebrating a promotion at work. You then decide to celebrate with a good meal, and feel compelled to take the whole family ...
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Celebrate your dog on National Best Friend featured
I’m about to hit an age where most people feel the need to take stock on what they have achieved so far in their life, and I’m no exception. I decided to dig around the internet to see how others ...
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Dogs Dream too

Dogs dream too
I have very cheerful nephews, and they like to play with their favorite (smile) aunt because they think I’m an old lady, although the age difference is only eight years. One day one of them called me with a hushed ...
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What to do on your dog Due Date
In my younger days, I would get warned not to go near a dog while she was giving birth. I was also told that if I touch the puppies before they turned one week old, they would die. When I ...
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Why dogs eat dirt and how to stop the habit
Your dog might have engaged in some pretty strange behaviors. Sometimes when he is nauseous he eats grass, and other times he may eat your favorite shoe especially during teething. But that’s not all the strangeness you’ll see yet. Sometimes ...
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Wedding with dogs
You’ve been with your dog for a very long time she’s become a part of your life. Long before your partner came into your life, your dog was all you had for company, and the bond you formed from spending ...
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Taking care of senior dogs
I have brought up my Rottweiler since she was eight weeks. She has become so much part of the family that I just can’t imagine life without her, or how it used to be before she came to us. She ...
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Sleeping with Dogs
So the bond between you and your dog is really tight, and you see no problem having him sleep on the same bed with you. Or maybe it’s one of your kids who loves the family dog so much that ...
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Reasons For and Against Euthanizing
Euthanasia is the act of mercy killing a pet for various reasons. Consider a situation where your pet has cancer. You have done everything in your power to save her, but she only gets better for a while and then ...
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