Lyme Disease Facts

Lyme Disease is a very real threat to your dog, and it is vital that you have them protected. Lyme disease is contracted through the bite of a tick that is carrying the bacteria. The name of the disease is derived from the location of the first outbreak in Lyme,…

The Boxer Dog

Breed Description: The Boxer is a versatile breed. While they are loving, lively companions and family dogs, they also can make an excellent watch dog because of their alert and curious nature. The name “Boxer” is supposedly derived from the breeds tendency to stand on it’s hind legs and “box”…

Do Dogs Go To Heaven?

There are many opinions on the idea of whether or not we will ever see our pets again after they pass away. While this subject may be a bit questionable to some, if you have ever had a pet, you have probably loved it very much and were saddened by…

Holiday Pet Hazards

Christmas is a time filled with joy, stress, and lots of things that can be hazardous to your pet. Most of the times when decorating or getting into the “Christmas spirit” we often overlook some of the general risks certain things pose to our family friends, but there are many,…

Important Puppy Training Tips

1. Start your training immediately: Ever hear the saying “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Well while that’s not exactly true, it is easier in the first 4 months. Puppies start to learn the first time their eyes open, so you need to take advantage of it. Early…

What Type of Puppy Suits My Lifestyle?

Making a decision on what type of dog best suits the lifestyle you lead is a big part of the buying process. Often when an owner has to surrender a recently added member of the family, it is because the decision on which dog to buy was made without realizing…

Dog Blog Featured Breed ~ Pomeranians

Breed Description: The Pomeranian is the smallest member of the German spitz breeds. Characteristics include a compact body, long, thick coat, a lion-like mane and a striking plumed tail. These little dogs are friendly and active. Their intelligence and docile, yet playful, temperament make them ideal companions. Group: Toy Group…

Dog Blog~Someone To Understand

A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the pups and set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked down…

Dog Health Spotlight~The Truth About Mange

There are so many myths and horror stories that have been spread about mange, but the truth is simple. It is common and very treatable, just like fleas. There are three types of mange: Demodectic, Cheyletiella and Sarcoptic. It is caused by different species of mites, tiny eight-legged critters related…

Dog Blog~An Unlikely Friendship

Twinkles is a beagle. King is a 130 lb. rottweiler. They are worlds apart in terms of looks, pedigree, size etc. But these two are the bestest of friends. They sleep together, side by side. They get up together. They eat their breakfast together. They even go hunting for rabbits…

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