Pets & Animal: The Wonderfully Delightful Pug!

The Wonderfully Delightful Pug!

Pugs have been connected to royalty in their early days. They have grown in popularity throughout the globe!

Pets & Animal: Residential Dog Training - Follow the Right Sequence of Commands to Success

Residential Dog Training - Follow the Right Sequence of Commands to Success

You are planning on getting a dog, or even just got yourself a puppy and residential dog training is part of the whole process. You'll soon find out that your dog has a mind all of its own and his ideas of a good time aren't necessarily in sync with yours. So you need to train him in order

Pets & Animal: Video: Spend Time with Dogs at the Pound

Video: Spend Time with Dogs at the Pound

Video Transcript I¡¯m Tracy Tenner with Better Behavior Dog Training at Extra Care Animal Hospital in Davie, Florida. I am here at the Tri County Humane Society in Boca Raton, Florida where I have volunteered as a trainer and a behaviorist. We are here today to help you learn how to...

Pets & Animal: Why a Dog Exercise Pen Will Stop You From Feeling Trapped!

Why a Dog Exercise Pen Will Stop You From Feeling Trapped!

The name "dog exercise pen" is really a misnomer, as it should never be used as a means to exercise your dog but more to manage and control your dog. It is simply not big enough to exercise a dog in and should never be used as a substitute for regular walks.

Pets & Animal: How to Clean Poodle Tears

How to Clean Poodle Tears

Tears on your poodle's face can result in brown, rust-colored stains underneath the inner corners of its eyes. The unsightly stains can make your poodle appear unhealthy. However, the condition is normal in dog breeds with shallow eyes. Because of their prominent eyes, ducts in the eyelids are unabl

Pets & Animal: Busted - Heartworm Lies

Busted - Heartworm Lies

No way around it. If your best friend has heartworm, it can be devastating to the poor thing. It's curable if caught in time. But occasionally the cure truly does a number on the animal. Usually, the mutt will have to get treated with arsenic.

Pets & Animal: Canine Paralysis - What Are the Causes of Paralysis in Dogs?

Canine Paralysis - What Are the Causes of Paralysis in Dogs?

Is your dog suddenly having trouble moving around? This is quite likely to be canine paralysis and while it is a symptom rather than a disease in itself, it can be upsetting if your dog is affected. However a lot of cases can be quickly cured.

Pets & Animal: Choosing the Right Puppy For Your Family

Choosing the Right Puppy For Your Family

Choosing a puppy to become a member of a family is an important decision and not a simple choice. No puppy should be selected on the spur of the moment and puppies almost never make good surprise gifts either.

Pets & Animal: Benefits Of Generic Heartgard For Heartworm Prevention In Dogs

Benefits Of Generic Heartgard For Heartworm Prevention In Dogs

Heartworm is a very serious disease which affects dogs. It is caused by a parasite spread through mosquitoes. Although this disease is dangerous enough to cause death when left untreated, it is easily preventable with medication such as generic Heartgard.

Pets & Animal: Eliminate Fleas With An Effective Dog Flea Treatment

Eliminate Fleas With An Effective Dog Flea Treatment

Most dog owners will try to find the best treatment to help eliminate dog fleas. Some of the symptoms which could affect these animals include abnormal scratching; loss of hair; red bumps; skin lesions; biting of their tail end, rear or thighs as well as evidence such as flea dirt. This dirt will be

Pets & Animal: Easiest Way to Potty Train a 6 Week Old Puppy

Easiest Way to Potty Train a 6 Week Old Puppy

The easiest way to potty train a puppy is using "behavior capture" which focuses on praising the puppy when he practices the behavior you want. This is easy, as the puppy has a natural inclination to potty. All that is necessary is maximizing the number of times he goes where you want and minimizin

Pets & Animal: No Backyard, Then Start Walking With Your Dog

No Backyard, Then Start Walking With Your Dog

When I meet with a new dog training client that has hired me to help them with all their dog's behavior issues one thing is quite common. You guessed it... no backyard. That means that their dog doesn't get exercised. Usually all it gets is those 10 minute walks for it to do its business a

Pets & Animal: Remedies For Motion Sickness in Dogs

Remedies For Motion Sickness in Dogs

Motion Sickness is not something that is only seen in animals. It is a common phenomenon observed even in human beings. You might have observed on your long distance travel in a bus, a flight or, even a train, you encounter a vomiting sensation. There are also instances when you have just come from

Pets & Animal: Dog Dental Hygiene - Why It's So Important

Dog Dental Hygiene - Why It's So Important

When most people think of good dog grooming they think only of a bath and brushing to help maintain a beautiful coat and reduce shedding. Well there is one more very important task to good grooming and that is keeping your dog's teeth clean and tartar free.

Pets & Animal: Miniature Bull Terrier Dog Breed Description and History

Miniature Bull Terrier Dog Breed Description and History

The Miniature Bull Terrier is a muscular and strongly built dog. Standing between 10 and 14 inches in height, and 24 to 23 pounds in weight, it is stocky and short. The head is oval in shape long and strong, it slopes evenly down to their nose, which is black.

Pets & Animal: Giardia and Your New Puppy

Giardia and Your New Puppy

Giardia is microscopic parasites that form cysts. These cysts cling to the surface of the infected dog, or they can float free in the mucous lining and pass from the dog when he eliminates (poops). Once passed, the cysts can survive for several months outside the animal if sufficient moisture is pre

Pets & Animal: DIY Dog Traction Boots

DIY Dog Traction Boots

You might want to protect your dog's paws and provide extra traction if you and your dog like to hike on rough terrain, wet rock or snowy trails. City dogs need boots in a snowy winter, to protect their paw pads from the drying and cracking effects of salt. If your dog has an cut or other injury on