Dog Toys

Dog Toys

Remember the joy of Christmas morning when you were young standing in front of a mound of presents and anticipating what would be in each brightly colored box? What if every day could be like Christmas morning for your dog? Dog toys are vital to the happy formation of your new puppy as well as…

Labrador Retriever Trivia

Labrador Retriever Trivia

The Labrador Retriever has been the most popular breed of dog in the United States since 1990. These gentle, intelligent dogs make ideal family companions. They are easy to train and they love children. Here are a few things you may not know about this popular breed. This breed of dog so often associated with…

Electric Dog Fences

Electric Dog Fences

You have a large yard that would cost more than you have to fence entirely or your neighborhood is a ‘fence-free zone’ and you are not allowed to build a fence. Maybe you have a fenced-in area or kennel for your dog but would like to know that he is safe and secure when the…

Selecting a Dog

Selecting a Dog

Whether it is the kids relentlessly pestering you about getting a dog or a quiet need to share your life with a four-legged friend, there are many things to consider before picking a dog and bringing home your new bundle of fur and energy. Making the wrong choice in breed or not accurately evaluating your…

Common Dog Health Problems

Common Dog Health Problems

Healthy dogs are happy dogs and what is the best way to keep your dog healthy? Feed them the best food you can afford, maintain their ideal body weight and condition, and know how to recognize common dog health problems before they shift from being a ‘problem’ to being a ‘disaster’. Arthritis Simply put, arthritis…

Dog Grooming Supplies

Dog Grooming Supplies

Grooming your dog is essential to his good health. The kind of grooming he needs will depend on what kind of coat he has. For most shorthaired dogs you can give them a good brushing once a week and their coats will be fine. However, if you have a longhaired dog, then you will need…

Training a Dog

Training a Dog

Part of owning a dog is training it to be a well-mannered and socially acceptable member of both the two-legged and four-legged society. An untrained dog is a nightmare to live with and even a danger to visitors, family, or itself. Dogs learn or adapt to living with their people by osmosis. By watching how…