There are several different classes of dogs listed according to Kennel Club associations. Dogs are classified in different categories to show their strengths and breed purpose. When it comes to herding dogs, they could be useful for anything from chickens to cattle. Naturally, with the domestication of canines, we tend to spoil our dogs rather […]
Training your dog can be both a rewarding and complex process. Each dog will be completely different in the way that they interact and respond to your cues. If you have a particularly calm or alert dog, they could be very receptive to hand signals, while a more energetic or scattered dog won’t as easily.
An Australian Shepherd is one of the most instantly recognizable breeds these days. While they thrived on the farm rounding up sheep at one point, they have quite a different role in the household now. Australian Shepherds are an adventurous, loyal breed with boundless energy to burn! These playful pups will impress you with their
We have to be very careful as pet owners when it comes to our spice cabinets. Some are perfectly harmless to pets while others can cause reactions, or even toxicity. Cinnamon is a very common household spice. It’s good in a variety of food dishes, and has its own major health benefits for humans as
We all know that seasonings can be extremely dangerous to dogs if they get a hold of the wrong ones. Knowing what’s in your spice cabinet can really help you protect your canine companions from harm. Keep in mind that anything you aren’t actively using should be put away. Even safe herbs and seasonings can
The Koolie dog can go by many names, like the German Coolie or Australian Coolie. Koolie is a name we think is much ‘kooler’ than those choices—pun intended. It is an Australian breed that dates to the 19th century. This gorgeous, dusty-coated dog has some pretty awesome traits that have gained their place in the
The Lurcher is a rather niche and obscure breed that is a combination of a Greyhound and another sighthound or scenthound. These dogs are mostly in the UK and are often used to hunt small game. However, they are also in the US, though less common. Their popularity is increasing, however, due to their family
The Toy Poodle is an amazing small breed that has certainly made a mark on the world. They have grown in popularity since their humble beginning and have now been used for a variety of purposes. Not only can an adorable Toy Poodle serve companionship to their owners, but they are also used in a
If you’ve been cuddling with or smooching on your dog, you might’ve got a smell of something familiar. Something you can’t quite put your finger on. Or can you? That’s right. It smells like somebody just opened up a fresh bag of Fritos, so what’s the deal? If you’ve recently realized that your dog’s feet
Having a dog is one of the many joys we can have in life. No companionship is quite like the kind we get from our four-legged friends. While having these family members can fulfill our lives, potty training can be a nightmare! If you have lovely laminate floors, you will want to protect them. Dog
Dogs have to drink water. It’s a necessity to live. We often don’t think too much about it, we just get them water from the tap and call it a day. However, if you are becoming more aware, tap water may not be the way to go for humans or pets alike. In this article,
Our pups should be able to enjoy pampering sessions themselves! After all, you likely make time for manicures and pedicures to keep yourself looking your best and feeling top-notch. Our pups don’t have to be any different. However, many human-based nail polishes are completely toxic to dogs, and you should avoid them at all costs.
Obviously, the word “dog” is used for our canine companions in English-speaking countries. But that doesn’t mean it’s a universal term—not by a long shot. In all languages, we have a word for these amazing creatures. Are you ready to learn about them? You may want to quiz yourself on how many you already know.
When you look at a fresh litter of little puppies, you can see some pretty unique, extraordinary colors. But what’s the deal with how drastically some dogs’ coats change as they age? It’s a phenomenon that’s pretty common—especially in certain breeds. In this article, we want to show you the puppies that most commonly change
Dogs have really hijacked our lives in the best of ways! They have inspired us to create many masterpieces centered around the companionship they offer to us humans. When it comes to comic books, TV, and film, there are several different dogs that appear to us. We think that the faces on this list will
Our dogs can teach us so many life lessons—some might not impact us right away and others will hit us like a lightning strike. Walks are something we, as dog owners, might take for granted, letting it become a second-nature part of life. But over the years, walking my dog has taught me some fine
The Shar Pei is an ancient Chinese breed. It is incredibly distinctive due to its bountiful wrinkles and chubby mouth. But don’t be swayed by the adorable looks of the Shar Pei, this dog means business! It’s certainly not for the weak of heart and will require a firm hand and consistent training. With proper
If you’re interested in a specific type of dog but want to make a difference in the homeless pet population and save money at the same time, you might want to look into a breed-specific rescue. These rescue groups are specialized in dogs of a certain breed, and possibly mixed dogs that contain that breed.
The pet condom campaign is funny stuff, but how do you get the condom on the dog? Like this.
When you’re raising a puppy, especially if this is your first time, you will probably want a heads-up on what to expect. After all, it can be quite a change of pace from your normal day-to-day, and puppies certainly require much effort and work on your part. Unless they were born at your home, at