Dogs are expensive and very time consuming, so why get a dog? After I got a dog, I became happy, healthier, and I even lost some weight. Here are 5 key reasons for getting a dog and how my dogs have significantly enriched my life.
Which are the top dog breeds? Are the top dog breeds different for men and women? We present the top five women dog breeds and the top five men dog breeds from Yahoo! Answers.
We consider how to get a dog or puppy. There are a variety of places where we can buy a new dog, but the most advertised puppy stores may not be the best places to get a healthy and well-temperamented dog. We present the various options for getting a dog together with their pros and cons.
Congratulations on your new puppy! Some important starter supplies for a new puppy include an adult sized crate with dividers, good quality puppy food, lots of interactive chew toys, grooming supplies, and potty training supplies. Puppies grow up very quickly, so remember to have fun with your new fur ball and take a lot of pictures.
Puppies like biting everything, including you and your prized belongings. The more excited a puppy is, the harder and more likely he is to bite. Here, we discuss how we can control puppy biting by managing his excitement level and teaching him self-control.
Puppy obedience training can be a challenge because puppies have hyper energy and short attention spans. We deal with the 3 key elements of puppy obedience training - how to communicate with puppy, how to encourage good behaviors, and how to stop bad behaviors.
We discuss some simple methods for leash training a puppy, as well as how to make the walk into a positive and successful experience. We start with collar and leash desensitization techniques, move on to walking without pulling, and finish with a discussion of greeting people and other dogs.
Now that you have gotten a dog, how do you find the best dog name for your new best friend? We consider where cool dog names come from, and how to pick a great name for your dog.
Picking a good name for your dog can be a lot of fun. Here, we consider how to pick a good dog name. We also examine why it may be useful for a dog to have multiple names, including a bad and neutral dog name.
Will getting a second dog help to calm my first dog? Should I get another dog? How do I pick a new dog? I talk about my experiences on getting a second dog, including how long I waited, what breed I chose, and how I found a compatible companion for my existing dog.
Getting another dog can be a big enhancement to our home. However, it is important that we get a new dog at the right time, and with the right temperament. Here we consider how to successfully introduce a second dog into the home.
A new puppy is a lot of work especially in the first two weeks. Puppies require a lot of supervision during that time. They also need to be trained and socialized. Here are the first 10 crazy days that I spent with my new Siberian Husky puppy Lara.
I love dogs, and have always wanted to share my life with them. However, my childhood dog taught me that just wanting a dog is not enough. Timing is also very important. This is the story of my childhood dog, and what it truly means to share our life with a dog.
Dogs are extremely cute and cuddly, and they can significantly improve our life. However, timing is very important. Getting a dog at the right time and for the right reasons, will make everyone happy. Getting a dog at the wrong time and for the wrong reasons, will end in a lot of tears. Here are 10 things to consider before getting a dog.
What are the best dog breeds? Are purebred dogs better than designer dogs? Should we breed for appearance, health, or temperament? We consider all of these questions, and discuss which type of dogs, we should breed.
The most difficult dog breeds are simply the ones that do not fit our expectations, temperament, or lifestyle. One mans favorite dog breed is another mans dog breed from hell. Here we examine the key characteristics that make up the most difficult dog breeds.
Some people act as if getting a designer dog is the worst thing one can do. Are designer dogs bad? If not, why do they get such a negative reaction? We examine designer dogs and why there is so much negativity surrounding them.
Shiba Inus and Siberian Huskies are two of my favorite dog breeds. Both breeds have some very endearing qualities, and also more than a few challenging quirks. Here, we examine the good and bad of Shiba Inus and Siberian Huskies.
The Siberian Husky is a very special, and lovable dog, but the fact is he can also be a challenging breed to live with. Siberian Huskies are extremely energetic, they shed a lot, and love digging holes in the backyard. Consider these Siberian Husky facts before getting a new puppy.
All puppies are cute and adorable, but I especially have a soft spot for Siberian Husky puppies. Our instinct will be to rush right out and buy a puppy. However, if we want healthy and well-temperamented dog, it is important to take our time and do some research. Here, we consider the why, where, and how of Siberian Husky puppies.
Siberian Husky Lara is now over 3 years old. She has blue eyes, big perky ears, and looks a bit like a wolf. This is a picture story of her first three puppy months.
If there is one thing that all dog lovers agree on - it is that puppy mills should be stopped. However, despite widespread agreement on this issue, many puppy mills still exist and are thriving. We consider why that is, and how we can all help to stop puppy mills.