Sun and heat stroke in dogs
Four-legged can also overheat in the sun or receive heat stroke. And this is regardless of breed, age category, gender or color. If you do not provide timely assistance, the…

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Choosing a Healthy Puppy
Healthy puppies are active, energetic, playful and cheerful. At first glance, they are all fluffy little buns that you want to caress. The size and weight of puppies depends on…

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How to care for a pug
When a person decides to have a pug, he should know that such a breed requires a lot of attention and complicated care. In order for the pet to be…

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Top 10 Misconceptions About Dog Health and Care

1. Nothing needs to be done with a small wound on the dog’s body – it will lick it.

In fact, the dog’s oral cavity is a breeding ground for germs, and if she licks the wound herself, this will increase the risk of suppuration and delay healing at least twice. In such cases, the wound should be treated, and a protective collar should be put on the dog to prevent licking.

2. The dosage of anthelmintic drugs depends on the age of the dog.

In fact, it depends only on weight.

3. The smell from the dog’s mouth is normal because it doesn’t brush its teeth.

Firstly, a dog can and even needs to brush his teeth – for this, special brushes are sold. Secondly, the smell can indicate various diseases (caries, tartar, sometimes gastritis). If the smell from the mouth is combined with other deviations in health, even small ones, it is better to consult a veterinarian. Continue reading

Is a dog breeder a hobby or a business?

Nowadays, dog breeding has become very popular. Some start a dog from loneliness, others for the sake of prestige, others for the money that they hope to get from puppies. But 10% of all dog breeders become breeders on the strength, and even less serious and famous. So who are these breeders, and how do they differ from other dog breeders?

How dog breeding is becoming a hobby.
Once a dog of a certain breed comes to a person and becomes for him something more than just a dog. He feels her soul, and this feeling is somewhat reminiscent of love. With this dog, they go to training grounds, to exhibitions and competitions, to hikes, and sometimes they find themselves in different situations that can be discussed with like-minded people – owners of the same breed of dogs. The owner of another breed may not understand the piquancy, irony or drama in the story told, and not the dog breeder – even more so. Continue reading

Why do I need dog clothes

Clothing for dogs is divided into practical and decorative, with each subgroup specific to the destination, styles and materials.

Practical clothing is functional, has a minimum of decorative details and is comfortable for an animal, while the main function of decorative clothing is decoration.

Winter clothes
Its purpose is to warm the body of the animal, avoiding hypothermia and related health problems. The effect of hypothermia is exacerbated by a sharp difference in temperature indoors and outdoors, so warm suits are needed for little dogs, cooling off very quickly, “senior citizens” who are unable to move actively, as well as smooth-haired dogs. Dressing shaggy pets prevents the hair from becoming frosty and stuffing snow between the hairs. It is recommended that mother dogs in the cold close their stomach to prevent frostbite of the mammary glands.

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Dog voice tone and handling
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Training practice
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Is a dog breeder a hobby or a business?
Nowadays, dog breeding has become very popular. Some start a dog from loneliness, others for the sake of prestige, others for the money that they hope to get from puppies.…

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Think doggystyle
The dog’s attitude to its owner is one of the important, and often the dominant, aspect of the animal’s behavior. However, why does one dog obey its master and the…

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