The Basics of Dog Grooming

Are you new to dog grooming? If so, you may be a bit overwhelmed by the sheer amount of new things to learn about brushes, nail trimmers, motorized hair clippers, and other tools. While some may think that having such a large array of dog grooming tools at hand is excessive, the fact remains that…

Beagle Companion

Your Beagle, The Perfect Companion

It should be no surprise that Beagles are so popular. Cute, spunky, friendly, and always ready to play. What’s not to like? The Beagle temperament is about half-way between that of a Terrier and a Golden Retriever. They’re friendly, but not so eager to please as Goldens. They’re independent-minded, but not so stubborn as the…

Vaccinating a Beagle

Beagles – Vaccination Pros and Cons

An array of vaccinations used to be routine for Beagle puppies. Annual boosters were commonplace. Today, many dog owners are strictly anti-vaccine entirely. Current research suggests a more balanced approach is best. Vaccines work by stimulating the immune system to create antibodies against invading organisms. In effect, they emulate the body’s natural disease combating method,…

Beagle Eye Check

Treating Common Beagle Eye Problems

Beagles suffer eye problems no more than any other breed. Most are healthy and have only the usual, short-lived conditions that are part of any dog’s life. But there are a few eye diseases to watch out for that tend to occur in Beagles more than others. Cherry Eye The most common is a condition…

Exploring Beagle

Beagles – The Snoopy Dog Breed

The title actually has a double meaning. The well-known Peanuts character, Snoopy, is supposed to be some kind of Beagle. True, he doesn’t look much like one, but when was the last time you saw a kid that looked like Charlie Brown, either? The other meaning is a little more to the point: Beagles are…