YOUR DOG’S FRIEND: Helping your dog become your lifetime companion
YOUR DOG’S FRIEND wants to help your dog become a loving family member. We will consult with you...
Jan 23, 2006, 10:52
Buying a Second Dog
If you are a dog lover, you may feel that one dog is not enough. However, before you add a second dog to your household, there are a few important points you should consider...
Jan 7, 2006, 09:04
Choosing a Good Dog Breeder
Have you ever purchased a car that was a lemon? Facing problem after problem robs you of the pleasure of enjoying your new car. Unfortunately, there are dogs that are lemons, too. A dog with health problems can lead to heartache and empty checkbooks. A good dog breeder will stand behind health guarantees and do everything possible to set things right if you end up with a dog that has a serious health defect...
Jan 7, 2006, 09:00
Choosing the Right Dog Breed – A Step By Step Guide
Did you know that there are several hundred dog breeds? With that large number of breeds to choose from, how do people manage to decide which breed is right for them? Luckily, you can narrow down the choices and find the right dog breed by following a few simple steps...
Jan 7, 2006, 08:56
Puppy Mills, Pet Stores, Shelters and Breeders: What Are They and What Is the Difference?
There are many ways to acquire a new dog and some methods are definitely better than others. Puppy mills, pet stores, shelters and dog breeders are the most common sources of new pets for most people. Carefully examine the nature of each of these venues before buying a dog...
Jan 7, 2006, 07:22
Guard Dogs: Can They Really Protect Me?
People want to feel protected in their homes and many feel that they can achieve this peace of mind by acquiring a dog that has been bred to guard. The truth is that any dog with a bark loud enough to scare away a stranger or alert you to the presence of an intruder makes a good guard dog; and, for the average homeowner who is seeking a four-legged “early warning system”, just about any breed will do. Every dog is territorial to some degree and will know who does and doesn’t belong on his territory...
Jan 7, 2006, 06:33
Got Allergies? How to choose a hypoallergenic dog
For people that love dogs, yet have allergic reactions to them, there is a simple alternative. If you can’t do without a four legged “friend,” choosing a hypoallergenic dog is the best alternative. For those who are scratching their heads, a hypoallergenic dog is not a special breed of dogs. They are dogs that generate less (hypo) allergens (allergenic) in the air, which has a lot to do with the dog’s physical size and length of its fur. For allergy sufferers, finding an allergy-friendly dog is the most reasonable choice. This doesn’t mean that the dog will be completely allergy proof, but it does mean that this type of dog tends to generate less amounts of allergy causing elements. It is impossible to find a dog that causes no degree of allergens...
Jan 7, 2006, 06:30
Five Ways To Tell That You’re Not Ready To Own a Dog
If any of the following 5 statements ring true, you should re-examine your reasons for wanting a dog and your ability to properly care for one...
Jan 7, 2006, 06:28
Eeny, meeny, miney, moe…choosing the right dog for you
Getting a new dog is one of the greatest joys in the world. Make this great time even better by knowing exactly what kind of dog will complement your family’s lifestyle...
Jan 7, 2006, 06:19
Dog Breeders Gone Wild: 5 Things to Look Out For
New dog owners should always make sure that their purebred pup comes from a reputable and responsible breeder. This is really is the only way to ensure that the animal will be free of any medical or behavioral problems. If a breeder you speak with displays any of the following 5 behaviors, he or she probably isn’t breeding healthy puppies in accordance with standards that have been set for the breed...
Jan 7, 2006, 06:15
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