10 Things You Should Never Do To Your Dog

21.03.2020. 13:15:10

Dogs have lived with humans for almost 15.000 years and through that time dogs became a “man’s best friend". Sometimes living with dogs can be challenging. If you are a new dog owner and are just getting used to living with your four-legged best friend here are 10 things you should really keep in mind for the sake of both you and your dog. 1. Do not give your dog chocolate - giving your dog chocolate can have devastating consequences. Chocolate contains a chemical called theobromine and humans can easily metabolize theobromine while dogs cannot. It takes dogs a lot of time to metabolize it and ingesting...

5 Puppy Training Tips

20.03.2020. 21:11:07

Here are some tips and tricks on how to train your puppy. It is important to know that some breeds learn quicker than others and you should adjust training to the specific breed. It is important to start training as soon as your puppy arrives home. There are also things you should know about how to raise a puppy. Help them get adjusted and feel as comfortable as possible since being removed from his mother and littermates can be a stressful time for a puppy.  1. Warm water and a ticking clock Not many people know this but giving your new puppy a warm bottle of water represents the body warmth of his lit...

Things to do before searching puppies for sale

19.03.2020. 08:50:35

Searching for puppies for sale is not easy as you may think. There are many important things you should do and consider before you start searching for your new companion. We advise you not to rush and to inform yourself so both you and your future dog will be happy. Here is a list of things you should do if you want to buy a puppy. Are You Ready to buy a dog? If you want to buy a dog the most important thing you ask yourself is Am I ready for a dog? Dog ownership is a life-changing experience and you need to be sure that now is the right time for you to bring your new companion home. To be sure that you...

How to raise a puppy?

15.03.2020. 15:18:36

So you have decided to get a puppy. That is great news! You are getting a new family member that is going to love and adore you until the end of their lives. If you have decided what kind of a puppy you will get that is great. It means you have thought about your free time, lifestyle, how much time you can spend with your puppy every day and many more things. One of the first things you have to decide is: Will I get a purebred puppy or should I get a puppy from a dog shelter. There are pros and cons to both decisions. When getting a purebred dog you basically know what the size of that puppy will be and...

Having a dog and working full-time

27.12.2019. 12:14:21

Owning a pet is a big responsibility, and being a dog owner and a person with a busy, time-consuming job at the same time is really hard. Dogs are social animals and don’t like to be alone. Although it is not recommended to leave a dog alone for more than four hours tops, sometimes that is inevitable. If you are just thinking of buying a dog, it is very important that you can reconcile your business responsibilities with the obligations that dog ownership has. There are many other factors to consider before you decide to buy a dog to make sure that both you and your dog are happy. With these few tricks,...

Buying a dog from a breeder

14.12.2019. 14:12:41

If you choose to buy a purebred dog, the most important thing is to be responsible and find a reputable breeder. Be patient, avoid backyard breeders and never buy a dog from puppy mills - these puppies have unknown backgrounds and may be unhealthy. First of all, the breeder you choose should have specific papers proving that he is qualified to breed animals and he needs to show you those papers. If he can’t or won’t show them to you, turn around without buying a puppy and report a breeder to the relative authorities. The second most important thing is to learn how to properly raise a puppy. How to check...

Should I buy a puppy?

05.12.2019. 16:49:11

Puppies for sale - guide There are many important things to consider before buying a puppy and making him a part of your family. You need to find the right dog for yourself – a dog that goes along with your family and your lifestyle. If you have a certain breed on the mind, take your time and find out everything you can about that specific breed. When choosing a breed you should consider the breed’s temperament, exercise needs, maintenance, lifespan, health issues the breed is prone to, etc. Physical appearance is not the most important thing, and you should never buy a dog just because of his looks. Th...

Beware of puppy mills and uncontrolled dog selling

17.11.2019. 15:25:02

A puppy mill is a mass breeding that produces a lot of puppies for sale and with only one goal – profit. Profit is put above the welfare of dogs. It is important to produce and sell as many puppies as possible and health and well-being of these puppies and their mothers are not important. Puppy mills - animal cruelty Puppy mills kennels usually are just small, overcrowded, dirty cages or crates where the dogs are kept until „the breeder“ cannot use them anymore. Puppies that are being bred in these conditions often suffer from malnutrition and exposure. Many puppies die of the parvo virus, or of a flea...

Understanding Dog’s Body Language

04.11.2019. 22:48:06

Dogs have a way to speak to us. Dogs are great communicators. Their body language is strong. A certain look, posture or movement tells us what they want, need or about to do. You just need to know how to read their signs. So here are some guidelines to read and understand your dog’s body language. A happy dog’s mouth is usually open and relaxed. The corners can be slightly upward so it looks like the dog is smiling. Stressed or fearful dogs tend to have their mouths closed. This can also mean that a dog is being alert and ready for action! If a dog is displaying a warning he usually wrinkles the top of...

Human Foods That Can Kill Your Dog

29.10.2019. 22:03:58

Most of the dogs know just how to make their humans give them a bite of their snack. However, every dog owner needs to know that there are some human foods that can kill a dog. Although it is hard to resist the dog’s begging, giving them these foods can be fatal. If you are just thinking should you buy a dog, it is a good idea to be prepared and know what foods dogs should not consume. Also, there are a number of factors to consider before bringing a new member into the family. It is very important that you are sure that it is the right time and that you know what buying a new dog for a home means. The...