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...

Hypothyroidism in dogs

02.12.2019. 17:44:13

Hypothyroidism is a common health issue in dogs. The thyroid gland is located in a dog’s neck and it is one of the most important glands in the body. When the thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough of the necessary hormones (especially the hormone thyroxine), it causes dog’s metabolism to slow. This is called hypothyroidism. Simply, the thyroid gland is producing hormones that control the process of turning food into fuel that keeps the dog’s metabolism going and when the thyroid gland is not working properly the metabolism slows down and this slower metabolism put almost every organ in the body in danger...

CACIB Slovenia Winner 2020

25.11.2019. 22:19:12

CACIB Slovenia Winner Show I, 18.1.2020CACIB Slovenia Winner Show II, 19.1.2020 Special Shows: Special Shows for large and molossoid breeds is organised on 18.1.2020 after the CACIB show by the Club. More info in the attachment below. Please send the entry and payment to the contacts stated in the club info. LOCATION of the Show:Celje Fair, Dečkova cesta 1, Celje – (46.2410° N, 15.2725° E) INFO: [email protected], tel.: +386 31 734 550, +386 1 234 0950 Closing date for entries: 5.1.2020 Send entry to: Kinološka zveza Slovenije, Zapoge 3d, 1217 Vodice, Slovenija, e-mail: [email protected] Payment inf...

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 the 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 parvovirus, or of a fl...

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...

False Pregnancy in Dogs

25.10.2019. 23:10:49

False pregnancy, or pseudopregnancy, is a term used to describe a condition where a non-pregnant female dog is showing symptoms of pregnancy. Although the cause of this condition is unknown, it is believed that false pregnancy happens because of dog’s hormonal imbalance. Every time a female dog ovulates, her progesterone levels rise and stay elevated. Hormon progesterone regulates ovulation and menstruation. After that, when the progesterone levels begin to fall, levels of hormone prolactin start to rise. Prolactin stimulates milk production. These hormonal fluctuations can make your dog’s body think th...

The Labradoodle

21.10.2019. 20:49:15

The Labradoodle is a crossbreed dog created by crossing the Labrador Retriever and Standard, Miniature, or Toy poodle. These dogs were bred to be assistance dogs for people who suffered of dog related allergies. First Labradoodle was created in Australia, in 1989, by a man named Wally Conron. He conducted first crossbreeding between a Standard Poodle and Labrador Retriever because he needed a dog that has the coat of the Puddle and the working ability of the Labrador Retriever. The result of this crossbreeding was named Sultan. Sultan was smart, sweet, and most importantly, he had the hypoallergenic coa...

Bad Dogz Canario kennel

13.10.2019. 16:30:05

Croatian kennel Bad Dogz Canario was founded in 2016 by cynologist and law graduate Dario Kardum. The same year, the Bad Dogz Canario Kennel was registered with the International Kennel Club (FCI) under the serial number F.C.I. 91/16. Main goal of the Bad Dogz Canario kennel is to breed, select and preserve the standard of the relatively rare Presa Canario breed. The story behind the foundation of the Bad Dogz Canario kennel begins in the early 2014 when Mr. Dario Kardum and his family decided to buy and a female Presa Canario puppy from Slovenia. The dog was purchased from a reputable breeder, Mr. Mark...

Xoloitzcuintle - mythical Mexican hairless dog

13.10.2019. 10:57:26

The Xoloitzcuintle (pronounced show-low-eats-queent-lee) or Mexican Hairless Dog is a rare, ancient dog breed that originated in Mexico, during the Aztec Empire. The history of the breed goes back more than 3,500 years. The Xoloitzcuintle is thought to be one of the first dog breeds ever and is considered a natural breed that was created as a result of a spontaneous genetic mutation. “Strange hairless dogs” were mentioned in the 1492 journals of Columbus and other European explorers. FUN FACT: A Spanish missionary named Bernadino de Sahagún described how the Aztec would tuck Xolo dogs in blankets at nig...