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Expert Advice: Cute & Funny The Black Russian Terrier Is a BIG Dog With an Even Bigger Heart
Header photo courtesy of Helene Haldi, AKC Breeder of Merit What do you get when you selectively breed the Giant Schnauzer, Rottweiler, Airedale Terrier and fourteen other dog breeds? The majestic Black Russian Terrier! Originally developed in Russia to be part of the security forces, he would guard and protect military installations, borders, and prisons. […] | October 11, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Boxer Puppies Can’t Stay Awake
Paizley and Pepsy are just two Boxer puppies hanging out in their bed. They've probably spent their day playing and running around. Doing, you know, puppy things. It's been a loooooong day and as their owner films them, they just can't stay awake. .video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: hidden; […] | October 7, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Bouvier des Flandres—From Farm Dog to War Dog to Family Pet
The Bouvier des Flandres (often shortened to Bouvier) is a large and powerful breed from the Herding Group, with a tousled harsh coat. These rugged-looking dogs were first developed for herding and driving cattle in Flanders, an area that used to cover parts of Belgium. The Bouvier is also known as the "Koehond" (cow dog) […] | October 7, 2016
Expert Advice: Basic Training Obedience: The Basics You and Your Dog Both Need
Why do we love dogs so much? Their goofy smiles, their endless energy, their adorable snuggles...the list goes on and on. We have had dogs as companions for thousands of years, and with good reason. When you make the carefully planned decision to get a dog, you know you're in for a lifetime of happiness. […] | September 21, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Get to Know the Sussex Spaniel
The first time you see a Sussex Spaniel, you might think you’re looking at a Cocker Spaniel in a fun house mirror. They have a definite resemblance, but the Sussex is shorter, longer, and heavier, with a muscular and solid build. Here are some interesting facts about the Sussex Spaniel. 1. The Sussex Spaniel is […] | September 19, 2016
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Expert Advice: Puppy Health Flea And Tick Medicine For Puppies
After you’ve welcomed a new puppy into your home, it’s important to use all available resources to set him up for a long and happy life. Those include getting all required and recommended vaccinations for your puppy, beginning the socialization process, and initiating a regimen of preventive care, including heartworm preventatives and flea/tick medication. Flea […] | September 15, 2016
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can My Dog Eat These Human Superfoods?
This article is sponsored by Redbarn Pet Products LLC. Research has suggested that certain superfoods are great for human health and may even extend your lifespan. But what do superfoods do for dogs? Is it OK to feed your dog these foods? Find out below! What Are "Super" Foods? According to the American Heart Association […] | September 13, 2016
Expert Advice: Studies Do Dogs Prefer Praise or Food? Unlocking the Mysteries of the Canine Mind
How do you know what your dog is thinking? Give him an MRI, of course. While this isn’t practical for the majority of dog owners, for the past five years Dr. Gregory Berns and his colleagues at Emory University have been training dogs to lie still while awake in an MRI scanner, so that they […] | September 2, 2016
Expert Advice: Breeding & Whelping Reasons to Breed
From the Dalmatian Club of America breed column in the March 2016 AKC Gazette “I only breed for myself” is a phrase I’ve heard frequently over the years. It does sound rather noble: I’m not in it for the money, I’m not filling shelters with surplus dogs, and most importantly, I’m not a backyard breeder/puppy […] | September 1, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Mysterious Kerry Blue Terrier—Leprechaun of the Dog World
If a leprechaun decided to disguise himself as a dog, chances are he would choose the Kerry Blue Terrier. Like the leprechaun, these joyful, full-of-life, and mischievous dogs are from Ireland, and it’s often said their hearts are sprinkled with Irish humor. The Kerry Blue Terrier is known as the Irish Blue Terrier in its […] | September 1, 2016

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