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How to Get Clothes for Your Chihuahua

The secret to buying the right dog clothes is all about knowing the breed for which you are buying. It's not that different from buying clothing for a human. The key to shopping for a furry little person is attention to detail.

Sporting and Your Dog

The comedian Albert Brooks once said, "It's not necessarily a compliment to call a man lucky." That kibble of wisdom holds true in the animal world, too. Training your pup to be a monumental sport dog is not a matter of luck.

How to Stop a Dog From Chewing and Other Forms of Destructive Behavior

Dogs can be very destructive - especially pups - and this usually happens when you are not around. It is quite common for people to leave a dog in the home alone, while they go out, and then come back to find that he has chewed their favorite chair or their most expensive rug.

Pet Diet - Difference Between Big Dogs and Small Dogs

You love your dog and you want to make sure he stays as healthy as possible. That means you have to feed him the right type of food. The correct type of food depends on the type of dog as well as the size of the dog. It also depends on the individual dog, what kind of daily activities it partakes in

Effective Potty Training For Puppies

Potty training is the act of giving training to a child in the use of a potty for urination and defecation. Just as a child needs this training, a dog will also have to be potty trained. This article will show you some easy steps which you can use to potty train your puppy.

Arthritis in Dogs - Risk Free Trial Solution

Arthritis in dogs is an ailment that greatly challenges a dog's quality of life because the joint problems that they encounter limits their mobility and disallows them to do certain activities that they used to enjoy like taking walks and being generally active. Arthritis in dogs is especially

Loss of Appetite in Dogs

If your dog is turning up his nose to his food bowl, there may be nothing seriously wrong. He may be stressed, not like a new brand of food or have a stomach upset. However, if he continues to not eat, you should take action. Anorexia is the term used when an animal does not want to eat or cannot ea

Finding a New Family Member, a Puppy Or Dog!

Among all the 100's of dog breeds, live 1000's of personalities. Finding the best breed for you involves more than browsing the dog breeder with puppies for sale or dogs for sale ads.

How to Care for Constipation in Dogs

Just like humans, dogs experience constipation from time to time. If you notice that your pet is having this problem, try to determine the cause. When you know what is causing it, you can treat the problem and possibly prevent it in the future. Many times the constipation is simply a result of poor

The Advantages of Having a Dog GPS System

In today's world with the improvement in the technology many of our daily tasks have become quite easy and simple. For instance, with the help of the new dog GPS systems the owner of a dog can track his/her pet very easily.

How to Do Dog Kennel Roof Framing

The frame of a dog house is fairly easy to build, in that it can be made as a simple box. Framing the roof, however, can be a little more difficult. Although flat roofs are the easiest to build, they offer the dog less room inside and can get weighted down with snow or soak up rain. Instead, build a

The Untrainable Dog Syndrome

There are dogs who will just not do what their owners want them to do. They seem to be untrainable! But are they really?

TPLO Surgery for Dogs

The most common reason for a dog to need Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy surgery is because of repeated injury to the anterior cruciate ligament---or ACL. A ruptured ACL can occur in any dog no matter what age, breed or gender. Understanding the signs of a ruptured ACL as well as the surgical p

What Is Black Mange?

Black mange, also known as demodectic mange, is a problem found mostly in dogs, according to authors Edward Boden and Geoffrey Philip West in "Black's Veterinary Dictionary." It is rare for the mites to spread from a dog to other animals or humans. A veterinarian can diagnose black mange and offer t

How to Treat Your Dog for a Cut From the Groomers

Dog owners should be prepared to care for wounds on their pets. Sometimes dogs have nicks and cuts that require treatment to avoid infection. Groomers can occasionally nick dogs, either on the nails or the flesh. Unless it's bleeding profusely, the cut can be treated at home without a veterinarian's

Dog Training Tools - What You Need to Train Your Dog With

It's funny how these dog training tools are not actually designed as tools to begin with. Most of these required tools for training are actually already made available because it is necessary once you get your hands on a dog. These includes the leash and the clickers which becomes very handy in

Dog Food: What's in a Label?

When you pick up a bag of dry dog food, there are three different places you can look for information about the ingredients: the front label, the guaranteed analysis, and the ingredient list. Understanding what the bag is trying to tell you though, is not as simple as you might think.

What Type of Antifungal Cream Can Be Used to Treat Dog Yeast Ear Infection?

Malassezia pachydermatis, a yeast that is commonly found on the skin of dogs, generally does not cause any problems, reports Pet Education.com. Malassezia pachydermatis also are always present in a dog's ear canal, which is why dogs can be susceptible to yeast infections of the ear. Certain breeds,