puppy health Archives

Help Your Dog Get Out More!

Dogs are, quite naturally, social animals. That’s no wonder, considering the symbiotic relationship their species has formed with ours over the years, both of us getting quite a bit out of a relationship that is essentially social in nature. We bond and connect with each other while also performing services for one another ranging from protection to food to other great benefits. However, dogs are ultimately still animals, and just as in the case of humans, if they are not […]

How Dogs Handle the Hottest of Seasons

Summer is here, and it promises to be a hot one. With such a harsh, cold winter behind us, that can be rather comforting, but for some, summer can be a rough time – for dog owners especially. Your dog, after all, doesn’t have the benefit of sweating or the ability to turn up the air conditioning when they’re feeling especially hot; they just have to deal with it. As such, the summer can be a dangerous time for dogs, […]

The Glorious Gift of a Goldendoodle

A variety of different hybrid breeds of dogs have been bred in recent years, largely in reaction to the increasingly unhealthy and even inhumane breeding of purebreds that we have recently seen. Dog-lovers may love these breeds, but they love the dogs themselves more, and hate to see them suffer. As such, many breeders are turning to the breeding of hybrid or “mixed” breeds in order to help mitigate the congenital defects that many of these dogs suffer from. Perhaps […]

Cavalier King Charles Puppies

Edit Thing Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppies are curly haired lap pups. They are as playful as you like but if you have a quiet lifestyle, they are content. This lovely little dog is a great company keeper and adores his owner. This pooch was first developed by breeding small Spaniels with Pugs. The dog traveled across the globe and is now loved by many nations. This dog is not very big only about 12” high. If you love carrying […]

Preventing Health Problems In Basset Hound Puppies

The two main health problems in Bassett hound puppies are ear problems and being overweight. The main causes of these two health problems are the Bassett hound’s conformation. Those extra-long ears and short legs may look adorable, but they do place Bassett hounds more at risk from health problems than longer-legged, shorter-eared breeds. Preventing Ear Problems Those long ears were bred for a reason. They help scoop scent up off of the ground towards the Bassett hound’s nose. The ears also hug […]

The Care And Feeding Of Your New Cocker Spaniel

Cocker spaniels are a very popular breed of dog for several great reasons. First, they’re loving and loyal pets to have and to share your home with. They don’t get extremely large so they make an ideal pet for apartment dwellers and are quite friendly to most everyone they meet. Also, they don’t bark a lot so they’re not going to annoy the neighbors if you’re out of the home for the evening. These are reasons that cocker spaniels make […]

Are Mixed Breed Dogs Healthier?

As a leading provider of puppies for sale, we hear a lot of interesting questions about what breed is best suited for our customers. One of the most common is whether mixed breed dogs are healthier than purebreds. The answer to this question is yes. When you buy a purebred dog, you are getting a very specific set of traits related to that breed. For instance, if you want a dog for hunting, there are breeds that have the necessary […]

Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?

I have had a couple people ask me if they should be “worried about their dog eating grass?” Well, if you are a person who treats your yard with chemicals, it can make your dog very sick, or even be fatal.  Alot of people think that a dog eats grass when it has an upset stomach, which is just a theory. A theory that if you ask me, is proven false by the fact that most dogs throw up after eating grass. […]

Anxiety in Smaller Dogs

I have always noticed a much higher level of anxiety in small dogs. A few years back, I owned a Min Pin and it was one of the most nervous little things I had ever met. There are a number of ways to tell if your dog is anxious, but rest easy, there are also plenty of ways to help your furry friend through it. Symptoms of Anxiety in a Small Dog: Nervous Peeing Extreme Panting Trembling Belly Crouching/Pancaking Snarling/Snapping […]

How to Keep your Dog Safe on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can be a very stressful time of year. We worry about every little detail and drive ourselves up a wall planning it all out. It is the most food based holiday of the year, and dogs enjoy the revelry at least as much as humans, with bits of this and that dropping on the floor, and all the great smells floating around the house. But Thanksgiving can’t be a free-for-all for our pets. Just because we try to pack away all we […]