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Three Little Known Facts About The Belgian Malinois

What You Don’t Know About The Belgian Malinois There is nothing mal about Belgian Malinois The Belgian Malinois is an adaptable, protective, and extremely lovable dog that can be perfect for many families. They are sweet and gentle around those they love and protect but can become fierce if they feel they or their family is threatened. They are more than just a fantastic guard dogs, however. Mals, as they are lovingly referred to, are incredibly intelligent, quick, and have […]

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3 Little Known Facts About American Bulldogs

Love Socialization Bulldogs are not the same bulldogs shown in Tom and Jerry cartoons. These animals love to be around people and would rather do anything but mope all day in a doghouse. Though they can become lethargic they adore playing with their family and finding new adventures. That being said they often socialize with other pets and humans best in an environment they are comfortable. If you’ve adopted a puppy they will love having visitors over in their new […]

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National Train Your Dog Month

This month is national dog training month so we wanted to offer a few tips and tricks to help Fido figure out sit, stay, and fetch without all the stress that can come with it. What You Need Treats and treat bags are wonderful incentives for your dog to listen and obey. You do not need to invest in a whole box of Milk Bones, simply keep a bag of kibble on hand and give them small pieces as a […]

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Walk Your Pet Month

This month is walk your pet month, here are a few tips and common mistakes you will want to avoid so you and your dog both enjoy the stroll. Tips Always take your cellphone on walks. I know it may seem like the least relaxing thing you can do while out on a walk but it is best if you or your pooch get hurt or if your pet runs away. Put it in your bag or pocket so it […]

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3 Little Known Facts About Labrador Retrievers in general

Gentle Jaws Because labs are game retrievers they can hold prey in their mouth without damaging the meat or pelt. They can even hold an egg in their mouth without cracking it. Labs enjoy the responsibility given to them by having prey or a toy in their mouth. It means you trust them with important objects and a lab will do whatever they can to preserve something that is dear to you. This is why labs, and mammals in general, […]

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3 Little Known Facts About Shichon Teddy Bear puppies

Often used and bred as therapy dogs   Shichon puppies are a designer breed picked for their stature, weight, and calm temperament. For children who have a handicap these mellow, sweet dogs can be the perfect companion that help their owner. Teddy bear puppies were also bred for their patience. They are very compassionate and tolerant animals who will be more than happy to cuddle up and watch a movie after a long day or help their owner through a […]

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Saint Bernards: The Ultimate Winter Dog?

As we all learned from the film Beethoven, St. Bernards are loving, sweet, and resilient dogs that can adept to many different climates. They are, however, happiest in snowy mountaintops surrounded by their loved ones (especially in a snow ball fight).   While there are plenty of dogs that thrive in the harsh winter weather, St. Bernards are one of the first breeds we think of when we think of dogs that can survive an avalanche or dig through heavy […]

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3 Signs of Aggression to Watch for in Dogs

Aggression can be categorized into dominant or defensive aggression. Hostility can be brought on by several different variables such as fear, pain, environment, breed, and health. Depending on their behavior and reasoning you can see if the aggression is dominant or defensive.   Dominant Aggression   Signs of dominant aggression include urinating or lifting leg for male dogs because it marks territory and reinforces to other animals that they are on someone else’s space. Dogs displaying dominance will also have […]

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Alaskan Malamutes – 3 Little Known Facts

Alaskan malamutes are very sweet, loyal, and beautiful dogs that can be a wonderful companion for anyone who has enough experience raising and training dogs. As many know this breed was bred to travel in large packs and humans through the frozen tundra. Because of this they are high energy, athletic, intelligent dogs who can achieve amazing feats. There are some facts about this fluffy friend that you may not know. Dig it. Malmutes will often dig for several reasons. […]

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Holiday Dog Hazards: Poinsettias

  Poinsettias are known for their beautiful, brilliant color and can remind many of heartwarming moments this time of year brings. Their bright large petals are perfect for crafts or centerpieces for your table.   For our family pets, however, Poinsettias can be dangerous if ingested and must be kept out of reach of your pooch or avoided all together.   The milky white sap that comes out of the flower’s stems is poisonous and can make your dog dizzy, […]

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