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History of the Belgian Malinois

The “perfect shepherd dog,” may not be whom you expect. Lovable and extremely intelligent: The Malinois is the perfect family companion. Originally bred in the city of Maline, Belgium, the malinois was meant to be the “perfect shepherd dog.” Now their popularity has grown as a wonderful guard dog and are often trained for the military and police. This is because they are able to preform complex tasks and work well under pressure. If you are deciding whether or not […]

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Holiday Dog Hazards: Chocolate.

With holidays approaching, keep chocolate away from your dogs. Find out how chocolate can potentially harm your dog. Why Chocolate is dangerous for your dog.   Chcolate is hazardous to dogs because of methylxanthine theobromine it is similar to caffeine that is often used as a diuretic, muscle relaxant, or heart stimulant. While it is rarely fatal, ingesting chocolate can make your dog incredibly ill and if untreated can become worse or exacerbate other problems which can cause death. While […]

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Skunkeriffic! How to De-Skunk Your Dog

Tomato tamato: How to effectively de-skunk your pet. Don’t Leave them outside to “air out”: de-skunk your dog quickly. Every dog owner dreads the day their pooch comes in to their home wreaking of Pepé Le Pew. There are a few solutions that work that will help you rid your friend and your home of the putrid scent and a few that you should avoid.   DIY Shampoo   This recipe from The Prairie Homestead suggests that you use this […]

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3 Little Known Facts About Airedoodles

The Airedoodle is not a purebred dog. It is a cross between the Airedale Terrier and the Poodle. Because it is a hybrid dog you should research both breeds separately and compare them to get a good definition of the dog’s health, temperament, and personality. There are some characteristics, however, that are the Airedoodle’s and the Airedoodle’s alone. While they may not be well known you may be interested to know these little known facts before adopting.   Used as […]

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Note To Self: Your Dog May Eat Your Homework, But Don’t Blame Fido For Your Bad Driving

You know, most all of us have been in embarrassing circumstances that we didn’t want to have to explain at some point in our lives…most likely in our younger, more care-free years. lol There’s a reason that some excuses have become cliche’ over the years, and there’s arguably nothing more cliche’ than “My dog ate my homework.”  Yeah, right.  I’m sure your dog was really licking his chops over your non-existent book report on “War and Peace.”  Kids.  What can […]

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3 Little Known Facts About Alaskan Malamute

    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 […]

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Three Little Known Facts About Beagles

  What you may not know about your best friend. Beagles: More than just a dog on a red dog house. Beagles are one of the most popular breeds in the U.S. because they are sweet, friendly, and loyal to their family. They are always happy to play, go for a hike, or even an early morning hunt. There are a few things you may not know about the breed, however. Here are a few to consider before you adopt […]

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Miniature Poodles: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

  Miniature poodles have been portrayed in the media as very fragile but nothing could be further from the truth. These dogs are perfect for first time owners and are incredibly intelligent and eager to have fun with their owner. By training your new pet early and firmly you will be able to avoid the more cliché problems attached to the breed and you will learn that they are just as loving, loyal, and fantastic as any other dog.   […]

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3 Little Known Facts About silver labs

Teasrs:   Controversy behind silver labs   Be a responsible pet owner and learn more about the controversy behind silver labs   Silver labs have been advertised since the 1950s and appear beautiful and sweet pets that are a color variant with the same temperament as a purebred Labrador retriever. However there is a lot of controversy behind these silver puppies. Some believe they are not purebred labs or that they are diluted with other breeds, which could hurt the […]

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3 Little Known Facts About Akbash puppies

  Akbash puppies: Perfect dog for any rural family   Akbash is a 3,000 year-old breed that was originally bred in Turkey to herd sheep and cattle and protect the homestead. These dogs are incredibly loyal to their family and livestock. If you are thinking about adopting an Akbash puppy here are a few facts you may not know about the breed. Don’t Reach Full Size for Three Years When you bring your Akbash puppy home they are adorable little […]

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