Standard poodles are good-natured and highly intelligent dogs that make excellent pets. They are especially prized by people with pet allergies who desire a larger dog. Poodles are one of the few big breeds to grow hair instead of fur, and thus they produce far less dander and shedding. However, thi
The Whippetis a medium sized dogin the sight hound group. The dog will be 19 to 22 inches at the shoulder and the bitch 18 to 21 inches. This dog can range in weight from about 25 to 45 pounds. The Whippet is a very streamlined dogwith a long neck and legs.
If your corgi is 14 to 16 weeks old and its ears are still drooping, you may want to tape them to train them to stand erect. This method will not irritate the skin or yank the fur and should be fairly comfortable for the puppy. Use flexible, self-adhesive bandaging, which sticks to itself and is thi
It's one of those weekends when you cleared up your yard already, made sure that the necessary tools are in place, and that your pet dog gets a good view of his soon-to-be home. You brace yourself for what's coming next as you look carefully at the plans set on the rough table outside on h
A variety of remedies exist for treating demodectic mange in chihuahuas.Pixie image by Emma Louise from Fotolia.comIf your chihuahua shows signs of hair loss, itching, and red, irritated skin, she may have the bacterial infection known as demodectic mange. Microscopic mites, which invade...
Pyoderma is a bacterial infection of the skin. According to Rural Area Veterinary Services (RAVS), it is the second most common cause of skin inflammation in dogs. Canine pyoderma is almost always caused by the bacterium Staphylococcus intermedius, although the bacterium E. coli can also infect skin
Every time you come home your dog is always so happy to see you, in fact he is so happy he almost smiles at you.In return you should to show your pet how much they mean to you. One way to do this is to know that your dog's diet can influence their oral health.
Who can resist a smile when they see a Dachshund running across the grass? Ears flopping, tail wagging... Can you imagine yourself in that grassy field with your little Dachshund by your side? He runs to chase a butterfly and when you get ready to call him back to you, anticipating the sight of him
In dogs and their two legged masters having a strong immune system is vital to good health. Some might argue that for dogs it is even more important because their linguistic skills are not quite up to the task of telling us how they are feeling. By the time...
Maltese are charming little dogs who capture not only the hearts of owners but also judges at national dog show competition. At first glance, most people looking to adopt a dog can easily fall in love with these small creatures. However, before taking one home, potential owners should weigh the chal
Toy dogs are irresistibly charming, but it's never been easy for them, or for their owners. If you've got a toy dog, you know the hard work it takes to maintain their cuteness. One of the things you need to be careful of is giving them the proper diet. Advance dog food has a line of produc
We love dogs and we consider them to be our best friends; however, how much do we love them after barking at the slightest sound heard outside or at two o'clock in the morning? There are many reasons why dogs misbehave and there are just as many owners who are discouraged when it comes to train
Your puppy's arrival is exciting for everyone in your home. However, once the excitement of the day dies down, you must put your puppy to bed and prepare for the night. Puppies are a lot like human babies. Puppies cry, need to go to the bathroom and get hungry or thirsty. Many puppies need to go out
Coonhounds, like most other large breed dogs, consume large amounts of food due to the high physical demands placed on their bodies. Not only is the volume of food a consideration when feeding these athletes, but the quality and frequency are also important. In order to keep your coonhound in tiptop
Welsh Corgis are short, stout dogs that are long and low to the ground. They are considered highly intelligent and very loyal. They truly do want to please their owners. Corgis are also very active, so teaching them tricks and training them is a great way to help them to burn excess energy.
There is no other chore quite like potty training puppies. As fun as it is to have a house full of playful pups, it can be a nightmare if they are constantly making messes. This is one of the most important things to train your puppy, and no two puppies take to the training in exactly the same way.