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Puppies: Early age socialization

Many "to-be-dog-owners" ask temperament questions and how early can they take the puppy home. We say and believe that puppies should not be separated from their mother before 8 weeks of age. Here are just a few facts that you may not know:

How to Choose an English Bulldog

More so with this breed than others, there is a vast difference in quality, and unfortunately there are a lot of not so good looking Bulldogs out there. To help your important decision, we’ve complied this guide. WHO IS SUITED TO THIS BREED? The English bulldog, the pride and symbol of Brittan. Nowadays, a great companion with a gentle/docile demeanour,...

House training your Puppy

Techniques for House training your puppy can vary depending on your lifestyle. Some people have their own garden where they let their dogs poop, which becomes manure after a while, so you don't need to be present to pick it up after them. In this case, the only requirement is that you train you dog to poop outside. The key...

Paper Training your Dog

We learned last week about some basic house training for your puppy, and this week, we're going to explore a very popular technique called paper training. It basically involves designating a certain area in your house by marking it with waster paper. That area will be used by your puppy for potty training. When you notice that your puppy is...

Small dogs vs Large Dogs

So how come we find that small dogs are more pushy than large ones? People invariably find that the smaller the dog, the more yappy, and arrogant it is. Of course, small dogs are lovable as much as large ones, but people more or less agree that this difference in behavior is not imaginary. There are two explanations for this....

Dealing with Separation Anxiety

One phenomenon that you will be confronted with when you have a dog, is something called separation anxiety. This means that when you leave your dog alone and go out, they engage in unhealthy behavior like biting on furniture, or pushing over garbage cans. Image Credit: Bill in Ash Vegas This is caused by the dog's not being mentally prepared...

How often I should cut my Dog’s Toenails?

Many dog owners ask whether or not they should cut their dog's toenails (or paw nails). It's true that cutting the nails of dogs is very common though it requires a little bit of judgment as to how much to cut as it is very easy to cut a bit too deep and cause a lot of pain to your...

How to choose a puppy? Look at the Adult Dog, Not the Puppy!

All too often, choices of what dog to buy are based on seeing a puppy picture. The puppy wins over your heart, and your hand steals to your wallet. But wait! Remember that ALL puppies are cute, and while puppies are a delight to be with, remember that when they grow up, they will lose all their puppy qualities and...

A guide to Choosing your Dogue de Bordeaux puppy!

Many of you may have seen the the sloppy star of an American film named Turner and Hooch, which had Tom Hanks in it. Well, I can tell you that not until this film came out, did this breed attain much recognition outside of France where it originated from many centuries ago (hence its other name, French Mastiff and the...

How to Choose your Neapolitan Mastiff!

Okay, you’re seriously thinking about buying a Neapolitan Mastiff, but before you do, you might want to take some of the following points into consideration to make sure you get the one that is the most suitable for you. After all, it’s a big decision, and the better informed you are, the easier the choice. Who is suited to this...