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Smartest Dog Breeds – The 10 Most Intelligent Dog Breeds

On the surface, canines seem like simple-minded creatures that do nothing more than eat, sleep, scratch themselves, and lick your face. However, dogs are actually far cleverer than their owners give them credit for. Of course, every breed is genetically different, and some species are inherently smarter than others. The following are the ten most intelligent dog breeds. While the...

How to Stop Dog Shedding?

Shedding is the bane of dog owners anywhere, and for new dog owners shedding can be shocking and even worrisome. Are you worried about your dog shedding in the autumn and turning into a hairless dog like the Chinese Crested? Fear not. Table of Contents 1. Why do dogs shed? 2. Which dog breeds shed the most/least? 3. How do...

Ear Cropping and Tail Docking

Hundreds of years ago cropping (surgically changing the shape of the ears) was done for practical purposes. For example, to stop the ears being snagged in rough territory and being injured while hunting or working. For dogs that were bred for fighting it gave less for an opponent to grip on to rip off and sure gave a real “don’t...

Popular dogs in the Middle East

Many people would think that the weather in countries like Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain or Qatar might be too hot for dogs so they are very rare in the region. However, that couldn't be further from the truth. Even though the circumstances are not ideal for breeding, dogs are increasingly popular in the Middle East. The...

The Naked Truth About Hairless Dog Breeds!

We have probably all seen the interesting dog breeds that are labeled as the hairless breeds. Some would call them disgusting; some would call them strange, but more often than not the reactions are due to a lack of knowledge. What do we really know about the naked dog breeds? For years, scientists have believed that the hairless dog breeds...

Twisted Stomach. What All Dog Owners NEED to Know

We are all aware that cancer can affect our dogs just as much as ourselves. Sadly it is the most common illness that dogs can die from. But do we know enough about another of the most common conditions ? Bloat, leading to a Twisted Stomach is almost as common as cancer, and the terrible results are far more rapid...

The 7 Phases of Puppy Development

Like human babies, canine pups undergo multiple stages during its first year of life. It is during this time that it is learning about its surroundings and how the world functions. As the owner, you play an enormous influence in your puppy’s development. It is through you that it will learn what behaviors are good and which ones are bad....
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10 Safe Feeding Tips for New Dog Parents

Getting a puppy for the first time in your life is a feeling beyond words. You probably already imagined all the fun things and blissful moments you’re your new family member. However, many new dog owners do not realize that dogs need constant care as well. Especially when it comes to their diet. The diet requirements of dogs vary by...

4 Things That Every Dog Should Have

Owning a dog is a responsibility that many people often underestimate. They always think of the fun stuff that your pet will bring to your home, but some fail to understand that owning a pet is also a big responsibility. Every owner needs to dedicate a lot of time and attention towards the pet to raise it in the best...

Is Homemade Food the Best Option for Your Dog?

We live in a world where we are more and more aware of the food we consume, and we have become increasingly cautious and selective about the quality of the food we eat. The same is now true about the food we give our dogs. The traditional favourites, canned food and dry food, no longer cut it for some dog...