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10 facts you didn’t know about Vizsla dogs

Fact #1 In a way the Vizsla has more in common with cats than other dogs. No, it doesn’t purr and meow, but it’s a self cleaning dog and has very little of the odour most other dogs possess. So the Vizsla is an ideal match for those with a sensitive nose and no desire to bath their dog every week.

12 Best Big Dogs for Kids – Find the Perfect Dog for Your Family

There is often a recurring notion that large breed dogs and children don’t mix. However, it’s a broad statement to imply that large dogs are unsafe around kids. It really comes down to the specific breed and the training the canine receives. Now, it’s true that there are certainly breeds that inherently pose some risk to children, such as the...

Socializing Your Puppy: How to Ensure Your Puppy Grows Up to Be a Happy and Playful Dog

Many prospective dog owners worry about how to ensure their young puppies grow up to be happy dogs with good temperaments. However, the answer to that worry is deceptively simple: socialization. A well-socialized puppy almost always grows up to be a loving dog, as dogs generally do not fear or dislike experiences they encountered in their first three months of...

Baby and dog in the same family?

If you are already a happy dog owner and your baby is about to arrive, you might wonder whether your baby is going to be safe around the dog, whether you should keep your pet at all. Many families in this situation are worried about the safety of their baby. The truth is, if you have the time to prepare...

Guide dog for Children under 17?

Recently, we received a request for a guide dog for a 10 year old child. The family has been trying to locate a suitable seeing eye dog for their daughter but without any luck. They found that responsible trainers don't allow children under 17 to have guide dogs. The obvious question is, 'Why can't my child have a well trained...