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10 Easiest Dogs to Train: Which Breed Is Best For You?

If you’re going to commit to owning a dog, then you need to be prepared to commit to a regular training schedule. Without proper obedience training, your canine will not respect you as the owner and does what it wants when it wants. You need to set boundaries and make it be known that it is not above you in...

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...

The 5 Most Playful Dog Breeds Who Will Love an Active Owner!

Every dog is an individual and will have a unique personality, temperament, and general behavior. However, these traits are also greatly influenced by their genetics and breed type. Some breeds are also more naturally energetic and require more exercise. Otherwise, all that pent up energy will be expended in an undesirable manner. Table of Contents 1. The Faithful and Protective...

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...

Canine Love vs. Interior Design:

While the love, affection and loyalty of a dog is so rewarding, clusters of dog hair and dried drool have a tendency to diminish the elegance of a damask chair. When you purchase furniture, rugs, and décor; dogs tend to play a part in the decision-making process. Here are some tips on caring for your dog-friendly home: Upholstery: Performance fabrics,...

Lassie the Male Dog!

Everyone knows "Lassie". The famous Collie initially published by Eric Knight in 1938. For generations, Lassie (a female collie) has enthralled audiences ranging from Children to senior citizens. In fact, she has been portrayed in Books, Television (Both Movies and TV Shows) and even radio shows. Described as "Mahogany and Sable" in color, story follows Lassie as she strives to...

Canine Castaway: How A Modern Day Lassie Came Home

One of the most heart-warming stories in the news this week has been of the incredible journey undertaken by an Australian dog. The dog - named Sophie Tucker after a famous US entertainer - had fallen overboard as its owners Jan and Dave Griffith sailed through a storm off the Queensland coast last November. The distraught owners had thought they...