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Top 5 Dog Breeds That Definitely Require Pet Life Insurance

Taking out pet life insurance or health insurance for your dog is becoming an essential part of being a responsible dog owner, at least according to the RSPCA and similar organizations. Yet only 3% of dogs are insured in the US, compared to 20% of dogs being insured in the UK. These figures are made even worse by the fact that 50%...

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 the second most common? Bloat, leading to a Twisted Stomach is almost as common as cancer, and the terrible results are far more rapid and life threatening....

Pet Friendly Dog Breeds

Most people get asked if they are a dog or cat person. If you own multiple pets in the household, then you’re likely both. Adding an extra canine to the household will only make your abode all the more merrier. However, bear in mind that pets can get into spats just like people. Of course, training is a huge part...

How Heat Affects Dogs: What You Need To Know To Care For Your Pet

​ Humans have a very effective defense mechanism against heat. Our body stays cool by producing sweat in order to evaporate the heat away. Unfortunately, canines do not have sweat glands and therefore cannot deal with excessive heat as adequately. While they are able to evaporate the heat through their panting and glands in their paws, they can still exhibit...

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...

Ear Cropping

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...

World’s Largest Dogs #1

Each Tuesday we will share a photo we received claiming to be the World's Largest Dog. A lot of you might have seen these photos. We couldn't verify the source so we leave it up to you to believe it or not. Photoshop can make look anything big. Let us know what you think. Have you seen any of these...

World’s Tallest Dog:

World’s tallest dog..... The tallest dog on record was a Great Dane, named Shamgret Danzas. He was 42 inches (1 meter 7 cm) tall at the shoulder and weighed 238 lbs (108 Kg). And so we are believers..... These days however, the record of the World's tallest dog is held by Gibson, also a Great Dane. Check out the Youtube...

Euro Puppy is Proud of Their Top Quality Blue Great Danes!

Euro Puppy is always happy to get pictures of pups, that either stay small even as adults or grow into large Goliaths, like these Top Quality European Blue Great Danes at Blue River Breeders. They were purchased from Euro Puppy and we are happy to know that the standard of quality and the breeding of this beautiful breed is taken...