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Westies Puppies - How to Prepare for Your Westie Puppy
Just like when you bring home a new baby, you will need to prepare before you bring home your westie puppy. The needs
of westies puppies are not tremendous, but there are a few things that you must have in place to give your westie a safe, happy transition into your life.
Living With a Pet Serval
Some sources seem to indicate that living with a serval is
no more challenging than feeding your pet goldfish. At the
other end of the extreme spectrum, many sanctuaries and
animal rights activists paint servals and other exotic cats
as unmanageable creatures that no ordinary mortal could
hope to deal with successfully.
The Joy Of Having Puppies!
One of the greatest thrills for a little boy or girl is
having new puppies in the home. Puppies, dogs and having a
puppy bring a sense of well being and comfort to people of
all ages, whether young or old.
Training Collars: Teaching Your Dog Basic Obedience and Breaking Bad Habits
Training Collars: Training collars are a tool many pet owners
utilize to teach their pets boundaries. There are several
different types and several different options available to
Putting A Dog To Sleep
I was talking to a friend of mine today and I asked him how
his kids (dogs) were. He lives on his own and the standing
joke is - "does he want to do a swap with his dogs and my
kids?" He informed me very sadly that he had to get the
older dog put to sleep.
Why Cats Flip For Catnip
If you've ever watched as a cat "flipped" over fresh catnip
perhaps you've been struck with the question; "what causes
Catnip to affect cats that way?" Catnip is indeed an
unusual phenomenon among cats, it has the ability to alter
your cat's behavior like nothing else can. So what exactly
is the reason for what scientists have coined as "the
Catnip effect"? Unfortunately for such inquisitive minds the
exact reason of why Catnip affects cats in such a manner
remains mostly a mystery.
Greyhound Adoption - Great Dogs, Great Cause
History: Throughout the US and in many parts of the world,
greyhounds are used as racing dogs to support gambling. In
the United States alone, there are roughly 40 dog tracks
and hundreds of puppy farms and training facilities around
Puppy Training that is Safe for Your Puppy
Puppy training can and should begin the day you bring your
puppy home, but only if it's approached in a safe manner
for your puppy and his sensitivities. Housetraining your
puppy can be a rewarding and non-stressful experience when
you shape behavior from a series of positive experiences,
instead of attempting to correct unwanted behaviors before
your puppy has a chance to learn what you DO want.
Chinchillas As Pets
You may wish to consider a chinchilla as a possible pet.
They are of the rodent family, (but it doesn't seem that
Get Your Dog Safely Through a Storm
Thunder storms affected pets differently. Some hardly
notice them, others get extremely worked up.
Seeing Past Cuteness When Selecting the Best Dog Breed For You: Part 2 of 3
Are there so many great dog breeds out there that you just
can't decide where to begin? If so, let's break it down and
sort through all the options. In Part 2 of this 3 Part
Series, we'll continue looking at the seven Groups of dogs
that are acknowledged by the American Kennel Club.
Which Breed Is Right For You?
Why does one breed appeal to a person over another? Why do
some of us love the size, looks and temperament of a Great
Dane and others would never own anything but a Toy
Poodle? Every breed has their pros and cons. As a
prospective puppy buyer/dog owner, you must be aware of the
traits, both good and bad, of the breed you are
Choosing A Rottweiler Puppy? What You Need To Know
So you're getting a Rottweiler puppy? Here are some general
tips to help you choose a healthy, happy Rottweiler
puppy. Note: These are only general tips to help you choose
- especially for first-time owners.
Choosing the Right Dog Breeder
When looking to purchase a purebred dog, you need to search
for a breeder from which to purchase the creature. This can
typically be as simple as opening the advertising part of
your local newspaper, however you need to be sure that
you're choosing a reputable breeder.
Ensure a Good Relationship Between Your Cat and Your Kids
Many parents know that the best way for children to learn
compassion and the importance of keeping commitments is by
helping to care for a pet. Children learn from watching the
adults in their lives.
Life Long Nutrition A Comparison of Dog Foods
This article discusses two foods in particular. For the puppy
stage, Eagle Pack Puppy food and for the adult stage, Royal
Canin Labrador Retriever Puppy Nutrition. When deciding on the
nutritional components that will determine the diet of my
pups it is important to recognize and keep the following
key factors at the forefront:- The pups will mature
quickly, meaning that they will need the best diet possible
to allow them to safely grow with the aid of the necessary
amounts of the 6 major nutrients present- Starting at birth
and lasting for the first 5-6 weeks of life, my pups will
need a high quality Colostrum based formula due to them not
being able to wean at birth.
Do You Have a Dog Day Care Business Plan?
If you are considering opening a dog day care, then you
need to make sure you have a dog day care business plan. A
solid dog day care business plan will help you get started
in the right direction.
Correcting a Dog Behavior Problem - Jumping
The first thing to realize when you are training a dog is
that he only does things that work. Therefore, when you are
dealing with a dog behavior problem, the first thing you
need to address is, "What is he getting out of it?" With
jumping, your dog is trying to get some attention-any
With Understanding Comes Success
One of the reasons I strongly encourage horse owners to
train their own horses rather than ship them away to a
professional trainer is familiarity. Quite simply, an
unfamiliar party will not understand your horse nearly as
well as you, and this understanding of a horse is the
backbone of any successful training plan.
Positive Dog Training Methods
Dog training can provide a tremendous amount of
satisfaction. Every dog should know at least the basics for
living with people: come, sit, stay, don't jump up on
people, and so on.