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What to Feed Your Dog

What to Feed Your Dog

Now that you have acquired a puppy or older dog, you will need expert advice on what kind of food to use. Always consult your veterinarian about this aspect, and he/she will give you the best advice on the proper food for your breed of dog.

As long as the dog is well and does not have allergies or any other problems, normal food will be the answer. Many vets believe that only dry food should be given, and after the scare about dog food in 2008, many people have switched from wet to dry food.

Who Needs An Exotic Dog?

All pet owners believe that their dog is the most beautiful, intelligent and loving ball of fur in the world, no two ways about it. Even if it is a Heinz 57 variety dog, it is still super special to its owner. But in these ‘celebrity culture’ days there seems to be a trend toward buying a more exotic canine – a pooch that will stand out in a crowd!

Introducing My Dog To My Baby

After welcoming a baby in to the world you are probably concerned about how your dog is going to react to him or her. Many people surrender their pets to shelters because of exhibited jealousy from their dog after a new baby’s arrival and fear of the infant being harmed by the animal. Yet many families have been successful in introducing their dogs to the new baby.

Appropriate Toys for Your Dog

Appropriate Toys for Your Dog

When you have a new dog in the house it is important to keep him happy and contented. One way to accomplish this is to have a variety of appropriate toys at his disposal. Dogs love the Kong toy, and it comes in several sizes for different breeds. It would be ridiculous to have a huge Kong for a 10 pound dog, and it would be equally foolish to buy a tiny Kong for a Great Dane. The toy must be appropriate.

Dealing With Separation Anxiety In Your Dog

Dealing With Separation Anxiety In Your Dog

Separation Anxiety Separation anxiety is one of the most common problems that dogs develop. It’s an anxiety disorder, and is defined as a state of intense panic brought on by the dog’s isolation/separation from her owner(s).

Big Dogs Rule – (but be sensible!)

Big Dogs Rule – (but be sensible!)

If you live in a condo or house, as long as it is a good size, a large dog just might be the one for you. But remember that a large dog needs room in which to run, so a good-sized backyard and access to a park or countryside is important. A large dog will need to be walked at least couple of times each day, half an hour plus, so if you are not able or willing to take on this task a large dog is not for you.