A new dog is a big responsibility. Whether it’s a puppy or a rescue, a lot goes into welcoming the canine into the family. One aspect calling for careful consideration — and maybe even extensive research — is training. Graphic created by Unleash Fido, provider of private dog training classes.
Sarcoptic mange, often known as canine scabies, is a skin disease caused by a parasitic mite called Sarcoptes scabiei. The mites burrow into the dog’s skin and begin mating, with hair loss and itchiness as the two most common symptoms. Often, heavily affected areas will get crusty and/or red. They
A lot has changed for the English bulldog puppy throughout its history. These dogs, believe it or not, used to be bred to fight bulls! Their strong and aggressive nature made them the perfect choice for “bull baiting,” though the bulldogs of the eighteenth century were probably larger than the
I’ve spent many, MANY days in the dog park over the last five years. I’ve seen all-out brawls over poop (poopie pointers), yelling matches about choke collars, and inquisitions about un-neutered dogs. But I can honestly say that nothing brings people’s opinions out of the woodwork like humping. Without fail,