Dogs

All the Most Common Questions About Dogs!

Whether or not you have a dog, you probably have lots of questions about how to care for and treat them. This might be because you’re thinking of adopting one, or because you’ve just got your first dog. Well look…

The Westphalian Dachsbracke: A Miniature Hunting Dog

This old German breed combines the abilities of large hunting dogs with the versatility of a compact, muscular body. Meet the miniature hunting dog: the Westphalian Dachsbracke! The origins of the Westphalian Dachsbracke This breed is the product of a…

How to Treat Demodectic Mange in Dogs

When they hear the word demodicosis, people might think that it sounds like some really serious and highly contagious disease. However, demodectic mange (also known as canine demodicosis or red mange) is actually a relatively common complaint, and, in most…

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne: A Wonderful Friend

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a relatively unknown breed of dog. However, the hunting world does know all about it. This breed has great qualities when it comes to that activity, but they’re also perfect dogs to keep you…

Is There Any Such Thing as a Dangerous Dog?

Many experts claim that no breed of dog is inherently dangerous. In fact, it’s often the owners that pose the greatest threat. Whether through abuse or pure irresponsibility, any breed or size of dog can become a danger to both…

The Characteristics of the Shetland Sheepdog

Today, we’re going to talk about a very recognizable breed of dog: the Shetland sheepdog. Keep reading to learn about their physical qualities, their temperament, and what type of care they need. Where does the Shetland sheepdog come from? To…

The Most Famous Pets on Facebook

Famous pets are all the rage online. So much so that their pages on social media sites have more followers than many human celebrities. Even though we’ve written about famous pets on numerous occasions, today we’d like to talk about…

How Can Your Dogs Tell the Time

The fact that dogs can tell time is a bit of a mystery and has been for several millennia. However, you must remember that time is a human invention and dogs most likely wonder what in the world those funny…

How Do Dogs Keep Cool in Summer?

Dogs have glands all over their bodies but, unlike humans, they only produce sweat on areas not covered with fur, such as the pads of their feet. They also use their mouths to help keep them cool – panting is…

Why Do Dogs Eat Less in Summer?

You might not have noticed before now, but our four-legged friends often eat far less during the summer. There are some exceptions, of course, but in general, their food intake falls considerably in the hot summer months. But why is…

Can You Buy Gluten-Free Treats for Dogs?

Dogs can suffer from many of the same illnesses that we can, including celiac disease. Yes, you read that right. Dogs can actually be gluten intolerant. Nowadays, you can buy lots of different gluten-free foods for your pets. However, for…

Why Do Dogs Howl?

Have you ever wondered why dogs howl? Well, it’s mainly because of their wolfish heritage, and there are many reasons for it. It’s just one of the ways that canines use to communicate with other members of their species. However,…

Dogs for Singles: The Perfect Combination

There are many reasons to adopt a dog, but if you’re single and you often find yourself feeling lonely, then you have even more reason to get one. A dog won’t just keep you company – our four-legged friends can…