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Corgi Husky Mix

One of the most popular “Designer Dogs” is the “Horgi”. It is a Corgi Husky Mix. What can be said about a Horgi? They are absolutely adorable!!! Let’s take a look at each of the breeds that make up a Horgi.

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Top 10 German Shepherd Labor Signs

Summary: So your german shepherd is nearing the end of her pregnancy. You’re anxiously wondering what the labor signs are for a german shepherd. Now is a great time to understand the Top 10 German Shepherd Labor Signs which we cover in this article. What are the Top 10 German Shepherd Labor Signs? Within a day or so before whelping puppies, the pregnant German Shepherd will generally stop...

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Golden Retriever Heat Cycle and Heat Signs

Summary:The signs of a Golden Retriever heat cycle are discussed in this article which will review the 4 stages of a Golden’s heat cycle. It also discusses the signs you should be watching for to tell if your Retriever is in heat. What are the Signs of a Golden Retriever Heat Cycle? Usually a Golden Retriever (commonly called “a Golden”) will go into her first heat when she is approximately 10 to...

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Best Vacuum for Labrador Retriever Hair

Cleaning Up Labrador Retriever Hair Labrador Retrievers are the most popular dog breed in the United States, and rightly so. They are fantastic dogs and are easily recognizable. Labs come in several colors (black, gold, brown) and owners debate over which color is the best – black, by the way, black is the best. Labs (also known as Labrador Retrievers) are known for their great personalities and...

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German Shepherd Heat Cycle and Heat Signs

Summary: Have you ever wondered what the signs of a German Shepherd heat cycle are? This article will review the 4 stages of the German Shepherd heat cycle. It also discusses the signs you should be watching for to tell if your German Shepherd is in heat. You can have less worry about unwanted puppies and know what to do if you are not planning to have your German Shepherd spayed. What are the...

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Labrador Retriever Heat Cycle (Signs of a Labrador in Heat)

Summary: Have you ever wondered what are the signs of a Labrador Retriever heat cycle? This article reviews the 4 stages of the Labrador Retriever’s heat cycle. It also discusses the signs of heat you should be watching for to tell if your Labrador is in heat. Don’t worry about unwanted puppies, know what to do if you are not going to have your Lab spayed. What are the Signs of a Labrador...

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10 Suggestions on How to Stud Your Dog

Too many people emphasize the selection of the male dog, but you have to spend time making sure the bitch is just as qualified to receive your premium stud dog. We suggest 10 key points to consider before having your dog provide stud services.

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Top 10 Signs of Dog Labor

So your dog is nearing the end of her pregnancy. You're anxiously wondering what the signs of dog labor are. Now is a great time to understand the Top 10 Signs of Dog Labor which we cover in this article. If you have further comments or questions about 'Signs of Dog Labor', feel free to visit our Forums, Use our 'Ask a Breeder a Question Link' or make a Comment on this article below.

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11 Christmas Gift Ideas For A Dog

Your dog will never know what you spent on them, but the excitement of giving time to your dog will surely strengthen the relationship with your dog, especially during the Holiday Season. So, not sure what to do or buy for your furry, best friend?

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How to Give Pills to Your Dog?

Learning a safe and effective method for giving your dog pills (medicine) is necessary for your dog's health. Too many times, a new dog owner will waste several pills trying to get their pet to swallow a pill. We review several techniques to help you with this problem.

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How to Wean Puppies | When to Wean Puppies

Raising a litter of puppies is both rewarding and a lot of hard work. So now it is time to learn how to wean puppies. We cover some of the basics regarding 'how to wean puppies' and suggest two options for replacing mother's milk in the puppy's 2nd stage.

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Dog Bowls: How to Select A Dog Dish

Many dog bowls are available to choose from; however, there are a few things you might consider when looking for the perfect dog dishes. For example, when purchasing puppy dishes or dog bowls it is important to choose something that will be easy and fast to clean. We review in this article how to select a dog dish.

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My Dog Lacks Energy and Losing Weight

What do you do when your dog is generally healthy and eats well, but just lacks energy and is underweight? What to do when my dog lacks energy and losing weight? We provide some suggestions on what you can do to address this issue.

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How to Select a Dog Collar

Selecting a dog collar can be a very fun activity. Generally, dogs are not wearing any other type of item except for a dog collar. Care should be taken when selecting the collar that it fits the style of both the owner and the dog (or puppy). When shopping for your dog's collar, why not get several that you think would be great choices for your pet?

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Rawhide Alternatives for Dogs and Reviews

Summary: Since writing an article about the dangers of rawhide, I have had several requests to give some alternatives to regular rawhide and dog chews. As noted in said article, there are many problems that can be associated with the use of some rawhide and chews. While there are some GREAT products made in other countries, in this article I am going to focus on a few products made in the U.S.A...

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Dog Itching: How to Stop Dog Itching

Does your dog scratch and itch incessantly? Are you fit to be tied because you've tried everything to stop the itching? We have come across a great product to help treat this problem.

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Dog Whelping Box | Dog Birthing Box

What is really necessary for a whelping box? Do you really need to purchase an elaborate setup or can there be a simple solution? Obviously, purchased whelping boxes are designed for the dog birthing process and can make your job easier and your mom-dog more comfortable.

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What Should I Feed My Puppy? | Tips and Ideas

"Organic vs. store bought dog food or do I just need to have a variation in my new puppy's diet?" Or maybe you are asking, "I'd like to change the puppy's dog food because I really don't like the type that the breeder was using." What do you think I should do?

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How to Weigh a Puppy | Weighing a Puppy

We discuss how to weigh a puppy in this article. Regularly monitor the weight of your puppy. Declining or stagnating weight for a puppy could indicate more serious problems. Restricting the puppy long enough to get an accurate measurement can prove challenging.

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Dog Worming: How to Worm a Dog or Puppy

Puppies regularly need to be treated for worms after they are 6-8 weeks old. Intestinal worms and parasites are extremely common in dogs and puppies. In fact, most puppies are born with them.  

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Why Spay Your Dog: 6 Reasons to Spay Your Dog

As you weigh the benefits and risks of this procedure, be sure to be honest with yourself. If you are not going to be vigilant when your dog is in heat, you will most likely end up with a litter of pups. It only takes seconds for your dog to become pregnant. Talk to your vet and your family and do what is best for you and your dog.

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6 Reasons to NOT Spay a Dog

Surgical complications, increased vaccine reactions, spay incontinence, and other reasons are reviewed as to why people choose not to spay a dog.

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9 Tips for Choosing a Stud Dog

Choosing the right stud dog is essential to a successful dog breeding. Be sure to take your time in choosing correctly. It is not a perfected science, but here are some basic suggestions for choosing a stud dog.

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Dog Obesity: My Dog is Overweight

The number one nutritional related disease in dogs is obesity. Obesity in most cases is because dogs are eating way too much food and not exercising enough. Occasionally a metabolic disease triggers obesity in dogs.

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