Review of the best crate for Labs. We provide pros and cons of the major types of indoor dog crates for Labrador Retrievers and provide our top pick.
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We review the 4 stages of the dog heat cycle. Part of this article discusses the signs of heat you should be watching for to tell if your dog is in heat. Don't stress about unwanted pregnancies, know what to do if you are not going to have your dog spayed.
Is my bitch too old to breed? How old should my dog be before allowing him to sire a litter? What is the recommended age for both male and female dogs to breed? We attempt to answer these questions in this article.
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.
One question I am frequently asked is, How do I tell if my dog is pregnant? This is easily answered, but not be quite as easy to determine. Dont be alarmed, it is possible, but it requires some effort.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Maintaining your clippers in excellent condition is important to keep them from rusting or becoming too dull to cut hair. We review a leading brand of products for maintaining your clippers.
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.
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.
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?
Believe it or not dogs have their own toothpaste! Why you may ask dont they just use ours? The answer to that is that it is too hard to teach a dog to spit!
Dogs dig for so many different reasons, but the end result is frustration for the owner or neighbor when the dog is digging in places where it shouldn't. We provide some helpful training techniques for you to try to stop dog from digging.
'How do I take my puppy's temperature and what temperature should it be?' We attempt to answer this question.
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...
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.
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.
You love your new puppy. He is the highlight of your day! Hes cute and fun. He plays, sleeps, eats, and, oh yeah, chews on EVERYTHING. But dont despair, chewing is natural and essential to your puppy's growth. Lets just get him to chew on the right things instead of your furniture and your husband's slippers.