Poodles

Elegant, clever and kind. Poodles are very impressive dogs, many of them are seen as winners in dog shows. Behind the Ribbons and impressive hair do’s, is an affectionate dog with excellent characteristics. Poodles seem to be looked upon as a luxury animals, do not be fooled. They are capable of so much more. Beside being in the show rings, these dogs were used as a water retriever, a job that requires jumping into fresh water to fetch water fouls of hunters. Continue reading

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K9’s

Dogs do not only serve us as a companion, but they also serve the law enforcement. A K9 is a dog that is specifically trained to help the law enforcement personnel. Their duties include: searching for drugs and explosives, locating missing people, finding crime scene evidence, and protecting their handlers. Police dogs must remember several verbal cues and hand gestures. The most commonly used breed is the German Shepherd and Belgian Malinoi.  Continue reading

Collars

Other than using a standard collar when walking your furry companion there are also dog harnesses. Dog harnesses are easier on your pet, as the place little or no pressure on the throat, depending on the style.

You can find harnesses for dogs that distribute pressure over the chest, the shoulders, or even the rear end. Like dog collars, harnesses might be made of nylon, leather, suede, or sports mesh. Some are even lined with faux fur.  Continue reading

Car rides with your dog

Off to the coast, with kids an all, but worried about how your dog might handle the trip? Whatever the destination might be, having your dog come along for the ride, makes the trip even better. Dogs can be great travel companions!

But before we get to excited, there is a couple things you can do to make your dogs trip in the car smoother, safer, and more enjoyable for everybody.  Continue reading

Harnesses

Other than using a standard collar when walking your furry companion there are also dog harnesses. Dog harnesses are easier on your pet, as the place little or no pressure on the throat, depending on the style.

You can find harnesses for dogs that distribute pressure over the chest, the shoulders, or even the rear end. Like dog collars, harnesses might be made of nylon, leather, suede, or sports mesh. Some are even lined with faux fur.  Continue reading

Going away but can’t take your dog with you?

Going on a vacation or business trip but don’t know where to leave your pup? no need to worry, your dog is in good hands. When friends and family are not available to look over your dog, Dog Hotels could be your next best option.

 

A pet hotel is dedicated to going beyond being just “pet friendly”. Here are 5 benefits you can expect from most pet hotels: Continue reading