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Training an Akita

Training an Akita entails a lot of patience and hard work, but the pay-off can be great. Akitas can become possessive, territorial and even destructive when not properly trained. It is an intelligent breed of dog which is usually known to be docile and non-aggressive. These traits can be achieved through proper training, early lessons in socialization and a lot of mental stimulation. [...]

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs and Children

Those that have families with small children or are planning to start a family in the future that are considering adopting a dog should always be concerned as to whether the dog they have in mind will be suitable in a household with kids. Some breeds are certainly less suitable than others, but fanciers of Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs tend to agree that these dogs make wonderful companions for children and adults alike. However, just because a breed is known as being kid friendly doesn't mean that new owners won't have a little work cut out for them to make sure both dog and children play safely together. In this article, we'll take a look at Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs with children and what you can do to ensure that your dog and your children will be comfortable with each other. [...]

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs and Other Pets

If you're considering adopting an Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog, you may be concerned with how this breed gets on with other pets. Perhaps you already have a dog or a cat or are thinking of adopting more pets in the future. On the whole, Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs do well with other pets, but mostly under certain conditions. In this article, we'll take a look at how Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs fare with other pets in the home and what you can do to make sure that your new Alapaha as well as your other pets will all get along. [...]

Having a Pomeranian in the Family

Welcoming a Pomeranian into your home is something very exciting. The first thing you need to do when you bring your new Pomeranian home is to socialize it with your other existing pets, with your friends and with other people's pets. Most pets that already have an established social life will enjoy a newcomer as long as this newcomer is friendly and introduced properly. [...]

How to Train Your American Bulldog

An American bulldog can be a very obedient and loyal pet if you know how to train it properly. These dogs are pretty well known for their loyalty and have been raised previously as dogs that are supposed to protect property. [...]

Your American Bulldog and Your Home

The American Bulldog is leaner, taller and less wrinkled than the English bulldog. This breed of dog is so powerful that it is often entered in very physically demanding sports like weight-pulling or carting. The wonderful thing about the American Bulldog, though, is that all the brawn hides a soft spot. This dog is happy and outgoing. It likes to be in the company of friends: human companions, other dogs, and even other animals. [...]

Keeping A Single Hound Rather Than A Pack

All hounds are pack breeds and historically American Foxhounds and their relatives the English Foxhounds were only kept in packs of several dogs, often more than 10, that would eat, sleep, play and hunt together. [...]

Can An American Foxhound Live in the City?

American foxhounds are very loving, affectionate, energetic family dogs that get along well with children, strangers, and other canine pets but should not be trusted with animals, such as cats, unless you socialize and train them properly. [...]

American Foxhound Socialization With Non-Canine Pets

The American foxhound is bred to be a pack dog, hunting, socializing, and interacting with other dogs is part of its function as a scent hound. By these standards, socialization with other dogs is typically not an issue for this breed, except of course for some mild aggression to determine the pack hierarchy as well as during the breeding season. [...]

Training Issues of the American Eskimo

Every dog can have their training issues and the American Eskimo is no different. The Eskie is bright and well aware of its environment, noting any and all changes no matter how subtle. Many owners swear that the Eskie's level of awareness is somewhat eerie, having an almost precognitive energy. However, this is just a sign of their intelligence. [...]

The Australian Kelpie Mind and Personality

Delve into the mind of the Australian Kelpie and you will find intelligence and a real devotion to duty. The Kelpie is a very versatile and adaptable dog. They are alert and independent thinkers who will problem solve rapidly. [...]

Exercising your Australian Terrier - Keeping Your Australian Terrier

Regular exercise and play is very important for your Australian terrier because a conditioned dog is more alert, content, and happier. Physical activity and exercise keeps your dog in shape, he has more energy, sleeps better, and stays trim. [...]

Socializing Your Aussie

Getting an Australian terrier puppy is an exciting, happy time for you and your family. Everyone wants to hold, cuddle, and play with the newest family addition. Getting a dog is a big responsibility that includes making sure he is looked after properly and happy. The last thing you are probably thinking about is socializing and training your little Aussie. [...]

The Australian Cattle Dog and Your Other Pets

As with all dogs that are brought up with the animals around them, an Australian Cattle Dog raised with other household pets tends to do very well. They will never give up the tendency to herd or boss around their housemates, but rarely does it cause anything more than occasional aggravations. The breed has a strong tendency for establishing pack order but obedience training in the imprinting stages of puppyhood helps to keep aggression from being part of the equation. [...]

Training Issues of a 4000 Year Old Breed

Independence and a strong will are the common traits of a Basenji; however, they are not characteristics that can or even should be trained out of their personality. Being descendants of wild African dogs gives them unique qualities that are bred so deep there is no chance for changing them any more than there is chance for changing their eye color. These traits come from a long history of hunting and survival instinct. This does not mean there is no room for obedience training; however, those who assume they can simply dominate four thousand years worth of hardwiring may want to reconsider. [...]

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