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How Many Basenjis is Too Many?

The Basenji is a dog with a reputation for having a catlike demeanor. Considering a cat has a strong lean towards autonomy and many expect dogs to be somewhat the opposite, it can leave one wondering how the two balance out. Many take on the Basenji assuming that their new pet will make the necessary adjustments to their new living arrangement. The best type of home and owner for a Basenji is one that can keep all expectations to a minimum and consistently enforce boundaries from the start. [...]

Belgian Tervuren behavior with other people

As long as you're adopting your Belgian Tervuren from a reliable source, you can safely expect a socially healthy dog that will give you just as much love back as you put into him or her. The breed, however, does have a few relatively harmless quirks when it comes to other people, and as always, you need to consider if your home and lifestyle are right for the dog. These Tervuren's social quirks are relatively benign, but they still warrant consideration. [...]

Belgian Tervuren's Relations with other pets

There is quite a lot to consider when choosing a breed of dog to keep as a pet. To anyone who already has pets, one of the first and most important questions one should have answered is, of course, how does this breed of dog usually get along with other animals? Is he territorial? Friendly? Anti-social? Some pets are downright incompatible with one another and may try to keep a safe distance to avoid conflict, while some may even become hostile or violent. Obviously, this is not what any true dog lover wants. [...]

Understanding The Temperament Of The Black Russian Terrier

Don't be fooled by the Black Russian Terrier's origins. This impressive dog, originally bred by the Soviet Union's stoic Red Army, is as comfortable frolicking in the water or snow as it is playing the role of a sentry. [...]

Socializing The Black Russian Terrier

Dogs are social animals, having learned this behavior as pack animals in the wilds. They gravitate toward and respect strong leadership, while they take advantage of weakness. The Black Russian Terrier loves to be around people. Bred to be military guards, this breed is fiercely loyal to its owners. This can be both a benefit and a detriment to the Black Russian Terrier and to the family who wishes to own one as a pet. [...]

Border Terriers with Other Pets and Children

If you are considering adopting a Border Terrier, you may be concerned about how easily he will integrate with your family, whether you have children or already have other pets. Generally speaking, Border Terriers get along well with other dogs and with children, but this is mostly when the dog has been well trained. In this article, we'll take a closer look at Border Terriers that live with other pets and children, and what you can do to ensure that your Border Terrier will integrate well in these situations. [...]

The Bouvier des Flandres and its Temperament

Every dog has his or her own temperament. Part of it is in their genetics, but a large part of it is in the training the dog receives from the time they are young puppies. The Bouvier des Flandres is a dog with a great temperament, but they can be dominant in their household or they can be calm, submissive, and gentle. The training they receive from a young age will help to steer them in the right direction towards becoming the perfect family dog. [...]

Bouvier des Flandres : Is This The Dog You Want?

The Bouvier des Flandres is a very attractive dog with many wonderful qualities. In addition to being loyal, intelligent, and good-natured, they have an excellent reputation as a working dog that has served many people in need. While these qualities make the Bouvier des Flandres sound like the perfect dog, he may not be the perfect dog for you. [...]

Bullmastiffs and Temperament

The Bullmastiff is a dog that can be described in many ways, especially when describing their temperament. They are a very good-natured dog that loves being around people. They do tend to be stubborn and willful, which is why they need an owner that is capable of being firm. Believe it or not, not every owner has that ability. Some owners love their dog to a fault and are incapable of being firm, which is only harming the dog in the end. A well-disciplined dog is a happy dog. The Bullmastiff is one such dog that needs to be well disciplined. [...]

Concerns About Getting a Bullmastiff

The Bullmastiff is a large breed of dog that makes a wonderful pet. Most owners claim they have never had such a wonderful dog and would never own anything but another Bullmastiff for the rest of their lives. As with all dogs, however, there are certain concerns prospective dog owners should take into consideration before going ahead and purchasing a Bullmastiff. [...]

Bull Terrier Boot Camp: How to Train Your Bull Terrier

Bull Terriers are ideal pets, even if they are not meant for a first-time dog-owner. Being full of energy and playfulness, it is imperative that it be trained to live with people and other household pets. Neglecting to train your Bull Terrier, or any dog for that matter, will give you many headaches, especially as the puppy grows and becomes more difficult to manage in terms of size. Here are some of the basics you need to know to train your Bull Terrier effectively. [...]

Socializing A Dogue de Bordeaux Is Important

Many people do not understand the importance of socializing the Dogue de Bordeaux. The breed alone should call for more understanding about the need to introduce the dog breed to people and other animals. If you are interested in owning the Dogue de Bordeaux, you need to have an understanding about how the breed lives and strives. If you fail to start training your puppy early enough, the puppy can grow up to have social anxiety, which can result in aggressive behavior. This alone can be devastating if the dog attacks small children or other animals. Training your Dogue is vital to learning how to socialize and exist with other people or animals. [...]

The Akbash and Other Pets

The Akbash dog breed is an independent breed and often can be aggressive with strange people or threatening animals. As this is the way the breed was developed so it could effectively protect livestock, these behaviors should not come as a surprise to the owner. However, what might come as a shock is that the Akbash can easily accept and bond with other animals or the owner's other pets, especially when the dog is introduced as a puppy. [...]

The Japanese Chin and Socialization Issues

The Japanese Chin is a very lovable little pet, used by many as a lap dog and companion. They love spending time with their owners and tend to be one-man dogs almost. They make a nice little family pet, but they do need socialization with the outside world. They need socialization with other people as well as other dogs or animals they may be forced to live with in the home. Although the Japanese Chin is very loving and loyal to their owner, they often mistrust new people and strangers. [...]

Socializing The English Cocker Spaniel To Children And Other Animals

The breeder needs to start the puppy off with socialization training and you as the owner need to continue the training. Without the proper socializing skills, the puppy can become shy and this type of behavior can result in aggression. Any dog no matter what the breed is can be prone to aggression if they are shy or afraid of something. This type of behavior can start as early as two to three weeks of age. Puppies should be a part of the family and children need to learn how to behave around the puppies and what they can and cannot do. [...]

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