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Your Commitment To A Dog

Deciding to bring home a dog or a puppy is a big step in most individual's lives, and is not one that should be made on the spur of the moment. A dog is a living animal, that has both physical and emotional needs, just the same as any other type of pet. Dogs, through selective breeding, have become excellent companions, ideal for families, individuals and even for homes with small children. Understanding the complete commitment to having a dog as a pet will help you in deciding exactly what type of dog you will need, or even if a dog is the best type of pet for you and your family. There are four main areas to consider when deciding if you are prepared to make the necessary commitment to owning a dog. These areas include the emotional commitment you must make, the environmental space and areas you must provide, the training and socialization activities necessary to own a well behaved and well adjusted dog, as well as the dog experience you may or may not have. In order to understand the various aspects of these commitments, it is important to consider them one at a time. [...]

Affenpinschers in Agility Competition

Have you ever considered the idea of entering your Affenpinscher in competition, but the idea of having a "perfect" pet or having impeccable grooming techniques makes the idea overwhelming? Why not try agility competition? This sport is a great option for energetic Affenpinschers and is a great way for owners and their pets to exercise together and have fun while they're at it! In this article, we'll take a look at what agility competition is and why it might be a good idea for you and your Affenpinscher. [...]

Affenpinschers and Obedience Competition

If you're looking for a fun, interactive way to exercise and compete with your Affenpinscher, obedience competition might be something for you to look into. For a long time, it was thought that Affenpinschers were not suitable for obedience competition because of their trademark stubbornness, but Affenpinschers are entering more and more in obedience and finding some success. [...]

Keeping Your Afghan Hound Healthy

Afghan hounds are one of the most regal and elegant breeds of dog and as such, they require quite a bit of care. Keeping your dog well fed, groomed and exercised can be time consuming but the result will be well worth the effort. [...]

Afghan Hounds - High Maintenance Dogs?

The appearance and attitude of the Afghan hound can easily lead you to believe that they are very high maintenance dogs. Their long, shiny coats and the aloof manner in which they carry themselves can be almost intimidating to some. Before you make the decision to add an Afghan hound to your family you should consider the amount of work that will be involved. [...]

Introducing a New Pet to Your Afghan Hound

If you are the owner of an Afghan hound adding a new pet to your family will have to be carefully considered. Not all animals are well suited to share a home with this breed of dog, particularly animals that are much smaller than he is. Before you bring home that furry new bundle of joy, there are some things you need to think about. [...]

Tips for Exercising the Afghan Hound

Afghan hounds are not content to doze in the sun. They do like to lounge around occasionally, but if you want your dog to stay happy and healthy it's vitally important that you provide ample opportunity for exercise. These dogs were bred to be hunters and while they don't have to use this ability now, the instinct remains. [...]

The Airedale Terrier As a Show Dog

In addition to its other roles of working dog, playmate, hunting dog and watchdog, the Airedale Terrier also makes a great show dog. They have come a long way since the days when they were bred just to hunt otters. [...]

Airedale Terriers and Aggression

The Airedale Terrier is a very devoted and loving dog, and they make wonderful hunting dogs as well as great lasting pets and companions for the entire family. They do, however, require a lot of attention and exercise to wear off all the pent up energy they always seem to possess. This is not a dog you can bring home, feed once a day and leave to his own devices. [...]

Life with an Airedale Terrier

When people make the decision to get a dog, they often have different reasons for doing so. Some want a watchdog while others want a companion waiting for them at the end of the day. Then there are those that want a show dog for competition. There are many reasons why you may want a dog. Your reasons for getting a dog should help you decide what kind of dog you want to get. Each dog is different and has different needs to make them healthy happy animals and pets. This is definitely the case with the Airedale Terrier. [...]

Get your Wheaten out of the house

The Soft-Coated Wheaten Terriers is a lively and happy breed of dog. They love to romp and play, so they need space in which to do it.While Wheatens can be kept in a house or apartment, it is vital that you get your pet outside regularly for exercise. Just remember that your pet must always be either on a leash or in an enclosed area, because they are known for running off due to their infinite curiosity. [...]

The Making of a Champion Akita

Everyone is saying that your pet Akita could win any dog show competition just by the way it looks, and you are thinking, "Well, why not?" [...]

Proper Exercise for a Sheltie

Shelties are an extremely active breed and require a fair amount of exercise to be happy and healthy. They're also very much "people dogs", so they will get the most joy out of exercise with their owners. Without the appropriate amount of exercise, your sheltie may become extremely rambunctious in the house and may even become destructive or begin digging your yard. But, just a little time spent attending to their need for physical activity is all it takes to ensure that your sheltie is in his best condition. [...]

The Active Pomeranian

One active dog that you can easily handle is the Pomeranian breed. If you are looking for an active dog that you can enjoy playing with, there are so many breeds you can choose from. However, if you choose large sized breeds, playing with them may not be so easy because they can sometimes be too tough to handle. Imagine playing, jumping around, and running with a Great Dane. Instead of you taking the Great Dane out for a walk, you may end up struggling to keep your direction with this 85-pound dog dragging you here and there. [...]

Caring For Your American Bulldog

Taking care of an American bulldog is no easy feat, but then again, taking care of any living thing is no easy feat. An American bulldog is a very hardy breed of dog that can be a very gracious and loyal pet if taken care of properly and carefully. Included in your duties as an American bulldog owner is the necessary vaccinations your dog should have, feeding it, grooming it, and training it. These responsibilities are yours from the moment you get yourself the dog, and how you go about taking care of your bulldog translates to how happy and healthy your pet will be. [...]

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