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Showing Your Sheltie

Purebred shelties make excellent show dogs. They are intelligent and beautiful and usually enjoy the experience of being in the show ring. If you're interested in turning your sheltie into a show dog, here are some tips to get you started.Your dog must be registered - In order to compete in AKC competition, your dog must be registered with the AKC. Both his sire and his dam must be registered and his litter must be registered. It is your breeder's responsibility to register the litter; you will need to register your own puppy. [...]

Scottish Terrier Grooming Concerns

The Scottish Terrier is a breed that is well-known the world over for his distinct coat, stout silhouette and unique appearance. As such, it's of great importance with this breed in particular to keep your Scottish Terrier well-groomed. [...]

Grooming and Coat Care for the Pomeranian

Grooming a Pomeranian can be somewhat demanding as it requires regular attention. Basically, the tools that you need to keep it clean and attractive are slicker/pin brush, medium-tooth metal comb, scissors and cotton buds. You can give treats and play with your Pomeranian while grooming it so that it will enjoy the activity. [...]

American Bulldog Grooming Tips

The American Bulldog is a breed of dog that has a rather short and harsh coat which makes it rather easy to groom. This kind of a dog breed is not much of a shedder, shedding hair only at an average rate. Grooming your American bulldog can be a pretty easy task and following a few tips in grooming them can make it a whole lot easier. [...]

The Pekingese and Grooming

The Pekingese is a small breed dog that many people think don't need a lot of grooming because they are kept indoors. They need the same grooming as any other dog. Their hair gets matted and tangled very easily if it is not brushed daily. They should not be shampooed too often, but can be dry shampooed on a regular basis. The more often you brush their hair, the less they will need to see a professional groomer for grooming. With regular grooming, they only need to see a groomer every three months or more. [...]

Why Choose an American Bulldog for a Pet?

When people consider getting a dog as a pet, they often decide on the kind of breed they want based on a few factors that have to do with what they want a pet to be like. [...]

Newfoundlands and "Fur Spinning"

Tragically, there exists a cruel industry where fur is made into fabrics at the expense of the lives of several different types of animals. Boycotts and rallies help to raise awareness of this awful business as well as force it to scale back dramatically. Furthermore, there are safe, kind alternatives to incorporating fur into clothing that does not require the killing of innocent animals. The Newfoundland dog is just one example of a source of fur used in a quirky activity called "fur spinning". [...]

Does a Foxhound Make A Good Family Pet?

When thinking about getting a puppy or dog, there are several things to consider. You should select a breed that fits into your family's lifestyle. [...]

Newfoundlands and Infrequent Bathing

The Newfoundland is a breed that carries a thick, bristly topcoat as well as a similarly coarse undercoat. Both coats are highly water-resistant due to the dog's genetics. A Newfoundland will shed his undercoat two times yearly while shedding the top coat regularly during a year. There is natural oil sheen on this particular breed's fur that helps protect his sensitive skin from extreme changes in the weather. [...]

Coat Care for the American Eskimo

As a breed that sheds regularly, taking care of the American Eskimo's coat is a subject of great importance. An Eskie that is allowed to go without grooming can not only end up with mats but stomach upset and blockages from swallowing too much of its own hair. [...]

Grooming the Australian Kelpie

Grooming your Australian Kelpie is fairly simple as their coats are relatively short and need little maintenance. However, there are a few things you can do to keep your Kelpie in tip top condition! [...]

Ear Cropping, Tail Docking and the Miniature Pinscher

The issue of cropping ears and docking tails has become a focal point for many dog breeders and owners. Back in the days when dogs were largely used for work and herding purposes, docking tails and cropping ears was a matter of safety. Now, with dogs taking on more of a companion role, the practice is mostly considered cosmetic. [...]

Grooming Tricks and Techniques

The Australian terrier is an adorable little dog with a weather resistant, double coat that does not require clipping and sheds no or very little hair. The straight, harsh, shaggy hair of the outer coat is long while the undercoat is very soft. When it comes to grooming, the Australian terrier's coat is easy to look. [...]

Showing Your Australian Terrier

If you own an Australian terrier and are interested in showing him, your dog must meet many personality and show standards. Many reputable breeders and handlers are happy to help you by evaluating your pet to find out if he has the standards necessary for show possibilities. There are also books and information available from dog breeders, the library, on the internet, and from Australian terrier clubs. To show your Australian terrier, he must meet the American Kennel Club breed standard. [...]

Miniature Schnauzers, Docked or Undocked Ears

Miniature Schnauzers have cute little ears and many owners aren't concerned if they are cropped or uncropped. In the United States, they are cropped with the purpose, besides appearance, to make them stand upright. [...]

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