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In honor of the Fourth of July – Independence day

In honor of the Fourth of July – Independence day

Robert Kennedy The United States was born in revolution and nurtured by struggle. Throughout our history, the American people have befriended and supported all those who seek independence and a better way of life. Robert Kennedy Brigham Young True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what’s right. Marsha Blackburn The American Dream is independence and being able to create that dream for yourself. Paul Ryan Our founders got it right when they wrote in the Declaration of Independence that our rights come from nature and nature’s God, not from government. Paul Gillmor The Declaration of Independence is a sacred part of American history.   Wynton Marsalis Many a […]

Stairs and puppies

Stairs and puppies Walking on stairs for puppies is not recommended for the proper development of the skeleton. The load on the use of stairs affects: bones, tendons, ligaments and muscles. This is particularly true for giant dog breeds. Puppies and stairs are not friends, stairs are unnatural too high is a burden for still soft, unshackled joints. Old stairs can pose a problem because of changes that occur on the joints and bones. In mature years, it is especially important to take care that the dog does not fit. Each kilo surplus loads loads of joints and spine, so walking along the stairs becomes more risky. It’s much more […]

What Is Stress?

What Is Stress?

What is stress? Stress is a state in which an organism reacts to external or internal stimuli (stressors), thereby directing energy to deal with dangerous or extreme situations. Stress is a normal reaction of an organism whose purpose is self-sustainment. But if the organism is too long or too often exposed to stress, we can define it as a set of physical, chemical or emotional stimuli from the environment that induce an inadequate adaptation in the individual, or cause a physiological tension that can contribute to the development of the disease. Stress is not subject only to man, but to all living beings, even plants – stress is a reaction […]

Penalty

Penalty

Penalty In order to be effective, three important penalty rules must be met: 1. Penalty must be applied every time a dog has unwanted behavior 2. The penalty must be instantaneous and executed within one to a maximum of two seconds from the beginning of the duration unwanted behavior in order to influence the change or cessation of the same behavior 3. An aversive must be strong enough for a dog to stop repeating unwanted behavior in the future, and yet not too powerful to not scare and hurt the dog. It is quite difficult to satisfy all three listed criteria. To achieve such a precise “timing” that will change the […]

Yorikokoro dog salon groomed a poodle to make it look like a sheep

Yorikokoro dog salon groomed a poodle to make it look like a sheep

A dog salon in Japan called Yorikokoro groomed a poodle to make it look extra fluffy. The dog looks more like a sheep now. It’s unclear exactly how Yorikokoro was able to achieve this look — sadly there are no videos that show the groomer’s process on their Instagram — but it’s pretty impressive. Here’s a closer look from all angles.Thankfully, the poofy cut doesn’t seem to be affecting the dog’s ability to run or enjoy life more on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yorikokoro/   share your knowledge inspirations and happinessTweetShare on Tumblr

Poodles and Children

Poodles and Children

The Poodle is known for being a wonderful companion for children. Not only is the breed loyal, the Poodle is also very intelligent and likes to engage in play. As with every breed, however, you should always teach your children how to approach and interact with the Poodle. Young children who are not accustomed to having a dog in the home could accidently hurt or threaten the Poodle, creating tension and causing problems in the household. Here are some tips to keep in mind to ensure that the interaction is as pleasant as you want it to be: Always supervise the interaction between your dog and your child. No Poodle, […]

5 Warning Signs That Your Dog Is Obese and Needs a Change

5 Warning Signs That Your Dog Is Obese and Needs a Change

source: http://www.dogster.com/lifestyle/pet-obesity-awareness-day-fat-dog-health-overweight-weight-loss-warning-signs his Pet Obesity Awareness Day, take an honest look at your dog — does he need a new workout routine or smaller food portions? In one of my favorite television shows, the veterinary drama All Creatures Great and Small (1978-1980), Mrs. Pumphrey’s treasured Pekingese, Tricki-Woo, seemed to need a house call at least once each episode. The range of colorfully named maladies that Tricki-Woo suffered from — “Flop Bott,” “Pricky Paw,” and “Cracker Dog” among them — were usually traced back to one overriding factor. The Pekingese was obese, and Mrs. Pumphrey refused to follow the vet’s orders and alter the dog’s diet or stick to a regular exercise regimen. Tricki-Woo’s frequent medical problems […]