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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

Feeding a Poodle

Feeding a Poodle

Overview Offering the proper food to your Poodle is one of the most important elements to keep your Poodle healthy, happy and to live as long as possible. Everything that your puppy (and then dog) ingests will directly impact his health. Some owners make the huge mistake of simply picking up a bag of commercial dog food while food shopping, without giving it much thought. There are many elements to understand and then consider: How often should you offer meals? How much should you feed your Poodle? What should you be offering to your amazing canine family member? All of these topics and more will be discussed. New Puppies – […]

Why Dog Brushing Is Important For Standard Poodles

Why Dog Brushing Is Important For Standard Poodles

Why Dog Brushing Is Important For Standard Poodles There are several key reasons why dog brushing is important. Not only to keep your poodle well groomed but also to keep him healthy. 1. Dog brushing removes loose hair and mats Because your poodle has curly hair, loose hair gets trapped in his coat. That causes matting. Brushing your dog every 2 to 3 days removes dead hair and keeps his coat tangle free. If the hair is not brushed routinely, mats will get larger and tighter, until eventually they can no longer be brushed out. They’ll need to be cut out instead (using a dematting tool or scissors). In severe cases of neglect, the poodle’s […]

Dog Diseases

Dog Diseases

What are the 5 top dog conditions pet parents should be aware of? 1. Obesity According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), the 2014 National Pet Obesity Prevalence Survey discovered more than 50% of dogs in the U.S. are overweight. When your dog is overweight he is at risk for several other concerns such as: Decreased life expectancy Arthritis Diabetes High blood pressure Cancer Heart and lung conditions Anesthesia risks Skin diseases Sure, wrinkles are cute but only in the right places. If you think Spike is pushing the pounds, a trip the veterinarian might be in order. For 5 must ask questions to ask your vet about obesity, […]