Author: Danielle

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Dog Ownership Tips

10 Dog Training Youtube Channels You Must Watch

Below I’ve compiled a list of 10 Youtube Channels that are centered around dog training and everything else that might be of interest to dog owners and those who want to become dog owners. The topics range from classic socialization/puppy issues to fearful or aggressive behavior and everything in between like fun stuff to do […]

Oldest Age a Dog Can Have Puppies
Dog Health + Care

What Is the Oldest Age a Dog Can Have Puppies?

Whether you’re a responsible breeder facing the question of when to retire your dogs or you’re looking for a puppy – it’s important to check the ages of the potential sire and especially the dam. There are many factors that need to be taken into account when determining whether a dog is up for breeding, […]

Maltese Lifespan Facts You Should Know
Dog Breeds

Maltese Lifespan Facts You Should Know

The Maltese is a toy dog breed that allegedly originated from the island of Malta. Despite the name similarity, Maltese were probably bred from spitz-type dogs in south-central Europe to create a new lapdog that was especially favored by children. Their breeding purpose was to love and be loved which makes them a great family […]

The Controversy Around the Blue-Eyed Pitbull
Dog Breeds

The Controversy Around the Blue-Eyed Pitbull

Crystal blue eyes in dogs are beautiful to look at. Especially puppies with blue eyes tend to get adopted easier than their dark-eyed littermates. But is it even normal for puppies or adult dogs to have blue eyes? You may have heard that blue-eyed Pitbulls are considered undesirable and despite their looks, there is definitely […]

Is Sweet Potato Skin Harmful to Dogs
Dog Food

Is Sweet Potato Skin Harmful to Dogs?

The sweet-tasting potato is a superfood that originated in Central America about 5000 years ago. You may have noticed that sweet potatoes are also a common ingredient in dog food to add extra fiber to a well-balanced diet. In humans, the sweet potato promotes gut health, a strong immune system and it helps improve your […]

How I Use Coconut Oil to Prevent Fleas and Ticks
Dog Health + Care

How I Use Coconut Oil to Prevent Fleas and Ticks

Keeping your dog healthy and happy at all times should be a priority. But when the days get warmer and brighter during spring and summer, ticks and fleas start to lurk around every corner. These bugs are not only nasty but they also carry fatal diseases like Lyme disease or FAD (flea allergy dermatitis). If […]

Dog Sitting Positions and What They Mean
Dog Health + Care

7 Dog Sitting Positions and What They Mean

We all know it and have seen it multiple times: the dog sit. Every dog of any breed and age performs it and it’s seemingly the only command that comes naturally to a canine. The pup is sitting upright with his knees flat to his sides and the feet are nicely tucked underneath. But sometimes […]

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Dog Health + Care

Everything You Need to Know About Pink Dog Noses

The black cute nose is a loved canine feature and it’s the most common color you will see. But just like different coat colors, your dog can have different nasal tones. There are five main nose variations: black, liver (pink), blue, dudley and butterfly. Genes directly affect the coloring of a dog’s nose but also […]

Facts You Didn't Know About Doxen Dachshunds
Dog Breeds

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Doxen (Dachshunds)

The Dachshund also called Doxin Dog or short Doxen/Doxie is known for its famous short legs and long body. They were originally bred in Germany 300 years ago to hunt badgers which gave them their unique name: Dachs = badger + Hund = hound/dog ⇨ Dachshund means “badger dog”. But they were not always referred […]

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Dog Health + Care

Can You Cut or Trim Your Dog’s Whiskers?

Depending on your dog’s breed and coat type, grooming might be a weekly topic including brushing, combing and trimming nails or fur. But what about the prominent wiry hairs that surround your dog’s face? Vibrissae (whiskers) typically grow around the muzzle, the cheeks, the chin and on both corners of the eyebrows. They are thicker […]