As if being affectionate, lively, playful and well-mannered is not enough to love this breed, the gorgeous coat the Maltese is blessed with is just icing on the cake. Although you can have your four-legged friend professionally groomed, there are quite a few fun hairstyles you can do right at home.
Everybody loves spring! After being cooped up in the winter months, dogs cannot wait to get outside to smell the balmy air, let the sun kiss their fur, and see all the new life that is emerging. Unfortunately, dogs can suffer more problems in the spring as a direct result of being outdoors.
The Labrador Retriever is not constantly voted America’s most popular breed for no reason. This family-friendly, intelligent, energetic, cuddly breed is a pleasure to be around, regardless of age. Whoever first thought of the catchphrase “Man’s best friend” must have had a Labrador Retriever in his life! This fun and goofy breed will keep you entertained, and they are relatively simple to train dogs, which is just the icing on the cake.
Few animals elicit more adoration than puppies and miniature dogs, but a dark side exists in today’s designer dogs, the cross breeding of two purebred dogs, where health problems, shortened life spans, and vulnerability to disease may impact the family pet.
Great canine family members are trained in the difference between protection and aggression. Dog owners are wise to teach the dog to control overreactions to people who are unfamiliar in the park, on the sidewalk or in the family home. Rushing the fence with teeth bare while growling ferociously is unacceptable behavior for the dog.