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Dog Owners Warned Of Risks From Disease-Carrying Ticks

Disease-ridden ticks are on the rise in Ireland and Britain after the adoption of more relaxed European pet travel regulations and warmer winters, a leading parasite expert has warned. The multiplying and varied tick population is presenting a...

Study Reveals Dogs Bred On Puppy Farms More Aggressive

Animal scientists at Newcastle University, UK have released the results of what is the first UK study looking at how the early weeks of dog’s life spent in a puppy farm affects its temperament and behaviour as an adult. And their work suggests...

California Bill Would Allow Window Smashing To Save Dogs From Hot Cars

California lawmakers were set to propose a new law that would allow people who spot a dog left in a hot car to legally smash the window out to rescue it. Assembly Bill 797 would legally allow people to use means, such as smashing a window, to r...

Berlin Is Creating A 'Driver's Licence For Dogs'

Is the plan a bureaucratic nightmare or an overdue clean-up? The title of Berlin’s new “driver’s licence for dogs” admittedly sounds a bit misleading. The new permit, whose draft was approved Wednesday, doesn’t actually allow canines to get behi...

A Dog's Life: Men Dressing As Dogs?

IT'S a dog's life for roughly 10,000 tail-wagging men across the country - who like to dress up and be treated like CANINES in their spare time. "Human pups" squeeze themselves into bizarre latex suits for the hobby, which will leave most p...

Study Shows Diabetes In Cats And Dogs Up 900% In Last 5 Years

Britain's pampered pets are struggling with the effects of obesity, as figures show a massive increase in the number of dogs and cats being diagnosed with diabetes. In the last five years there has been a 900 per cent increase in diagnosed c...

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Facts About Fleas …

The world is host to over 2,000 species of flea, and they are a problem almost everywhere. Fleas affect dogs and cats, as well as wild animals such as foxes—and can be unpleasant for owners too. When a flea jumps onto your pet, it will start feedi...

Tips On Ticks ... A Threat That’s More Than Just Skin Deep

Ticks are blood-sucking, external parasites and are efficient hunters widely distributed in the countryside but can also be found in gardens and neighbourhood parks. They live in low vegetation and scrub and when they sense a passing animal or hum...

10 Funniest Dog Breeds in the World

Let’s face it — there are some very strange and weird-looking dogs out there. So, what are the funniest dog breeds? Here’s my own completely biased list of the Top 10. The Puli may well be the funniest-looking dog breed in the world. 1. Puli Lo...

Bothersome Barking - How to Stop Excessive Dog Barking

Mind-numbing, head-throbbing, teeth-on-edge excessive dog barking. Incessant barking affects not only you, but also your neighbors, and is a problem you need to get on top of FAST! Let's make no bones about it: a well-established barking habit is...

Dealing With Canine Aggression

Sometimes in life there are no easy answers. Unfortunately, dealing with an aggressive dog is one of those times. A Difficult Problem Canine aggression is a difficult (but not impossible) problem to correct, but it requires immense patience and ...

4 Dog Etiquette Tips

Most people just don't realize how important doggie etiquette can be. They just don't get the fact that as a dog owner they have certain things that they are responsible for about their dogs behavior. So let's talk about a few of those doggie d...

Dog Training Tips for the Holidays

Although dog training can take a back seat to other activities during the holidays, it's important not to let your pet become anxious or develop bad habits. While your family may enjoy a busy schedule, your dog prefers routine and predictabilit...