German Shepherds have a long standing history as guard dogs, trained to serve, protect and intimidate. They’ve been cast in action films and awarded medals of honor so is it really any wonder why we would want one for ourselves? If you’re left unconvinced about the range of benefits that come with adopting a German
While we often think of our dogs as family members, treating them as such at mealtimes can do more harm to them than merely spoiling them by spicing up their dinners. Here’s a look at the twelve most dangerous “human” foods that could kill your dog, what’s in them, and what it can do to
Main Difference – Yorkie vs Silky Terrier Terriers are beautiful breeds that first originated in the United Kingdom and now have become one of the most popular dog breeds in many countries. They were originally bred to get rid of rats and other pests from barns, shops, and kitchens. These breeds are mainly used as pets
If you are in the market for a Yorkie, it won’t take you long to discover that the Yorkshire Terrier is an expensive breed: reputable breeders can charge anywhere from $800 to $10,000 for each pup. And because Yorkies belong to the ‘toy group’, the female typically only whelps 1-4 puppies at a time (which
The thought of our Yorkies silently suffering from a easily preventable disease is absolutely heartbreaking. Yet studies show that as many as 85% of dogs over the age of 3 years old are suffering from a disease that is not only extremely painful, but outright deadly. What condition are we talking about? Periodontal disease. Unfortunately periodontal disease is more
A ban on pit bull type dogs in Montreal may soon be extended to the entire Canadian province of Quebec. The proposed law aims to protect the public from dangerous dogs, according to the province’s public safety minister, Martin Coiteux — despite massive public outcry and experts claiming it only victimizes dogs and their families.
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Superfoods are foods that are naturally nutrient-rich and therefore are especially beneficial for your dog’s health. But what exactly are superfoods for dogs? Dr. Ernie Ward, member of Petplan Veterinary Advisory Board gave us the following 12 superfoods for your dog. As with any nutritional change, talk your vet before adding these foods into your