• American Pit Bull Terrier

    American Pit Bull Terrier

    the American kennel club have a breeding standard. Although historically there are two varieties of this dog the white and the colored. They have been regarded as different dogs since 1936, and the American bull terrier is now a white dog. The white breed did become fashionable about 1860 when it was first bred. It was actually bred as a...

     
  • Are You Ready to Own a Dog?

    Are You Ready to Own a Dog?

    If you’ve got children in your house, you’ve no doubt heard the familiar sing-song question, “Can we please get a puppy?” And if you’re like most parents you probably replied with a firm, “Well who do you think is going to take care of that puppy?” It’s a fair question that’s definitely worth unpacking. After all, pet ownership is a...

     
  • Stuff You Need for Your New Puppy

    Stuff You Need for Your New Puppy

    Before you bring your puppy home, there are some things you will need to do first to make sure your house is a puppy safe environment. Be sure you have all the things you will need so you won’t have to go to the store and leave your puppy home alone and unattended. In the beginning, puppies need someone around...

     
  • Potty Training Your New Puppy

    Potty Training Your New Puppy

    Potty training is the most important thing for your new puppy to learn, and the sooner the better. There are two ways to potty train your dog; “passive” training and “crate” training. You will have to decide which method fits your personality and lifestyle. For dog guardians who live in apartments, I recommend the “crate” training method, described below. The...

     
  • Feeding Your New Puppy

    Feeding Your New Puppy

    While your dog is a puppy, free feeding is the best thing to do. Free feeding is when you leave a constant supply of food for your dog so he can eat whenever he wants. You might be able to do this throughout his adult life too, it depends on him. Some dogs will eat all of the food in...

     
  • Chew Training Your New Puppy

    Chew Training Your New Puppy

    Chewing is something all puppies need to do, some more than others. Teaching him to chew on things you want him to chew on is an important part of learning to live together with your new dog. I remember coming home from work one day and finding a mirage of white fluff all over the living room floor. My puppy...

     
  • Dog Park Etiquette

    Dog Park Etiquette

    Owning a dog brings on new responsibilities. You need to worry about where he relieves himself, where he is at all times, and most important, ensure that he does not bite anyone. It is important to know the laws in your area, and make sure you follow them. Leash laws are pretty much everywhere, mainly because dogs are large enough...

     
  • Adding a New Dog to the Family

    Adding a New Dog to the Family

    Coming home with a new dog is fun and exciting, but you need to keep a few things in mind. If you have kids, other animals such as cats or rabbits, and other dogs, the dynamics of your pet world will change. Any new pet addition to a house that already has pets will cause a shift in the “pecking...

     
  • Housetraining Your Puppy

    Housetraining Your Puppy

    Many people are afraid of that moment when they realize there is responsibility attached to having a puppy. The moment when they realize they are going to have to put a lot of time and effort into housetraining this puppy. It can be frustrating if you don’t have a game plan moving forward. Luckily, we put together this list

     
  • Puppy Care

    Puppy Care

    You can compare first getting a puppy to that of when you are thinking of having a child. People say that is exaggerating, but it is a lot of responsibility that you are going to have to be prepared for to provide a good home for the puppy. You will need a variety of things, ranging from toys and food,...