Pleased to Meet You: Managing Successful Dog Introductions

Dog Introductions

Dog to dog introductions needn’t be stressful for you or your dog. The key to reducing aggression is to understand social behavior in dogs. Ensure that dog-meet-dog doesn’t become dog-eat-dog by following these simple rules of dog etiquette when conducting dog introductions.

Removing Dew Claws: A Vet’s Process – Step by Step

Removing dew claws is considered cruel and barbaric by some, and a necessary evil by others. Dog dew claws are often removed for cosmetic reasons, but very often it is to avoid painful injury in the long run. Lets take a look at the pros and cons of dew claw removal, and what dew claw surgery involves.

The Australian Shepherd Dog: Information & Facts

Australian shepherds are very popular, and it is not very surprising. They are extremely intelligent, and are very handsome dogs, coming in a wide variety of striking colors, including black, red, blue merle, and red merle, often with unusual eye coloring that makes them rather unique. They are medium sized dogs, with males typically measuring between 20-23 inches and weighing 50-65 pounds, and females measuring between 18-21 inches and weighing 40-55 pounds. But are Australian shepherds good dogs to own, and will they suit your family situation and lifestyle?