Obesity and Lack of Appetite in Dogs

Obesity and Lack of Appetite in Dogs By Adam Conrad, Shihtzuexpert.com One of the biggest indicators of your dog’s health is his or her relationship to food. If your pup eats too much and exercises too little, the resulting weight gain will cause them to become obese. On the other hand, some dogs struggle to work up the appetite to keep themselves at a healthy weight. These dogs can lose weight...
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To Dress Or Not To Dress

…that is the question! Before answering this question, you must first decide the definition of dressing up your dog. Is it putting on a harness, a jumper or a coat on a cold day, a cooling jacket on a hot day, adding a bandanna for a bit of style, blinging up their collar with diamanté or donning a fancy dress costume. “COSTUMES – NOOOOO, CRUELTY” I hear all the haters...
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50 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Dogs have been companions to human beings for most of humans’ recorded history. Whether used for work – guarding, mostly – or simply as companions dogs feature in the ancient stories of many human cultures. Today, dogs are more popular than ever and the number of breeds has increased significantly. Valued attributes in dog breeds include: looks, ease of training, suitability for...
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All You Need to Know About Pets Improving Your Health

Having a pet is more than just having someone to come home to. This is another member of your family, who will love you unconditionally. It doesn’t really matter what type of animal you keep as a pet, you have someone who relies on you and just wants the best bond with you. Read...
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Bulldog finds a comfy spot

This is our Winnie our Bulldog getting comfy on Balto our Malamute when travelling in the van together.
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Cat tries to catch dogs tail

The evil Bonnie trying to catch Jenny’s tail. Jenny oblivious!!
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Just pigs

Just found this video. Our adorable pigs!
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Thinking of getting a malamute?

History The Alaskan Malamute is often mistaken for a Husky, but they are larger than most of the other “Spitz” type dogs which includes the Husky. Malamutes are heavy, well-boned dogs that were originally bred by the Mahlemuts, an Inuit tribe to pull heavy sledges through the snow in some of the harshest conditions of the Arctic of western Alaska to help their masters track down food....
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Balto

We are the proud owners of 2 Alaskan Malamutes (Balto & Teyah), 2 Bulldogs (Winnie & Ruby), a Siberian Husky (Nanuq), a Labrador (Jenny) and a Retriever x Labrador (Friday). Balto’s story We had Balto from the Alaskan Malamute Rescue Centre aged 18 months in February 2010. Following the obligatory home checks, we arranged to meet Balto (formerly known as Dylan) at Newport Beach,...
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12 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Got My First Guinea Fowl

Is that a turkey? Well, no. It’s a guinea fowl. That is what many people ask when they first pull into a homestead to see these birds shuffling around. We took the plunge into guinea fowl about a year ago, and boy was it an eye opening experience. Don’t get me wrong, I have grown to love our guineas very much, but it has taken some serious getting used to. This is why I wanted to share with...
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