All About Dogs

All About Dogs

What Sheds Less: Short Hair or Long-Haired Dogs?


In most cases, short haired dogs are known for shedding their hair more than long haired ones. This is usually due to most short haired dogs having no winter coats. Also, the hair of most dog breeds with short hair is continuously growing which makes their hair growth life cycles move much faster. However, it

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Why Do Dogs Kick Their Leg When You Pat Them?


Dogs have their own ways of reacting to the various methods of petting that their owners use on them. Some people may not have noticed, but when you scratch or rub the belly of a dog, it starts kicking its hind legs. For some people, they may think that the dog is just being playful,

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Kennel Clubs


Kennel Club Definition A kennel club (known as a kennel council or canine council in some countries) is an organisation for canine affairs that concerns itself with the breeding, showing and promotion of multiple breeds of dog. All-encompassing kennel clubs are also known as all-breed clubs, although "all" means only those breeds that they have decided

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Buying a Dog or Puppy Online


With the dawning of the aged of the internet, the buying of anything online continues to become more and more popular. Puppies and dogs for sale are no exception, with breeders now able to offer their puppies for sale from across town, the other side of the state, across the country – even the world.

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Looking after Your Dog – What to Expect


Owning a dog can be the most rewarding and exciting experience a family can have. These dogs can quickly become a trusted member of the family and will give back more unexpected love and affection than you could ever imagine. They will develop into a good friend to all the family members and can have

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Losing Weight With Your Dog


My Dog Says, “You Want Me To Do What?” Dogs are empathic creatures, aren't they? They know when we are sad. They get excited when we are excited. When we're ready to take a nap, they're ready to curl up beside us and do the same. Folk wisdom has long claimed that dogs resemble their

Losing Weight With Your Dog2019-05-19T12:51:44+00:00

Understanding Over-excitability and Inhibition Behavior in Dogs


Most dogs suffer form some form of over-excitability and inhibition behavior at some time in their lives. It could be due to a number of different factors including: Stress Strangers Other dogs/animals Sudden movements or loud noises Social Isolation All of the above can cause a dog to become over excited and they can be

Understanding Over-excitability and Inhibition Behavior in Dogs2019-05-19T12:51:43+00:00

Training your dog to give up a bone


It can be a daunting job teaching your dog to drop their favourite bone or toy after they have fetched it. Sometimes your dog may even be aggressive about not letting go of their favourite bone. It is important to teach your dog that they need to give all food, bones, and toys back to

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Pure Bred…. or Cross Breed?


Cross Breed or Pure Breed? Possibly the hottest argument you'll ever hear between dog owners, is the one between the owner of a pure bred champion, with papers showing an impressive lineage, and the owner of a mutt, who reckons his dog is, well...better than any purebred. Well, what are the pros and cons? (1)

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Choosing a Dog Breeder


What's important when Choosing a Dog Breeder. (1) Registration with a Kennel Club. Only breeders registered with one of the relevant Kennel Club's in the your country, can provide a certificate of registration, showing the lineage of your dog and proof that it is indeed a dog with a pedigree. If your breeder can not

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United Kennel Club


The United Kennel Club (UKC) is the second oldest all-breed registry of purebred dogs in the USA and the second largest in the world. The club records around 250,000 registrations annually. (Compare this with the American Kennel Club which registered just over 900,000 dogs in 2003.) The UKC was founded by Chauncey Z. Bennett in

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The Kennel Club (UK)


The Kennel Club ("KC") in the United Kingdom is a kennel club based in London. It is the oldest all-breed kennel club in the world and one of the most prestigious. It is the largest in the United Kingdom. It was the first official registry of purebred dogs in the world, and its annual registrations

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Canadian Kennel Club


The Canadian Kennel Club (or C.K.C.) is the main registry body for purebred dogs in Canada. The C.K.C. also promotes events such as conformation shows and obedience trials for purebred dogs and confers championship and other titles in conformation, obedience and similar competitions. The Canadian Kennel Club is a , member based, not for profit

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Dog Training & Behaviour


Training your dog is an important step in helping them integrate with your family as well as providing them a more rewarding life in your home. Depending on the breed of dog you have, this dog training can take several forms that all aim to model their behavior to better match your needs and lifestyle.

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Being a Responsible Dog Owner


Dog owners are not only responsible for our dogs, but also our families and the communities we live in. It is not difficult to behave in a sensible manner, keeping a dog on its lead to prevent road traffic accidents and neutering our pets to avoid unwanted pregnancies and theproblems that accompany both male and

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Dog Body Language


It is very important for dog owners to try to evaluate what their pet is trying to tell them. It is also important to be able to “read” the body language of a strange dog that you may happen upon, or that might wander into your yard. Many owners that have had dogs for awhile

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Dog Shows


This page is based on Australian Dog Shows Conformation shows are an assessment of the physical characteristics of individual dogs against the 'breed standard' for each breed. The breed standard is a description of the ideal physical (and temperamental) characteristics for individual breeds. The assessment is made by the judge according to how he or

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Dog Humour


HOW DOGS AND MEN ARE THE SAMEBoth take up too much space on the bed. Both have irrational fears about vacuum cleaning. Both mark their territory. Neither tells you whats bothering them. The smaller ones tend to be more nervous. Neither does any dishes. Both fart shamelessly. Neither of them notice when you get your

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Australian National Kennel Council


The Australian National Kennel Council (ANKC) is the national body in Australia responsible for promoting excellence in breeding, showing, trialling, obedience, and other canine-related activities and the ownership of temperamentally and physically sound purebred dogs by responsible individuals across Australia. The ANKC conducts Annnual National Breed Council Conferences and represents the following State member bodies:

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American Kennel Club


The American Kennel Club (or AKC) is the most popular and largest registry of purebred dog pedigrees in the United States. Beyond maintaining its pedigree registry, the AKC also promotes events for purebred dogs, including the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, an annual event which predates the official forming of the AKC, and the AKC/Eukanuba

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Caring for your new Puppy


In some ways the care of a new puppy is the most important phase of a dog's life and can determine what type of dog this new puppy turns into as an adult. The proper puppy care cannot only affect a dog's temperament; it can impact their health and happiness as well. The good habits

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Considering a Dog


Things to think about when considering a dog. A dog is a dog is a dog right? If you want a dog, jut get any dog, they are more or less the same? No. Getting a dog as a pet is a long term commitment, depending on the breed a dog can live for 15

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10 Dog Care Tips – Caring for your Dog


Here are some tips to take good care of your dogs: Ensure your dog is collared with an id tag and microchipped These are a great help when your pooch invariably goes missing at some point. Ensure your vet is vaccinated at all times. Many dog diseases in Australia are both preventable, and fatal if

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Dog Care Basics


IntroGetting a dog is not as simple as going to a pet store and bringing home a new pet. There are a lot responsibilities that come along with adding a dog to your family and you must be 100 percent committed to providing for a new pet. Not only will this make you the best

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Your Aging Dog


Aging, is not an illness, it's a fact of life.. With age, a dog's body simply does not work as well as it once did. Just like us, older dogs get both wiser and sillier in that they know many tricks to get what they want, but still thing they ncan do what they used

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