Airedales are excel as hunting dogs, watch dogs, and even obedience and agility dogs, but they are, first and foremost, faithful and entertaining companions.
Dogs which we might categorize as Affenpinschers today, have appeared in German artwork dating back to the 16th century: depicting them as ratters and companions. However, as is true of many breeds, there are no reliable written records of the breed until the late 19th century. At this time, it seems there were two sizes … Read more
Australian Cattle Dogs are becoming increasingly popular these days. However, they are certainly not for everyone. As Mark Abbot says “I’m convinced that most people really don’t want one. They just think they do.” Heelers are rather single-minded; even when socialized and trained, they may still respond quickly and efficiently to only one handler; often … Read more
So, you’ve decided to look for a puppy for your search and rescue work. Great! Here is exactly what you need to watch for in order to successfully train a puppy in search and rescue work.
Sometimes what’s more important than the breed of the pet is the management of mild pet allergies. Here are some expert tips that can help.
Despite the name, ringworm is caused by a fungus, Microsporum canis and less frequently by other species. Here is what you need to know.
Rabies is probably the oldest and most well-known (if also misunderstood) of the diseases that can affect almost all warm-blooded mammals.
Research on canine hip dysplasia (CHD) suggests it is a more complex disease than was first thought. There are no simple answers or solutions to the problem.
Symptoms may not appear until a full year has passed since infection. Because of this, heartworm disease in a dog is often mistaken for another problem.
These parasites are usually contracted by drinking contaminated water or by eating contaminated feces. Here’s what you need to know about Giardia infection in dogs.