Dog Acronym List

This list primarily deals with acronyms and references for dog fanciers. There are many other lists available for other general acronyms and emoticons, which you should consult. Also… All titles are suffixes to a dog’s registered name if not otherwise noted. Acronyms listed alphabetically, except herding titles, which are in order of difficulty. Organizations AAC … Read more

Tick Borne Diseases in Dogs

Babesiosis What Is It: Babesiosis is a tick-borne hemoprotozoan (blood) disease. The organism is called Babesia, the disease is called Babesiosis. Species: Babesia canis, Babesia gibsoni Primary Vector: Brown Dog Tick (must feed a minimum of 2-3 days to transmit) Other Vectors: Deer Tick, blood transfusion, contaminated needles, and instruments, transplacental. Diagnosis: There are two … Read more

Breeding Your Dog: What You Should Know

You may be wondering whether or not you should breed your dog. If you want to do it right, and get healthy and happy puppies, it is very expensive and a lot of work.

Selecting a Dog Breed

Whether you’re thinking of getting a purebred dog or a mix, you should take the time to do some research into dog breeds.