Month: January 2022

What Is an Alpine Dachsbracke?

What Is an Alpine Dachsbracke?

Today we are looking at a fascinating breed and asking the question, What Is An Alpine Dachsbracke? The Alpine Dachsbracke is a cross between the smaller Dachshund and bigger Austrian hounds. The breed has been bred for hunting since the 19th century. The breed is known for its big, round eyes and long, floppy ears. …

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Rectal Polyps In Dogs

Rectal Polyps in Dogs

Today, we are looking at Rectal Polyps In Dogs. When a dog has rectal polyps, it can become painful or cause the dog to strain to pass stool. The animal may also exhibit blood, mucus, or other abnormality in the stools. This condition is most common in middle-aged and older dogs. Some facts about them …

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What Is An Alano Espanol?

What Is an Alano Espanol?

Is there a Spanish bulldog? Generally speaking, the Alano Espanol is indeed the Spanish Bulldog. History The Alano Espanol’s origins are uncertain. It is believed to have originated in Spain. A popular theory holds that the breed originated in Spain during the Migration Period in the fifth century when it was introduced there by the …

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What Is An Aidi

All About the Aidi Dog

Today, we are looking at The Aidi Dog and trying to find out a bit more about them and also to see if they could be a good fit for you. History Where is the Aidi dog from? The Aidi dog is a Berber breed that is used in Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, and Libya as …

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Vaginitis in Dogs

Vaginitis in Dogs is an inflammation of the vagina. It causes irritation to the affected area and is commonly caused by bacterial or viral infection. Sometimes the disease can also be caused by steroids or foreign bodies in the vagina. Some symptoms of vaginitis in dogs include increased urination and scooting. Your veterinarian may also …

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What Is A Kangal?

What Is a Kangal?

If you’re unfamiliar with the Kangal Dog breed, you’re not alone. Sivas, Turkey is home to this large and popular breed. They were originally used to guard livestock, and today, they’re still a common sight in the city. Originally, these dogs were bred to serve the people of Sivas. In modern times, they have become …

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How to Adopt a Greyhound

How to Adopt a Greyhound

The aim of these smaller and straight-to-the-point articles is to inform and not scare. As with all of them, I urge you to do your due diligence and go to the experts at the rehoming kennels to get the absolute best advice for the dogs that they have. Adopting a Greyhound is an excellent way …

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Urolithiasis in Dogs

Urolithiasis in Dogs

Today we are looking at Kidney stones or to give it its proper name, Urolithiasis in Dogs. The diagnosis of urolithiasis in dogs can be difficult, as the underlying cause is unknown. This condition is caused by the formation of stones in the urinary tract. These stones can make urination very painful and in some …

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What Is A Serbian Defence Dog?

What Is A Serbian Defence Dog?

If you want a guard dog that can protect you from danger, a Serbian Defence Dog is an excellent choice. Personally, I think these dogs are just about as good a dog as you will ever find. They can do everything from hardcore security, protection, and military work to being loyal and truly wonderful family …

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What Is A Boerboel Mastiff

What Is A Boerboel Mastiff?

The Boerboel Mastiff is a large mastiff-type dog that is indigenous to South Africa. It is black with a mask on its face and has a short, silky coat. Their bones and muscles are well developed, which helps them to have an enormous amount of strength. The head of the Boerboel is blocky, with a …

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What Is Jaundice In Dogs

Jaundice In Dogs

Today we are looking at Jaundice in dogs and finding out a bit more about it so that you can spot the signs in your pooch! Icterus, or the more commonly referred to the title, Jaundice. Facts About Jaundice The medical term for Jaundice is Icterus and it refers to a yellowing or yellow discoloration …

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All About The Fila Brasileiro

What Is A Fila Brasileiro? The Fila Brasileiro is a large breed of dog. It is often referred to as the Brazilian Mastiff and is a highly-regarded working breed. The breed originated in Brazil and is one of the largest in the world. Its high levels of energy, stamina, and intelligence make it ideal for …

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How Can A Dog Get Parvo

How Can A Dog Get Parvo?

In our article What Is Parvo we looked at what the disease was. Now we are looking at how your dog can actually get this dreadful condition. How Can My Dog Get Parvo? In simple terms, it can actually get this dreadful disease quite easily. Dogs who become unwell as a result of a canine …

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What Is a Presa Canario?

What Is a Presa Canario, and where can I find one? This Spanish large dog breed is a mix of a mastiff and a catch dog. They originate in the autonomous region of the Canary Islands, where they can be found primarily on the island of Gran Canaria. The dog was formerly known as the …

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Can A Dog Be A Vegetarian?

Can A Dog Be A Vegetarian?

Can A Dog Be Vegetarian? It’s true that dogs are omnivores. They have a complex digestive system that makes them able to digest fruits and vegetables. But that doesn’t mean that a dog can survive on a vegetarian diet. Besides, canines are members of the order Carnivora, not the plant kingdom. That means they get …

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Dogs Diet Facts

Dogs Diet Facts

Do Dogs require varied diets at different stages of their lives? Yes. This is correct. Dogs have various nutritional requirements at different periods of their lives, and giving food that is developed for all life phases is not always the best option. All-purpose dog food may not include enough nutrients to suit the nutritional requirements …

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5 Questions About Whippets!

Are Whippets Good Pets?

Welcome to our 5 Question Series! Today, we are looking to find an answer to the simple question, Are Whippets Good Pets? Also, we will be trying to answer 4 more questions too as part of our new snapshot series that give our readers answers to 5 simple and often answered questions by anyone interested …

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What Is A Caucasian Shepherd

What Is a Caucasian Shepherd?

The Caucasian Shepherd, also known as the Caucasian Ovcharka, is a large livestock guardian dog that hails from the Caucasus region. This breed is native to Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Dagestan, and Ukraine. Though they are not considered working dogs, they are popular pets for owners. While their origins are unknown, they have numerous uses and …

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What is Zinc Poisoning?

Zinc Toxicity in Dogs

What Is Zinc Poisoning? Zinc poisoning can be caused by a variety of household products, with the penny being one of the most common. Zinc toxicity is not well understood, and the time interval between the administration and the beginning of clinical symptoms is not well understood, either. Before symptoms manifest themselves fully, it is …

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Are Bull Terriers Dangerous

Are Bull Terriers Dangerous?

Are Bull Terriers dangerous? This is a question many people have. They are not aggressive in the absence of cause, but it is important to keep this in mind. These dogs are very obedient, and they make wonderful family dogs. But, this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t take some precautions. Some breeds are more prone …

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