Dogs in Heat

    June 24, 2010 by  
    Filed under Health & Wellness

    How do you know when to breed a dog?  When is it “safe” to allow males around your female?  What can you do to prevent unwanted litters?  Read on for the answers to these and other questions regarding your dog’s heat cycles. Puberty Yes, it’s true.  Dogs go through puberty just like people do, and […]

    Dog Businesses

    June 22, 2010 by  
    Filed under Accessories & Products, Dog Advocacy

    Which of us hasn’t at one time or another wished we could “take this job and shove it”?  It’s often tempting to think about leaving the rat race behind, but given that most of us like to eat and live in a house, there’s the small matter of bringing home the bacon.  They say you […]

    Dog Shows

    June 15, 2010 by  
    Filed under Activities & Fun

    When dog fanciers talk about dog shows, they are most often talking about conformation trials, although dogs may also compete in obedience trials or any number of sporting events.  The world of conformation showing is unlike any other in the pet world.  It is a fiercely competitive environment coupled with exhibitors who are very generous […]

    Getting Started in Conformation Dog Shows

    June 14, 2010 by  
    Filed under Activities & Fun, Dog Advocacy

    The world of dog conformation shows can be confusing to the newcomer.  Here is doggies.com’s guide to getting started. Choosing a breed If you are uncertain which breed you wish to show, spend some time visiting dog shows in your area.  At any bench show, the dogs will be kept at the arena when they […]

    Is Your Dog Ready for His Close-Up, Mr. DeMille?

    June 14, 2010 by  
    Filed under Activities & Fun

    Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, Benji, Wishbone.  We’ve all seen those movies where a dog is featured doing amazing tricks or even just lying around being cute.  Have you ever wondered if your dog has what it takes to be a movie star? What’s most important? Before you even consider sending your dog on an acting […]