Picking the Right Dog for Your Family

    August 10, 2010 by  
    Filed under New Dog

    Families have different reasons for adding a dog to their households.  Some are looking for playmates for their children, some for companionship in their old age, some for protection, and still others for hunting or for showing.  And as you might expect, there are certain types of dogs that are better at each of these […]

    New Puppies and Diarrhea

    June 16, 2010 by  
    Filed under Health & Wellness, Puppies

    Bringing home a new puppy can be joyful but also challenging. There are so many things to consider. Where will the puppy sleep, where will they spend most of their time, what toys do they need? The list of questions is endless. The challenge is magnified if your puppy has diarrhea. Different causes Puppies can […]

    Getting Ready for Your New Puppy

    June 16, 2010 by  
    Filed under New Dog, Puppies

    Are you planning to bring home a new puppy? Have you given serious thought to what it’s going to be like to adjust to having a young canine in your home? When you add a puppy to your family, you have to be prepared for a learning curve and period of adjustment during which you […]

    How to Approach Adding a Second Dog to Your Household

    June 15, 2010 by  
    Filed under New Dog

    You’ve made the decision to become a multiple dog household, and you’ve found the perfect puppy to add to your family. Now that the easy part of the transition is behind you, it’s time to bring home your new pet and introduce him or her to the adult dog in your home. Dogs who are […]

    Choosing the Right Dog for Your Family

    June 8, 2010 by  
    Filed under New Dog

    Throughout history, dogs have been used for many purposes.  Some are great hunters, others are wonderful companions, while still others herd and others guard home and hearth.  In our automated society, we often don’t need a dog to perform any of these functions, but it is wise to consider a dog’s ancestral origins before deciding […]