Puppies and Dogs For Sale in UK

Archive for August, 2011

Vocal Dogs

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

When it comes to communicating their emotions, puppies and dogs win paws down throughout the animal kingdom for their vast array of sounds. Barking is the most common noise associated with our canine companions and this in itself can mean so many different things.

Each time your dog barks it’s trying to relay a message across to you so instead of asking your dog to be quiet instantly try and decipher the reasoning behind the bark, sometimes owners and non-owners are too quick to shout at a dog for barking as it’s seen as an annoyance. Your dog could actually be warning you that there’s a stranger about or that they’ve heard an unfamiliar noise outside that needs to be investigated.
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Summer Destinations

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

The beautiful weather is here at last and after a long, cold and endless winter, we are all looking forward to some lovely dry walks with our dogs. There are so many locations to head for that we are spoilt for choice.

The important thing is to always plan ahead; don’t run the risk of being bitterly disappointed upon arrival when you discover dogs aren’t allowed! More and more beaches are now accepting dogs but you’ll probably come across certain rules, some will actually corner off a section purposely for visiting pooches. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing although you may feel restricted at least you can still walk your canine companion on a lovely, sandy beach.
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Puppy Profile: Cockapoo

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Cockapoo breed is a result of a cross breeding between a Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle. It is one of the most famous celebrity dogs because they are loving and energetic like the Spaniel and shed less like its Poodle parent.

The Cockapoo puppies don’t have consistent and predictable qualities because they are not considered as a pure bred dog. This means that they have the possibility to inherit the characteristics of either of their parents or both. Some Cockapoo may look like more of a Cocker Spaniel but low dander like a Poodle but it is also possible that it will look like a Poodle with a Cocker Spaniel’s temperament.
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Run Puppies Run!

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Like humans, your puppies need to exercise too. Exercise helps develop and strengthen their bones. A simple walk and a routine run are good examples of puppy’s exercise.  These are considered as the simplest form of exercises yet one of the most beneficial compared to others.  Just let them run loose outside but make sure to take their safety into consideration as well.

Even though running is healthy for puppies, it is very important to take things into moderation. Remember too much of something is always bad. It’s not advisable to take them on longer runs. It might actually do them more harm than good, as their bones are not yet fully developed and can’t take a strenuous exercise.
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And they call it Puppy Love

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Pet adoption usually refers to the process of taking guardianship of and responsibility for a pet that a previous owner has abandoned or released to a shelter or rescue organization.

Dogs adopted from shelters are often referred to as shelter dogs or pound puppies; dogs adopted from rescue organizations are often called rescued dogs (not to be confused with search and rescue dogs). Shelters have put together informational websites to help the public choose the right dog for their family.
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Swimming Puppies

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Dogs are born land mammals. They don’t know how to swim.  Most puppies need both gentle introduction and encouragement to learn how to swim.

The main point for you as an owner is to remember not to rush him or throw him in the water just to learn how to swim. For obvious reasons, this method is not recommended since it may rather lead to failure than a success. Give your pet a reason to learn how to swim. When he understands this, he will naturally learn how to do.
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The Best Dog Foods

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Having a puppy is like having a baby, there are big responsibilities. You have to make important decisions that are important and can greatly affect in their growth and overall development. As for example, deciding on a milk formula that will be the best for the growth and health of your baby. For puppies, it is also important that you choose the best or rather the most appropriate dog food available.

There’s a wide array of dog food choices available in the market. There are commercial dog foods and there are homemade dog foods as well. It is a fact that all commercial dog food manufacturers claim that they are better compared to their competitors. For most owners, these foods are the most practical and the most convenient since it can be readily serve when needed. These commercial dog foods are can be purchased from the supermarkets, pet shops and vet clinics.
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Child- Friendly Puppies: Puppy’s Temperament

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Different factors like the dog’s breed and its temperament, together with your personality and lifestyle, all sums up as an important role in determining what kind of dog is best suitable for you and your family.

For example, a shy person may find a hyperactive large dog difficult to control. On the other hand, a little dog may not be a good match for an outgoing, adventuresome, or loud person. For a family setting, big families need calm and disciplined dogs most especially those who have children in the house. So with all the different choices available, how do you go about choosing the right dog breed for you and your family? If you are considering buying or adopting a new dog pet, you must first determine whether you want a newborn puppy or an adult dog.

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Camping Canines

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

So you’re all sorted for your camping trip, everything’s packed and you’re ready for the off but what about your loyal pooch? Will it be a pet sitter or kennels? How about neither and just opt for taking ‘Fido’ with you.

More and more campsites are accepting dogs as part of the family group nowadays and the more that go and are well behaved the more a great example will be set. Always remember to phone in advance and check that your chosen site allows dogs there’s nothing worse than arriving with a car full of excited campers only to be bitterly disappointed because your pooch isn’t allowed.
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Puppies and Other Animals

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

In general, puppies are very friendly little beings, they can have any type of personality from brave to shy but they always seem to be friendly. The danger here is that this can be taken for granted and things can easily race out of hand in certain situations.

When your puppy is being introduced to another pet in the household, always be careful and don’t simply assume everything will be fine. There’s always a possibility that the other animal won’t like the puppy or vice versa. If you’re letting your pup meet a smaller pet such as a rabbit, guinea pig or chinchilla for instance then be extra cautious. Don’t forget that a playful swipe of your pup’s paw could seriously injure a smaller animal or if the other animal decides to run your pup could give chase and pounce. All your puppy will wish to do is to play, innocent enough and normal but for the other animal this is a recipe for disaster.
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