Puppies and Dogs For Sale in UK

Archive for 2011

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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Off Lead Puppies

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Most new puppy owners find the task of letting their fluffy, young pup off the lead into the big wilderness a daunting challenge, it’s always a heart in mouth moment.

You can help to prepare both yourself and your puppy for the big event by completing some recall work. I know it seems like an awful lot to teach at the beginning when you’re out and about with your puppy, what with lead walking and heel work etc, etc but recall can fit in nicely with the other work you’re doing.
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The Puppy Universe: How they think

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

It’s truly hard to say what and how puppies understand their given name. Sure they hear the sound, and we all know that they are sure to react to it.  However, experts say that it doesn’t mean they realize that the word or the name they are hearing and called for has anything to do with their “self.”

Owners don’t just use the puppy’s name when they are calling them. They also use it when talking to about their pets with their friends. As for example, A puppy hears “his name,” called by his master, he looks up, but no one either the visitor or his master is giving him any attention. He shrugs, and goes back to whatever he was doing. There is a high possibility that the next time someone calls his name he will not even bother to look up. He will think the he has no reason to react to it anyways. He has now been desensitized to his own name. For this reason, some trainers have owners give their puppy pet two names – one is used to address their pet while talking to him and another name to use when they’re talking about him in front of anyone.
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Bottle Feeding Puppies

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Now that you are determined to feed your puppy, you need to really have a bottle to actually perform the task of feeding. Pet stores, veterinary clinics, and pet sections in larger department stores will have bottles specifically designed for nursing and bottle- feeding newborn puppies. If after all the effort and you can’t find one, you can also choose to use a human infant bottle as a substitute.

The actual bottle feeding process of puppies is quite simple. First, mix the milk formula and make sure that it is mixed well and the milk is dissolved as otherwise it will cause the milk’s nutrients to plug in the bottle’s nipple and not be dispersed well.
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Ear Problems

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Unlike us our canine chums can’t tell us when something is bothering them or they are feeling unwell however they do ‘talk’ to us in their own unique way, all we have to do is observe and interpret what they’re saying!

When it comes to problems associated with your dog’s ears they’ll let you know in several ways. One of the most common ways is for your dog to shake its head. A lot of dogs and puppies shake their heads upon waking, like they stretch, so don’t panic if this is all they’re doing. If they happen to shake their head repeatedly throughout the day then there’s a high possibility of an ear problem being present.
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Puppy Interaction

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Interacting with your young puppy shouldn’t be a problem, I mean it’s not exactly a chore to roll around on the floor with a cute and fluffy puppy!

Developing a firm bond with your pup whilst they’re young will assist you with their training because if their loyalty sits firmly with you they’ll listen to you, well that’s the general idea anyway! It’s not all about simple friendship either because you’re forming another vital ingredient with your puppy along the way and that’s trust. If your puppy doesn’t trust you then their training regime could prove to be tricky.
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Every Pooch in its Place!

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Sometimes it’s handy to have a place that your canine chum can go to where you know they’ll be safe and happy but out from underneath your feet for five minutes! This is especially true with young puppies that seem to possess an incredible knack of always being right where you’d rather they weren’t!

Now I’m not talking about sending a naughty pooch to its bed or corner of the room type of place, more of a safe haven for them and a location that they don’t associate with punishment.
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