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Basenji

Basenji

The Basenji is a hunting dog that comes from Africa but was originally used as a present for Egyptian Pharaohs. The Basenji was brought to England in 1937 and to America in 1941. He’s often nicknamed the “barkless dog” because he only makes a sort of yodelling sound when he’s excited. He can be coloured black, red or brindle, but always has a white chest, feet and tail lip. He has wrinkles on his head … Read more…

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American Eskimo Dog

The American Eskimo Dog is a Nordic dog, known for his white coat, black points (nose, lips and rims of his eyes) and his erect, triangular ears. He used to be a circus dog but today is mainly used as a companion and also participates in shows for agility, obedience and conformity. His double white coat has a dense, short undercoat and that’s covered by longer hairs that protect his body and stand out from … Read more…

Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

The Afghan Hound originated in Afghanistan and neighbouring areas in the 19th century. Two different types evolved; one from the northern area and the other form the south and western areas. In WW2, this breed disappeared from the Western world entirely. Today’s Afghan Hounds date back as far as 1920 when a group was taken to Scotland. The Afghan Hound comes in many colours and is a great hunting dog. He has an air of … Read more…

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Finding A Good Dog Breeder

Rules For Finding The Best Breeder Visit their kennel Check out the breeder’s kennel. Visit the breeder’s kennel/home and ask to view the parents  and if they won’t permit this, regard it as suspicious. Any reputable breeder will understand your need to check them out thoroughly before they will entrust their dog(s). They’ll also want to know everything about you to see if you’re a good fit for them and the style they use. It’s also … Read more…

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Emergency First Aid Tips for Your Dog

 Life is always full of surprises, both good and bad. Your pet may become very ill or be injured while at home but the risks are higher when outside, whether it’s while walking,   in a park or if you’re out hiking. You should always be repaired for all emergencies. Store your vet and emergency numbers in your mobile phone and wallet/purse so you can call them while enroute so they can be there ready to … Read more…

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Moving House Guide for Pet Owners

Any time you have to move house, it’s a very stressful time for everyone involved, and that includes your pet. Learn how to make it easier for you to help your precious dog make that transition with a minimum of fuss. Moving isn’t just what you do on moving day. It takes weeks or even months of planning and packing after you have found somewhere to move to, regardless of whether you’re buying or renting. … Read more…

Holiday time and your dog

Holiday time is fun for the whole family. But you have to consider what you’re going to do with your puppy. Are you going somewhere that he is welcome? Do you have to leave him behind? There are lots of camping grounds and caravan parks that let you take your puppy. But never assume you can take him. Always ask when you make your booking to avoid embarrassment later. If you take puppy with you, … Read more…

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Holiday time and your dog

Holiday time is fun for the whole family. But you have to consider what you’re going to do with your puppy. Are you going somewhere that he is welcome? Do you have to leave him behind? There are lots of camping grounds and caravan parks that let you take your puppy. But never assume you can take him. Always ask when you make your booking to avoid embarrassment later.   If you take puppy with … Read more…