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My Rottweilers as a lap dog -Comments from Rottie parents

Posted by Chris Crandall on

Do Rottweilers make good lap dogs? Depends on what you mean by lap.  Sitting on your lap?  No, not really (unless you have a very big one), but they make up for it by being excellent bed dogs.  You’ll never sleep alone.  At to the other lap, yes, their tongue will drench you with pure love whenever they can reach a bit of your skin.They make wonderful pets, but can be dominant, so school is essential. The more attention they get, the more their innate intelligence will develop.And thank goodness, that horrible tail docking is finally forbidden in most civilized...

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Dog Rescue Video

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 Let me set the scene. A pet owner is hiking with his 2 labs in Argentina. While on the walk, the owner was video taping the dogs romping around without a care. As his black lab ran for a stick he thru, he slips into the water and gets swept away in a fast running current. As the dog is swept down steam, the other dog runs to the shore to grab the stick in the other dogs mouth and seems to pull him to safety.  see the video The question on everyone’s minds is, did the yellow dog rescue...

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Fun in the Snow with Your Dog

Posted by Chris Crandall on

  It is always exciting to get a fresh snowfall and dogs are just as excited as us to romp out in the snow.  There are a few things you will need to keep in mind to make sure that any winter activity with your dog is safe as well as fun. For many dogs, there is nothing better than waking up to a fresh coating of new snow, waiting to be explored. But why let your dog have all the fun? Here are some great ideas for games and activities that you and your dog can do together in...

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Make the Holidaze with your pets Stress-Free

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There are Strangers about If you are hosting you may want to do a little preparation before the guests arrive. Many of us consider our pets to be members of the family, and we enjoy having them with us in as we celebrate good times. But, when our pets are not used to have more than a few people around, they can get overly excited, and things can stop being fun. The jumping, the grabbing food from hands and tables, the barking … all of these things can lead to some embarrassing situations, and can even frighten some guests who are...

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Why giving a PUPPY FOR CHRISTMAS IS A BAD IDEA

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Most pet care professionals agree. The worst time to introduce a puppy to a new home is on Christmas morning.Why you ask? Here’s some things to consider. Providing a dog with a new home is one of the most rewarding things you can do.Remember that your decision to adopt is a 10- 20-year commitment to a live animal. This should not be done on an impulse. It's much more advisable to plan well in advance to add a pet to the family. Hectic Holiday time is not your usual schedule.Your pet will need to learn the household schedule. End-of-year festivities...

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