The Canine Good Neighbour Program (CGN) is a newer program that was introduced by the Canadian Kennel Club (CKC) that is a certification which you dog can achieve. It is a non-competitive test that assesses the dog and handler relationships and evaluates a dogs ability to perform basic exercises as well as their ability to … Continue reading Canine Good Neighbour Program
While raw food diets have been common with racing Greyhounds and sled dogs for many years, in recent years the popularity of these types of diets has grown in mainstream dog circles. This popularity was spearheaded by Australian veterinarian Ian Billinghurst in 1991. His BARF diet (Biologically Appropriate Raw Food) centered around the idea that … Continue reading WTF Is A Raw Dog Food Diet?
Trying to choose the best dry dog food to feed your dog can be a challenging and overwhelming process with so many brands to choose from and some with lists of ingredients so long that they could fill a novel. So what is it that you should be looking for when picking out a dry … Continue reading How To Fuel Your Dog To Get The Best Mileage
Making the decision to bring a puppy into your home is a very exciting time, it also should be a decision that is not taken lightly. Remember this is an animal that will most likely be your responsibility for the next 10 to 14 years depending on the breed. With that in mind there are … Continue reading May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor – Choosing a Reputable Breeder
When people think about puppies they generally imagine a few different scenarios. Some people see a cute, adorable ball of fur to snuggle with, others see a crazy ball of energy chasing and chewing on everything in sight, or some see a baby that poops and pees everywhere and needs to be cleaned up after. … Continue reading Time to Grow Up – The Stages of Puppy Development
For many people when the topic of history comes up it isn't long before the eyes glaze over and the daydreams start. I am not one of those people. I love history and finding out what transpired "back in the day" and how that has influenced the world we live in now. Whether you have … Continue reading The Rise of The Labrador Retriever
Understanding the basic mental and physiological makeup of the breed of dog you own can be greatly beneficial to meeting their needs and developing a happy and healthy dog. Here are the top 5 things to remember about the basic nature of a Labrador Retriever pup. 1. Energizer Bunnies Labrador Retrievers are very high … Continue reading Top 5 Things To Know About Labrador Retrievers