Month: September 2011

THE SOUTH AFRICAN MASTIFF! BOERBOEL. Dog Breeds

By Claudia Bensimoun   Image credit: Wiki The South African Mastiff – Boerboel  This breed is popular in South Africa.  The word ” Boer” comes from the Afrikaans word for a “farmer’. The word ‘Boel” is a very old Afrikaans slang word for “dog”. The Boerboel was bred  in South Africa specifically for the protection…

CANINE REUNIONS DOG PARK FUN

By Claudia Bensimoun     Image Credit: BarkUpTodayDog All dogs love reunions with humans and other dogs and often offer funny, intelligent and heartwarming welcomes. What To Expect When Family Members Arrive Home After a Long Period of Time Allow your dog to sniff, welcome and jump around in joy. Give your dog the time…

Fido’s Spa Day! Nurturing Fido With Rooibos Tea!

Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun Does your dog sometimes itch or have the occasional hot spot? Most dogs will have fleas at some stage in their lifetime, regardless of whether they are taking Frontline or any other flea medication. Chances are that you’ve discovered these little critters and have just about tried everything. Here’s what I’ve…

DOGS AND DEPRESSION By Claudia Bensimoun

For more on this article, visit: Petroglyphs Dogs And Depression Depression doesn’t only happen to pet parents. It also affects our dogs. Change in environment:  Any change can create stress and depression in your dog. Visit your shelter and you’ll come across shy and scared dogs. These dogs will not bark excitedly when they see you, but…

UNIQUE FELINE PERSONALITIES DEMAND UNIQUE SHOPPING TRENDS

Image Credit:  BarkUpTodayDog Each cat’s unique personality demands a quest for unique shopping trends. No matter what the breed, shopping for your feline should be a unique experience, customized according to your cat’s personality and behavioral traits. The holidays are a fun time for your discerning feline and every cat expects that special gift. Whether your feline…