Month: April 2012

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WHITE GERMAN SHEPHERD-AMERICAN CANADIAN SHEPHERD

White German Shepherd Claudia Bensimoun Photo Credit. Wiki Commons There’s probably no better subject than the White German shepherd. In 1933 they were banned from showing and in 1968 banned from competing , although they could compete in the confirmation classes. They were bred for show and as companion dogs. Fortunately, in 1969 the White…

VILLALOBOS RESCUE AND REHAB CENTER. GIVING YOUR DOG A SECOND CHANCE.

Photo Credit. Wiki Prada, who is a 4-year-old Pit Bull mix, was released on Thursday from Nashville’s Animal Control facility. This dog had been held since January 2011.The judge ordered that he be put down but his dog parent insisted that Prada deserved a second chance and be sent to Villalobos,a rescue rehab center that…

IT’S HAPPENED AGAIN! ESCAPED PUPPY ON RUNWAY!

    Photo Credit. Wiki   A puppy named Byrdie delayed several flights at New York’s LaGuardia Airport when she escaped from her crate and frolicked around a busy runway. It’s happened yet again. Escaped K9 at the airport! Not only is this dangerous, but also avoidable. Had the airport not been able to track…

SCHUTZHUND

SCHUTZHUND Do you have a German shepherd? Are you wondering about the meaning of Schutzhund? Schutzhund is a German word that literally means “protection dog.” To be a Schutzhund the dog must successfully accomplish a working dog trial in Germany that breeders use to evaluate the working ability and temperament of their dogs. Every dog…

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CZECH AND AMERICAN SHEPHERDS

By Claudia Bensimoun Eastern European Shepherd Image Credit: Wiki The Differences Between East and West German Shepherd Lines and The American German Shepherd Lines You might be thinking: Is there any difference?Start thinking temperament, confirmation, coloring and movement. So you’re undecided on which line of pups is best for you and your family. Asking yourself…

FREE AND COMPULSORY MICROCHIPPING

FREE AND COMPULSORY MICROCHIPPING              Should we make microchipping compulsory in the US? After all ,many veterinarians in the UK are  already doing this service for free. This will reduce the number of strays on the streets and in shelters. Charities in the UK have broadly welcomed the rules, suggesting…

LOUKANIKOS. THE GREEK STRAY PROTEST DOG.TIME. DOG OF THE YEAR.WHERE IS HE TODAY?

WHERE IS LOUKANIKOS? THE GREEK STRAY.                    In 2007 demonstrators in Greece mourned the death of Kanellos, the stray that always accompanied Loukanikos, another stray protest dog in Athens, Greece.They both avoided police and fire and joined forces with the lines of demonstrators in the Greek capital,…