Month: April 2012

FAUNA PLUS DESIGNS FOR HOMES WITH DOGS.

FAUNA PLUS DESIGNS-HOME DESIGNS WITH DOGS AND AESTHETICS IN MIND!                    I particularly love this company. A Japanese company that delights every dog  parent that wants incredible architecture for both themselves and their dogs.Have you noticed  more people are living with more dogs?We tend to share a…

THE CAPE HUNTING DOG .AFRICAN WILD DOG.PAINTED WOLF.

WILDLIFE WEDNESDAY THE CAPE HUNTING DOG-AFRICAN WILD DOG African Wild Dog Range   Growing up in Africa, I spent many years amongst our pack of bullmastiffs-Boerboels and plenty of wildlife. Lions, giraffes and elephants were always within view as were the shy African wild dogs, who most times kept their distance but could always be…

DO DOGS FORM REAL FRIENDSHIPS?

DO DOGS FORM ‘REAL’ FRIENDSHIPS? People have best friends but do our canines need best friends and are they capable of maintaining long lasting friendships? Take the brave Labrador nicknamed ‘ Gracie ‘ who kept vigil in traffic, next to his companion, a Golden Retriever, killed by a car yesterday in La Puente, California.This shows…

NAEGLERIA FOWLERI PARASITE-BRAIN EATING PARASITE FROM LAKES AND RIVERS-K9 KILLER

THE NAEGLERIA FOWLERI PARASITE-BRAIN-EATING PARASITE FROM LAKES AND RIVERS CAN KILL YOUR DOGS Some call this canine meningitis and now that summer is around the corner, this brain-eating amoeba is more deadly than ever and can be found in most bodies of warm water such as rivers, streams, lakes and even swimming pools with warm…

SUN AND SEA ORGANIC BIRTHDAY CAKE FOR YOUR HOUND!

Doggy Layer Cake Ingredients: 3 cups organic flour .1 T. baking powder .1/2 cup margarine, softened 6 organic, vegetarian eggs, beaten 1/2 cup corn oil, 2 jars  strained organic  chicken baby food, or freshly ground organic turkey, 1 cup finely shredded organic carrots  ,1 cup pureed broccoli, organic plain yogurt ,6 strips of crispy bacon…

IRRESISTIBLE DOGS IN TRANSITION-FROM FORECLOSURES TO SHELTERS!

DOGS IN TRANSITION- FROM FORECLOSURES TO SHELTERS Moving is secondary! What’s important is how many dogs amidst a foreclosure move, end up in shelters. Families lose homes and often have to relocate to smaller housing, and sometimes apartments. Often, these HOA’S do not accept larger dogs or dogs of mixed breeds. The number of mixed…

PAWFULLY FUN! CANINE PARTY PLANNING.

PAWFULLY  FUN!  PLANNING YOUR CANINE’S PARTY. Ever wonder about planning Fido’s party? Canine parties are becoming more popular and are all about pampering and giving our furry -best friends a little extra attention, care and fun on that special day. Scheduling play dates, birthday parties and get -together canine parties is becoming more common and…

THE AMERICAN TUNDRA SHEPHERD DOG

The American Tundra Shepherd Claudia Bensimoun   Image Credit: Wiki This great working dog and furry-friend was originally developed in the late 1960’s, some saying that this was part of the US Governments super dog program. German shepherds were bred with Alaskan Tundra wolves. Major Faults in the American Tundra Shepherd Dog Submissive dogs are…

EAST GERMAN SHEPHERD DOGS-DEUTSHE DEMOKRATISHE REPUBLIK-DDR

EAST GERMAN SHEPHERDS –DEUTSHE DEMOKRATISHE REPUBLIK-DDR Among the many types of German shepherds-(Alsation) ,the Eastern German shepherd is very different from the Western German shepherd lines. The differences between these two types of shepherds have been influenced by the conditions within Germany, while it was divided after WW2.     Image Credit: Wiki Characteristics Dark…