How do I choose a Dog? The first thing you should do is ask yourself some questions? Will the dog’s temperament match my lifestyle? Do I want a purebred or a mixed breed? Do I want a puppy or an older dog? What kind of dog is suitable for children? What size dog do I want? […]
What are some health issues that German Shepherds are prone to? German Shepherds can have health issues. It’s a good idea where possible to check the health history of the dog’s lineage. While it may not always insure that your dog won’t have problems, it certainly lets you know what you may expect. For example, […]
You can ask the people at the place where you adopted the puppy. There are places where you can submit DNA which will tell you what kind of dog it is. You can compare your puppy with others and see if they share the same characteristics. You can ask your veterinarian.
Purebred dogs did not spontaneously appear. They evolved with cross matings of different breeds resulting in Mixed Breed Dogs. When dogs are left to roam about unsupervised, the males will eventually find females and they don’t ask if the mate is purebred or not. When people breed dogs, they are looking for certain characteristics. Once […]
There are a number of diseases dogs are prone to and I’ll talk about some of them here. I’ll also try to include specific breeds of dog that are prone to certain illnesses and diseases. I would advise you to be aware of your dog’s normal behavior. Signs of illness can be lack of appetite, […]