Dogs disguise their own scent by rolling in smelly things. This ancient instinct confuses their prey when they are hunting or helps to keep an enemy at bay. If this upsets you, please don’t use punishment – it’s cruel and it doesn’t work for any unwanted behavior.
Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Japan Group: Guard dog Height: males minimum 23 1/2 in., females 21 3/4 minimum Weight: 100-200 lbs. Life span: 12-15 yrs. Trainability: high Good with children: yes Good with other pets: yes, with opposite sex dogs, cats if raised with them What is the origin of the Tosa Ken? This […]
Just when you thought that it is only chicken jerky treats made in China to worry about, here’s another problem China-made dog treat. Sweet potato treats from China are causing health problems in dogs too, according to the Veterinary Information Network (V|N). Dr. Eric Barchas, a veterinarian, says “no jerky, regardless of where it comes […]
Miniatures are hardy animals, good with people and very friendly. They are trained to work as service animals. They can be guides for the blind and assist people with disabilities. Miniatures also compete in horse shows. They are beloved as pets. Where does the American Miniature Horse come from? Miniature horses developed from many different […]