New born puppies and moms have a very unique biome that requires every factor to be in place to sustain the life of delicate new born puppies. Puppies require warmth from their mother to be able to digest and absorb nutrition. Puppies cannot self regulate their body temperature and because of this puppies are born […]
Behavior Differences in Dogs from Pet Stores Versus Breeders
Published on May 8, 2013 by Stanley Coren, Ph.D., F.R.S.C. in Canine Corner Some new research which looks at differences in the behavioral characteristics of dogs obtained as puppies from pet stores compared to those obtained from noncommercial breeders has produced some disturbing results. The research appears in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical […]
Am I Right For The Breed?
You’ve seen them in town with their owners. It was cute! It was so well behaved. It was friendly. It looked like a real live teddy-bear! So you’re curious- is a doodle or even better is an Australian Labradoodle right for you or are you right for the Australian Labradoodle? HIGH MAINTENANCE Type COMPANION This […]
What’s for dinner?
The topic of what to feed your dog is as controversial as it is interesting. I wish to begin this topic by saying that I am not a professional canine nutritionist and I am not an expert. I am simply sharing what I have learned from those I consider to be experts along with my […]