If you are looking for a new dog, wanting to know more about the one you have, or perhaps decide if you should breed your dog, you can find out if he is recognized as one of many AKC dog breeds. Since 1884, the American Kennel Club has registered purebred dog pedigrees. They also promote and sanction many events, including the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The American Kennel Club is probably the purebred dog kennel club Americans are most familiar with.
Nobody will ever have to train a puppy to run. Training a puppy to walk on the other hand will take careful training and a great deal of positive reinforcement. Puppies have naturally curious natures and in the natural pack, are not restricted but can run ‘where the nose leads them’. Unfortunately, with the hazards of modern life, (most specifically, cars), it is not safe for your puppy to just run free. He needs to learn to walk on a leash, safe by your side. So how do you get your puppy to walk rather than follow his natural instinct for play and frolic?
According to a record-keeping study that was started in May of 2005, by the US Department of Transportation, 96 pets were either injured, lost, or had died during air travel. Out of this number, exactly 17 pets were lost, 49 died, and 30 were injured. This information is probably a big surprise to most of you, considering that boarding your pet in a crate for airline travel is supposed to be safe.
Have you heard that Airedale training is impossible? Do you worry that only an expert trainer could ever effectively deal with this notoriously difficult breed? Well, stop worrying. The problems with Airedales have been exaggerated and in most cases completely understood. Your Airedale puppy will be extremely smart and independent-minded therefore he will need to ‘see the reason’ for what you are asking, much the same way a human child does. Also like a human child, you will need to keep the training fresh and interesting – switch techniques regularly and use inventive ways to communicate and your Airedale will respond extremely well to training.
The boxer dog is a medium sized dog that was originally bred in Germany, and came from breeding the now-extinct Bullenbeisser (Bull-biter) with an English bulldog. They have short, square skulls and an underbite, as well as very powerful jaws for grabbing larger prey. They have been in existence for a little over a hundred years, and there is some controversy as to the origin of their name. In this article, we’ll take a look at some basic information on Boxers, as well as how you can tell if a boxer is a dog for you. The boxer dog was originally bred to be a medium-sized guard dog and was first bred in the 1890s in Germany. They are very...