Causes of Puppy Death

Death in puppies may involve one or two puppies, or the complete litter. Generally speaking, the nearer the puppy is to the exit, the greater is its chance of survival, if there is nothing to retard delivery. Nevertheless, this first puppy to be born is the one least likely to … Continue reading

Canine First Aid Kit

Dog health First aid kit

What you need to have handy at all times in case of emergency involving your dog. Here are my essentials for what need to go in a first aid kit Antiseptic;. Dettol, T.C.P. or similar mild antiseptic are a must for a first aid kit for dogs and are excellent … Continue reading

How to Choose a Brood Bitch

brood bitch dog breeding

The success of every dog-breeding project centres primarily around the brood bitch. It is desirable to breed strong healthy puppies but it is also necessary for those destined for exhibition to grow into sound animals and to conform with the requirements of an approved standard. Which would be strongly represented … Continue reading

Be Prepared For Dog Breeding

labrador and puppies dog breeding

The Number one Golden Rule. No bitch should be bred from before she has finished growing, never before her second heat, and better at her third. Very few breeders will agree with the last statement, mainly because it does not fit in with the general economics of kennel management. A … Continue reading

Let’s Talk Dog Food

dog Food vegetables or meat

Normally the problem of dog feeding is conditioned by the number of dogs  one keeps; a pack of hounds must be fed with greater regard to economy than a single pet. A small chihuahua will not be as costly as a great dane as far as quantity is concerned. The … Continue reading

Dog Fits

Seizure dog/fit

Fits in dogs What is a fit? Fits take a variety of forms in dogs, just as in other animals and people. The correct medial term is seizures. The general behaviour described as a fit involves salivation with chomping movements of the jaws, usually followed by the sudden onset of … Continue reading

Basic Dog Training

Puppy Training Basic

Thankfully, dog training has come a long way in the last ten years or so. The days of”I say, you do” are gone, now that most people understand the way that dogs learn. The first few weeks of your puppy’s life in his new home are extremely formative in terms … Continue reading