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Dog Training

Training adult dogs

The earlier you train your dog, the less problems they will cause later on. However, training adult dogs basic commands is still possible. We will show you what you should consider when training your adult dog and which seven exercises are perfect for beginners.

3 min

Chihuahua nutrition – feeding advice and best food

Small but packs a punch: according to the breed standard, the Chihuahua is lively, alert, restless and very courageous and is classed as the world's smallest breed. If it were as large as it is loyal, it would be the ideal guard dog: a shepherd dog in a Chihuahua's body. The Chihuahua needs plenty of attention and is selective in allocating its affections.
6 min

Whole Prey Diet for Dogs

BARF is amongst the trends that most dog owners are now familiar with. But have you actually heard of whole prey? We will explain what this independent feeding method consists of and what advantages and disadvantages are associated with it.
4 min

Cold-pressed dog food: pros and cons

Most people know the term “cold-pressed” from olive oil, but have you ever wondered what is behind the term “cold-pressed dog food”? We will explain the difference to conventional dog food and give tips on searching for the right dry dog food.
12 min

Training adult dogs

The earlier you train your dog, the less problems they will cause later on. However, training adult dogs basic commands is still possible. We will show you what you should consider when training your adult dog and which seven exercises are perfect for beginners.
4 min

Puberty in dogs: What you should focus on

Constantly testing the boundaries and challenging your authority – welcome to your dog's puberty phase! But hold your head up high: with these tips, you will get on with and train your dog better during its difficult and stressful puberty phase.
5 min

Renal insufficiency in dogs

Is your dog drinking more than normal or does it need to vomit? Then the problem could lie in its kidneys. Read here how the vet can help your dog and what you need to know about renal insufficiency in dogs.
4 min

Prebiotics and probiotics for dogs

Does your dog have digestion problems? Prebiotics or probiotics may be the solution. We will explain how these substances can support your dog's intestinal health and what you should pay attention to when administering them.
5 min

Skin Diseases In Dogs

Have you discovered that your dog has scales or is it scratching itself more often? Then you should take a closer look at its skin! Read here which skin diseases are common in dogs and how you can care for your dog's skin.
7 min

Bernese Mountain Dog

Dürrbäch Dog, Yellow Cheeks, Four Eyes? The former farm dog from the Bernese Highlands goes by many names and enjoys worldwide popularity as a family dog. Bernese Mountain Dogs treat their families with great warmness, although they would rather be in the great and chilly outdoors.
6 min

Bernedoodle

Bernedoodles are tousle-haired charmers that catch the eye. They are designer dogs, i.e. offspring of two deliberately paired pedigree dogs. The Bernedoodle is always a mix of the Bernese Mountain Dog and Poodle.
5 min

Poodle

Poodles are one of the oldest dog breeds, and are much more than fashion doggies. They are divided into four size varieties: The standard, medium, miniature, and toy poodle.
5 min

Dog yoga

Many people are currently spending more time than usual at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Not just gym closures have led many people to look for opportunities to keep fit in the four walls of their home. All the better if their dog benefits too. So how about dog yoga? We'll offer tips for interested yoga fans and those who want to become one.
6 min

Agility for Small Dogs

Only for big dogs? No way! Small dogs too can have plenty of fun with agility. Find out here whether your little dog is suited to this dynamic dog sport and which five factors you as a dog owner have to take into account.
4 min

Canicross – fun with running

Many dog lovers enjoy doing exercise together with their dog – off the beaten track too. For fit human-animal duos or those aspiring to this status, canicross is an ideal sport that allows them to enjoy nature together. It involves the dog pulling its human companion along the terrain with the help of a flexible lead. This doesn't just keep up fitness levels, but also strengthens basic obedience and the connection between human and animal, provided that it is practised responsibly.
6 min

Puppy Play Group: Learning for Life Through Play

Is your puppy feeling at home with you after the stressful first few days? Then now is the best time to start attending a puppy play group. We will explain why learning through play under the supervision of a dog trainer is important, how to find a good puppy play group as well as puppy games for at home.
3 min

Bathing puppies

The joy surrounding a new puppy is huge and we animal lovers usually concern ourselves at the start of the new friendship with subjects like diet, great toys or the right training. It's often the case that we only ask ourselves whether and how puppies can be bathed when they first jump in a muddy puddle. All important information is summarised in the following article in order to answer this question for you:
8 min

The most important vaccinations for your dog

No question about it – vaccinations help protect your dog from deadly infectious diseases. But which vaccinations should your dog have? What does your puppy actually receive in its initial immunisations, and how often should your dog have boosters to ensure life-long protection?
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Training adult dogs

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