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.
3 min 2
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 2
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.
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.
10 min 1
Dogs are pack animals and being alone is not in their nature. But don't worry, as dogs can learn to stay alone. We have summarised how this works and the best time for training dogs to stay by themselves.
Has your dog ever had bald patches in its fur although it is otherwise well? Demodex mites could be the cause. These small parasites populate the fur of dogs and trigger demodicosis when they reproduce heavily. Find out in this article how you can help your pet and what else you need to know about demodex mites with dogs.
Summer means more enjoyable, light-filled walks with your dog. Unfortunately, this also means that sunburn in dogs becomes a danger that needs to be taken seriously. Often sun protection for dogs is not taken seriously enough: light dog skin in particular can easily get sunburned.
Intelligent and lively, small Maltese dogs delight many animal lovers. They make excellent companions for people who like to have their dog close by at all times and take joy in grooming the snow-white fur.
The sun is out and you're looking forward to a nice run with your dog. But, before you tie your shoelaces, there are a few things that you should definitely pay attention to when jogging with your dog.
6 min 1
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.
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 5
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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