Category : Dog Breeds : Pets & Animal

How to Punish a Dog

Dog Breeds
Dogs are great pets--just ask any dog owner. Dogs can also act stupidly--just ask any dog owner. Dogs are animals, and left untrained will behave badly. It is up to you, the owner, to give him enough walks, training and cuddles to prevent bad behavior. But every dog will step out of line from time t

What Causes Mites in Dogs?

Dog Breeds
Mites burrow and lay eggs in the epidermal layer of a dog's skin.Peter Arnold/Photodisc/Getty ImagesMites normally live in the skin and hair follicles of dogs without producing symptoms. But when the mite population explodes due to exposure to an infected dog, a weakened immune system,...

Shih Tzu Pregnancy & Birth Tips

Dog Breeds
A Shih Tzu's gestation period ranges from 58 to 70 days. Since this breed only weighs 9 to 16 pounds, you need to be cautious with your female during this delicate period. Pregnancy and birth pose more health risks for smaller breeds. Your Shih Tzu needs to see her veterinarian often. It is importan

How to Glue Bulldog Ears

Dog Breeds
Whether you plan to raise a champion show bulldog, or a well-groomed companion, ear gluing might be something in which you're interested. The "rose ear" shape is preferred for show bulldogs, named for the shape created by the interior of the ear when viewed from the front.The ear itself folds inward