Cats are incredible survivors. No wonder we say the have nine lives. The have been around for thousands of years and will most likely be around for thousands more. Our fascination for cats go back thousands of years, perhaps due to their sleek appearance as well as their hunting skills. Meow..meow.
A dog obsessed with playing fetch is not a pretty sight: most likely your dog is demand barking you to toss the ball over and over and isn't happy until you do. So to make your dog happy, you toss the ball and before you notice, you're soon stuck in a vicious cycle.
Agility is a rigorous, athletic activity, both for you and your Newfoundland. You are responsible for the well-being of your dog and must determine whether it is an appropriate activity for your particular Newfoundland. - Jenni Lott, reprinted from Newf Tide 2002
Sled dogs are a special breed of tail-waggers. They are smart, resilient, loyal and love to run. Strong in body and mind, sled dogs have been around for thousands of years. This article will discuss dog sledding, mushing, the dogs themselves and some ethical considerations regarding the activity.
Even though they chose crate training, this dog does most of his destruction when the family is away during the day. He has chewed his way through kennels and destroyed clothing, shoes and furniture all the while he is free and unattended. When the family returns, they find a hyperactive dog awaitin
Many dogs go crazy for squeaky toys, but what's really behind their obsession about them? In order to better understand why dogs go bonkers over toys that squeak, it helps taking a closer look into a dog's evolutionary history.
Dogs are really fun pets to have but because of improper training, sometimes they can go out of your hand. And to not let that happen, you should teach your dog these five important things as early as possible. This article also explains you how you can teach them these things.
Separation anxiety in dogs is a common problem in dogs who stress when they are separated from the person or persons they are attached to. This article explores what to do and do not do to encourage the dog's self-reliance.
You may have noticed your dog chomping on the fresh green lawn. You feed your dog 2-3 times and day, plus the occasional treats – so why is this happening? Sometimes it's simple enjoyment. Otherwise, Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids are commonly not part of generic dog foods. Neither are probiotics...
Here is the list of 6 animals whose sex life will seem familiar to humans.
Rally is a great sport to use at different levels of a dog's training and age. For young dogs this is a great event to get that young dog into the ring and compete. By Lawren Coulam Kinner, Performance and Companion Events Committee, reprinted from Newf Tide 4Q 2015
The sport is wonderful for impacting and improving communication with your dog and building your relationship with your dog. - by Anna Lorenz, Performance & Companion Events Committee, reprinted from Newf Tide, 1Q 2015
Cats are considered by many to be mysterious creatures. Little wonder then that fallacies surround them. However, these cat-related fallacious beliefs are commonly held misconceptions. This article seeks to demystify these feline fallacies.
Gray wolves are incredible and legendary mammals on the earth. Here are 30 amazing gray wolf facts for wildlife enthusiastic and kids. Explore the wildlife of wolves now.
Do you have a fear of falling into a "rat hole"? This may sound like an oddly specific fear, but one New Yorker experienced this fear when he fell into a hole in the sidewalk that was crawling with rats.
You wouldn't believe how extremely large some of the prehistoric relatives of everyday animals really were.
Tracking is great for dogs and people at any age. AKC allows dogs to enter tests at six months of age, but you can start training with puppies as young as six weeks. At the other end of the spectrum, it is a great sport for older dogs. - Cherrie Brown, reprinted from NewfTide 2002
One of the great thrills in working with your dog is to have him complete a track and find the article. When the handler holds the found article in the air for all to see, the judges come rushing up to congratulate the dog and handler and sign the glove. - Ron Horn, reprinted from Newftide 2002
Do you want to know more about the body language of cats? Your cat’s eyes, ears, tail, and body positioning all have hidden meanings relating to their emotional state.
Skunks on your land can be a nuisance. They can damage your property, eat chicken eggs, and stink up your yard and home. Trapping with live traps is an easy solution that only requires a little time and effort. It is a perfect skill to teach preteens that are interested in the outdoors.
Not that much has been written about out of sight stays. Twenty years ago, we were all told to correct a dog that broke his stays when you left the room harder and harder. .. get the point across. by Cheryl M. Dondino, Newfoundland Cub of America Obedience Committee chair
As with many other areas of dog training, there are many ways of teaching a dog to retrieve. I'm providing one method that works for teaching an obedience CDX hopeful, as well as for water rescue work - Cheryl Dondino, chair Newfoundland Club of America Obedience Committee
Debating setting up your first fish tank? The aquarium do's and don'ts and how to make your first fish tank a success. This article will go into depth on the ways to begin your first fish tank and enjoy the hobby. This is all based on my own experience and successes.
Designer dogs are developed to perform some specific task and to take some genetic benefits over their own breed. Though they are not recognized by the major kennels, but they are getting good popularity and are in demand, find the list of top demanded Pomeranian mix dogs.
DIY dog house options for the dog owner that needs to replace a dog house or is investing in a new home for the first time. The do it yourself kit option can save a lot of money as opposed to a dwelling that has to be constructed from scratch.