People see the doctor only in case there is a problem, thus, we are generally reluctant to make an appointment; be it a doctor or a veterinarian. A dog can easily be affected by your uneasiness, which can give you a hard time during the examination, or even in the waiting room. However, with a little practice you can improve the situation and your veterinarian will also be thankful to be able to examine a cooperative animal…
Abigail is a vibrant, full of life, witty and beautiful little six year old girl, who wants nothing more than to fight the “bad guys” inside of her, the cancer. Madison Sperry gave her own police dog, K9 Quelle to Abigail, to help her fight the disease. This touching story, which proves that we can draw a lot from the company of dogs in difficult times, has reached the JULIUS-K9® team as well.
The elastic element has a length and strength designed as a function of the size of the forces expected to act on the chest strap, in order to ensure the long-term usability of the elastic element and to reduce the adverse effects of the periodic micro-tuggings and sudden pullings acting both on the dog and the person holding the leash while walking the dog on a leash.
There have been a number of issues raised on neutering dogs. The most relevant facts should be clarified and some false beliefs and misconceptions corrected. What follows is an attempt to be informative rather than scientific, an effort to provide some useful information in an easily digestible manner.
The behaviour of a fearful dog can easily be confused with that of a ‘fearsome’ or aggressive dog.
It has been raining for days and you start thinking about what you could do with your dog in the time of the monsoon. In the meantime, your beloved pet keeps slamming his heaviest solid rubber ball against the floor, trying his best to ensure that your headache will never disappear.
Dogs are men’s best friend – however, is it a good idea to let your best friend snuggle up in a private place like your bed? Where should you draw the line?
Belinda Mulrooney Carbonneau remembered her huge friend and companion with tears in her eyes, who had always stood beside her during the Klondike Gold Rush and later, her travels in Europe.
In the late 1890s, a cold, frozen territory of the Earth revealed its undepletable deposits of humankind’s much appreciated yellow source of delight; gold. Thus began the infamous Gold Rush in the territories of Alaska and Yukon which continues to tease the imagination of romantics with a taste for adventure.
Let’s admit that most owners are in a worse shape than their dogs, even if they spend most of the day together. Though most dogs can easily finish the 6 kilometer ’Base’ run, the same cannot be said about their two-legged companions.