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Bearded Collie Dog Breed Information

Bearded Collie: Bearded collie is medium-sized, hardy, agile, active, and a whirlwind of energy. They are good with children and family and can be trained very easily. Bearded Collies make excellent pets for those willing to accommodate their high energy level and grooming requirements. Weekly brushing is mandatory for keeping their long hair mat-free. Some…

Guard Dog Vs Protection Dog

In today’s world, people feel a need for security for themselves and their families. Some people want to keep their property or business secure from intruders. Although alarm systems can do the job, many people choose to get a dog instead. In certain breeds, this guarding and protecting is an instinct, and dogs have been…

Stickeen by John Muir (1909)

John Muir was born in Scotland in 1838 and immigrated to the United States with his family in 1849. He became a well-known environmentalist and helped established several US national parks. He made four trips to Alaska, and this short story is from one of those trips. 1234567891011 TO: Helen Muir In the summer of…

Should You Get a Puppy Or an Adult Dog?

Are you considering a canine companion, a hound to have around, or a puppy pal? There are pros and cons to considering puppies vs. adult dogs. Puppies are great fun but plenty of work. Puppies need a great deal of attention, much more care and training, and lots and lots of playtime. Puppies cannot be…

How To Effectively And Efficiently Train Your Dog

Few things are more irresistible than the melting eyes of a sweet little puppy. If you’ve already got one, then congratulations are in order! If you train your dog well, you will have a friend for life. Your pet will understand what is expected of him; you can have complete confidence that he will behave…

Briard Dog Breed Information

The Briard is an ancient breed of large herding dog, originally from France. A Briard dog appears in Gaston Febus’ Livre de chasse (“Book of the Hunt”), written in the 14th century. Charlemagne, Napoleon, Thomas Jefferson, and Lafayette are all said to have owned Briards. It became popular after the Paris dog show of 1863…

Miniature Schnauzer Dog Breed Training Tips And Advice

Your Miniature Schnauzer training will be much more successful if praise is only used as a reward in the daily training with your puppy. That is when your pup actually does something you desire. Otherwise, praise should be withheld. When teaching a new command, you should use a physical movement or stance, which helps to…

Belgian Tervuren Dog Breed Information

Belgian Tervuren Shepherds are members of the Belgian Shepherd family of dog breeds and are included in the herding group. It originated from Tervuren village in Belgium, after which they were named. AKC recognized the breed in 1960 under the name Belgian Tervuren. The Belgian Tervuren is a proud-looking, agile breed that is born for…

United Kennel Club

Established in 1898, the United Kennel Club is the largest all-breed performance-dog registry globally, registering dogs from all 50 states and 25 foreign countries. More than 60 percent of its 15,000 annually licensed events are hunting ability, training, and instinct tests. UKC prides itself on its family-oriented, friendly, educational events. The UKC has supported the…