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Articmal Kennels

On April 25th, 2008

Articmal Kennels

On April 25th, 2008

  Articmal Kennels Finnish Lapphunds are a beautiful versatile breed Suitable for Agility, Obedience, Herding or a lovely gentle family Pet. Articmal Kennels was established in 1991 and obtained their first Lapphund in 2002 and have since imported 2 others direct from Finland. A litter with one of my imports is expected in October 2007. […]

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DarkAges

On April 22nd, 2008

DarkAges

On April 22nd, 2008

 Hi, We are the dogs of DarkAges. This is us sitting in front of our Den with our pupsDo browse our website, you will see lots of photo’s of us.Come visit us in New Zealand      PH: 07 543 3296 

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Golden Retriever

On April 19th, 2008

Golden Retriever

On April 19th, 2008

Facts Personality: This people-loving breed is easy to fall head-over-heels in love with due to its beautiful temperament and love without reservation loyalty. It is the perfect family pet and is full of life and warmth. However, the Golden needs to be taken in as part of the family. Suitability: The Golden is perfect for […]

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Walk your dog without pulling

On April 19th, 2008

Walk your dog without pulling

On April 19th, 2008

Who’s pulling who? Dog trainer Karin Larsen Bridge shows you how to walk your dog without pulling the lead. For many people, teaching their dog to walk on a lead without pulling is the biggest training problem they face as pet owners. From the dogs perspective, of course, you are the problem Why bother taking […]

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The ABCs of dog training

On April 16th, 2008

The ABCs of dog training

On April 16th, 2008

Position changes are like the ABCs of dog training. Although you can achieve a reasonable level of control over your dog just by having a reliable sit, teaching stand and down gives you greater options and will make training more interesting. Delta behavioural trainer Karin Larsen Bridge from Get S.M.A.R.T (Successful Motivation And Reward Trained) […]

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Chinese Crested Dog

On April 15th, 2008

Chinese Crested Dog

On April 15th, 2008

Facts Care and exercise The powder-puff variety, which can occur in the same litter as the baldy, requires daily grooming to prevent mats and tangles, but it is not a heavy coat and on such a small dog this is not a difficult task. The hairless needs only about 30 seconds brushing its five lots […]

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Homeless and hungry, hiding in the shadows. That’s life for thousands of dogs on the streets of India, it’s an International stray dog crisis. Jilea Carney, a board member of Vets Beyond Borders reports exclusively for Dogs Life on the organisations life-saving work and healing of broken hearts and spirits. It’s five o’clock on a […]

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Dogs eating poop

On April 12th, 2008

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Dogs eating poop

On April 12th, 2008

Dogs Life resident veterinarian Dr Michael Archinal regularly consults with dog owners about their dogs eating poop/faeces. After all, no dog-loving person wants to be greeted at the door with a foul-smelling kiss. Archinal says unless there is a medical reason causing the behaviour, eating faeces is normal, but there is potential for it to […]

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Stress Management for dogs

On April 11th, 2008

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Stress Management for dogs

On April 11th, 2008

Devoting time to training and following a correct diet and exercise plan helps to raise a well-adjusted and healthy pet. However, dogs and their owners do not always encounter the perfect world. Many owners find themselves faced with a dog suffering some form of stress or ill-health. Sue Moses discovers various natural therapies and training […]

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Shar Pei

On April 9th, 2008

Shar Pei

On April 9th, 2008

Facts Care and exercise Regular exercise in reasonable amounts is the order of the day with the Shar Pei. When exercising in public, the Shar Pei should be kept on a lead it may otherwise try to protect you from any other dog it sees. Regular brushing and the occasional bath should keep the Shar […]

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