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Puppy Mills and Backyard Breeders

While the term is relatively new, most people know that a puppy mill is a breeder or facility that mass produces one or more dog breeds (or cat breeds) for the sake of profit. These puppy mills market their animals to pet stores and online customers...
by Pets Journal on Dec 5, 2015

Why “Bully Max” Is the Secret Weapon of Top-Ranked Dog Breeders

If you’ve been involved in breeding for any length of time, you know how important nutrition is to your dogs. Everything else you do to make your dogs look, feel, and perform at... The post Why “Bully Max” Is the Secret Weapon of Top-Ranked Dog...

5 Ways To Protect Your Dog In High Heat

Having a coat of fur or long hair is great in the winter. However, when it comes to the summer, even shedding a bunch of that pesky undercoat doesn’t quite cool off your... The post 5 Ways To Protect Your Dog In High Heat appeared first on Breeding...

Diatomaceous Earth: The Natural Alternative To Dewormers & Flea Treatments?

Diatomaceous Earth is a dirt cheap way to control external and internal parasites in your dog. DE is a natural way to efficiently eliminate fleas, bugs, worms (roundworms, whipworms, pinworms, and hookworms) within a... The post Diatomaceous Earth:...

Breeding English Setters: Evolution Of Head & Neck Standards

In the first of my articles I intend to compare the original English Setter breed standard set by Edward Laverack in 1872 with the Kennel Club standard revised in 2009. A Tough But... The post Breeding English Setters: Evolution Of Head & Neck S...

Dog Breeding Questions Answered By Ishana Bullmastiffs

Ishana Bullmastiffs is the home of hand raised Champions coming from excellent pedigrees. Anna Figueroa accepted to answer a few questions about dog breeding. We are flattered she did as she is an influential Bullmastiff... The post Dog Breeding Qu...

Breeding English Setters: A Series By Heather Lenzi From Pilsdon Kennels

As this is my first contribution about English Setters and dog breeding to this publication I feel I should first introduce myself to you all. I first started my Pilsdon Kennels in 1970,... The post Breeding English Setters: A Series By Heather Lenzi...

Top 6 Professional Dog Clippers — The Ultimate Options

People have hair, dogs have fur. This is why many owners and groomers use professional dog clippers. If your dog’s coat is thick and heavy, he may spend the entire summer being uncomfortable. A... The post Top 6 Professional Dog Clippers — T...

Breeding Pomeranians: A Must-Read Introduction To Breed The Right Way

Pomeranians are currently amongst the most talked about and debated breeds, and as many of you know we strive to unravel complex debates with the help of breed experts. Not self-proclaimed master dog... The post Breeding Pomeranians: A Must-Read Intr...

Dog Breeding & Border Collies With Tammie From DarnFar Ranch

This is an interview like we never had, and I seriously mean it. Tammie from DarnFar Ranch has a fascinating story tangling dog breeding, dog training, and even starting its own non-shedding crossbred... The post Dog Breeding & Border Collies Wi...

« A Dogumentary » — a Dog Documentary By Dr. Meg Howe

Dr. Meg Howe is a vet and a breeder that we interviewed few months ago about dog breeding and she had told us about a project of hers that was in the pipeline.... The post « A Dogumentary » — a Dog Documentary By Dr. Meg Howe appeared first on Br...

How To Write Effective Ads To Sell Your Puppies

Dozens of websites in each country offer classified ads to dog breeders who want to publish their ads to hopefully manage to sell their puppies. However, often these breeders not only receive very... The post How To Write Effective Ads To Sell Your P...

Origins & Evolution Of The Domestic Dog

Dogs and canines were domesticated between 10,000 and 35,000 years ago through selective breeding, suggesting the earliest dogs presumably arose once we, humans, were still searching and gathering, way before the appearance of... The post Origins �...

Are Seaweed & Kelp Nutritionally Good For Dogs?

Seaweed accounts for 10% of most Japanese diets, but are seaweeds and kelp any good for dogs? The short answer is yes. They embed over 70 minerals, vitamins, amino acids and trace elements. They have... The post Are Seaweed & Kelp Nutritionall...

Signs & Stages Of The Dog Heat Cycle

Females reach sexual maturity (puberty) between 8 and 18 months of age, there is a tremendous variability in the maturation age between breeds, and even within a breed. From then on, a healthy bitch... The post Signs & Stages Of The Dog Heat Cy...

Questions & Answers with the National Alliance for Dog Breeding Reform

A very special interview today as we are not interviewing a dog breeder but an organisation trying to reform dog breeding: the National Alliance for Dog Breeding Reform, founded by Ron Sturgeon. This organisation is still a... The post Questions...

Best Extra Large Dog Beds For Large & Giant Dog Breeds

Large and giant dog breeds do take a lot of space, whatever they do and wherever they go. This is why they need a dog bed that will match their size, but extra large... The post Best Extra Large Dog Beds For Large & Giant Dog Breeds appeared fi...

Interview: Nikita from SweetPea Pugs, a modern dog breeder

Her name is Nikita Hirst, she is a passionate breeder of healthy Pugs, going with the lovely affix SweetPeaPugs. She started dog breeding years ago with Oscar, her first Pug and she, since... The post Interview: Nikita from SweetPea Pugs, a modern do...

The Cutest Smallest Tiniest Mini Teacup Toy Dog

Dogs are products, dog breeding is a business. Nothing new here, and we pretty much all know about this situation, just a few breeders live in denial. However, breeding as a business is... The post The Cutest Smallest Tiniest Mini Teacup Toy Dog appe...

Stud Stopper: The Non-surgical Non-chemical Dog Birth Control

The STUD STOPPER is a revolutionary non-surgical and chemical-free male dog birth control solution. First, let me tell you one thing: we are not going to have a debate about the pros and cons of neutering and... The post Stud Stopper: The Non-sur...


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