Dog


09
Dec 2020
getting a new dog

Getting A New Dog? Socialisation is very important. Many families consider getting a new dog in the holidays. When you get a new dog, socialising them is VERY important.  Most pup owners are directed toward Puppy Schools to socialise their pups. The following is an article written by a dog behaviouralist and it warns of the downside of some Puppy Schools.  We feel that Puppy Schools that are well run are great for most pups.  We also think that it is worth reading this article so that you are aware of some......

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05
Dec 2020
how to greet a new pup

How To Greet A New Pup It is important to understand how to greet a new pup so that you don’t frighten them and make them wary of people. As a dog lover, you know and understand that uncontrollable urge to cuddle and pat any puppy you pass! Who doesn’t love a puppy snuggle right? However, look at it from the dog’s perspective. A total stranger, leaning over to scoop them up. Kind of scary! As humans, it’s our job to approach any animal in a non-threatening and respectful manner but it’s......

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04
Dec 2020
christmas doggie gifts

Christmas Doggie Gifts It may be too late to order some Christmas doggie gifts and have them arrive by Christmas so please check shipping conditions on the product before ordering. Want to take some special Christmas photos of your pooch for next year’s Christmas cards?  Have a look at these safe, stay on antlers and special collar.  Everyone will love seeing your adorable pooch in these reindeer antlers and festive-coloured collar! See More Info Home Alone Hanging Treat Dispenser See More Info Kong Safe Stix See More Info Kong Belly Flops Octopus......

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25
Nov 2020
maltese shih tzu

Maltese Shih Tzu – the perfect breed for you? The Maltese Shih Tzu has a variety of shortened names in various countries.  These names include Malshi, Mal-Shi, Malt-Tzu, Malti zu, Shih-tese and Shima.  They are a small pooch who tend to be in the upper size range of the Maltese and at the smaller size range of the Shih Tzu.   Lifespan: 12-14 years Height: 25 cms (10 in) Weight: 2.5 kgs to 5 kgs (6-12 lb) Temperament: intelligent, playful, happy Suitable living space: apartments, houses with/without yards Best Suited For: Families......

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19
Nov 2020
christmas pet mugs

Christmas Pet Mugs Christmas pet mugs are a cute gift for a friend or family or even a special treat for yourself.  In a dilemma about what to buy as a Christmas gift or need a Secret Santa surprise gift? It’s too late to order one of these for this Christmas but we have done some research and created a page of Christmas doggie gifts where you can still order lovely gifts for your dog in time for Christmas. Why not treat that special person, or yourself, to a design that brings......

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13
Nov 2020
Custom pet mugs

Custom Pet Mugs Custom pet mugs are a wonderful gift for a friend or a lovely treat for yourself.  Dog and cat lovers tell us that they get a lot of pleasure drinking from a mug with their pet’s photo on it.  Are we all crazy?  Some people would think so but do we care?  Probably not, so go ahead and do it. You supply your pet’s photo and we’ll adjust it so that it appears clearly on your mug with the background removed.  We send you the proof so that you......

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13
Nov 2020
Personalised pet christmas decorations

Personalised Pet Christmas Decorations Personalised pet Christmas decorations are a wonderful gift for a friend or a great reminder each year about all of your past, and present, pets each time you decorate your Christmas tree.  We have found that it tugs at our heart strings each time we carefully place them on our tree but it is like a tribute to each wonderful pet we have had. It’s too late to order one of these for this Christmas but we have done some research and created a page of Christmas doggie......

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01
Nov 2020
dog sleeping

Dog sleeping habits can be so amusing.  Read some of the funny stories from our Subscribers and Clients about their dogs and their amusing dog sleeping anecdotes… Your findings may save the relationship. Although my man has been very understanding and lets my dog sleep IN the room he cannot understand why in the world I would want him sleeping IN the bed! So the compromise is ok, but he now may be allowed in the bed more often! ___________________________________________________ We had to buy a king size bed to accommodate myself, my......

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14
Oct 2020
fitness

Is Your Dog Out of Shape? Strive For Fitness Together! Fitness for both you and your dog are equally important.  While there are ways to exercise your dog while being lazy yourself, it only makes sense to get in shape together. Just like people, dogs that are healthy and fit are happier and live longer.  I kept my Labrador, Jet, in shape all his life (after adopting him when he was 2 years old and 40 kgs!!) feeding him raw food and exercising him every day and he lived to the ripe......

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14
Oct 2020
Does your dog have doggie dreams?

Do you wonder if there is such a thing as doggie dreams? What pet parent hasn’t wondered what their fur babies dream of? We’ve witnessed them twitching and running in their sleep, but do they actually have doggie dreams? Well, scientifically, no one actually knows for sure. But, as pet parents, isn’t it difficult to imagine they don’t? There have been many studies into sleep and dreams in humans.  However, knowledge on the topic is actually very limited for dogs. There have also been some studies on rats. It was proven that......

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