By Claudia Bensimoun Image Credit: Wikipedia The handsome Slovakian Wolfdog, also known as the Slovakian Vlcak has lineage that can be traced as far back as 1955 to an experiment that was conducted in Slovakia. The experiment entailed breeding working German Shepherd dogs with Carpathian wolves. The Solvakians wanted to create a breed that would be similar to the working German Shepherd in temperament, trainability, … Continue reading Czechoslovakian Wolfdog Slovakian Vlcak. Barking is Not Natural For This Hybrid Dog Breed.
Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun Does your dog sometimes itch or have the occasional hot spot? Most dogs will have fleas at some stage in their lifetime, regardless of whether they are taking Frontline or any other flea medication. Chances are that you’ve discovered these little critters and have just about tried everything. Here’s what I’ve discovered. An instant flea relief organic shampoo. Rooibos tea and … Continue reading Rooibos Tea for Fleas and Good Health
By Claudia Bensimoun Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun All dogs love reunions with humans and other dogs and often offer funny, intelligent and heartwarming welcomes. What To Expect When Family Members Arrive Home After a Long Period of Time Allow your dog to sniff, welcome and jump around in joy. Give your dog the time to approach and sniff, explore and welcome each … Continue reading Canine Reunions.Why Are They So Necessary? How To Understand and Encourage Them?
Claudia Bensimoun Some dogs are terribly shy. Some are born confident and make lots of friends at the dog park, during walks, or even a trip to Starbucks. Everyone loves them, and their confidence keeps growing. Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun Does your dog lack this confidence? Does he stay close by you, or even prefer to be alone?Here’s how you can help bring out his confidence. Get … Continue reading The Confident Dog. How to Build Confidence?
By Claudia Bensimoun The Boerboel This breed is popular in South Africa. The word ” Boer” comes from the Afrikaans word for a “farmer’. The word ‘Boel” is a very old Afrikaans slang word for “dog”. The Boerboel was bred in South Africa specifically for the protection of farmers and their families on farms in the Eastern Transvaal, the Free State and other parts … Continue reading The South African Mastiff
By Claudia Bensimoun First Published in the USDAA by Claudia Bensimoun Call it a revelation! A new study shows that dogs are so much more capable of understanding different situations from a human’s point of view than previously thought. Domestic dogs are much more likely to steal food when they think that nobody is watching. The study reveals that dogs were four times more likely … Continue reading Dogs May Understand Human Point of View
By Claudia Bensimoun First published: United States Dog Agility Association and the World Cynosport Rally by Claudia Bensimoun Continue reading Environmental Factors Can Affect Hip Dysplasia in Dogs