Category Archives: Animals

Whistle Dog Activity Monior… Cool tool to track your dog’s activity


It’s like a fitbit for the dog http://www.whistle.com/ Dog will not care, but you can see if you give your dog a proper active life

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Great article on why dogs love us so much … New research


http://mic.com/articles/104474/brain-scans-reveal-what-dogs-really-think-of-us

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Great Podcast from NPR TED talks on dog training and how it relates to raising kids, with Ian Dunbar


I have been telling my friends and family for a long time that we can learn a lot about raising kids from training dogs. Most people either make fun of me or think I am being ridiculous. Here is a … Continue reading

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Animals of Turkey… A picture montage of furry friends from Turkey


A picture montage of all the furry buddies we’ve met in Turkey

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Turkey trip log … Day 10


Met the morning at Serce. On the walk to the bathrooms saw an eel hunting from it’s burrow. Amazing sight as I’ve never seen one aside from aquariums and tv. It is beautiful and creepy at the same time.¬† Inna … Continue reading

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Repost from http://www.germanwatchdogs.com/ … “Power of Protection”


Many people do not understand protection and Schutzhund¬†training for dogs. A common misconception is that dogs are trained to be vicious. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Proper protection/bite work teaches a dog an appropriate time and way … Continue reading

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Review of Jack London’s “Call of the Wild and White Fang” and why I think it should be classified as a dog training guide


The Call of the Wild/White Fang by Jack London My rating: 5 of 5 stars Classic and a great read!!! I read it long time ago as a child and in Russian. Reading it this time, as an adult, makes … Continue reading

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Canine bloat … large breed killer (gastric dilatation and volvulus GDV)


This is a good article discussing bloat in large and giant breeds. It provides a nice description of symptoms and prevention. I have seen this disorder mostly in German Shepherds and Great Danes … both very deep-chested breeds. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Bleeding Romania. The truth about stray dogs from Romania (graphic images)


The extermination of dogs in Romania is horrific. I understand the problem of large stray dog populations and acknowledge that it needs to be remedied. However, the way it is done in Romania is inhuman and vicious. The mass torture … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Booksforever1blog. BarkUpToday!:
January 2013 – “Denmark has one of the most strict dog breed bans in the world. 12 breeds were already banned and¬†13 more are lined up, making a total of 25 breeds to be…

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