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Zena, The Warri0r Staffordshire Terrier, Saves the Day! Zena the Staffordshire Terrier is being hailed a hero after the 10 year old pooch jumped on a deadly Tiger snake as it was about to enter the house where……… To read the full story just follow this link to Heroic Dog Stories


If you haven't seen the amazing and very funny video of the skateboarding bulldog, why not take a minute now to have a look...... Skateboarding Bulldog


Snow Dogs

Discovering that he was adopted and then finding out that his birth mother recently passed away and left him her estate, 30 something Miami dentist Ted Brooks (played by Cuba Gooding Jr.) has his whole world turned upside down when he receives word regarding the reading of her will. What he discovers is that he has been left his mother's estate in Alaska at the same time as trying to deal with the elements. Upon finding his birth father who is only remotely interested in his son, Ted becomes intrigued with his origins and his father's love of sled dog racing and in the end the unlikely pair become reluctant comrades in their quest to complete the 400 mile Arctic Sled Dog Challenge one last time.

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A common problem with aging dogs is deafness, however while your dog can still hear you could begin training your dog to associate visual hand signals with spoken commands such as sit, stay, recall, lie down and stop.



Because of its humorous temperament and non-shedding allergy free coat, the Bichon Frise has become one of the most popular breeds in the world. These fun loving, happy and sometimes naughty little dogs have a cheerful attitude, are sensitive, gentle mannered, playful and affectionate, make great lap dogs, but have been known to be just a little bit difficult to housetrain. They have a double white coat, very similar to that of the poodle, giving that very distinctive fluffy appearance. Very well known as companion dogs they are a popular choice with the elderly who may have the time to groom and maintain their coats. They are also known as a popular choice for families because of their easy acceptance of children.


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Dalmatian puppies are pure white when born and develop their spots as they grow older


Q Why does my dog get itchy paws during the summer?

A There could be a variety of things which could be causing this, some of which are allergies, insect/parasite infestations, crop chemicals on fields or even from just walking on hot surfaces. It is a good idea to wash your dog's paws with a salt water solution to remove any irritants, stay off grass whilst exercising and you could even consider changing your dog's diet to a more natural one consisting of fresh pet meat.

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One Smart Dog! A dog with a basket in it's jaws comes pushing through the doors of a butcher shop. "And wot's this then?" asked the butcher. The dog knocks the basket sharply into the butcher's shins to grab his attention where he notices a note and a ten dollar bill in the basket. The scribble on the note asks for three pounds of his best ground beef mince. The butcher figures this is too easy and goes to the window and reaches for the dried up stuff that's been sitting out all day. Suddenly the dog growls at him. The butcher turns around and, glaring at the pup, gets the best mince from the fridge. Weighing out about 2 1/2 pounds, he drops in on the scale with his thumb. "Hmmmmm, a bit shy he mutters to himself. Who'll know? “Again, the dog growls menacingly. "Alright, alright," as he throws on a generous half pound, wraps it up, drops it in the basket, and drops in change from a five. The dog threatens to chew him off at the ankles and so another five goes in the basket. The butcher being quite impressed decides to follow this intelligent dog home. The dog quickly enters a high-rise building, pushes the lift button, enters the lift, and then pushes the button for the 12th floor. The dog walks down the corridor and smartly bangs the basket on the door. Suddenly the door opens and the dog's owner screams at the dog. "Hey, what are you doing? That's a really smart dog you've got there," comments the butcher. "What!” replies the owner, he's a stupid dog - that's the third time this week he's forgotten his key.

“Whoever said you can’t buy happiness forgot about puppies” - Gene Hill whole - Roger Caras

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