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Hey Kids! Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Having children means at some point you are probably going to introduce a furry friend into the family.  Whether it’s a hamster or a horse, children and animals are a pretty magical mix.  Dogs are a fantastic family pet for households with children.   They provide a best friend to adventure with, a protector to sleep with at night and often, a friendly paw when there are tears.  But, how do you teach your children the signs that it’s time to give their new BFF some space? [Read more…]

Essential Items To Keep In Your Dog’s Medical Arsenal

None of us want to see our dog get sick. But sometimes dogs, like people, fall ill. Although we all have access to vets, it’s a good idea to keep some medical items at home, just in case. After all, we humans keep pills and plasters in the house. Here are some medical items no doggy medical arsenal should be without. [Read more…]

The Cutest Dog Breeds For Your Family Home

There are very few people that don’t find a puppy unbelievably adorable. And if your kids catch sight of one, you could be welcoming that new pup into your home! Everybody loves a cute puppy, but we think there are some breeds that you simply can’t walk away from. If you have a busy family home, chances are your children are keen to have a puppy. Why not try one of these cute breeds to bring hours of smiles to all your faces: [Read more…]

Some Advice if You Are Looking To Adopt a Pet

More and more people are adopting pets. There are a lot of abandoned pets out there but lots of loving people ready to give the pets a second chance. Is it as simple as just going down to the pet shelter and just choosing which pet you want to take home? Sadly, it isn’t. However, if you are well informed and do your research, it can be a relatively speedy process. [Read more…]

They have saved lives in the 2013th year: 11 dogs super-heroes!

This is why we call ‘em man’s best friend. [Read more…]

Cutest Models on the Internet

As far as adorable photos go on the Internet, nothing can quite beat the ones of a young child growing up with his or her pet. Today we’d like to introduce you to Stasha Becker aka @northwestmommy, the mother and photographer of her 4-year-old son Julian and their huge dog, a five-year-old Newfoundland named Max. The family lives in the Pacific Northwest, on an island just above Seattle. As Stasha states, “Our island is one big playground and there are adventures galore.” While many of Stasha’s photos of her son and their dog are simple portraits taken (what looks like) in front of their white garage door, many of them also show the pair enjoying themselves outside. Whether they’re peacefully watching the waves at the beach or scoping out possible intruders of their make-shift fort, the duo seem like they share a genuine love for each other, one that makes them inseparable. [Read more…]

Cute Little Companions

Though some small dog breeds may have reputations as “accessories” for grown women, they can make great companions for kids as well. What these petite pets lack in size, they more than make up for in personality and playfulness. And they’re extremely loyal, to boot. In fact, your main concern when adopting a small dog may simply involve whether you and your family have the energy to keep up with him.Knowing which small dog is right for your family depends on many factors, such your lifestyle, the size of your family, the age of your children, and your willingness to train and groom the dog. There are also a number of small breeds to choose from, each with a mix of potential pros and cons. These photographs show right breed without any cons, see how the baby is enjoying with these puppies 🙂 [Read more…]

Snow and Snow Dogs

Snow dogs include dog breeds such as : Alaskan Husky,Alaskan Malamute,Alusky,Canadian Eskimo Dog,Chinook,Eurohound ,Greenland Dog,Mackenzie River Husky,Samoyed,Seppala Siberian Sleddog,Siberian Husky…But the most important and famous dog breed is ofcourse a Siberian Husky.

 Siberian Huskies are loving, gentle, playful, happy-go-lucky dogs who are fond of their families. Keen, docile, social, relaxed and rather casual. This is a high energy dog, especially when young. Good with children and friendly with strangers, they are not watchdogs, for they bark little and love everyone.  Huskies are very intelligent and trainable, but they will only obey a command if they see the human is stronger minded than themselves. If the handler does not display leadership, they will not see the point in obeying. Training takes patience, consistency and an understanding of the Arctic dog character. If you are not this dogs 100% firm, confident, consistent pack leader, he will take advantage, becoming willful and mischievous. Huskies make an excellent jogging companion, as long as it is not too hot. Huskies may be difficult to housebreak. This breed likes to howl and gets bored easily. Does not do well if left alone for a long period of time without a great deal of exercise before hand. A lonely Husky, or a Husky who does not get enough mental and physical exercise can be very destructive. Remember that the Husky is a  sled dog in heart and soul. They are good with other pets if they are raised with them from puppyhood. Huskies are thrifty eaters and need less food than you might expect. This breed likes to roam. Siberian Huskies can make wonderful companions for people who are aware of what to expect from these beautiful and intelligent animals and are willing to put the time and energy into them.

Everyone loves a snow day especially snow dogs. So here are 31 cute pictures of Siberian Huskies and other dogs enjoying the snow…

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