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Beagle Puppy Howls

Beagle Puppy Learns to Howl

June 23, 2014

This has to be one of the most adorable things to watch. This 8 week old Beagle puppy, Copper, just found his voice. It is instinctive for hounds, like the Beagle, to howl. But this one is so cute, every single time he howls I smile. Make sure you share this one !     […]

Intro to the Tibetan Mastiff Dog Breed

June 20, 2014

Size: Xtra Large AKC Classification: Working Country of Origin: Tibet Tibetan Mastiff Breed History: This is an ancient breed. It has been theorized that an early Tibetan dog is the ancestor to all Molossus breeds, although this is disputed by most experts. A highly questionable study at Nanjing Agricultural University's Laboratory of Animal Reproductive Genetics […]

Petco, PetSmart to stop selling dog treats made in China

May 22, 2014

Petco and PetSmart will stop selling all dog and cat treats made in China. PetSmart is scheduled to remove all of its China-made treats from it’s shelves  by March 2015, and Petco has committed to do the same by the end of this year. The two largest national pet retailers’ decisions came after years of nationwide complaints […]

Minnesota BBB: Warning About Fake Dog Breeders

April 22, 2014

The Minnesota Better Business Bureau has issued a warning about a rise in scams involving dogs. The agency has actually cited three dog breeders after they took monies from consumers for dogs they did not actually possess. The agency believes that they stole photos from other breeders’ websites and posted them on their own, pretending […]

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Home Alone: Pug Puppy Style (VIDEO)

December 18, 2013

What could be cuter than an eight-year-old Macaulay Culkin in the original Home Alone movie? What about if the eight-year-old Macaulay Culkin was being played by an absolutely adorable pug puppy? Yes the folks at Pet Connection have done it again! Just click play above to enjoy a two-minute version of Culkin’s fun and now […]

Calling All Golden Retriever Owners

December 4, 2013

The Morris Animal Foundation needs the help of all Golden Retriever owners to preserve and improve the Golden Retriever breed! The primary focus of this observational study is to learn how to prevent cancer and other diseases. The study will enroll up to 3,000 Golden Retrievers and will 10 – 14 years. This is the […]

Keeping Dogs Safe During the Holidays

Keeping Your Pup Safe During the Holidays

November 13, 2013

As the holidays approach, it is important to remember a few safety tips to keep your dog safe from potential danger associated with our holiday traditions. Festive Plants that are Dangerous to Dogs Most people adorn their homes with a variety of holiday plants including poinsettias, mistletoe, holly and live Christmas trees. These beautiful plants […]

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WARNING: Owners question link between Trifexis and dogs deaths

November 11, 2013

Dog owners across the US are questioning whether or not Trifexis is to blame for the death of their dogs. Trifexis is a  once-a-month pill made by Elanco. It is a combination pill for heartworm, parasites and flea prevention. Elanco is the animal health division of pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly.  “Pet owners have filed 2200 reports […]

Breed Specific Legislation

What is Breed Specific Legislation?

November 4, 2013

Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) are laws put into place targeted at certain types of dogs. Some of these restrictions ban people who live in that municipality from owning specific breeds of dogs while others require owners of certain breeds to have their pets sterilized when living within that municipality. The majority of BSLs are instituted […]

Black Poodle Sheep?

November 2, 2013

  Look very, very close – you might think you are looking at a Black Poodle, but in fact this an extremely well groomed SHEEP! It is the result of a project by photographers, Lernert & Sander, who were asked by Dutch newspaper, De Volkskrant , to take a photo of “a black sheep of the family”. […]

Puppy Mills, USDA and the Amish

Puppy Mills, the USDA and the Amish

November 1, 2013

As a site that is dedicated to both responsible dog breeding and responsible dog ownership, I am very aware of the problems and issues of puppy mills.  Breeders Domain works to list quality dog breeders that are working to improve their breed, select and screen puppy buyers, produce quality, healthy puppies, and are not solely […]

Dog Training Infographic

October 30, 2013

I am a huge fan of infographics but I am not talented in creating them:) So, I thought I would share one of my favorites. It looks at the statistics surrounding dog training.

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Alert: Broward County FL Dog Breeders

October 19, 2013

Broward County FL dog breeders will now have to acquire a permit from Broward County Animal Care and Adoption. The amended county ordinance will limit the number of litters per adult animal to one per year. The breeder permit will be required for anyone who sells, studs or breeds dogs or cats. The permit would […]

Caring for your Pets in Winter

October 15, 2013

Winter can be harsh in certain parts of the country. We have been providing air conditioning services in Orlando since 1986, and we know the perils pets face once temperatures start soaring, but there is also danger associated with falling temperatures, too. Keep your pets safe, healthy and happily protected from the cold winter months […]

Canadian Alert for Breeders and Dog Show Exhibitors

October 13, 2013

Breeder/Show Alert! For those of us that either travel to Canada for dog shows/competitions or import dogs/puppies from the great north, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has clarified some of the rules and regulations for bringing dogs into the country. The key change is for dogs under the age of 8 months. If you […]

2013 Dog Halloween Costumes

October 2, 2013

I can’t believe that it is Oct. 2 already! Halloween is just around the corner! This year we are having a Halloween party at the house and the dogs will need a costume. I started my search at the local Petco and Petsmart, but the selection for large dogs was very limited.  Needless to say, but Wells […]

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New USDA Dog Breeder Regulations

September 26, 2013

There have been a lot changes to the the USDA dog breeder regulations in the last 15 days. I wanted to take a few moments to go over the core changes that many smaller breeders may not be  aware of. The Animal Welfare Act  was originally written in 1966, long before the advent of the internet. […]

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Nestle Recalls PurinaOne Dog Food

September 5, 2013

Nestle has issued a limited recall of  it’s Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food. It was found that one of the bags contained Salmonella The voluntary recall was for a limited production run of the 3-5 lbs bags. Here are the details of the dog food […]

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Can You Find Momo the Border Collie?

September 4, 2013

The dog version of “Where’s Waldo?”! Momo the Border Collie loves to hide in plan sight and his owner, Andrew Knapp, caputures his doggy disappearing skill in a daily photo. Here are a few photo examples. Can you Find Momo?                               […]

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MLB Pitcher Orders Pot in Family’s Dog Name

September 3, 2013

The two time All-Star pitcher, CHris Perez, and his wife were convicted of a misdemeanor related to the internet purchase of marijuana (pot). He actually ordered the pot and had it delivered to his residence – the kicker is the package was addressed “Brody Braum” the family dog. Read the Entire Story: http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/09/03/chris-perez-and-his-wife-plead-guilty-to-drug-charges/