Articles in the category ‘Choosing a puppy’

Dog breed for every lifestyle

Who isn’t charmed by sweet little puppies? Buying a puppy on impulse is rarely a good idea. Owning a dog is a long-term commitment and requires some thought and planning. With over 160 different breeds of dogs, each having its own unique temperament, appearance, activity level and needs finding the right dog for you requires... read on

Male and female dog

Which dog makes a better pet, a male dog or a female? The answer to this question depends on what you’re looking for. On one level, if you care about the personality and character of the dog more than anything else, the gender shouldn’t matter. Your decision will be based mainly on how the puppy... read on

Big and small dog

Each year, thousands of individuals and families bring home a member of a large dog breed, only to discover in a short time that it is not the right fit for their home and lifestyle. Of course this sudden realization is understandable – why would most people want a canine that reaches 100 pounds and... read on

Choosing the right puppy to buy

An important factor to keep in mind when picking out a new puppy is your place of residence; hence your puppy’s new home. Do you live in an apartment, a condo, or a house? Is your home along the countryside or in the middle of a busy city? Few dog owners consider this, but your... read on

Dog breed for every lifestyle

If you are a couch potato, then consider a breed that doesn’t require a high demand of physical activity. Although they still need to be exercised everyday, they usually get enough of it by running around the house. Examples of these breeds are: English Toy Spaniel, Boston Terrier, Shih-Tzu, Chihuahua, and Yorkshire Terrier. If you... read on

How to choose the perfect puppy

Once you decide on bringing home a new canine friend, selecting the right puppy is a crucial decision that should be given a lot of thought and consideration by you and the entire household. The right puppy will make a terrific friend and companion throughout for many years to come, while the wrong puppy may... read on

Choosing a puppy

An important step towards a happy and long-lasting relationship with any puppy is the ability to meet your expectations and requirements to the puppy’s personality and needs. Children in the household Whatever type of puppy you decided to pick, keep in mind that taking care of a young pup involves the same amount of commitment... read on