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Breed all about it – Pomeranian

The Pomeranian is a very fluffy little dog, but don't let that fool you! These little pups have the heart of a wolf. As a matter of fact, these little dogs’ ancestors were from Iceland and Lapland and were slay dogs. Actually not just any slay dog, but the Alaskan Malamute, the Samoyed, the Siberian Husky and the Keeshond. The Pomeranian dog breed was originally a white medium sized dog weighing between 14 - 16 kg.The Pomeranian is a dog breed of the Spitz type, that is named after the Pomerania region that is part of north-west Poland and north-east Germany in Central Europe. The person responsible for downsizing this breed was England's Queen Victoria. She loved Pomeranian's. In the late 1800, she established her own kennel and began importing smaller Poms of all colours...

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Finding the perfect dog treat for your pooch

All dogs deserve the occasional treat. Treats – especially those formulated for dogs - are designed to enhance dental health. They also provide motivation for your dog during training, and in encouraging good behaviour. Treats also benefit in strengthening the bond between you and your dog, as your dog feels good about pleasing you. And it’s a sure way to show love and affection to your dog. How do I choose the perfect treat for my dog? First of all, choose a treat that is specifically formulated for your dog. While it could be tempting to reward your dog with human food you might be causing more harm than good. Inform yourself with human foods that are suitable for dogs, or even better, follow the golden rule and treat your dog with something that was purposely made...

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The perfect treat for your cat

Treating your cat is not just a fun way of showing affection, but also part of an essential daily routine. As a proud cat owner, we lavish our kitties with love and attention, with healthy food at mealtimes, and with treats. We want to keep our cats in optimal condition, and when it comes to treats how do we choose the best one? Choosing healthy cat treats It is always advised to choose a high-quality cat treat made from domestically sourced ingredients that are nutritious and filled with added vitamins.Cats can easily become overweight; in choosing a delicious treat for your cat make sure you are informed of the best available option to keep your cat in a healthy condition. Steer clear of cheap treats; commercial products are full of artificial colourings, flavours and preservatives. Simply put;...

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Is your furry friend lacking stimulation?

Interactive dog toys are the latest version of a nanny, a dog walker, or a pet sitter. Not only does an interactive dog toy keep your dog occupied, but it also teaches your dog problem-solving skills and stimulates them both mentally and physically. Puzzles fuel the mental capacity in dogs, as it teaches them to think about how to move the domes around to release treats or kibbles. The lure of the treat keeps them engaged and mentally stimulated.

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Breed all about it – Pug

The Pug is a small sturdy dog that is adaptable and who can live anywhere. They are easy to maintain, as long as you give them a good brush and a proper face wipe in-between the wrinkles. Pugs are exceptionally affectionate and very sociable by nature. Pugs are very playful and clownish and don’t need a lot of exercise. Just be sure to keep them cool. Pugs are extremely loyal and make a great family pet. Read more about this fantastic little breed:

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What Your Dog’s Favourite Toy Reveals About His Hereditary And Personality

Does your dog have that one toy that is his or her favourite above all the other toys? Is it the loudest, the softest, the one that is the best to tug on, or is it a good old fashion tennis ball that does the trick? If your dog has that one favourite toy, maybe it says a lot about its personality. Read on further, if you are keen to find out:

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