The cute face of puppy farms

Puppy farms Puppy farms, also called puppy mills, are breeding establishments that are run for commercial reasons, with little regard for the welfare of the dogs. You can read more about it and watch a video on the Pup Aid website here. Physical health Puppies from puppy farms are often…

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What is socialisation?

I am answering a Frequently Barked Question today. FBQ: What does socialising a puppy mean? This is a very good question. It is a huge topic, but here is an excellent overview on the Kennel Club site. All animals, including little bipeds, need to learn the skills that they will use…

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The calm before the barking storm

I’m going to answer a Frequently Barked Question (FBQ) this week. A few people have asked me the same question: Why doesn’t my Pyrenean Mountain Dog (or Great Pyrenees) bark? The subject of barking often comes up in connection with Pyrenean Mountain Dogs. At first I was a little surprised…

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Not the dog for everyone

It’s still so hot that the lizards need to cool off in the shade, so take care! This lizard was lurking on the windowsill on the shady side of the house yesterday. We’ve been having very loud thunderstorms almost every evening. I hear that my friends in England are getting…

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Santa Pups for Christmas? Read this first, straight from the doggy’s mouth

Pyrenean Mountain Dog, or Great Pyrenees, puppy with Tibetan Terrier puppy

I’m a Santa Pup – I’m not in Disney’s Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups and I’m not a puppy anymore, I’m an adult. But I am a Pyrenean Mountain Dog (Great Pyrenees) and I can tell you everything you need to know about those puppies. They look really cute and…

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