The Beagle was considered to be the most popular dog during the 1950's in the United States. The Beagle first originated in the eleventh century when William the Conqueror was known for bringing the Talbot hound to Great Britain. The Talbot Hound was a scent hound, white in color that is thought to be an ancestor of the Beagle. The Talbot hound is now extinct. Another link to the evolution of the Beagle is the black and tan Irish Kerry Beagles. This type of dog was a small game hunter. The Beagle has such a strong sense of smell because of this particular ancestry.
A Beagle reaches a maximum height of thirteen to sixteen inches. Usually a full grown Beagle weighs between eighteen and thirty pounds. The coat of the Beagle is usu... Click Here to Read More!
There is great controversy close to dog kennel training. Most suppose that cages, kennels and crates are todays solution to rapid useful punishment. But not too much controversy as there exist about dog collars that choke a dog and give them electrical shocks. It is much better to let your dog learn about the kennel or crate on his own at first. Place his/her kennel or make near you and utilize some tasty treats just inside which will attract him to look in.
Once he does so confidently, toss a couple of treats farther in the the kennel or crate so that he will step every step of the way in to retrieve them. Repeat this/her some times during this/her primarily coaching session of almost 3-5 minutes. During the next 3-5 minute tra... Click Here to Read More!
The Basset Hound is a Medium/Large dog that typically weighs between 45-75 pounds. Their height averages between 11" to 15". It is long and low and their height/weight ratio makes their already short legs look even shorter. In fact, their name comes from the French word "bas" which means low. Their gentle, loving, patient nature makes them an excellent companion dog for the home while their keen sense of smell and hunting instincts continue to make them excellent hunting companions.
Recognized by the AKC in 1885, the acceptable colors for the Basset Hound are a variety of hound colors, but they are typically white with chestnut or sand colored markings. The fairly dense coat is short, straight, hard and smooth. Their coat is easy... Click Here to Read More!
‘Citizen Canine’ tracks the social status of dogs and cats from property to person
It wasn’t long ago that Americans considered cats and dogs too stinky and unsanitary to let inside. Now pets are consi Read More
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