With the ownership of a family protection dog, it is important to be aware of the health risks that could pose a possible threat to your dogs well being. Just like a human, dogs are susceptible to cancer and tumors. In fact, cancer rates have been skyrocketing in both humans and canines in recent years.Read entire entry »
Family Protection dogs are curious. They like to head outside and explore the yard. But during the warmer months, their freedom-loving nature might get them in trouble, especially with skunks.
That’s right. It’s the summer season, which means that skunks will be heading to your yards at dawn and dusk.Read entire entry »
One major thing that dog owners fail to address is the dental health of their furry friends and personal protection dogs. Many are used to heading to the vet for vaccinations and grooming but do not think about getting a dental check-up done. However, in reality, oral hygiene is just as important for your personal protection dog.Read entire entry »
The Truth About Tick Season
Many pet owners think tick season occurs during the winter months but you should know that it actually begins in early spring. Usually, ticks are not detected until 6-7 months post infection. This usually falls during winters, however, in the spring is when you should be more cautious about your pets and ticks.
When an emergency such as a natural disaster strikes, you are bound to make yourself and your family safe first. However, family protection dogs are also part of your family and you wouldn’t like them to risk their lives for you either.Read entire entry »
Pets complete our homes and are great for adding happiness and contentment to their owners’ lives. However, keeping a pet – including a personal protection dog – can cause allergies in many and according to research studies. Almost 10% to 15% suffer from pet allergies.
Managing a pet is a huge task because you have to make it feel comfortable.Read entire entry »
Cataract is a disorder of the eyes which affects many dogs. Dogs suffering from this disease have an eye that looks like a disk filled with fluid. A normal dog’s lenses are clear, whereas dogs with cataracts have a fluid inside their lens that is clearly visible. Let’s learn more about cataracts in German Shepherd protection dogs.Read entire entry »
Mast cell tumors are quite common and account for a great number of skin tumors in dogs. Although mast cells are part of the normal immune system, when cancerous, they might be deadly. Breeds like Labrador Retrievers, Boxers, Boston Terriers, Beagles, Schnauzers, and other protection dogs are prone to developing these tumors.Read entire entry »
When the holidays come around and it’s time to travel to unite with family and friends, many pet owners often feel stressed thinking about leaving their pets behind. If you have never traveled without your dog before, it can be a bit stressful to decide whether or not to bring them along. You don’t want to leave them alone, but you don’t feel safe taking them along either.Read entire entry »
Many protection dog owners are not aware of the fact that dogs also get seizures. Of course, it is not the most pleasant situation to think about, but understanding seizures in dogs will allow you to help your four legged companion in the time of need. If a dog is having seizures, then it might be a sign of a problem with its nervous system.Read entire entry »