Yorkshire Terriers, often referred to as Yorkies, have been a favorite canine breed since given the name way back in 1870. Descended from the Waterside Terrier and previously called Scotch Terriers, Yorkies have outgoing, courageous personalities, respond well to training, and adapt well to living in a family home environment. But like all breeds, taking time to learn about any specific care requirements they may need is a wise course of action for families who are planning to add a Yorkshire Terrier to their household and lives.
Competing in The All-American Quarter Horse Congress is a prestigious dream for many. If your application to compete at Congress has been approved, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed and insistent on getting more training, practicing, and lunging in. However, don't procrastinate too long on planning the trip and where you will stay. Here's what you need to know.
Where will you stay?
Congress is like the Super Bowl of horse shows, but on a much, much larger scale.
When the winter wind starts howling, it can be tempting to bundle up and stay inside with your dog. But going out and getting some exercise is actually good for your furry companion, even in the winter. You'll just need to make sure you follow these tips to keep him safe during the cold spell.
Put booties on his feet.
Dogs' feet are less sensitive to the cold than human feet, but they still can develop frostbite when the temperature is bitter cold.
As your dog gets older, they may experience achy joints, which make movement uncomfortable. Dogs experience achy joints as they age much the same way that humans do, and their joints can develop arthritis. Here are three natural ways you can help ease your old dog's pain from aching joints.
#1 Omega 3-Fatty Acids
Check out the food that your dog is eating. Read the label and see if your dog is getting Omega 3-fatty acids in their regular diet.
Taking a kitten or cat home for the first time is a heartwarming experience. But there's nothing very nice about introducing your new kitty to the veterinarian, at least from the cat's perspective. The vet's office or an animal hospital can be an incredibly stressful place for any pet, but even moreso for a cat that has never made the trip before. Here are three tips to keep in mind to help you and your cat survive the first trip to the veterinarian.