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  • Popular Dog Breeds: Great Danes

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Wednesday October 22nd, 2014 at 11:43 AM

    Despite their enormous size, Great Danes are a very popular breed. They rank in the top 20 of the American Kennel Clubs most popular breeds each year. Strong, elegant, and friendly, Great Danes are, nevertheless, energetic dogs and they do require plenty of room and regular exercise.

    History Great Danes are a mastiff or molosser-type dog which is a very large family of dogs containing all kinds of powerful dogs found all over the world. Dogs similar to the Great Dane have been known for...

  • Winter Grooming Tips for Your Dog

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Friday October 17th, 2014 at 04:39 AM

    Winter can be tough on all of us, and that includes your dog. Cold weather, snow, ice, dry air in the house, shivering wind chills when you take your dog for a walk all of these wintry elements can leave your dogs coat in desperate need of care. You might be left wondering what happened to the fluffy pup or sleek canine you were petting last summer.

    Here are some grooming tips to help your dog survive the winter and keep his good looks.

    Groom your dog regularly. Dogs need to be groomed on a...

  • Pampered Celebrity Dogs

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Sunday October 12th, 2014 at 07:36 AM

    Celebrities may live a grander lifestyle than many of us, but its obvious that they love their pets just as much as the most down to earth person. Many celebrities even post about their pets on their Twitter feeds and take them with them wherever they go. Here are some famous celebrities who have gone to the max to pamper their beloved canine companions.

    The Queen Were not sure if Queen Elizabeth II has a Twitter account, but theres no shortage of stories in the press about the Queen and her...

  • Popular Dog Breeds: Miniature Schnauzers

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Wednesday October 8th, 2014 at 06:31 AM

    Smart, trainable, and always cheerful, this smallest of the Schnauzer breeds can easily adapt to living in a city apartment or running around in his own yard in the country. Their double coat sheds very little but it does require regular trimming. Miniature Schnauzers can make a good choice for people who are allergic to dogs.

    History The Miniature Schnauzer is derived from his larger cousin, the Standard Schnuzer. He comes from Germany where he was first seen as a separate breed around 1899....

  • Popular Dog Breeds: Chihuahuas

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Sunday October 5th, 2014 at 05:30 PM

    Saucy and alert, the popular Chihuahua originally comes from Mexico. They are right at home in the city or cuddled up beside you wherever you may live. Dont let their small size fool you though. Chihuahuas are quite feisty and can easily take charge of your home.

    History The Chihuahua is named after the Mexican state of the same name, where the earliest examples of the breed were discovered in modern times. The small dogs were used in religious ceremonies and were pets for the upper classes at...

  • Thanksgiving And Your Dog

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Saturday October 4th, 2014 at 01:31 PM

    Thanksgiving is nearly here once again and for most of us that means wonderful aromas wafting through the house and a table groaning under the weight of turkey and other favorite dishes. There will be family and friends gathered round and perhaps a slice of pumpkin pie. But, what about your dog? What does Thanksgiving mean for him?

    Well, if youre lucky, it wont mean a trip to the vet because youve overfed him or given him some sharp bones to eat! Most of us want to share Thanksgiving with our...

  • Have a Howl-o-ween Party for Your Dog!

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Monday September 29th, 2014 at 07:53 AM

    This year, when youre thinking about Halloween fun and ways to include your dog, how about having a Halloween-themed party just for him and your friends with dogs? Parties for dogs are lots of fun. They give your dog a chance to have a play date with his friends and you can have a good time with your friends. And its lots of fun to decorate with the doggy Halloween theme.

    If you would like to have a Halloween party for your dog and his friends, here are some ideas you can use. Send...

  • Be Gentle, this is my first time at a Dog Show

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Thursday September 25th, 2014 at 08:40 AM

    Last weekend was the first time I had ever attended a dog show. This one was held at the Ohio State Fairgrounds in Columbus. Oh, sure I had seen the Westminster Dog Show on television but, until you actually sit in on one there is so much you dont see.

    First of all, I was of the mindset that everyone had just one dog. That notion was blown out of the water when I saw one woman with 10 dogs of all the same breed. I also wrongly presumed that these dogs are just dogs; in this environment, far...