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Entries from July 2006

Breeding Dalmatians

July 19th, 2006 · No Comments

Selecting a female Dalmatian that you plan to breed is very important for proper breeding.  You must choose one who you hope will become the foundation of your kennel.  This means that she must be of the finest producing bloodlines with an excellent temperament and free of major faults such as deafness.  Be cautious if […]

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5 Tips To Remember When Teaching The Come Command

July 10th, 2006 · No Comments

1. Use it sparingly. When you overuse Come, puppies stop paying attention. When your puppy understands the command, avoid using it all the time. Say it infrequently and make it extremely rewarding. 2. Do not chase your puppy if he does not respond. Practice on-lead for now. 3. Never call for negatives. If you have […]

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Helping Your Blind Dog Around The House

July 8th, 2006 · No Comments

Dogs can adjust to blindness and poor eyesight with very little difficulty. Their senses of hearing and smell begin to function as directional indicators, even though they may occasionally bump into table and chair legs or stumble over objects. The following steps may help a blind pet find his way about the house and yard […]

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