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TRAINING A DOG FOR HGH PART ONE - THE INSTINCT TEST
An Excellent Article by Ulf Kintzel outlining herding instinct testing and what traits he desires when evaluating dogs.
IS YOUR DOG’S PROSTATE MAKING HIM PROSTRATE? Written by: Celeste A. Clements, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
Your Dog can suffer from Prostrate problems as well. Prostatic infection may be fatal, and should be considered for the prostrate, intact male dog with fever, abdominal pain and an enlarged or painful prostate.
THE ILLUSTRATED STANDARD OF THE GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG
Artist/Illustrator/Author Linda Shaw has provided us with this comprehensive article on the structure of the German Shepherd Dog. It is one of the most detailed articles we have added to the WorkingDogs library.
Mystery Meat Written by: Erin Harty, Staff Writer - VetCentric.com It all looks pretty good’or would to a cat or a dog, you assume. (You’ll stick with people food, thanks.) Chicken, beef, and fish. Chunks of meat in gravy. Crunchy kibble. These are, after all, the same animals that relish raids on the garbage can or litter box. They can’t possibly be that picky. This article clarifies some of those cryptic descriptions we see on dog food..
Why I Am Against Regulation of the So Called "Dangerous Breeds""People, understand this: more regulations will not solve the problem. Education and responsible ownership will solve the problem."
This article really drives home the fact that responsible ownership is a much more viable option than more government regulations
Working Dogs Veterinary Center Opens! Whether your dog works as a Police K9, Assistance Dog, SAR, Herding, or competes in Schutzhund or other sports, we have felt that one of the features that our visitors really need is the ability to "Ask a veterinarian". Workingdogs.com gets between 10-20 medical related questions a week, so we decided the best thing would be to open a vet center for the Working Dog.
Dr. Randy Acker is hosting Question and Answer Forums on the topics of Canine Trauma, Orthopedic questions, and Working Dog and Sports Medicine. Dr. Acker is the first of several veterinarians which will be joining our new center, so be sure to check back often to see which new areas we add.
New Advanced Canine First Aid We recently reviewed a New Advanced Canine First Aid book, video and kit. We found it to be the most comprehensive system we have seen, it even includes some prescription meds.