Tourists turned stove builders in Peru

Not many trips end with the feeling of having made a significant difference to real people with real needs. But I recently returned from such an experience in a remote community in northern Peru. A friend introduced me to the tour, which is part of a larger travel company’s sustainable ecotourism offerings, in December. The notion of helping and meeting […]

Do you want an American Pit Bull Terrier?

You have already made up your mind, it is the American Pit Bull Terrier that you want as a companion. Are you ready for this breed? Read this article and then decide if you want to go ahead with your decision. Does your lifestyle fit the American Pit Bull Terrier lifestyle? These dogs are full of energy from head to […]

The Origins of the Puggle – Where Do Puggles Come From?

The Puggle is a fairly new breed on the scene and is not actually a purebred dog, but rather a hybrid of a beagle and a pug. The Puggle started the crossbreed “designer dog” revolution. Puggles were first bred in the 1980s in the state of Wisconsin by Wallace Havens, a dog breeder. He was very familiar with both Pugs […]

Pug Dog Breed Profile

Description: The Pug is a small dog, considered by some to be a dwarf mastiff. It is a solid and compact animal with dogs that are 12 to 14 inches tall and weigh up to 20 pounds. Female dogs are generally two inches shorter and weigh from 13 to 18 pounds. The Pug is well known for its short, wrinkled […]

8 easy ways to minimize shedding of dogs

If your dog is shedding excessively, it is not something to be ignored. There are a variety of reasons why this happens. In addition to the dog’s shedding season (which occurs in spring and later in the fall), it can be caused by lack of nutrition, stress, and health issues like skin problems, mange, ringworm, and even cancer. Note that […]