My father has a terminal illness with his lungs and is on oxygen. He is still very active, but has a very hard time exerting physical activity. We looked into being assigned an assistance dog through an agency, but it is just not practical. They are either far too expensive or take...
My sister just got a Burmese Mountain Dog puppy and I was just wondering if anyone here has any info on this breed that she should know now. I looked up some things, but if there is anybody with experience with the breed I would love to here from you. Thanks!
I am just curious if anyone has or has any experience with Swiss Mountain dogs. I am trying to educate myself further on the breed because I have fallen in love with them... I have lots of doggie experience and varied breed experience but none with this breed.
If anyone has an input it would...
Hi everyone! I know we are all animal lovers here on this site so i was just wondering what kind of rodents do you have and pefer? What are their names and how old are they?
Also if you have other animals feel free to put them too!
I went to a Showmanship dog show today. Georgia got a red, my judge was a wierdo :tonguerol
There were a ton of other dogs there, some dobies and Bostons and Pugs, lots of Tollers!
I took over 140 pictures, and had to narrow it down big time!
Well, anyway, enjoy!!
Georgia licking her lips...
I was just curious as to how we all decide on names for our furry, or not so furry, friends.
My cat Isis is named after the cat goddess, and Polly just seemed to suit my other cat. I also used to have a kitty called fletcher one eye, because he got an eye infection when he was a baby and...
Hey I'm Monica and I have 2 Pets and i live in long island, New York. I have a Yorkshire terrier who is 4 years old and a Bernese Mountain Dog who is 8 Months old. I love them both to death they are my babies. Anyone out there own a Berny?:)
Have any of your significant other's respect towards animals changed for the better after he or she met you?
Dave's family are horrible pet owners! When I met Dave they had a dog and if it wasn't for Dave giving the dog a bath, grooming him, and ocassionally taking him for walks, the dog...
I think these dogs are adorable, and that alone is enough to make me want one (when we buy our own house in a million years. ;))
I've never actually met one, though, so I'm clueless as to what type of personality they tend to have, how intelligent they are, etc.
Anyone have one (or know of...
I thought it would be interesting to see what three breeds are your favourite. You have to do three fave big breeds and three fave small breeds!!! Big breeds are my fave though! I'm not sure if I'll ever own a little dog.
Fave Big Breeds
1. English Staffy's (as if you guys didn't already know...
I found this forum a couple of weeks ago and just registered today :)
My name is Christy and I am a stay-at-home-mom of 4; Avery (8), Keegan (5), Noah (4), and Abigail (2.5).
I also have a menagerie of fur-kids :) Climber is a 2 year old Bernese Mountain Dog, Hermione is a stray cat I found...
Study: Mixed Breeds And Small Dogs Live Longest
by Charlotte LoBuono
Danish researchers who conducted a recent investigation into the typical lifespans and ailments of various different dog breeds have reported some interesting, and in some cases surprising, results.
Country Of Origin -- Switzerland
Group -- Working
Life Span -- 7 to 10 years
Color -- Black with tan and white markings
Coat -- Long, slightly wavy outer hair; profuse, soft undercoat
Grooming -- Weekly brushing; bathe weekly to monthly. Regular ear cleaning. Clip nails every two weeks...
Meet SirWilcocksMegaMaximillion :rolleyes: why anybody would name a dog that is beyond me(no I didnt name him LOL) Ok this is Max.....my 1.5 year old Bernese mountain dog. 150pounds of fluff and slober:D