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    Dog Behavior

    Dogs are social animals which need social contact, playing, walking, and training. Play and exercise sessions should be a part of the daily routine, and insufficient play or stimulation can be an underlying cause for many behavior problems, including destructiveness. If dogs are not provided with sufficient mental and/or physical stimulations, they are less trainable and showing behavior problem which results in relinquishment.

    Dog Breeding

    Breeding a litter of puppies can be quite rewarding; however, if you are a newcomer to dog breeding, then you should remember it may also be a costly and time-intensive experience. This dog breeding tips section is full of helpful information on dog breeds and responsible breeding. If you are considering to breed your dogs, then these articles will hopefully provide you with a solid reference to get you started.

    Dog Breeds

    There are more than 400 distinct dog breeds recognized by various dog registries, such as the American Kennel Club (AKC). Dog breeds are also classified by their functions. Go Pets America dog breed profile pages have dog pictures and information on dog grooming, dog health, litter size, average life span, size, weight, shedding, exercise requirements, suitability with children and much more! Our dog breed page is indexed alphabetically by breed for easy searching.

    Dog Diseases

    The domestic dog (Canis familiaris) has been bred for different purposes and characteristics for thousands of years. The creation of modern dog breeds started around 200 years ago and was based on a few founders and breeding strategies such as strong selection for certain traits, popular sires and inbreeding/ backcrossing. This has led to the enrichment of disease mutations in different breeds. Dog owners should be aware of the fact that puppies are usually born with some immunity, which soon wanes. This is why vaccinations are necessary. Some diseases are hereditary and cannot be detected until a dog becomes at least 18 months of age.

    Dog Facts

    You may think you know everything there is to know about dogs but there are many incredible facts and stories about dogs that you may not know or heard of! Get ready and prepare to be amazed by our collection of dog facts!

    Dog Training

    Every action of the dog should be accompanied by an appropriate effect. Dogs are much like children and we have to establish certain rules regarding wanted and unwanted behaviors. In other words, normal discipline. In order to establish the desirable behavior, we need to know how to administer praise properly (as well as scold and reprimand) whenever it is required so that it has meaning to the dog. In this section, you will find a collection of dog training tips that will help you get started in your canine training journey!

    Dogs & Children

    It is important to understand that not all households are dog-suitable. We urge you to think hard before you bring that cute, cuddly puppy home only to find out a few months later that he is not a good fit for your kids. Here, you will find a collection of articles that we think will be important things to consider for the prospective owner who also happen to have a child before welcoming a new dog to the family.

    Puppy

    Bringing a new puppy home is one of the most exciting things that can happen to any pet lover. However, it is important that you, as the new owner, act responsibly and raise the puppy in a suitable manner. In this section, you will find various articles from how to introduce your new puppy to other dogs to how to potty train them. We even have some name suggestions to get you excited! We hope that this new dog brings you a lifetime of joy, fun and loving companionship.

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