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The origin of dog breeds

  14.10.2019   Dogs, Pets in society   No comments

A dog is said to be a man’s best friend. Different dog breeds can take on different sizes, coats and temperaments: small, large, short or longhaired, agile or slow, slender or full-bodied, and

Distractions For a Lonely Dog: Entertain Your Pup While You’re Away

  14.09.2019   Dogs, Pet behaviour   No comments

Dogs are social creatures; most possessing the ability to become instant friends with any animal or human they come across. This is one of the most enduring and heartwarming characteristics

Spaying/Neutering Aftercare: Things You Should And Shouldn’t Do For Your Dog

There are many valid reasons to spay/neuter your bitch/dog. One of the main reasons is that spaying/neutering is beneficial for your pet’s health in the long run. At the same

Everything You Need to Know About Canine Ehrlichiosis

  26.02.2018   Dogs, Pet health   No comments

It is generally known that ticks can cause Lyme disease in dogs. However, ticks also act as a transmitter for the bacteria named Ehrlichia which causes Ehrlichiosis in dogs. It

How to Turn Your Dog More Sociable

To turn your dog more sociable you’ll want to do some training with the dog. This can be done easily with a few tips on how to turn your dog

Rabies – What you need to Know

Rabies is a killer disease! According to the World Organisation for Animal Health 60,000 people still die each year from Rabies and almost all human cases derive from dog bites. The

Canine vaccines: why should my dog get them?

What are Vaccines? Vaccines are usually little liquid solutions injected under your dog’s skin, in the lower neck or back region. The first ones (puppy vaccines) should be done from

Enjoy Your Holidays! Relax with Petable!

Well, Summer is here and all we can think about are SUMMER HOLIDAYS!!! We dream about it all year and when time finally comes we start to worry. Not only

How to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

A survey conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, more than 50% of the cat and dog population is overweight or obese. What is worse, is that these overweight

It’s a dog’s life when man’s best friend becomes his fattest

A study published this morning in Nature offers further insight into how dogs became domesticated. The comparative analysis of human, canine and wolf genomes suggests that humans and dogs have