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5 of the most expensive dog breeds to own

February 26, 2021 By admin

Picture the scenario: money isn’t an object for you. In fact, you’re in the market for a doggo that tells the world how rich you are. It doesn’t need to be popular, but it might rare, expensive to buy and princely to look after. Well, in this week’s article, we’ve got five of the most expensive – and prestigious – dogs you can own. The price next to each breed is the estimated cost of a single puppy from an established breeder… with expensive veterinary care, food and maintenance all excluded.  Afghan Hound – $2,500    AKC popularity: 113/197 Heralding… Read More
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What dog should I get?

February 19, 2021 By admin

Welcome to the Under One Woof speed dating article, where we match you with the dog of your dreams. Alright, so it’s not quite dating, but picking the right four-legged companion is a bit like choosing the right partner in life: it needs careful consideration and due concern for the work involved.  With that in mind, let’s kick things off… I’m new to dogs and live in an apartment with limited space For singletons who live alone with limited space, a great option is the Bichon Frise – a beautiful, playful breed that doesn’t shed a lot of fur and… Read More
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Do dogs sweat? and other questions answered

February 4, 2021 By admin

Some of the most requested topics at Under One Woof delve into the questions people ask about their dogs every day: do dogs sweat; how old a dog is in human years; why they pant more. Today, we’re going to provide the answers to these common queries and try to demystify a few of things surrounding our beloved pets. So, without further ado, let’s get started. Do dogs sweat? Sweating is something that helps humans regulate body temperature, and dogs do in fact have this mechanism too – though it’s only through their paw pads. Since they don’t have sweat… Read More
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Dogs and their sleeping habits explained

January 28, 2021 By admin

In today’s article, we’re going to examine the fascinating reality that is sleep – and in particular, how much of it a dog needs. We’ll examine breeds that like to nap more than others and discuss the wonders of dreaming. Enjoy! How much sleep does a dog need on average? On average, an adult dog needs between 12 and 14 hours of sleep, with periods of rest during the day and night. Puppies, on the other hand, need about 18 hours of sleep, in part because they’re growing but also because they exhaust themselves exploring their new environment. It’s perfectly… Read More
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What are the differences between cat and dog behavior patterns?

January 22, 2021 By admin

Dogs are pack members There’s a reason dogs are thought to be more sociable than cats: very often they are. While the latter are solitary animals that hunt alone, the former are used to being in big groups and operating within the pack. Instinctively dogs search for this in the home, which is why they look up to you as a pack leader and want to be kept socially active a lot of the time. Of course, not every cat is quiet and shy and not every dog needs constant attention, but the stereotypical depiction of both species is grounded… Read More
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How can I discipline my dog effectively?

January 16, 2021 By admin

A very common sight? A dog owner disciplining their pet as they would a human, raised voice in tow, finger outstretched. Yet while dogs can sense our emotions to a degree, and while they are incredibly astute animals, there’s no point disciplining a dog as you would a child. The raised voice and short, sharp incantation will only excite your animal further. And excitement is the very last thing you need in this situation. In the article to follow, we’re going to explain the basic principles behind doggy discipline, and the steps you can take from day one. Dogs crave… Read More
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What are some not so well-known dog behaviors?

January 13, 2021 By admin

Ever seen your dog do something that seemed so uncharacteristic, you temporarily questioned whether there was something wrong with them? Ever seen your dog display mind-blowing intuition to the point you think, “they’re practically human”? Well, we’ve pinpointed five uncommon behaviors you might have spied – and we’re here to tell you that if you have, you’re not alone. Empathy There have been stories of people battling panic attacks who were inexplicably greeted by their furry friend. If you notice that your dog puts his paw on you as a way of saying – “I understand” – he probably really… Read More
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What is a good book on dog behavior?

January 8, 2021 By admin

In 2021, perhaps there’s no better time to understand the four-legged friend in your house a little better. And with so many good books on dog behavior out there, you’re literally spoilt for choice. To help the selection, we’ve narrowed it down to five books from four authors: each of these guides has something unique to offer, and all of them can be purchased off Amazon. So whether you like to read a hard copy or relax with your Kindle, a great deal of reading time awaits you. Let’s take a look at the books we’ve picked. Cesar Millan’s… Read More
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Great dog breeds to bring into the home in 2021

December 28, 2020 By admin

2020 has been quite a year, but the good news is that a fresh start is upon us, and 2021 promises new beginnings. What better way to mark that than with a new pup for the home? In the list to follow, we pinpoint three Working breeds that don’t always get the most love and attention – but make great additions to the home. Cane Corso There’s every chance you haven’t come across the Cane Corso before. These are dogs that were confined to the south of Italy all the way up to 1988, but are becoming more and more… Read More
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A look at the national dog of countries worldwide – part two

December 18, 2020 By admin

Hot on the heels of our first article about the national dogs of four different nations, we’re back with a few new additions. Today, we’re running with a distinctly European theme, though all these dogs are recognized by the American Kennel Club and are therefore purchasable in the USA. With any luck, you’ll recognize a few of these names and even learn a thing or two in the process as well. Italy The Neapolitan Mastiff Nicknamed the Mastino, the Napolitan Mastiff is an enormous guard dog with a very distinctive appearance. Seriously – you only need to Google one… Read More
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