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dog Understanding dogs and effectively contributing to their happiness The dog magazine contains information about dog breeds and the differences in their personalities, helping you make informed decisions. We have articles that detail the best ways to prepare for a new pet and top tips for bonding. Understanding dog psychology and learning to effectively communicate is key when it comes to training. The magazine has various tips and tricks for successful training whatever breed, size and age. Owning a pooch also means knowing about their health and how to properly care for them. In our section on Health and Care you will find information on basic care and grooming, as well as articles on diseases, their symptoms and how to protect your companion against them. This section also deals with important information on breeding, neutering and contraception, something that dog breeders may find useful. Read more

Dog Nutrition

The Right Food for Senior Dogs

Your dog is getting old when it gets its first grey hairs and its movements becomes slower. This is part of a dog's life, just as is the case with humans. However, you can do something to make ageing easier for your dog. A diet tailored to the needs of senior dogs ensures health and vitality in old age.

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The Right Food for Senior Dogs

Your dog is getting old when it gets its first grey hairs and its movements becomes slower. This is part of a dog's life, just as is the case with humans. However, you can do something to make ageing easier for your dog. A diet tailored to the needs of senior dogs ensures health and vitality in old age.
5 min

Baking Dog Cakes: Three Tasty Recipes

Is it your dog's birthday? Maybe it will get a new toy as a present. To celebrate the day, you can also bake your dog a tasty dog cake or pie. It's not difficult at all. Here you will find three recipes that your dog is guaranteed to like. 
4 min

Making Your Own Dog Advent Calendar

Advent calendars are one of the nicest things about the run-up to Christmas: opening a little door every day and enjoying a new surprise. It isn't at all difficult to make your own dog advent calendar. This makes the wait until the festive period sweeter for your four-legged family member too.
5 min

Why does my dog dig in the garden?

Do you have your own garden where you enjoy spending time with your dog? Great! But if your dog digs in the garden, this can soon spoil the mood for hobby gardeners. We will explain why your dog digs in the garden and how you can wean it off this.
6 min

Dog Clicker Training

Were you fascinated by clicking toy frogs during your childhood? The clicker is a rather similar device. The working principle is the same: You click on an in-built button and a soft cracking sound is heard. The following article summarises the most important information for you on the subject of clicker training with dogs.
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The 10 Most Popular Dog Tricks

Lifting their paws, standing on their rear legs or catching treats in the air? You and your dog will become stars with these 10 tricks! Best of all, they don't just entertain the public, but also challenge your dog physically and mentally. At the same time, practising tricks together strengthens the bond between humans and animals.
6 min

Blind Dogs: What Must I Pay Attention To?

 If your dog is blind, it will be more dependent than usual on your support and care. The following article will outline how your dog could go blind and what you have to pay attention to with a blind dog. 
5 min

Painkillers for Dogs

Painkillers are one of the most common groups of medication used by vets. It's not surprising – they take away pain from dogs and contribute to a significant improvement in their quality of life. But what painkillers are there available for dogs and what do you have to consider in terms of administration?
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Alaskan Husky

In contrast to its pedigree relatives, the Alaskan Husky was frowned upon amongst sledge dogs for a long time. However, the image of this hybrid has improved – with good reason. Read here how the Alaskan Husky has gained recognition despite not being an official dog breed.
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Small Münsterländer

These dogs are defined by many positive qualities and are also very pleasing on the eye. This leads to more and more people wanting to keep Small Münsterländers solely as companion dogs. However, the Small Münsterländer is primarily a hunting dog for hunters. We will introduce you to these versatile gun dogs.
8 min

Italian Sighthound

Previously also known as the Italian Greyhound, the Italian Sighthound is the smallest sighthound breed. According to the breed standard, the Italian Sighthound is the prototype of tenderness and elegance. However, sighthound fans value most of all its friendly and curious nature.
4 min

Mantrailing with Dogs

Dogs don't just have a better sense of smell than their owners. They usually have a better intuition too – which says everything you need to know about mantrailing with dogs. We will explain how you can recognise, whether your dog is also suited for this scent work and what you as a beginner need for mantrailing.
6 min

CaniSports: Tips, Equipment and Commands

Dog sledge racing doesn't just take place in bitter-cold Alaska: CaniSports guarantee fun even without snow. Before diving into this fast-paced adventure ride with your dog, here are the most important information and commands to get started with this fascinating dog sport.
6 min

Travel Sickness in Dogs

Many humans are familiar with the problem: They can barely sit for a few minutes in a moving car or on a rocky ship before becoming nauseous – or travel sick. Unfortunately our four-legged friends are often affected by this too. Read in the following article everything you need to know about travel sickness in dogs.
7 min

Holidays – Better With or Without Dogs?

Beach, mountain or culture? When their long-awaited holiday finally comes around, dog owners don't just have to consider a destination, but also what will happen to their beloved pet at this time. Should it be a holiday with the dog or is it better off staying at home in dog kennels or with a dogsitter? We will show you the different options and what you should pay attention to when planning.
11 min

Camping with a Dog

Be it a caravan, motorhome or tent, camping is certainly more popular than ever with holidaymakers. But is a camping holiday possible with dogs too? How do I find canine-friendly campsites? How do I transport a dog in a caravan and where does it sleep in a tent? Find out everything you need to know about camping with dogs.
4 min

My Puppy Bites – What Should I Do?

Puppies have 28 teeth from the age of around six weeks. These pinpoint mini weapons can prick unpleasantly but are unlikely to cause any serious damage. Nevertheless, all dog owners should focus strongly on their puppy learning to inhibit their bite. So, what can I do if my puppy bites?  From time to time we hear that bite inhibition is innate and doesn't have to be trained any further. However, this misconception can have serious consequences - this ability is significant for dogs and humans being able to live together safely. It prevents dangerous injuries should an abnormal situation arise from the animal's point of view. 
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Puppy food – How to feed a puppy

Having a new furry family member is exciting, but can also be very daunting. After all, your new puppy’s wellbeing is completely in your hands. One of the first things you’ll need to decide on is your puppy's food. The first year of your puppy’s life is equal to around 12-15 human years, and they have a LOT of growing to do, both physically and mentally. The building blocks of good nutrition will help your puppy grow into a strong and healthy adult. TOP TIP! Don’t be afraid to ask for help from your vet if you have questions or concerns about your puppy’s diet.
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Puppy Play Group: Learning for Life Through Play

Is your puppy feeling at home with you after the stressful first few days? Then now is the best time to start attending a puppy play group. We will explain why learning through play under the supervision of a dog trainer is important, how to find a good puppy play group as well as puppy games for at home.
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Female Dogs in Heat

Although the heat period is an entirely natural process for female dogs, irritation at stains on the new carpet, fear of an unwanted pregnancy or their pet's strange behaviour can cause many dog owners to worry. Find out here everything you need to know about your female dog's heat period and how you can both overcome this without any stress.
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Dog Dog Nutrition

The Right Food for Senior Dogs

Your dog is getting old when it gets its first grey hairs and its movements becomes slower. This is part of a dog's life, just as is the case with humans. However, you can do something to make ageing easier for your dog. A diet tailored to the needs of senior dogs ensures health and vitality in old age.
Dog Dog Travel and Transport

Travel Sickness in Dogs

Many humans are familiar with the problem: They can barely sit for a few minutes in a moving car or on a rocky ship before becoming nauseous – or travel sick. Unfortunately our four-legged friends are often affected by this too. Read in the following article everything you need to know about travel sickness in dogs.

Nutrition, travel and exercise tips

Advice for hoomans also include important tips on dog food. Read about nutritional information and specific diets for pooches who are overweight, have food allergies or are recovering from an illness.

When travelling, what is the best way to prepare? We talk about the various modes of transport - car, train, bus or plane, and how to plan for those journeys. Find out about legal aspects when travelling abroad and how to make the trip comfortable.

The dog magazine also deals with everyday issues, such as exercise, sports and games. We discuss walking or running, from what lead is best to your companion's behaviour around others.