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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 Breeds

Lagotto Romagnolo

The Lagotto Romagnolo is considered to be the best known truffle-hunting dog, especially in and around water. Apart from that, dog lovers are proving to be ever greater fans of these sporty canines as companion dogs.

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

Chihuahua nutrition – feeding advice and best food

Chihuahuas make up for their teeny size with big personalities that needs the appropriate food to shine. According to the breed standard, the Chihuahua is spirited, alert, intelligent and utterly charming (and we are inclined to agree!) Seemingly unaware of their tiny stature, many Chihuahuas come with a hefty dose of sass and a ‘big dog’ attitude. Read here what to pay attention to when it comes to Chihuahua food.
15 min

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.
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. 
13 min

Training adult dogs

The earlier you train your dog, the less problems they will cause later on. However, training adult dogs basic commands is still possible. We will show you what you should consider when training your adult dog and which seven exercises are perfect for beginners.
4 min

Old Age in Dogs

Many dogs accompany their owner for a large part of their lives and reach a ripe old age. Of course age leaves its mark on our furry friends too. The following article will reveal what the signs of senility in dogs are and how you can make ageing easier for them. Furthermore, we will tackle the difficult question of when it is time to say goodbye.
10 min

Lagotto Romagnolo

The Lagotto Romagnolo is considered to be the best known truffle-hunting dog, especially in and around water. Apart from that, dog lovers are proving to be ever greater fans of these sporty canines as companion dogs.
8 min

Tibetan Terrier

Contrary to what its name suggests, this long-haired pedigree dog isn't a terrier, but a herding dog of Tibetan origin deployed for watching over herds of cattle. Its robust health, excellent jumping and climbing ability and its attentive, charming nature have made it a present-day family dog. 
9 min

St. Bernard

The present-day St Bernard no longer has much in common with its renowned ancestor Barry, who saved the lives of over 40 avalanche victims. It is too heavy and bulky to be much use as an avalanche dog. However, these legendary giants have maintained their innate helpfulness, good nature and love of children to this day.
5 min

Dog Yoga

Many people are currently spending more time than usual at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Not just gym closures have led many people to look for opportunities to keep fit in the four walls of their home. All the better if their dog benefits too. So how about dog yoga? We'll offer tips for interested yoga fans and those who want to become one.
8 min

Dog-Free Holidays: Dog-Sitter or Boarding Kennels?

Holidays at last! But what if your dog can't come with you? A dog-sitter or boarding kennels can help in this case. But which form of care is better for dogs, how high are the costs and what needs to be considered? We will show you advantages and disadvantages and give you tips for successful accommodation for your pet. 
5 min

Travelling with your Dog – Car vs. Airplane

Dog lovers like to take their four-legged best friends everywhere with them. As long as it's just ventures within the city, it's self-explanatory that our four-legged family members go everywhere with us. But what's the situation when it comes to holidays? What are the possibilities for animal lovers when moving a long distance? Is there the opportunity to take a dog on a plane? Or is it better for dog owners to tackle long journeys by car?
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. 
5 min

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.
6 min

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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Lagotto Romagnolo

The Lagotto Romagnolo is considered to be the best known truffle-hunting dog, especially in and around water. Apart from that, dog lovers are proving to be ever greater fans of these sporty canines as companion 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.
Dog Dog Training

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. 

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.