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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

6 min

Chihuahua nutrition – feeding advice and best food

2 May 2024 | 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.
5 min

Making Your Own Dog Ice Cream: 7 Easy Recipes

There's nothing better than refreshing ice cream on hot summer days. The longing looks of dogs at frozen delicacies prove it. But did you know, you can easily make your own tasty dog ice cream and treat your dog to a cold, healthy surprise this summer.
3 min

Changing Food for Dogs

Many people are familiar with the problem: switching from fast food to a high-fibre diet can provoke stomach issues and diarrhoea. It's a similar story with our four-legged companions. Find out in the following article how you can best plan and implement a change in your dog's diet.
5 min

My Puppy Bites – What Should I Do?

7 March 2024 | 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

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.
7 min

Fitness for Dogs: How to Achieve an Ideal Weight

The path to our four-legged friends' hearts lies through their stomachs. Nevertheless, good intentions frequently result in obesity. With your assistance and a gentle exercise programme, your dog can shed weight, regain fitness, and move freely. We will outline exercises that enhance canine fitness and benefit you as well.
5 min

Depression in Dogs

Dogs are known for always being cheerful and a man's best friend. But what happens when the joy vanishes and your dog is depressed? Find out through this article the most important information on the subject of depression in dogs.
13 min

Newfoundland

2 May 2024 | If you would like to own a dog that is strong as a bear and swims like it was born in water, then look no further than the Newfoundland. Originally bred as working dogs to help fisherman in the far north of Canada, these dogs used to help their owners to pull their boats out of the sea. The breed still possesses immense strength and stamina today, as well as a passion for water, even though its working days are largely a thing of the past.
10 min

German Wire-Haired Pointer

2 May 2024 |  With its loving nature, attentive gaze and rustic beard, the German Wire-Haired Pointer soon wins the hearts of many dog lovers. Despite its many positive qualities, however, this breed is reserved to a certain group of people with good reason: the German Wire-Haired Pointer is a high-performance hunting dog historically used for hunting.
7 min

Hanover Hound

A Hanover Hound is a popular companion for hunters or the search and rescue services. This is mainly due to its fine sense of smell and passion for retrieval. When it isn't busy tracking, it is even-tempered, gentle and friendly. Find out in our breed description what you should offer these dogs in return.
7 min

Fitness for Dogs: How to Achieve an Ideal Weight

The path to our four-legged friends' hearts lies through their stomachs. Nevertheless, good intentions frequently result in obesity. With your assistance and a gentle exercise programme, your dog can shed weight, regain fitness, and move freely. We will outline exercises that enhance canine fitness and benefit you as well.
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.
5 min

My Puppy Bites – What Should I Do?

7 March 2024 | 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.
10 min

Important Questions for the Dog Breeder

Have you found your favourite breed? Then you can surely hardly wait to be able to take a small puppy home with you. But to avoid nasty surprises later on, you should only buy your chosen pedigree dog from a reputable breeder. You can put this to the test with the following questions for the dog breeder.
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Chihuahua nutrition – feeding advice and best food

2 May 2024 | 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.
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Newfoundland

2 May 2024 | If you would like to own a dog that is strong as a bear and swims like it was born in water, then look no further than the Newfoundland. Originally bred as working dogs to help fisherman in the far north of Canada, these dogs used to help their owners to pull their boats out of the sea. The breed still possesses immense strength and stamina today, as well as a passion for water, even though its working days are largely a thing of the past.
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German Wire-Haired Pointer

2 May 2024 |  With its loving nature, attentive gaze and rustic beard, the German Wire-Haired Pointer soon wins the hearts of many dog lovers. Despite its many positive qualities, however, this breed is reserved to a certain group of people with good reason: the German Wire-Haired Pointer is a high-performance hunting dog historically used for hunting.

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.