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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 Training

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.

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.
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

Whole Prey Diet for Dogs

BARF is amongst the trends that most dog owners are now familiar with. But have you actually heard of whole prey? We will explain what this independent feeding method consists of and what advantages and disadvantages are associated with it.
12 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

Puberty in dogs: What you should focus on

Constantly testing the boundaries and challenging your authority – welcome to your dog's puberty phase! But hold your head up high: with these tips, you will get on with and train your dog better during its difficult and stressful puberty phase.
5 min

Renal insufficiency in dogs

Is your dog drinking more than normal or does it need to vomit? Then the problem could lie in its kidneys. Read here how the vet can help your dog and what you need to know about renal insufficiency in dogs.
5 min

Skin diseases in dogs

Have you discovered that your dog has scales or is it scratching itself more often? Then you should take a closer look at its skin! Read here which skin diseases are common in dogs and how you can care for your dog's skin.
6 min

Bernedoodle

Bernedoodles are tousle-haired charmers that catch the eye. They are designer dogs, i.e. offspring of two deliberately paired pedigree dogs. The Bernedoodle is always a mix of the Bernese Mountain Dog and Poodle.
5 min

Poodle

Poodles are one of the oldest dog breeds, and are much more than fashion doggies. They are divided into four size varieties: The standard, medium, miniature, and toy poodle.
8 min

Pomeranian

Pomeranians are a confident breed with a friendly demeanor towards other dogs and humans. It is no surprise that more and more of these energetic Spitz dogs are conquering the hearts of dog lovers.
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.
6 min

Agility for Small Dogs

Only for big dogs? No way! Small dogs too can have plenty of fun with agility. Find out here whether your little dog is suited to this dynamic dog sport and which five factors you as a dog owner have to take into account.
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?
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.
3 min

Bathing puppies

The joy surrounding a new puppy is huge and we animal lovers usually concern ourselves at the start of the new friendship with subjects like diet, great toys or the right training. It's often the case that we only ask ourselves whether and how puppies can be bathed when they first jump in a muddy puddle. All important information is summarised in the following article in order to answer this question for you:
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Dog Dog Health and Care

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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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.
Dog Dog Adoption and Ownership

Plants that are toxic for dogs

The dose makes the poison. Nevertheless, if you suspect your dog has been poisoned, it is important to know which toxic substance your dog has consumed, so that the vet can treat your pet without delay. In the following lists we will tell you which plants are toxic for dogs so you can avoid having them in your home.

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.