Category: instagood

Dogs have been in our past, living in our pres…

Dogs have been in our past, living in our present and will always be in our future….
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To the dog lovers out there, tell me how your dog completes you
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“Straight roads do not make agile dogs” #stdt …

“Straight roads do not make agile dogs” #stdt
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Dogs about that devotion, Vanderhall about th…

Dogs about that devotion,
Vanderhall about that 3 wheel motion
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Socialization is an everyday thing with dogs b…

Socialization is an everyday thing with dogs but the most important time to begin imprinting your puppy for YOUR life is the minute you bring them home. It’s widely accepted that between 4 to 12 weeks of age, puppies absorb their environment immensely. It’s crucial to carefully introduce different types of stimuli every day to your puppy and always making sure that it’s a positive experience.
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These isolated socialization efforts can and will make a difference in your dog’s future outlook of life. In time with different experiences and as the puppy begins to become comfortable familiarizing with new things, they’ll begin to take on new encounters like different places, loud noises, objects, new people, shopping carts, smells and other animals with stride.
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The key to socialization is to get to it while the puppy is young. Many pups can become socially handicapped if socializing begins after a certain time, usually 14 weeks of age but it depends on the dog, breed and how you approach the job at that time. It’s not to say that a pup can’t still be socialized but in many respects, the job is harder. At this stage a pup not only is learning basic of commands but has already established other inappropriate behaviors that need to be undone firstly before moving forward in positive socializing. In any case, the best thing to do with your puppy is to approach it in a preventative manner.
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Pictured is Niko, a performance bred American …

Pictured is Niko, a performance bred American Bulldog out of Predator (a hybrid standard) and Crazy Maizee (of Williamson/MactheMasher lines)
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In a previous posting I explained the different bloodlines of American Bulldogs and of how the lines made up the breed as we know today. Predator (Niko’s sire) was the first Schutzhund titled American Bulldog in the history of the breed and of the sport. His son Niko (pictured) was the most titled American Bulldog at that time.
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Maizee (Niko’s dam) was a full sister to my dog Hammer who I personally competed and titled in the sport of Schutzhund. As a team we were the youngest and at the time only the 3rd American Bulldog to be titled in Schutzhund in the history of the sport.
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Pretty much sums it up… 🌴 . . #quot…

Pretty much sums it up… 🌴
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Actual and Factual: . . Borzoi are bigger tha…

Actual and Factual:
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Borzoi are bigger than you think, with adult males standing at least 28 inches and up to 32 inches high at the shoulders and weighing upwards of 100 plus pounds. For a large dog, they eat a relatively small amount compared to another dog their size.
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The Borzoi is a type of sighthound that uses their eyes to find and chase their prey while they hunt. They happen to also be a part of the Hound group that use their noses to locate and follow the scent of prey. Although they are sighthounds, Borzoi can be taught to detect and follow smells
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Lure coursing was created to allow sight hounds like the Borzoi to compete in simulated hunting situations.The course consists of a zigzag path of at least 500 yards with a motorized line-and-pulley system which pulls a plastic lure, usually made of strips of white garbage bags, and the dogs are released to run after it.
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Borzoi’s are fast, very fast running and reaching speeds up 40mph. The breed is a relatively quiet breed, somewhat cat-like in its personality. Lastly the breed is somewhat popular ranking at 99th on AKC most popular list.
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#f4f (at Shark Sushi)

The idea of poking around your dogs stool may …

The idea of poking around your dogs stool may seem odd to some and gross to most but to the experienced dog man, it’s a way to stay on top of their dogs health.
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This begins with knowing what to look for in your dogs poop. Most foods today are designed to digest into a firm poop and a firm poop is always a good sign. Any stomach and digestion issues can manifest in watery or loose stools, a clear sign that something isn’t kosher with your dog at that moment.
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A common sign of an irritated digestive tract is something reminiscent of plastic wrap covering your dogs poop. This mucus like substance should bring some attention, and contacting your vet would be advisable if noticed over a certain period of time. Any rancid, pungent or off smell that doesn’t quite fit a typical smell profile should also be addressed with your Vet.
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Stool color matters. Very dark or very light colored stool can be an indication of a potential health problem. If you notice a very dark stool, chances are there may be an increased amount of blood in the dogs intestinal tract warranting a visit to the vet. A light colored and hard stool that crumbles could be a sign of a diet too rich in calcium and not enough hydration.
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Parasites can affect your dog and cause major issues in the long run. Worms have been around for millions of years without any major changes in its biological make up, it’s only job is to hide in a host animal and gorge itself until your dog becomes emaciated and severely lacking in the nutritional department. Cases like this should be seen immediately by your vet. Its common for worms to not be present in your dog stool due to the parasite not wanting to be found and eradicated. When you do see them, your dog is on the top end of infestation.
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Your dogs diet can change poop frequency, shape, color and smell. Before drastically changing your dog’s diet, slowly mix more of the new food in with the old to prevent digestive problems and loose stools.
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The Chow Chow’s is known for its black tongue …

The Chow Chow’s is known for its black tongue but why and how the breed end up wit it?
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The Chow Chow is an ancient breed with a history dating back thousands of years known as the Wun Der years. The origin of the Chow’s black tongue has been a mystery until now and scientists believe to have an answer. Chow’s are born with a pink tongue, pups born with a black tongue are a throwback and genetically related to the first Chow – Mr Chow which coincidentally how they got their name.
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As lore goes Mr Chow was owned by the local medicine doctor, Chinese food and donut owner and breeder of the Foo Yu Cray bruh dogs and Shar Pei, Pei Pei Luoung X (pee-pee long time) He began feeding the dogs the Lingzhi mushroom (known in China as the Spirit Mushroom) believing it would give them extra lives in battle, when they died they’d revive. A scientist by the name of Dr. Pepper proved that Lingzhi produce a secretion that changed the molecular structure of the dogs giving them the famous Black tongue, itchy skin and ferocious hallucinating mood swings.
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General Sun Yua Foo of the Fu King dynasty and leader of The Imperial Army of China heard of the dogs with the black tongue that die and come alive from local villagers who at the time called them Dum Mi and ordered 10,000 dogs for his army. This lead to an explosion of the breed and its popularity that rumor has it the dogs replaced children and it was the reason for one child per parents in the country.
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The Lingzhi had one fall back, Dr Pepper related the mushroom to crack cocaine in that it creates a powerful and severe addiction. It is a strong stimulant that energizes the central nervous system and saliva sacs producing the black tongue, similar to how crack gives black lips.
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So next time you see a Chow Chow and their famous black tongue, know the history of the Dum Mi for believing it. April Foo…..
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In continuance of my latest post regarding sou…

In continuance of my latest post regarding soundness that stems from straight lines in conformation, the American Bulldog pictured is a great example of a well structured, sound and straight dog for his breed.
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As an enthusiast of dogs, especially American Bulldogs I feel obligated to encourage and educate breeders to produce dogs that are physically sound for performance and to create the breed standard off a performance type instead of what the show ring is insisting today.
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Conformation is important, it’s the structure of the dog and half of what impacts the proper performance dog, temperament/drive is the other but without proper structure your dogs ability in doing its job is impacted.
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When I evaluate a performance dog, I look at the dogs rear end as it is their motor, where all the strength and power is generated and the most important structural point. A dog that is weak in the rear with a nice front end is like owning a Big Rig with a 4 cylinder engine to motor it around town.
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If all the power is in the back then whats needed is a straight legged but well angulated and balanced front with strong shoulders to guide the dog in the direction and to accept the power coming from behind.
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Lastly the ability to stop quickly and effortlessly, accelerate with power and turn on a dime will serve the dog well. With a combination of performance and temperament traits, your working dog will take you places.
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