On average dogs live
to between 12 - 14 years of age
Tail sniffing for dogs
is like shaking hands for people
name: Canis familiaris
XS, S, M, L, XL!! Dogs
range in size from tiny four-pound tea cup poodles to Irish wolfhounds,
the tallest dogs at almost three feet high.
a rule, smaller dogs tend to live longer than larger ones.
all - Australian mixed breed pooch has a lifespan of about 12 to 14
are more than 400 breeds of dogs- Butthe
most popular pooches of all are non-pedigree--that includes shaggy
dogs, dogs with hairy ears, dogs with all-white socks dogs with fulffy
tails and everything in between.
wondered where the first dog came from? Experts say that dogs were
domesticated, or bred to be friendly to humans, between 12,000 and
25,000 years ago--and that all dogs evolved from the wolf.
can you get a pet? The best dogs are available for adoption at your
A puppy may seem 100% fun, but before selecting one. Will
someone make sure he's housebroken, teach him basic obedience commands,
feed him four meals a day plus maketime for play, play, play? Adult
dogs can be just as cool, are already housebroken and are seasoned
pros when it comes to walking on a leash.
dog may not speak your language, but he does have a way of showing
you how he is feeling. When he wants to play, he may crouch on his
front legsand wag his tail. He may howl when he is lonely or growl
when he is angry. If you hear him Growl, leave him alone. Like everybody
else, dogs need time out!
sure your dog wears a collar with an identification tag that has your
family's address and phone number.
dog is an omnivore, and needs a diet of meat and veggies to
is a good rule to feed your adult dog once a day. For some larger
dogs you could feed two smaller meals a day. If you have a puppy the
to 12 weeks: 4 meals a day
to six months: 3 meals a day
months to one year: 2 meals a day
No's for your dog
Make sure your dog has a special pooch-sized bed or blanket. When
he is fast asleep don't wake him suddenly.