Monday , September 23 2019

Dog Washing Tubs

If you are an experienced Chow owner, then you understand that some members of this breed harbor a dislike for bathtime. If this sounds like your dog, then you may want to consider investing in a home dog washing tub Although they can be costly (depending on the model you buy) the investment is well worth it in the end …

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Entropion Genetic Diseases

Genetic disease Entropion

Entropion is a medical condition that occurs when the eyelid edges turn inward towards the eyeball instead of outward. This is a condition that usually occurs within the first six months of life but can become present later in life following other eye changes in the dog. The condition usually affects only the lower eyelid and entropion is considered to …

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Fun Tricks to Teach your Dog

Let’s face it, one of the best reasons to own a dog is that you can teach it tricks. Sure, some breeds are easier to teach tricks to than others, for instance, a German Shepherd will learn most tricks faster than your average Chow Chow; this is not due to intelligence, as much as it is the willingness of the …

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Should I use the FURminator Comb for my Chow?

Grooming Chow Chows

The FURminator is a deshedding tool that recently hit the market. It has proven itself as an effective tool to remove excess hair and reduce shedding, especially on double-coated dogs. Therefore, if you are asking if you should use the FURminator comb on your Chow, the answer is YES! Below you will find an overview of the pros and cons …

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Grooming a Chow

Grooming Chow Chows

When it comes to fur, few dogs have more than a Chow Chow. Therefore, if you own one or are considering one – you must fully understand the grooming obligations that are required. The following information will give you an overview and useful tips on how to groom your Chow dog. Brief Overview The Chow’s thick fur is made-up of …

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How to Clicker Train a Dog

Train your dog

All dogs can benefit from clicker training, regardless of the breed. The fact of the matter is that dogs need a duty, and they need to understand who is in control. If you begin at a young age, you can teach your Chow respect very easy; clicker training is just another tool to make the process easier – at every …

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Juvenile Cataracts in Chow Chows

Chow Chow Dog Cataract

Juvenile cataracts are a common problem among many breeds of dogs, including Chows. Cataracts can be caused by heredity, toxins, trauma, infection, or diabetes. Breeders can eradicate the chances of juvenile cataracts by having both parents tested within one year of breeding. There are two types of juvenile cataracts which are of the dissolving or non-dissolving type. Cataracts of the …

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Socializing your Chow Chow

Little Puppy

The most important part of training your new Chow is proper socialization. The truth is that given the nature of the breed, socialization is the key to a happy and healthy dog. Just keep in mind that given the breed’s reputation, it is important to socialize your Chow so it is completely reliable, open and friendly to strangers. A Chow …

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Supplements every Chow Chow Should Take

Chow Chows bark a lot

Experts in the dog world are torn as to whether or not dogs need supplements, but more and more vets are agreeing there are some supplements every dog can benefit from taking; and the Chow Chow is no stranger to this rule. The following information will provide you with five supplements every Chow Chow should take regularly. Multi-vitamin In the …

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Types of Dog Training Collars

Chows can require a great deal of training, that is if your dog isn’t too stubborn to comply; as we all know these wonderful teddy bears can be sometimes. Yet, when it comes to training, there are many methods you can try. One such method is through the use of different training collars. The following information will look at some …

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Why is a Chows Tongue Purple

Purple Chow Chow dog tongue

One of the great debates of the dog world has always involved the color of the Chow’s tongue. Many people ask why the Chinese Chow Chow and Shar-Pei both have purple tongues, but other breeds do not; the answer to this question is not simple or known for a fact. What is known is that the Chow is a very …

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