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Find answers to common and uncommon questions about raising a dog. At the Professor’ s House we cover everything from grooming and health to training a puppy or older dog.

Orphaned Puppies – When you Locate a Litter of Pups

It’s the stuff of gripping novels. You’re walking along a quiet street, minding your own business, when you look down and see a box poking out of a back alley. Upon further inspection, you see that it’s a box...

Choosing The Most Pet-Friendly SUV – Sport Utility Vehicles

Pet ownership continues at record highs in the U.S. with an estimated 70 million pet dogs and 74.1 million pet cats owned, according to the latest edition of the American Veterinary Medical Association Pet Demographic Sourcebook. With so many...

Calgary – A Responsible Pet Ownership Community

Vision: To be recognized as world leaders in animal control, bylaw development and compliance. Mission: To encourage a safe, healthy, vibrant community for people and pets through the development, education, and compliance of bylaws that reflect community values. Mandate: Focus on...

Buying a Dog – Things to Think about Before Purchasing

Making the decision to purchase a dog is often done without first considering exactly what the new pet will mean to the family. Staring into those big, sad eyes can turn any rational adult into an impulsive buyer. While...

Assessing Your Dog Breed Compatibility

Every dog owner, regardless of the number of dogs you have or will own, has been faced with the obstacle of finding a compatible dog breed. Some owners simply fall into it, others have been raised with a certain...

Good Apartment Dogs – Dogs that Can Live in Small Places

Many of us think of small breeds when we think of good apartment dogs but size is not the only consideration. In fact, many small dogs are not suited to apartment living because they are noisy, dog or human...

Dog Apparel – Buying your Dog Clothing

What could be cuter than a toy poodle or a Chihuahua all decked out from ear to paw in a tuxedo. Dog apparel is in. And the possibilities are becoming endless. Rapidly. Of course, adorning your pooch with lusciously...

Real Cost of Owning a Dog

Obviously both these examples are extremes – the low cost example is barely above the level of animal neglect and the high cost is a big city dog that cannot be left alone and with owners that have deep...

What will you do for your Pet?

The day you bring home the fluffy ball that will soon grow into your beloved four-legged family member is one of the most exhilarating, and stressful, days in your life. The kids are excited, the puppy is happy and...

Top Six Ways to Know You May Love your Pet Too Much

We all love our pets. They are important members of our families. They are our companions, best friends, and playmates. From puppy and kitten hood, we cosset them, indulge their every whim, and raise them to be perfect little...

Popular Dog Articles

Putting your Dog to Sleep – What to Expect

The tie between a human and his/her dog is something really special. It is a companionship that expresses itself through a unique language, which is different from the way of communicating among people. But for all that it is not less strong and sincere. Rather it is often more...

The Importance of Dog Tags

Never underestimate the importance of dog tags when it comes to keeping your best friend out of the shelter after a mischievous little romp around the neighborhood. I really couldn’t get over the $48 charge on our credit card. After all, you can get dog tags at any large chain...

Is There Life After Death for Pets

Many pet lovers are concerned about what happens to their pets when they pass on from this life. If you have ever lost a pet, or loved one beyond words, you know that this is a question that plagues our hearts often. In the recent loss of a pet,...