Tick and Flea Prevention
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by Talent Hounds
2y ago
It is that time of year again, fleas and ticks have arrived.  It is particularly important to be aware of the dangers these parasites pose to your pets. Not only can they cause itching, blood loss, and in severe cases anemia, but they can carry diseases which can be transmitted to your pet and also to you and your family. Find out more about Ticks (and Fleas) in this Talent Hounds article How-to-protect-your-dog-against-ticks/ Kilo the Pug got a bad case of fleas 2 years ago when I was late with prevention. His belly was covered in bites so fast, it was scary and he barely goes anywhere e ..read more
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Border Collie Dog Breed
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by Nicole
2y ago
I love Border Collies with their beautiful faces, their athleticism and their incredible intelligence. Check out our Talent Hounds TV Series, events and sites for stars like Hero and the Super Collies, Rev the Border Collie in Woofjocks, Lottie the Border Collie or Nana the Trick Dog in our millennial comedy series Backseat Barkers.  They are also portrayed in books and film like Babe and Bandit in Little House on the Prairie.  Read: Border Collie Breed Spotlight for 7 different examples of amazingly talented Border Collies we love. The Border Collie is recognized by many ..read more
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Round Up of Talent Hounds Best Dog Breeds
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by Talent Hounds
3y ago
If you are considering getting a puppy or a dog, please do your research. Many people adopt or buy a puppy impulsively based on looks or breed popularity, but a puppy is a lot of work, expensive and a long time committment. You should make sure the dog breed you choose fits your personality, lifestyle, living space, budget and time.  I though it would be helpful for people considering getting a new puppy or dog to do a round up of links to our posts on the traits and talents of different dogs. Scroll down the list to find what breeds might suit you best, from most affectionate to smartes ..read more
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Cocker Spaniel Breed
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by Nicole
3y ago
Yardley Typified by their flowing, lustrous wavy or flat locks, Cocker Spaniels are elegant and intelligent retrievers. They are usually affectionate, loving dogs noted for their intelligence and cheery disposition. The AKC describes them as “Gentle, Smart, Happy”. The well-balanced body is sturdy and solid. These quick gun dogs move with a smooth, easy gait. They can show bursts of speed and endurance. Two types of Cocker Spaniels: English and American There are two types of Cocker Spaniels: English and American, which each adhere to their own respective breed standards. The America ..read more
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What Is a Maltipoo?
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by Nicole
3y ago
You may have seen our adorable little star Maya the Maltipoo, who has featured in many of our videos. She is Kilo the Pug’s friend. DOG BREED DESCRIPTION: Two breeds — the Maltese and Poodle — in one. Maltipoos are hybrid dogs bred from a Maltese and a Poodle parent. This heart-stealing mix was reportedly created in the United States, sometime in the last 20 to 30 years. Maltipoos are often described as friendly, fun, affectionate, gentle, active, smart dogs. They enjoy life, dog games, going for a walk, cuddling on a lap and racing through the house (especially as puppies). They can make wond ..read more
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Is a Jack Russell Terrier the right breed for you?
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by Nicole
3y ago
September 9, 2014 by 2 Comments (Edit) DOG BREED DESCRIPTION: They are small confident compact working dogs with balanced rectangular bodies standing 10 to 12 inches at the shoulder. Their large dark, almond-shaped eyes and cute ears and nose give them a smart, expressive and appealing look. The AKC descibes them as : Alert, Inquisitive, Lively History The origins of the Jack Russell Terrier, also known as Parson Russell, Parson Russell Terrier and Russell Terrier are believed to trace back to Reverend John “Jack” Russell (1795-1883), who was a parson and hunting enthusiast ..read more
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Is a Pomeranian the Right Dog Breed for You?
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by Nicole
3y ago
I confess. I have always wanted a Pomeranian. I find them so cute, smart and trainable. They have those foxy little smiles and can do lots of tricks. @Jiffpom Millions of people love talented little Jiff. We have been fans since he first showed us his talent, tricks and training many years ago- he is now reportedly the most followed dog on social media. Plus who could resist Lisa Vanderpump’s adorable Giggy (we got a cuddle at Global Pet Expo), or our friend Laura Nativo’s cute celebrity rescues or of course, our adorable friend Pom Pom Chewy, the dog star of our comedy series Sloppy Jones ..read more
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Is the Leonberger Dog Breed right for you?
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by Nicole
3y ago
I was lucky enough to spend time with some beautiful Leonbergers at Canadian Pet Expo and visiting patients at a hospital where they work as therapy dogs. I realised that I did not know much about the beautiful breed so decided to share my research below. DOG BREED DESCRIPTION: The Leonberger is a giant working breed. It can weigh up to 170 pounds. The AKC describes the Leonberger as “Friendly, Gentle, Playful”. The Leonberger is devoted to his people and wants to be with them all the time. The Leo, as he’s nicknamed, can be messy and destructive to live with. They can be slopp ..read more
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Best Gifts for Small Dogs in 2020
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by Talent Hounds
3y ago
What a great opportunity to spoil your small dog this holiday season. Kilo the Pug is pretty excited. Get inspired and tempted by some of our gift ideas. A few of these gifts I received for free to try and this post includes affiliate links. I have only included things Kilo and I have or would like. Buying through my links does not cost you extra but I may get a small commission. Giveaway You can enter our giveaway for a $25 Amazon Gift Card here. List of Great Gifts for Small Dogs There are plenty of ways to show how much you care.  Kilo basically likes Treats, Food, and Toys best. Treat ..read more
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DOGTV Launches Programs on YouTube
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by Talent Hounds
3y ago
DOGTV is a 24/7 channel with programs scientifically developed for dogs to meet specific attributes of their sense of vision and hearing, and support their natural behavior patterns. It also has bonus content for pet parents. Out Talent Hounds documentary series was part of their line-up. Dogs and humans seemed to enjoy it. We have several friends working there. The DOGTV channel is not carried by our TV providers yet in Canada. However Kilo and I were excited to learn that they have just added a tiered membership program to their free YouTube Channel so we can easily access content now ..read more
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