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Author Archives: Amy Brannan

Amy grew up in England and in the early 1990's moved to North Carolina where she completed a bachelors degree in Psychology in 2001. Amy's personal interest in writing was sparked by her love of reading fiction and her creative writing hobby. Amy is currently self employed as a freelance writer and web designer. When she is not working Amy can be found curled up with a good book and her black Labrador, Jet.

Don’t Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: Choosing the Best Dog Bed

Puppy Bed

Finding a bed for your dog may seem like a simple task but the fact of the matter is that it isn't always as simple as driving to the store and picking out the first cute bed that you lay eyes on. There are quite a few different factors to take in to consideration when picking out your dogs bed including your dogs age, your dogs personality and any health concerns that you have over your dog... Read More »

The Irish Wolfhound is a Giant Sized Breed

Irish Wolfhound with small dog: Irish Wolfhound Guide

One of the largest dog species known, the Irish wolfhound can reach the size of a small horse. This wire-haired dog may be seen by some as a monster due to its size but it is one of the gentlest breeds there are. Let's take a look at the history of this giant breed, its overall temperament, physical appearance and demands as a domesticated animal... Read More »

Clomipramine for Dogs with Canine Anxiety

Sad dog in the dark: Clomipramine for Dogs

As the owner of an anxious dog, I know all too well the challenges that come along with the canine manifestation of anxiety. For many dog owners the only remaining solution to offer their dog a “normal” life may be medication. Below we will take a look at one of the most commonly prescribed anti-anxiety medications for dogs – Clomipramine... Read More »

Dangerous Dogs Act: What Breeds Are Covered?

Beware of Dog Sign

The dangerous dogs act was a law passed in the United Kingdom in 1991 aimed to try to reduce the number of dog attacks by specific breeds. After a slew of incidences where serious injury or death resulted from attacks by a number of dogs of a particular aggressive breed or dogs that were uncontrolled the parliament of the United Kingdom stepped in. This legislative response was designed as a way to protect the people; however, over time many have come to see this parliamentary act as being discriminatory and ineffective. In this article we will cover some of the specifics in regard to the dangerous dogs act and discus whether or not this was an effective response to a societal concern... Read More »

Cute Dog Names: What’s Your Inspiration?

Cute Boxer Dog

Bringing home a new member of the family is always a fun and exciting time. Many families already have a name picked out for their new dog when it arrives but some prefer to wait to see what characteristics the dog has before picking that perfect name. There are a number of ways to pick the perfect name for a dog, picking favorite literary characters, picking more predictable dog names and naming the dog after certain characteristics. For some dogs and dog owners only the cute names appeal and there are certainly plenty of these to choose from. Cute dog names can originate from a wide variety of places and depending upon the dog's origin you may find that the originating country has as much to do with selecting a name as the meaning of the name itself... Read More »