Top 10: Best breeds for your children

Top of the week: What dog breed for your children?

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Once again, a dog is one of the best opportunity you could have in your life. A dog makes your life brighter and your children happier. However, you’re still hesitating,a nd your child beg you to take one :/

No more hesitation! A dog will bring to your child values and sense of sharing, respect and responsibilities.

Gudog offers you this list, with the best dog breeds to share unforgettable moments with your children! :)

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DIY: Personalized garland for you dog

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Do you want to create a fun and cosy space for your doggy or celebrate his birthday with a original gift?

Make his sleepy corner a funny and personal space, with this garland DIY.

 

What do you need?

  • Colored cartons
  • Printed letters (color and typography you prefer)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • String
  • Cellophane
  • Mini clothes pegs
  • A round glass or a compass

How to build your garland?

1. Draw a triangle on your cartons according the model. You can choose the size, and use a ruler to draw it.

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2. Use a glass or a compass to draw a circle around the letter. The letter must be in the middle of the circle. The circle has to fit in the triangle. Do the same thing for each letter.

3. Stick the letters on the triangles thanks to the glue after choosing the color combination of your cartons.

4. Now, you can you letters on the string with little wooden clothes pegs.

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5. Finished! You can hang your garland on the wall :)

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Top 7: The evidences that your dog loves you

You love your dog unconditionnally and he makes you the happiest person on Earth. He jumps on you, licks you everywhere and asks over and over for cuddles :) All these evidences show how your dog loves you.

Gudog built a list to let you discover all the evidences that proove your dog loves you. Some of them are very simple but have a true meaning for your dog, your best friend!

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DIY: How to build furnitures for your dog at home?

Dog DIY: How can you build practical furnitures for your dog at home?

Do you want a private space for your dog at home? You are a dog sitter, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money in furnitures to welcome some casual friends? Nothing’s better than the DIY, huge trend on Pinterest, to make your dog happier than ever and save a lot of money! Gudog has searched for you the best ideas to furnish your home for the pleasure of your doggie!

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Advices to manage dogs’ separation anxiety

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Have you ever looked after a dog who suffered from separation anxiety? Did he seem to be nervous or instable? Did the owners tell you that his/her attitude was unusual?

Some dogs are completly desorientated, even with the smallest change. In fact, dogs are sensitive to the routine and when it changes, their behaviour also evolves.

The first signs of anxiety can be noticeable during the first 24 hours of the watch.

Some anxiety signs:

  • Barking non-stop
  • The dog keeps doing the same movements
  • He can hurt itself on purpose (stereotypes)
  • He can wait nervously in front the door
  • He can destroy objects (most of the time it happens when you let him alone)
  • He can urinate or defecate inside the house
  • He can try to escape

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Kennel cough: Does my dog need treatment?

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What is kennel cough?

Kennel cough is the common name for canine infectious tracheobronchitis, a highly contagious illness in dogs but that with a diagnosis and the correct treatment will be cured in a few weeks.

There are many agents that can cause the illness: the parainfluenza virus, bordetella bronchiseptica, type 2 canine adenovirus and mycoplasma. Although any one of these organisms can cause symptoms of kennel cough, in the majority of cases it occurs as a result of a combination of more than one of these things. Continue reading

Dangerous foxtail seeds

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Seeds from foxtail plants are like fish hooks, making them stick to almost any material or surface. Although it may be easy for us to simply brush them off, for our dogs it is not so easy to get rid of them.

Foxtail grass is abundant in fields during the spring and it begins to dry up when summer arrives. As it dries, the seeds detaches themselves easily from the stem and readily sticks to our dogs’ skin. Continue reading

How to reduce moulting in dogs

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Is your home constantly covered in hairs no matter how much you clean? Do you have allergies and need to know which dog would be best for you? Moulting can be a concern for many people and irritating for the majority of dog owners so we are going to explain to you the reasons why dogs moult, how to reduce the amount of hairs floating around the house and which dogs shed more than others.
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