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2014-10-08 23:13:30

Royal Flush Havanese shares tips on creating a healthy environment for child/puppy relationship success. Children and puppies should have a mutually respectful relationship which will foster a fulfilling, unique bond. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Most parents with young children have heard the question “Can we get a puppy?” at least a few times. However, adding a puppy into a mix of youngsters is often an area of contention. If not done correctly, introducing a young...

2014-09-30 23:20:58

Buckle up! Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers why canines should be restrained while traveling in a car. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Dogs are social animals, and love to go everywhere with their owner. Oftentimes, this involves spending time in the car travelling from place to place. Many dog owners choose to let their canines have free run of the vehicle; however, this is not only unsafe for the dog, but unsafe for the owner as well. Royal Flush Havanese shares with...

2014-08-19 23:01:24

National Dog Day is Aug. 26, and The Puppy Store is celebrating with some helpful tips for dog owners. Merrick, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 In honor of National Dog Day on Aug. 26, The Puppy Store is helping you care for your old furry friend by offering tips on caring for aging dogs. When dogs grow older, they tend to rely on their owners more. Because of this, dog owners need to realize the dog’s needs and know how to care for them. As dogs age, their needs change. They will not want...

Skull Shape Risk Factors May Help In The Welfare Of Toy Dog Breeds
2014-08-08 03:47:52

University of Bristol New research has identified two significant risk factors associated with painful neurological diseases in the skull shape of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (CKCS). The findings could help in tackling these conditions in toy dog breeds and could be used in breeding guidelines. The study conducted by undergraduate student, Thomas Mitchell, from the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences, and supervised by Dr Clare Rusbridge, is published online in...

2014-08-05 23:10:33

Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers the unique benefits that reflexology offers. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 When a dog becomes injured, there are usually several different treatment options available. One viable option for canines that has recently garnered attention is reflexology, otherwise known as acupressure. Reflexology is very similar to acupuncture, except instead of needles, finger and hand pressure are used. This holistic technique can also be used to improve...

2014-07-29 23:16:41

Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers the downsides to breeding and owning these canines. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 In recent years, the fad of owning designer dog breeds– otherwise known as crossbreed mutts– has become increasingly popular. The Havanese itself has been crossbred with other breeds, producing dogs such as the Hacachon, the Havashire, and the Havanese Shih Tzu. The primary reason designer dogs have become popular is due to the myth that by crossbreeding...

2014-07-01 23:13:07

Royal Flush Havanese debunks the myth that shaving a dog's coat helps to keep him or her cooler in the summer. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Now that the summer weather has arrived in full force, the intense heat drives many dog owners to book their pooch an appointment at the grooming salon. One of the biggest misconceptions about long haired and double-coated dogs is that they can easily overheat with their longer coats intact through the summer months. Due to this...

2014-06-18 23:12:55

During the warm and humid summer months, fleas and ticks can come out in full force. Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers their advice on how to lower the risks associated with these pesky insects. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Most pet owners know that spring and summer are the most important seasons to be on the lookout for fleas and ticks, as these pests become more active in warmer weather. Both fleas and ticks are parasites, and feed on canine (and human) blood. They...

2014-05-08 23:12:49

May is a month completely packed with dog-related holidays. Read up on the celebrations and honor the canines in your lives. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The month of May brings with it a plethora of dog-related holidays. Join Royal Flush Havanese in celebrating our favorite four-legged friends by learning more about these celebratory days! National Pet Week The first week in May is known as National Pet Week, running this year from May 4-10. This time is dedicated to...

2014-05-01 23:16:02

Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers common household items that can help relieve minor canine injuries and ailments. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 All pet owners know that every once in a while, dogs are bound to come down with some sort of sickness or injury that will need medical care. A trip to the vet can be costly and unnecessary, especially when there are many natural remedies dog owners can administer from their own homes. Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers some...


Latest Toy dogs Reference Libraries

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2008-09-11 22:04:11

The Shih Tzu originated in China and is reported to be the oldest and smallest of the Tibetan holy dogs. The breed has several nicknames: Tibetan Temple Dog, Chrysanthemum Dog (due to its face looking like the flower), and the Tibetan Lion Dog. The breed stands 8 to 11 inches tall and weighs 9 to 16 pounds. It is a solid, compact dog with good substance for its size. The Shih Tzu is characterized by its short snout, large eyes, flowing double coat, and palm-like tail which waves above its...

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2008-06-03 17:20:53

The Pug is a toy breed which was bred during the 15th century BC as lap dogs for Chinese Rulers during the Shang dynasty. The popularity of the breed later spread to Tibet, then Japan and Europe. The Pug was eventually dubbed the official dog of the House of Orange due to one saving the Prince of Orange's life. Several other famed historical rulers kept Pugs as pets. The breed was also kept as a scent hound and a guard dog. The Pug arrived in America during the 19th century. The breed's name...

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2008-05-27 17:01:25

The Löwchen is a very rare breed, also called the Little Lion Dog. Little is known about the history of the breed. It can be seen in paintings as far back as the 1500s. The modern Löwchen was bred by enthusiasts in Belgium, France and Germany in the late 1800s. The breed may be somehow related to the Bichon Frise. The Löwchen is a small breed, sometimes considered a toy breed, and is generally a companion dog. It has a wide, short muzzle on a broad skull. Its eyes are round and...

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2008-05-26 12:54:24

The Havanese is a Bichon type dog developed in Cuba from an older breed, the Bichon Tenerife, which was introduced by Spanish sailors. It was briefly used as a circus dog, trick dog, and court companion in Europe during the 19th century. It is a very natural breed. The Havanese is a sturdy dog for its small size and should never look fragile. It stands from 8.5 to 11.5 inches tall. Its rump is slightly higher than its withers, giving it an agile appearance as it moves. Its face is...

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2008-05-21 11:48:54

The Coton de Tuléar is a small companion breed and the official dog of Madagascar. It is believed that the Coton was brought to the port of Tuléar by Spanish and Portuguese sailors in the 16th century. The breed was frequently used as a companion for sailors, merchants, pirates, and noblemen in travel. The breed may be linked to the Bichon family of dogs. The Coton is not widely recognized by the public, but is quickly increasing in popularity. The CKC, UKC, FCI and the Coton de...

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