The Kuranda all aluminum chewproof dog bed – a great choice for Bull Terriers

Special tip - chewproof dog bedIn my post “Dog beds for Bull Terriers – finding the right one” I have gathered some tips on how to find the best bed for your Bull Terrier. In this post I want to introduce a really great choice to consider when looking for a durable dog bed.

First of all, let me tell you that this is THE – in my opinion – BEST dog bed I have ever seen: The Kuranda all aluminum chewproof dog bed!

The Kuranda all aluminum dog bed - a great choice for Bull Terriers

The mat and the bone cushion are not included, when buying the bed.

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Dog Food Recall Alert on “Chicken Sprinkles food enhancer”

Dog Food & Treat Recall AlertJune 19, 2015

Manufacturer: Boulder Dog Food Company of Boulder, Colorado

ProductChicken Sprinkles food enhancer

Reason: The Boulder Dog Food Company of Boulder, Colorado, is voluntarily recalling its Chicken Sprinkles food enhancer because of potential contamination with Salmonella bacteria.

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Dog treat balls – how to fill balls with two openings for freezing

Especially when your filling is quite fluid, it may become hard to fill dog treat balls with two openings, such as the Kongs, for example, for freezing.

In this post I want to show you how I do it


1. Have a sufficiently large piece of plastic wrap ready
2. Place your ball in the center, so you can completely cover it with the wrap later and tightly wrap the foil around the smaller hole of the ball.
3. Set the wrapped end of the ball in a coffee cup to make it stand upright and prevent it from tipping. Make sure that the hole at the bottom of the ball is still covered tightly!

Dog treat balls - how to fill balls with two openings for freezing

First cover the smaller hole with wrap and place the ball in a coffee cup with the smaller end/ hole at the bottom.

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Tuffy toys – Soft dog toys that last

Tuffy toys - Soft dog toys that last - Mila with her Tuffy dog toy "Polly" the Pig

Mila with her Tuffy dog toy “Polly” the Pig

Special tip - soft dog toys that last“Soft dog toys that last” and “Bull Terrier” – sounds like a paradox

For Bull Terrier owners who like to give soft toys to their dogs, “Tuffy Toys” may be a viable choice.
They are currently the only soft toys I buy for Mila, because of their durability. Don’t get me wrong! I am NOT stating that they are indestructible or that your dog should play completely unsupervised with them.
All I say is that these toy may be a great choice for people looking for something made of fabric and “kind of soft” but at the same time able to resist a Bull Terrier’s nipping and tearing.

Mila has already owned several ones of the Tuffy toys: The sheep, the piggy and the tug o’ war toy.

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Gnawsome ball – the awesome spiky ball for dogs

A Spiky Ball is possibly a great choice for your Bull Terrier

Spiky balls for dogs

Left: Gnawsome spiky ball for dogs (4.5 inch) Right: Toys “r” us spiky ball for dogs from PetSmart (approx. 3.5 inch)

Special tip - spiky ball for dogsBut there are good and … let’s say not so good ones.
It is usually not easy to find toys that your Bull Terrier loves and that LAST. This is why I spend quite some time on researching toys for dogs and testing them.
Just a few months ago I learned that many dogs love spiky balls – Mila is one of them!
They often have squeakers and come in many colors and different sizes. And they come with huge differences in durability, too. In this essay I will introduce two different balls to you, the Toys “r” us Spiky ball for dogs from PetSmart and the Gnawsome spiky ball.

In the chart below you find a quick comparison, before I describe both balls more in detail. My favorite is the Gnawsome, because it’s simply awesome! Keep reading to learn why …

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General Dog Training Information – five golden rules of dog training

Dog training is not rocket science! Here are the five basic rules of dog training – really simple!

Hi all, it’s been a while. I’ve been busy lately. But there is still a lot I have to tell about the Bull Terrier breed.

Today I want to start filling this untouched section of dog training with some life, starting with some very basic, but useful – promised! 🙂 – training advice and five of my golden rules for dog training.
I was a training rookie before and I have never passed any kind of professional education for it. Yet, watch Mila’s videos and see what we have accomplished just by adhering to these five simple rules! She is not even two years old now.

General Dog Training Information - Mila during training

Mila is working on the “high five” basic rules of dog training.

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