Dog Treat Recall Alert on Good ‘n’ Fun Beefhide Chicken Sticks

Dog Food Recall Alert on "Bravo Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats"!UPDATED: OCTOBER 25, 2015

Manufacturer: Salix Animal Health of Deerfield, Florida

Product: Good ‘n’ Fun Beefhide Chicken Sticks

Reason: Salix Animal Health of Deerfield, Florida, is recalling one lot of its Good ‘n’ Fun Beefhide Chicken Sticks because of potential contamination with Salmonella bacteria. On October 25 the recall was expanded by the company.

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Dog trick: Teach your Bull Terrier how to crawl

How to teach the dog trick CRAWLING to your Bull Terrier or other dog. As I am shooting the videos for this tutorial, Mila is learning this new trick. So the info will come in phases. Accompany us in this little adventure and follow our progress.

What you do when you teach the dog trick CRAWLING is you basically lure your dog into the crawl with the treat.
So, have your clicker and a few yummy treats ready and let’s do it!

In this video you can watch us exercising the steps described below.

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Clicker training with Bull Terier Mila – the bow

DULLNESS ALERT! This video to many probably shows four pretty humdrum minutes.
I made it to show my progress with the training of the bow to a forum community after changing my tactics.
Maybe it’s still informative to some simply watching the process.
I kept the audio so you’ll see when I clicked (with either right or wrong timing :).
When processing the video, of course, I also saw my own faulty clicks and timing errors. Nice that this is not able to throw the dog off track.
Currently, and as seen in the video, I try to remove the treat from my leading hand and get her to bow by just following my hand touching the ground.
Sometimes I need to pretend to take a treat or simply quickly touch her hose to get her attention back.
Later in the video I reward her for holding the pose a little longer.
Next steps will be removing the hand entirely, introducing the command and holding the pose longer.
Let’s see how long we need. 🙂

Dog Heat Suit – a great alternative to diapers for bitches in heat

Dog Heat suit - a great alternative to diapers for intact bitchesDog Heat suit - a great alternative to diapers for intact bitchesIf your female dog is not spayed, you are probably dealing with some messy issues during her heat cycles.

Introducing: A great piece of dog apparel to handle the messy side of a dog’s heat:


The Dog Heat Suit

Originally invented for dogs after surgery, this suit also aids in treatment of skin conditions, covers wounds for better healing, aids light incontinence problems and is great for dogs in heat.
People often use doggie diapers during a dog’s heat cycle. I have been using one in the past for Mila either.
However, you probably know the following challenges: The diapers getting fixed around her hips, do not only cause Mila discomfort. She obviously just does not like the feeling of the diaper around her hips. As a result of her trying to get rid of that thing by rubbing against walls, curtains and chairs, not only is the house always a mess during this time. The diaper also becomes leaky every now and then, leaving spot on the floors and the couch.
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Bull Terrier Colors

With the friendly help of Steve from (thank you, Steve) I was able to turn my original chart, which I had first set up months ago, into a neat reference on Bull Terrier colors.
Feel free to share this image. A printable version is available on request, if you want one.

Bull Terrier Colors