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The Doggazine, Issue No. 12 -- May 2008
May 01, 2008
April was a tough month for some dog lovers. A few of our own challenging experiences led to research into dog insurance and prevention options:
We've added a few new pages since last month:
Under Homemade Dog Remedies:
Dog Dental Insurance Can Help
Dog Dental Insurance Companies
Under Dog Exercise Equipment:
Information on Manual or Dog-Powered Treadmills
Want to know how your dog's breed compares to other dog breeds regarding temperament? Here are free statistics and, no, pitbulls are not the most aggressive dogs out there! American Temperament Test Society (ATTS).
For some great historic photos of dog-powered treadmills, check out
Kids Stuff: For Kids of All Ages
Feeling like doing something big? Make a DOG MURAL to hang on your wall or door!
Do you have a question you want answered? Just Ask Us
We usually respond within two days so if you don't receive an answer, it may mean we either did not get a valid e-mail address to respond to (this has happened several times), or your spam blocker blocked the email. Set your emails to receive from */make-and-build-dog-stuff.com.
Hanneke from the Netherlands asks:
How can I give my lively Labrador puppy enough exercise? I live in a flat on a busy road and don't have a car.
Here's our reply:
We have a few suggestions:
Remember, we'd love to hear from the rest of you, anywhere in the wide world - if you have a question, we'll try to find the answer somewhere, somehow...
The All American Premier Breeds Administration or AAPBA sponsors two types of dog sporting organizations for purebred, unaltered dogs. Events are held in Castle Rock, Washington, about 60 miles north of Portland, Oregon.
Extreme Dog Racing is based on high speed dog racing. Extreme Dog Racing and the Extreme Treadmill Sprint are the two main racing events held year round on a monthly basis. Looks like it would be fun to watch!
Weight Pull Sports is just what it sounds like. Dogs compete to see who can pull the most weight. Since some breeders were starting to stack the odds in their favor by indiscriminately breeding stronger dogs, as of February 10, 2008, the AAPBA changed the standard measure of strength to pound for pound, meaning the most weight pulled per weight of dog.
Tips & Tricks
If you need to saw two pieces of wood so they are exactly the same shape, screw or clamp them together first, then do your cutting.
If you need to get two pieces out of one board and there is enough room, cut the pieces slightly bigger than you want them, then follow Tip 1 and cut them to the proper size.
For humans, a catwalk is a narrow walkway, often along a bridge.
Dogs see a catwalk as the top of the fence that cats use as a means to torment them.
Ice hockey players get egged on by catcalls from watching crowds.
Comet gets spurred on by catcalls from prowling cats!
Well, that's all for May, folks. Hope everyone up north is seeing signs of spring, and those in the southern hemisphere are experiencing a cooling off into autumn!
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