Pyometra is one of the most common problems affecting female dogs in the Philippines. If there’s one reason why you should spay your female dog, it’s pyometra, an infection of the uterus. The high numbers are not surprising, considering that most Filipinos do not bother to have their dogs fixed. If there’s one thing I… Continue reading Pyometra: why you should spay your dog
Are you are planning to breed your mini schnauzer? I often get inquiries about my studs from owners of female dogs who are eager to breed their schnauzers Their reasons for breeding vary, ranging from those who simply want to have another puppy around the house, to those who want to make some money out… Continue reading Breeding mini schnauzers in the Philippines: are you ready for the responsibilities?
Demand for mini schnauzers among Filipinos is steadily growing. Ever since the lockdown started, I have been getting inquiries almost on a daily basis from people who suddenly want to own these bearded babies. While I am glad that more Filipinos have discovered this wonderful breed, I can’t help but worry if all these interested… Continue reading Mini schnauzers in the Philippines: are you ready to own one?
Are you considering getting a standard poodle? (Or what they call a giant poodle? First things first, there is no such thing as a giant poodle despite what uninformed dog marketers love to say. The correct term is standard poodle or spoo.) If you have a spoo in your sights, I can’t blame you. Standard… Continue reading Standard poodles in the Philippines: are you equipped to own one?
If you’re out to purchase a puppy, you’ll probably come across terms and inputs from breeders – champion line, imported parents, international pedigree, working line, among them. The terms sound easy enough to understand, but what do they mean to you as a puppy buyer? Ph./Int. Ch. Manit's Flight of the Phoenix (USA)Philippine and International… Continue reading Champion parents, international pedigrees, imported lines: understanding common breeder terms
Living with a senior dog is one of life’s greatest treasures. There is nothing more heartwarming than waking up next to a dog who knows everything about you – your routine, your ways, your thoughts. Yet it is also a bittersweet time, especially when you know that your trusted friend is quickly gaining on in… Continue reading Living with senior dogs
If there is anything you shouldn’t scrimp on, it’s your puppy’s food. Good nutrition is very important for a growing puppy, which is why it’s important to give your puppy the right start in life. It’s very important to understand that puppies have different nutritional needs from adult dogs. Since they are going through a… Continue reading Best puppy food in the Philippines: my top choices
Let me say a few words to you, yes you, the person who writes an email to simply ask the price. The person who calls and after hearing a price surprisedly states: “I can buy a cheaper pup elsewhere”. I also address you; the person who doesn’t care about papers because I want “just a… Continue reading How much for a puppy?
Caring for the mini schnauzer’s coat and furnishings is a key part of owning this breed. Daily brushing and regular baths are essential to make your schnauzer look and feel good, which is why it’s important to use products suited to your pet’s needs. There is a ton of dog shampoos and grooming products out… Continue reading Best dog shampoo brands in the Philippines: my favorites
Pets are an important part of many households, but while they are often well-loved and considered members of the family, they also come with concerns that must be addressed for their safety and the safety of anyone who interacts with them. Pet owners must create a safe environment where their dog, cat, or any type… Continue reading Pet safety tips and dog bites prevention