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Urinary stones in dogs in the Philippines

If you own a mini schnauzer, it’s important to be prepared for urinary stones and urinary tract infections. These are so common among mini schnauzers that one of my favorite vets once likened mini schnauzers to cats, who are also extremely prone to urinary stones and UTI infections. Urinary stones are caused by many things,… Continue reading Urinary stones in dogs in the Philippines

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Gabby is now a Thai champion

We're happy to announce that Gabby (Plasma MS Dancing Doll) has achieved her championship title in Thailand this weekend. She also ended the year as the top-ranked mini schnauzer in Thailand in 2020. I never really thought we would be able to take any dog to a championship this year, given the challenging situation that… Continue reading Gabby is now a Thai champion

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Breeding mini schnauzers in the Philippines: know your responsibilities

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: know your responsibilities

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Mini schnauzers in the Philippines: preparing to own one

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: preparing to own one

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Best puppy food in the Philippines: my top choices

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

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Grooming mini schnauzers in the Philippines

If you’re a mini schnauzer owner, grooming is bound to be a major part of your life.  The mini schnauzer’s trademark beard and furnishings give the breed its distinctive look, but to keep these looking good, you’ll have to do some maintenance. The mini schnauzer’s coat can be stripped or clipped. Stripping is a tedious… Continue reading Grooming mini schnauzers in the Philippines

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Dog food brands in the Philippines: my review

For all pet parents, a top concern is what to feed their dogs. Mini schnauzer owners, in particular, are concerned about the dietary requirements of their dogs. I have always believed that there is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to feeding dogs. However, there are some general guidelines when it comes to feeding mini… Continue reading Dog food brands in the Philippines: my review

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Presenting another home-bred champion

I am proud to announce that we have another home-bred champion, Decanus Darn You're Good. She won Best of Breed in 11 out of 12 rings during the Philippine Circuit 2020, and ended the weekend with the titles of International Champion, Philippine Grand Champion, Philippine Champion, and Asia Africa Oceania Champion. She is also a… Continue reading Presenting another home-bred champion

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Preparing for dog shows in the Philippines

How do you prepare your mini schnauzer for a dog show? This is a question I am always asked by those who are starting out in conformation dog shows. My standard answer is that you can’t prepare a mini schnauzer (or any dog, for that matter) for a dog show overnight, or even a week… Continue reading Preparing for dog shows in the Philippines