The average Bernese Mountain Dog lifespan is approximately 6 -8 years, which is relatively short compared to other large breed dogs. But it doesn't have to be this way. You actually can increase your Bernese Mountain Dog's lifespan, by following these ten health tips. 1. Visit The Vet Regularly To Increase A Bernese Mountain Dog Lifespan Visiting your veterinarian regularly … [Read more...] about 10 Health Tips to Ensure a Long, Healthy Bernese Mountain Dog Lifespan
Are you thinking of getting a Great Dane? If so, congratulations! It's safe to say that you can look forward to adding a gentle giant to your family. Next to the Irish Wolfhound, Great Danes are considered to be the second tallest dog breed in the world. At the same time, they're also considered to be a loving, easygoing and affectionate family dog. In having such a large … [Read more...] about Raising Marmaduke: Your Complete Guide to Great Dane Care
You wake up in the morning and your dog doesn't want to get out of bed. You pour some kibble into her bowl and she doesn't immediately scarf it down. You pick up the leash and ask her favorite question: "Wanna go for a walk?" — but to no avail. She isn't showing obvious signs that she's ill or hurt, but you know that dogs are superb actors when it comes to hiding their … [Read more...] about Do You Have a Lazy or Lethargic Dog?
Big dogs come with a boatload of big benefits, such as being loving, patient, loyal, and oh-so lovable. But they also have their own specific set of health symptoms that can occur. One of these issues is knuckling. If you have been noticing your big hound baby 'knuckling', you are probably feeling pretty worried about them and need to find out what is happening … [Read more...] about Knuckling in Dogs: Practical Solutions for Your Large Breed Dogs
Adding a puppy to your household is like installing a backup generator on full power. There's just so much energy, and big puppies are no exception! It's no secret that puppies can be mischievous, and sometimes a sleeping puppy is the best puppy. We might feel inclined to exercise our big puppies constantly, both to keep them distracted from their destructive habits and to … [Read more...] about Large Breed Puppy Exercise 101: How Much and How Often Is Enough?