Author: Thug Dogs

What is the best guard dog for first time or inexperienced owners? After all, many guarding breeds are both powerful and difficult to handle for the average person. A beginner that gets the wrong dog to guard them can end in tragedy. But still, many first time owners want a dog that can either be a visual deterrent, or a watchdog that warns them of intruders. So, if you are a first-time dog owner and you want a dog to guard you, what breeds can you consider? First let’s have a look at what the easiest dog to train for…

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Xanthan gum is a common ingredient in many foods. Anyone who cares enough about what their dog eats is likely to have spent some time checking ingredient labels. However, this does not imply that they are familiar with xanthan gum or its properties. It’s hardly surprising that most people don’t know if xanthan gum is safe for dogs.  The complexity of some product labels and the controversy about the healthiness of some products you often find on labels. You won’t have to worry about this particular food substance again after today because this article will answer whether xanthan gum is…

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The sport of hog hunting is exhilarating, stunning, and hazardous all at once. You must have the proper gear because the journey is fraught with peril at every turn. The correct hunting dog is essential for any successful hog hunter’s arsenal. Tracking hogs is much easier when you have suitable dogs, and fully-trained dogs can hold the hog until you get there. There are dozens of different breeds to select from for hog hunting.  Which are the best dogs for hog hunting? You can accomplish feral hog hunting with several different kinds of dogs; because of that, we haven’t placed…

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Can my dog eat popcorn? If you enjoy sharing the occasional healthy treat with your pup, you may be wondering if your dog can eat popcorn. Popcorn certainly doesn’t have the risks of ice cream, and your dog may love the smell more than a slice of the carrot.  But is popcorn good for dogs? Is it possible that popcorn can kill dogs? The answer is both yes and no, so let’s take a closer look. Can my dog eat popcorn? Is popcorn good for dogs? The benefits of popcorn for dogs Plain popped popcorn has some…

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Dogs can eat a wide variety of fruits, and they may even find some types exceptionally enjoyable. However, not all fruits are safe for dogs to eat, and some may even be toxic to dogs. However, what about Guava? Can dogs eat guava? The good news is guava is safe for your dog to eat in moderation, but we’ll go into more detail in a moment. However, it would be better if you didn’t give guava to your dog daily or even once or twice a week. As an occasional treat, however, if your dog appears to enjoy the taste…

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Is chicken bad for dogs? Can they get diarrhea or even cause a skin or ear allergy? Can chicken affect my dog’s joints? Chicken floavor is very popular and as an ingredient we can find it in many commercial dog foods. As a lean protein, chicken typically has many benefits. In addition, we usually think of chicken as a healthier alternative to most red meats, so it often makes its way into our dogs’ diets. But, is possible that chicken can be bad for dogs? Is chicken bad for dogs? Can chicken make dogs sick?  There are several ways…

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Shih Tzu shedding – do they shed and how to stop the shedding? These are two questions we’ll answer in this article. In addition, we’ll also cover a lot more about the Shih Tzu coat and hair.  If you are looking for answers to questions like, Is a Shih Tzu a non-shedding dog, as some breeders claim, what does hypoallergenic mean, and what are the facts about non-shedding dogs, they are all coming up in this article. So, stay with us, and we will answer, beyond any doubt,  your most pressing questions about Shih Tzu shedding.  How much do…

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Boerboels or the South African Mastiffs (pronounced Boo-errr-bull: you need to need to be able to role the “R”) is gradually gaining popularity as a fearsome guard dog. They weight between 100 and 200 pounds. A Boerboel can absolutely be a dangerous dog in the wrong hands, but a wonderful family dog in the right ones.  But are all Boerboels dangerous? And if you have one, what can you do to keep them safe? First, let’s look at how dangerous a Boerboel really might be.  How strong is the Boerboel bite? A Boerboel bite exerts upwards of 450…

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So you would like to know the answer to these two questions, do Bullmastiffs shed – how to stop the Bullmastiff from shedding? Frankly, you’ll probably get the answer or read it online that Bullmastiffs are moderate shedders.  Can I be candid with you? Being told a Bullmastiff is a moderate shedder doesn’t give you the whole picture. A Chihuahua is an average shedder, just the same. Needless to say, there’s a vast difference between a Bullmastiff and a Chihuahua. Bullmastiff Shedding – What to expect? Bullmastiffs are massive dogs; they grow to a height of 27 inches…

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Every Doxie owner will know that Dachshunds licking (themselves) is a never ending story. Whether it’s licking your hands, your face, their own paws, or objects around the house, Dachshund licking is usually not a problem. However, a constantly licking dog can be annoying, and sometimes it’s a sign of a bigger issue. In this case, you may want to know: “why is my Dachshund licking?” and “What can I do to stop my Dachshund from licking so much?” Why does my Dachshund lick so much? Part of why Dachshunds lick so much is because of their history.…

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