Author: Thug Dogs

Can dogs eat papaya? Papaya is an acquired taste, it’s definitely not for everyone because of its distinctive flavor, but for those who enjoy papaya, they love it and tend to eat a lot whenever they get the opportunity. But have you thought about sharing a piece of cold juicy papaya with your furry best friend? Or do you hesitate because you’re wondering can dogs eat papaya? Is there a possibility papaya might cause some digestive issues for your dog? Being wary of feeding your dog human foods is sensible and by far the wisest option because some food we…

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Let’s take a look at the best guard dogs for apartments… When we think about guard dogs, certain breeds instantly spring to mind, such as the German Shepherd, Doberman, Bull Terrier, or Rottweiler. These breeds and others like them are large, powerful dogs that owners hope will instill fear into thieves and burglars, preventing them from breaking into our homes and generally protecting our families and us. But what if you live in an apartment building and feel you need protection in the home and when you’re outside? Most apartment buildings have strict rules about animals, especially dogs. Even if…

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Suppose you’ve fallen in love with the smooshed-in (Brachycephalic) Bulldog face and are thinking of adding one to your family. In that case, you may want to spend some time thinking about which kind of Bulldog would best fit your home and lifestyle. So which type of Bulldog is right for you? While some Bulldog Breeds are well-known, such as French Bulldogs and English Bulldogs, other Bulldog types are relatively new, such as the Continental or Australian Bulldog. Nevertheless, with a bit of research, you can find the one that is best suited to you. What you should know before…

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Are Bullmastiffs good family dogs, and do they have the best temperament for a family with kids? When you first see a Bullmastiff, you immediately think no to both those questions. After all, the dog is huge, and they weigh anything up to 130 pounds. What’s more, they look so intimidating with a powerful, muscular body and an enormous head. Are Bullmastiffs Good Family Dogs? In short, Bullmastiffs make good family dogs. Let’s dive in and find out more… Bullmastiff breed history Bullmastiffs are not an ancient breed; gamekeepers developed them in England in the mid-19th-century. During those times,…

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Are English Bull Terriers good family dogs? Yes, English Bull Terriers are excellent family dogs. However, you should know a few provisos before you dash out and bring a Bull Terrier puppy home to your family. English Bull Terriers are one of the most distinctive and recognizable dog breeds you’ll see anywhere on the planet. People might be a little confused about the dog type, but they’ll never forget they’ve seen this dog before. In the late 1980s, a famous beer advert was popular featuring a beautiful English Bull Terrier named Spuds Mackenzie. This one TV commercial did more to…

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Perhaps you or a family member struggle with allergies but would still love a guard dog to watch over your home and family. In that case, you may be wondering about the best hypoallergenic guard dogs or watch dogs you can add to your home. Whether it’s a powerful working breed for personal protection or a watchful guardian that can alert you of intruders without causing the sniffles, we have combined a list of the best breeds to protect your person and property without the pain of causing allergies. But first, we need to take a look at what a…

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Choosing from the best dog braces can help alleviate your dog’s suffering; a dog knee brace can be one solution, or another might be a hock brace if your dog’s problem is arthritis or joint pain. Because we love our dogs, we hate to see them in pain or suffering from any illness. If your beloved dog struggles with arthritis, CCL (cranial cruciate ligament), or ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) problems, you know you must do something. Sometimes even the most straightforward injury, such as sprains, need extra support to help ease the pain. A dog brace will help support the…

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Can dogs eat jalapenos? Excellent question, and the answer is, they can eat the spicy pepper because it’s non-toxic, but they shouldn’t. Jalapenos are a popular ingredient that people love to add to their recipes. However, because we eat them and they even have some health benefits, it doesn’t follow they are a food that owners should feed their dogs. If your dog has managed to get hold of a couple of jalapeno peppers, it’s doubtful they’ll do your dog any harm. Spicy peppers are not going to have many positive effects on your dog’s digestive system, even if there…

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Whether you have a small homestead with backyard chickens, or your neighbour’s keep a coup for eggs, one of the hardest things can be to teach your dog not to attack chickens or other animals. So how to stop your dog chasing or killing chickens? Whether you have a Labrador that’s programmed to attack  birds like chickens or a herding dog like a Bordoodle that loves to chase them, you’ll be relieved to know that dogs of any age can be taught to stop harassing poultry. Although it is best to start with puppies. Can you teach a dog not…

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If you’re a fan of seafood, you may be wondering: “Can dogs eat lobster?” or other shellfish with you. Lobster for dogs may seem a bit pricey, but feeding dogs shellfish like lobster, crayfish, crabs, or shrimp is an exciting and novel form of protein for those that live near the sea. In fact, some gourmet dog food companies have jumped on the bandwagon, creating grain free seafood with lobster. However, dogs need specific nutrients in the right balance. So before you feed your dog lobster, we need to take a closer look at whether dogs can eat lobster, and…

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