ETT Whiskers

ETT Whiskers

ETT Whiskers Ever wondered what your English Toy Terrier’s whiskers are for?   Whiskers are a collection of nerves, there are many nerve centres that the cheek whiskers grow out of. The thick hairs that sprout from it are not just fur. These whiskers are called...
How to Find a Lost Dog

How to Find a Lost Dog

How to Find a Lost Dog First of all get him on Doglost, a free service and notify the database he is microchipped with and have him flagged as missing. A missing dog will go into survival mode, everyone and everything will be a threat. Even you. Yes! I do mean your...
Removal of Dew Claws

Removal of Dew Claws

Removal of Dew Claws Contrary to some opinion, the removal of dogs’ dew claws is not currently illegal under the Animal Welfare Act.While it is illegal under the mutilations clause of the act to carry out a prohibited procedure which involves interference with...
ETTs / TMTs

ETTs / TMTs

ETTs / TMTs TMT: ‘Chest is narrow between the legs and deep in brisket.”The ribs are well sprung but flattened in the lower end to permit clearance of the forelegs’.’The abdomen should be tucked up extending in an arched line from the deep...
Does size matter?

Does size matter?

Does size matter? Submitted by Pat Waterhouse   There seems to be an increasing trend in many breeds of dogs to increase the size. Why is this the case? I’ve seen it happen in many of the breeds I’ve been in; Dobermanns being a prime example of this. I...
ETTs and Whippets

ETTs and Whippets

ETTs and Whippets Ron (ETT) and Stanley (Whippet) have been together since they were puppies and get on famously. The boys have some differences in personality and general needs, but have learned to live together very well. Ron is quite a high energy dog, and has a...