Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 26

Dominance in Miniature Pinschers: Does Your Dog Walk All Over You?

Miniature Pinscher standing on human.

Dominance in MIniature Pinschers Although dominant behavior is not breed specific and any dog can display dominant behavior, some breeds, such as the Miniature Pinscher, have a propensity for trying to assert dominance. This is due, in part, to the breeding of the Min Pin. Min Pins were bred to catch vermin on farms, and …

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Feb 16

Help Find a Lost Miniature Pinscher

lost min pin

Miniature Pinscher Lost in Oklahoma City, OK A Miniature Pinscher was lost in OKC on Christmas Eve 2012 and has yet to be found as of Feb. 7, 2014. Although he was lost in OKC, this Min Pin was from California. Maddox is a male black and tan Miniature Pinscher with a docked tail and …

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Feb 14

Is Your Dog a Chihuahua or Miniature Pinscher?

Min Pin or Chihuahua?   Because of their similar size and sometimes similar coat color, MIniature Pinschers are often mistaken for Chihuahuas. However, Miniature Pinschers are very different than Chihuahuas. The Chihuahua breed is an ancient breed (circa 5th century A.D.) from Mexico and South America while the Miniature Pinscher originated half-way across the world …

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Feb 09

Indication of Salmonella Causes Dog Food Recall

Hubbard Life dog food recalled.

Dog Food Recall: Potential Salmonella Contamination Pro-Pet LLC Issues Voluntary Recall According to a recent FDA press release, several dog and cat food products have been voluntarily recalled by Pro-Pet LLC. A field test indicated that a single production run in a two-day time frame may have been contaminated with Salmonella. What Dog Foods Have …

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Feb 08

Ferocious Detroit Chihuahua Pack: Fact or Fiction?

growling chihuahua

How Numerous are Stray Dogs in Detroit? It has been widely circulated (Bloomberg, Rolling Stone, U.K. Daily Mail, the Washington Times, and Yahoo news) that as many as 50,000 stray dogs roam the streets of Detroit. Indeed, I posted about the stray dog problem in Detroit last August in the post Vicious Chihuahuas Attack Detroit in which Detroit postal workers …

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