We all love puppies! They are cute, kind and bring us days of joy with their clumsy puppy ways.

Bringing a puppy home means being responsible for someone other than ourselves and raising a young animal will be a truly valuable lesson for both!

This responsibility in the household starts with puppy proofing your home: for the well being of your pup as well as to avoid damages to your personal belongings. Puppy proofing a home is in many ways similar to that of baby proofing your home. These tips given to us by Pretty Fluffy are an excellent starting point!

Read More: Ten Ways To Puppy Proof your Home.

meradog sleeping in bed

The personal opinions on this issue differ greatly.

In addition to hygiene and emotional aspects, there are often dominance problems.

In this article you will learn what experts report and whether there are relevant answers to this question.

What is your opinion on this subject? Write to us at infomail@meradog.co.za.

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meradog dog dig

For some dog owners digging incites a mild sigh, yet evidently for others it can be a real problem:

Landscaping: by the dog!

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Meradog Naughty Dog

As loving pet owners, you will probably say, “No, surely not.”

This is certainly also due to the fact that we connect people with lies, moral dilemmas often lead people to lie. Nevertheless, we noticed some interesting examples on the matter, so we decided to get to the bottom of it.

What we uncovered in our research may very well astound you.

Dogs do not lie…? Read more


Is the actual age of your dog his or her biological age? If you have asked this question before, then this article is for you.

Like us humans, the age of the dog is relative. But what exactly is “old age” and what are its consequences?

How old is your dog compared to human years? Read more

Meradog eating grass

This canine phenomenon is not only a mystery to dog owners, but also to researchers. The fact is that 90% of all dogs eat grass on occasion.

The reasons for this behavior, however, have several explanations, such as:

“Dogs eat grass to to induce vomiting”


“It could be an indication of insufficient minerals or vitamins in the diet”

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meradog colourblind dogs

Our investigation into this topic was most interesting!

We felt that people’s opinions on this topic are often mistaken, enough of a reason to shed light in to the darkness today. But what is actually correct?

Do dogs recognise colours and if they do – which ones? What relevance do colours have to Agility, dog sport or everyday ball play? Why do dogs see in the dark better than we do? How do guide dogs recognise red traffic lights?

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