Over the past few months I helped one of our members rebuild her Neapolitan Mastiff website using WordPress. I must say that I am quite proud of how the website turned out. It is now mobile friendly and very pleasing to browse and find information. Please have a look and post a comment here if you have any suggestions. Visit http://mastinimayhem.com
First I want to say that is awesome. You don't find people too often that will help others. I will look at the site later when I get in front of a computer. I know it's mobile friendly, but I prefer to navigate websites, etc on a computer.
Okay, I have had some time to visit the site. It looks good. There are a couple things that I would change. I was taught that on websites you should have your contact information on every page even if you have a contact link. You want you visitors to always have your contact info in front of them. The other thing is the link to molosserdogs.com. It takes the visitors ways from her site. I would make that in internal link so that they are still connected to my website or make it an external link that opens in a new tab or window. That way my website is still up on the users computer. many people that visit websites are lazy and aren't web savvy. They don't know how to go back to a previous page. They won't read to see that they have a back arrow.
I am also willing to put a link to their site on my website if they are willing to put a link to my site on their site. having sites that link back to your page will help to increase you ranking and google and get you closer to the first page on google.
Okay, I have begun to look at it. I haven't looked at all of the pages. I do like how it looks. I see you have added a means to contact them on the pages. That should be fine. I saw thenew feed from Molosser on there. I think I might add the rss feed on my site. I think that is what it is called, I forget.
I'm not saying this should be changed as I like how it looks. But I'm going to make some changes on my site because of some feedback I got from someone wanting to buy a pup. They said it was hard to read because of the dark background and the color of the text. So I'm going to change to a different background and mabye use whte text like that site. The person was appologetic for telling me this. I told him I was grateful for the input and that I really appreciated that. Along with that I need to make my site mobile friendly. Our introductory page does not work well on mobile. I have to speak to techsupport of our host site or remove the flassh image. I'm not in favor of the whole introductory page, but my sone created it. I didn't originaly put it in. He later changed the site and added thing. I know he did it because it had become common on many websites to have that. I think it is redundent. Then he stopped updating the site so I had to begin updating it again...lol I guess it was fun when I was first teaching him and then he began researching and doing things on his own. Then it must have become work...lol
The Calgary Model
The animal control bylaw in Calgary, Alberta, Canada has been hailed by many as a HUGE success. While other cities and provinces in Canada are banning breeds, Calgary is choosing education program and stronger enforcement. What's the end result? By all accounts, reports and statistics, the bylaw is working! Not only that, the bylaw works so well and the results are so highly praised, Calgary is inspiring animal control officials outside of Canada to use the bylaw as a model for their own animal control ordinances.
The following is written by Dana Grove:
The bylaw officers in Calgary have taken a stand against breed banning, and responded to dog bite concerns
Guide to Canine Cancer: Your Most Common Questions Answered
From signs and symptoms to what to do if your dog's been diagnosed, get the important dog cancer information you need.
Posted: May 29, 2014, 2 p.m. PST
While too many dogs still get diagnosed with cancer each year, new research and treatments are helping increase the quality and quantity of life for dogs with the disease. Education also works as a powerful tool in preventing and dealing with canine cancer. In observance of Pet Cancer Awareness Month in May, the staff at The Veterinary Cancer Center in Norwalk, Conn., offers information on the disease that can benefit both you and the dogs in your life.
Do Dogs Get Cancer? Answ
These 33 Dogs With The Most Unique Coats On Earth Took My Breath Away. My Favorite Is #7!
These amazing dogs have such unusual colors and markings that once you see them, you’ll never be able to forget them.
Some of these markings are a result of a rare genetic variations or conditions, but all of these dogs are undeniably beautiful.
Of all the adorable and stunning dogs on the Internet, Reshareworthy.com collected and specifically chose the following 33 as the dogs with the most memorable and gorgeous markings!
This sweet husky has a natural little mask.
This puppy also wears a mask!
Everyone *nose* that this puppy has a lot of love to offer!
This is Puck. He’s beautiful
Beware! Plants Poisonous to Dogs
Know which plants and foods are no-nos for your dog.
By DC Editors | Posted: Mar 19, 2013, 3 p.m. EDT
People are often surprised to learn that there are actually hundreds of plants potentially poisonous to dogs many of which could be in your home, or yard.
The following is a list of some plants, trees, flowers, and foods that are poisonous to dogs:
American bittersweet roots, leaves, berries
Apple seeds, in large amounts
Autumn crocus - Its active ingredient, colchicines, triggers an anti-metabolic effect that can cause rapidly dividing cells, shedding of the gastrointestinal tract, bloody diarrhea, and vomiting. Learn more>>
Science Diet’s “The Truth About Pet Food Ingredients”
June 14, 2011
The Science Diet website now has a page titled “The Truth About Pet Food Ingredients Pet Food Myths Answered with Facts”. Here’s what Science Diets says and of course I have some follow up…
The Science Diet webpage starts off like this…
“The TRUTH about pet nutrition.” They go on to say “It’s important to understand what is myth or fact when making choices about what you feed your pet.” I agree Science Diet, it IS important for pet parents to understand what is myth or fact when making choices about pet food. So, let’s see what Science Diet’s myths and truths are…
“Myth 1: Corn is just filler.” “Fact: A filler is an
There are those that believe that everyone should not use any aversive when training a dog or doing behavioral modification. They believe operant and classical condition is the only way to go.
Others prefer to use force corrections. They use tools like check chains, pronged collars, e-collars, etc.
There are also those that call themselves balance trainers. Instead of trying to train a dog or modify its behavior by force only or positive reinforcement only they believe nature teaches us that you need to have a balance between both in when dealing with dogs.
I'm curious as to what other preference are? Where do you stand on this subject.
I won't condemn anyone for their methods of choice