The French Bulldog is a small, stocky dog with a distinctive flattened face. The breed was created by crossing bulldogs with French Terriers and Spanish Pointers. They are known for their floppy ears and big noses! French bulldogs were popularized as pets in France during the late 1800s, when Parisian fashion dictated small lap dogs … Continue reading The Royal French Bulldog
The Dalmatian is not just an iconic breed, but also an intelligent and sensitive one. In fact, this dog is so sensitive that it's often said that "he can smell the weather coming." If you're looking for a pet who will be by your side for years to come, this may be the breed for … Continue reading Are Dalmatians Really Like 101 Dalmatians’ Portrayal?
Labrador Retrievers were originally bred for their work ethic. They're known for being loving, intelligent, and loyal dogs with a short, thick double coat that's easy to maintain. Labs are big dogs, but they don't need a lot of exercise to stay happy and healthy. These dogs are easy-going and love time with people and … Continue reading The Loving, Labrador Retriever
Pembroke Welsh Corgis are a small-bodied herding breed that originated in Pembrokeshire, Wales. They are not very tall, standing 10 to 12 inches at the shoulder, but they are sturdy and tough. These dogs were bred to herd cattle and sheep for long periods of time in all kinds of weather, so their coat is … Continue reading Pembroke Welsh Corgi
The Yorkie Bichon is a cross between a Yorkshire terrier and a Bichon Frise. This breed has both long and short coats, but most have white coats with black or brown markings and floppy ears with curly hair. They're small to medium in size, weighing between 8 and 16 pounds and standing 8 to 12 … Continue reading Is the Yorkie Bichon the Breed for You?
If you have a new puppy, the best way to socialize him or her is by exposing your pooch to lots of different people, places, and things. This will help them become accustomed to new environments and feel comfortable in whatever situation they find themselves in. Here are some tips on how to do just … Continue reading Socializing Your Puppy
If your dog has hip dysplasia (HD), you'll want to do everything you can to make sure they feel better. But what is hip dysplasia in dogs? What causes it, and how can you treat it? We've got all the answers right here! Why is Hip Dysplasia Important? Hip dysplasia is very important to your … Continue reading Treatment for Hip Dysplasia in Dogs
Cairn terriers are an active, energetic breed of terrier that originated on the Scottish isle of Cairn. They were bred to hunt badgers and foxes, but as their popularity grew in the early 20th century, they were also used as ratters and to guard farms. Today, these adorable dogs still have a strong prey drive, … Continue reading The Energetic Cairn Terrier
Golden Retrievers are dog royalty. This iconic breed has been around for decades and is one of the most popular dogs in the world today. They're loyal, energetic, smart, and playful. In fact, they're known as "the best family dog on the planet" because of their friendly personalities and easygoing nature. Let's learn more about … Continue reading America’s Famous Golden Retriever
The Bloodhound is an old breed of dog that has been around for hundreds of years. Its name comes from the fact that it was originally bred to hunt wild boar, but it's also used as a search and rescue dog today. In this breed profile I'll be answering some common questions about Bloodhounds, including … Continue reading What You Should Know About the Bloodhound