About the English Bulldog Breed: Origins, Appearance, Health & Characteristics of the Popular Bulldog

The Bulldog, often called English Bulldog to prevent confusion with other Bully breeds, is a popular dog for families and apartment dwellers for many reasons. Despite a bloody past, the bulldog is now a loyal, faithful and good-natured dog that generally gets along with dogs, children and other animals. English Bulldog Origins: The bulldog has [...]

Poodles: Are They Good Family Pets?

Although poodles are often stereotyped as persnickety, pampered pets, they are in fact, very affectionate, sweet dogs, who love to please their owners. Considered the second most intelligent dog breed, they are responsive and easy to train. Affectionate, energetic and entertaining, these dogs are the ninth most popular breed in the United States, according to [...]

2019-09-02T12:03:57+00:00By |Dog Breed|

Old English Sheepdogs: Advice from a Sheepdog Owner

An Old English Sheepdog is famous for its flowing gray and white hair. According to the American Kennel Club's official description, Sheepdogs, also called OES, are a large boxy breed averaging 21 inches tall, about as long and with powerful legs. This is large enough to easily reach a table top. They should not look [...]

2019-10-25T17:07:26+00:00By |Dog Breed|

Italian Greyhound

Italian Greyhounds, who are relatives of Greyhounds, are an old breed -- it is believed that they originated in the Mediterranean approximately 2000 years ago. During the Renaissance period, the dog became very popular among Italian nobleman, hence the breed’s name Italian Greyhound. These perky, affectionate dogs, may originally have been bred for both companionship [...]

2019-08-27T06:45:08+00:00By |Dog Breed|

What to Consider When Adopting a Golden Retriever Puppy

Golden retriever puppies, like any other puppy adoption, should be researched first. Most people are aware that golden retrievers are lovable, gentle, loyal dogs and they are great with children. They are friends with the neighbor's golden retriever and they've seen other golden retriever owners out for a dog walk. However, there are things these [...]

Rottweiler

Getting a Rottweiler: Traits and Characteristics of the Rottweiler Breed If there is one thing to remember about the Rottweiler breed, it is that the Rottweiler is a powerful working dog (originally bred to herd cattle) with a strong prey-drive. As such, the Rottweiler will want to chase things that move (like cats, or even [...]

2019-08-27T06:27:28+00:00By |Dog Breed|

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels During the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, often referred to as Cavaliers, were beloved companion dogs, primarily for the British aristocracy. Named after Charles II of England, who was said to have several of these small dogs, the Cavalier lost its popularity during the 19th century. Cavaliers [...]

2019-08-27T06:27:33+00:00By |Dog Breed|