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 [...]

By |2019-11-24T20:31:35+00:00August 27th, 2019|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 [...]

By |2019-11-24T20:31:35+00:00August 27th, 2019|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 [...]

By |2019-11-24T20:31:35+00:00August 27th, 2019|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 [...]

By |2020-02-26T15:55:58+00:00August 26th, 2019|Dog Breed, Dogs Training & Tips, Golden Retriever|


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 [...]

By |2019-11-24T20:31:36+00:00August 23rd, 2019|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 [...]

By |2019-11-24T20:31:36+00:00August 23rd, 2019|Dog Breed|

Australian Shepherds as Pets: Bright, Energetic Aussie Breed is a Great Dog for Active Families

The Aussie Shepherd did not originate in Australia. It is an American breed first used by Basque shepherds from Australia, mainly in the Western states. Their intelligence and cooperative nature make them fun to have but also challenging. If no one in the family will become the leader, an Aussie will be happy to fill [...]

By |2019-12-19T05:16:36+00:00March 5th, 2019|Dog Breed, Dogs Training & Tips|
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