The definition of a Bulldog is to compete at all costs. Compete. Compete. Compete. This is due to their initial breeding for sports and a strong desire to win; it used to be mainly “bull baiting,” which is now banned. However, the generic concept is still very much apparent.
Dogs are excellent companions, with some breeds more appreciated than others. Such are the Yorkies, one of the most loved dog breeds in the United States. Considered a vigorous terrier breed, the little Yorkshire Terrier is also a delicate little dog that loves to be pampered and made-over.
The best hunting dogs, top 10, are a hunter’s best friend. Not surprising, as dogs are man’s best friend. They provide companionship, security and above all, are a source of joy in our households. But hunting dogs will hunt with or without hunters.
The primary staple of the best pit bull diet for optimum growth is protein. This is because pit bulls are very playful and strong dogs, despite their fearsome reputation. Their strength and power are beyond question due to their relatively large muscle mass, as compared to other dog breeds.
Weimaraners are known as “the dog with the human brain.” They are versatile dogs with sharp brains to hunt almost any bird. Their incredible noses, keen eyesight, high drive on game to help hunters locate, point and retrieve birds.
This hunting dog breed searches the field at a pace that’s comfortable to the hunter, making sure that its within sight of its master. They have a strong prey drive and might not be good with cats and other small animals. Also, they typically have a stronger protective instinct compared to other hunting dogs.
Popular dog breeds require a person who knows what he or she wants and is willing to do a little researching. In addition, follow your heart and let the dog help choose you. Research, and take a good look at each dog breed and compare them all to what you want and what you do not want. […]
We are writing in celebration of our 13th year with our amazing Julie, a miniature American Eskimo, who we adopted from Nancy Houser when we were looking for an addition to our family after losing our previous American Eskimo of 17 years. We love the breed and we couldn’t have found a more loving and […]
The intelligence of dog breeds, simply stated as “dog intelligence,” is simple. It depends on the person who owns the breed of dog. Experts say that dogs are not considered to be smart unless they perform functions that are useful to dog owners. Therefore, the intelligence of dog breeds has little to do with the dog. It is […]
Knowing how to keep dogs warm in winter requires more than common sense and lots of doggie care. But keeping an outside dog warm in winter is different than keeping an inside dog warm while they are outside outside or going for a quick when toileting outside or going for quick exercise walks. Kind of a tongue twister, isn’t it? Maybe it depends on whether you have teeth or not…or at least inside your mouth!
There are 4 great dog breeds that anyone can fall in love with. And when you welcome a new dog to join your family, your life changes in innumerable ways.
Tiny little Liza was brought to our doorstep, a member of the toy breed whose dim eyes showed the world she had quit caring and had given up on herself. The breeder realized she would lose her if she did not bring her to us, as she had already lost two of Liza’s siblings. For that I am thankful as it was a love at first sight story.
It is essential to provide training of the Australian cattle dog from the very beginning. Early training will help him to socialize with people around him. Most of the Australian cattle dogs are intelligent and learn things quickly. One needs to be firm, consistent while training and must provide with positive reinforcement methods while training like rewarding the pet with treats, and praise him while training.
One of the top trending questions regarding dogs is …”What are the best apartment dogs available?” Add to that, the best apartment dogs that are hypoallergenic have become the epitome for many dog breeds, as many dog lovers with allergies live in apartments…
All dogs need a certain amount of affection, attention, grooming, mental stimulation and physical activity. But different dogs need different levels of each, and should match that of their owner. For example, do you want to brush your dog or have the time? Are you going to be at work most of the day, and have a dog sitter rounded up to care for your pet while you are gone? These things all need to be well-thought out at all dogs are different with different needs.
The dog breed selector is the perfect tool for prospective dog owners, if they want help in picking out one of those perfect dog breeds they see on television. Plus, it helps eliminate a lot of gray hairs in the process with fewer mistakes in less time.
The long coat German Shepherd (GSD) was previously not considered eligible to enter AKC conformation dog shows; only the short hair GSD was accepted due to breed standards. Odd, as the long coat was the early ancestor of the short coat. However, quite recently this has changed in the UK. If the dog is a registered GSD with the AKC, it can be shown in UK AKC dog conformation shows as long as it is not spayed or neutered and its breed standards are accepted by the judge of the dog show. They can also be shown in AKC obedience and agility shows in the UK.
There are few things in life that make us as happy as finding our perfect pet. They are wonderful companions and combat loneliness almost as well as humans. For kids, perfect pets make great playmates and friends. Pets teach children responsibility and compassion. For most, a pet is another member of the family and is […]