Tag Archives: dog facts

Breed of the Week: Borzoi

[caption id="attachment_504" align="alignnone" width="300"] Russian borzoi, greyhound dog standing. Outdoor shoot[/caption] The last couple of weeks we’ve enjoyed looking at some rough and tumble working dogs that aren’t afraid of getting muddy! This week we’re switching things up and looki...

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Breed of the Week: Italian Greyhound

Meet our cute and tiny featured breed this week, the Italian Greyhound! This miniature pooch is super playful and gentle. When they aren’t cuddling up to you on the couch, you can find them bouncing around outside with pure joy!   The Italian Greyhound is the smallest of the sightho...

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Breed of the Week: American Foxhound

The American Foxhound is one of the oldest American Dog Breeds. Although not a suitable apartment dog, this breed is a fantastic hunter as well as a gentle and easy-going cuddler!   The American Foxhound breed was developed in the late 1700’s, but the ancestor breeds (various other ...

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Healthiest Dog Breeds: Part 1

When looking to get a new dog or puppy, one of the biggest concerns of many future pet parents, are the common health problems of the breed. Even when considering a mixed breed dog, it is important to be knowledgeable and aware of possible future health issues with each breed that make up your m...

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Breed of the Week: Tibetan Spaniel

Our confident, pint-sized breed this week is the adventurous Tibetan Spaniel. These furry little guys share their ancestors with Pekingese, Pug and the Japanese Chin. They are intelligent and very trainable dogs suitable to confident owners.   The Tibetan Spaniel breed originated in t...

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Breed of the Week: German Shepherd- Best in Show!

The results are in! The winner of this year’s Westminster Dog Show is the German Shepherd! It’s no wonder this great breed took home the big title. Let’s take a closer look at what makes the German Shepherd such a stand out breed!   The German Shepherd breed was developed in Ger...

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Breed of the Week: Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Here’s a breed most people haven’t heard of, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier. Known as the gentleman of the terrier group, this breed is very rare and it is a long and thorough process to own one of these dogs. Read on to find out why this dog is so rare and what differs them from the rest of the...

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Dog Friendly Birthday Cake

Looking for ways to make your wonderful dog’s birthday even more special? Why not make him/ her a homemade birthday cake (completely safe for dogs to eat!). Here is a simple recipe to make your dog’s birthday unforgettable!   Makes one 8” round cake   Cake 1 cup wh...

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Breed of the Week: Chinese Crested

Our not so fluffy breed this week is the Chinese Crested Dog. If fur all over the house is a big concern for you, you may be interested in the Chinese Crested Dog! They are mostly hairless and can be sweet little companions to the right owner.   Although one would assume the Chinese C...

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Flyball! What It’s All About!

This week we are learning all about Flyball! A fun competition for you and your dog to get into! Read on to learn about the history of this fast paced competition and what you and your dog can gain from taking part!   Flyball was created in Southern California in the late 1960’s by ...

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