Tag Archives: dog history

Breed of the Week: Schipperke

Have you heard about our latest breed of the week? The Schipperke! This little black fox-looking dog is not super well known but wins over your heart at first play! They are active little dogs with a constant smile on their face. Read on to learn more about the Schipperke!   The Schip...

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Breed of the Week: Weimaraner

One of the most beautiful and majestic hunting dogs, our breed of the week is the Weimaraner, commonly nicknamed, the ‘Weimy’. These highly active dogs are unexpected goofballs and constantly keeping their families entertained.   The Weimaraner was bred in Germany in the 19th cent...

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Breed of the Week: Pug

Have you been searching for a super cute dog that doesn’t require too much exercise and will make you smile with their daily antics? Look no further than our breed of the week, the pug! These clowns of the dog world are always making their owners laugh and enjoying life with a great big smile! ...

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Dog Park Etiquette

            The dog park is a great place to have your dog get out some excess energy and meet new dogs as well as new people. When at a dog park, it is important to know the proper dog park etiquette to keep it an enjoyable place for everyone. We’ve put together 3 easy tips to help y...

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Breed of the Week: Briard

Our super hairy, fun-loving breed for this week is the wonderful Briard! A large breed dog with a lot of energy and a lot of brains! Let’s take a closer look at this gentle and family-oriented breed. This Briard is originally from France and mentioned in records from as far back as the 12th...

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Breed of the Week: Leonberger

  For all the giant dog breed lovers out there, here is the great, majestic Leonberger! The dog bred to look similar to a lion (mane and all!). This gentle giant is a great companion for the whole family and always ready for a photo opportunity!   The Leonberger was bred in the 18...

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Breed of the Week: Irish Setter

Looking for a friendly companion to add to your family? Look no further than the gorgeous Irish Setter! Graceful and endearing, the Irish Setter is a great choice for anyone in need of a gentle and loving pet. True to the name, the Irish Setter originated in Ireland. There is a lot of debate over...

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Breed of the Week: Pomeranian

Is your idea of the perfect dog outgoing, alert and intelligent? Well then you may be interested in our pint-sized breed of the week, the Pomeranian! The Pomeranian can come in many different colours/ variations, but the most common is the orange and red. Typically this breed will only weigh be...

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Breed of the Week: Dalmatian

The Dalmatian is possibly one of the most famous and recognizable breeds in the world. With their signature spots, most people instantly think of ‘101 Dalmatians’ or the dogs working alongside firefighters. Let’s take a closer look at this breeds history, lifestyle and personality quirks! T...

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Breed of the Week: Miniature Pinscher

Ever wonder what that tiny Doberman-looking dog was called? It’s the Miniature Pinscher! Or more commonly known, the Min Pin. These little guys pack a lot of personality and energy into a small package. Read on to find out more about these spirited little dogs. Although the Min Pin usually look...

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