Tag Archives: dog temperament

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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Preparing for a New Dog

Bringing home a new puppy or adopting an older dog is a very exciting time! You’ve discussed it with your family and decided everyone is ready for the new responsibility; but maybe you’re worried you are forgetting something? Don’t worry! We’ve prepared a few tips to help make your new dog f...

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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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What Your Dog’s Tail is Telling You

It can sometimes be difficult to know what your dog is trying to tell you, if only someone would invent a dog to human interpreter! Don’t worry, even though we don’t have an app invented to interpret dog barks yet, your dog is communicating with you all the time with their body language. You...

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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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Breed of the Week: Airedale Terrier

The Airedale Terrier is a beautiful large breed dog with a lot of great characteristics. If you love the ‘up for anything’ attitude of terriers, and prefer a larger dog, the Airedale might be perfect for you! Airedales were originally bred to be a sporting dog, hunting rats and ...

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