Category Archives: Breeds

Top 10 Reasons To Have An Australian Shepherd In Your Family

There are hundreds of dog breeds out there today, but very few can match the loyalty, energy, and the willingness to work, like the Australian Shepherd dog. Contrary to the name, the Australian Shepherd actually originates from the United States. The breed has been extremely popular in the past at ranches, farms, rodeos, rounding up […]

10 Things Only Husky Parents Will Appreciate

Huskies are incredibly stunning dogs, they look beautiful. Soft, thick coats those piercing eyes and the incredible masking on their faces, give them an amazing look. So what else makes them so special….. source flickr.com 1.  How many people have stopped you to ask “Is that a wolf?” when they see you out and about […]

12 Things Appreciated Only By Pug Owners

Image source flickr.com 1.The wrinkles on a Pug’s head are highly valued because it’s said that they form what looks like Chinese Characters. Image source flickr.com 2. Pugs do not get colds any more frequently than other dogs, but when they do it’s more noticeable. It might appear that they are more prone because of the […]

10 Reasons Why You Should NEVER Own A German Shepherd

Three German Shepherds in a park

Non dog lovers might see a German Shepherd and think they must be a handful and can look a little scary. Especially when they see images of them being trained with Police forces etc. So we thought it would be a good idea if we showed you why you shouldn’t get one.   😉 1. […]

Are You Seriously Thinking About Adding A Dachshund To Your Family

If so then this article will help you determine if a Doxy is right for you and your family. Dachshunds are adorable and many Dachshund parents would never have any other breed, however like any breed Dachshunds have a certain set of personality traits that may or may not be what you are looking for in […]

12 Reasons Why You Should Never Own A Dachshund

You would be a little crazy to allow a Dachshund into your life. Here’s why.  😉  1. You Can Never, Ever Find A Cute Dachshund Puppy Anywhere 2. They Don’t Really Care about You Or When You Get Home 3. They Make Terrible Moms’ 4. And – If They Aren’t Cute When They’re Puppies – […]

12 Reasons Why You Should Never Own A Boxer

Do you really want a boxer in your family? Are you sure?  12 reasons why you should never own a Boxer!  😉  Image Source 1. They Just Don’t Seem To Like Being Around Kids 2. You Can Never Find A Cute Boxer Puppy, No Matter How Hard You Try Source of Image 3. You Can Forget […]

9 Things Appreciated Only By Dachshund Owners

Are you a proud parent of a dachshund? Then chances are you have experienced all or at least most of the below mentioned 9 things. Every dachshund owner is aware of the many delights in having a cute wiener dog. #1: Tolerate nicknames like “Wiener Dog” Sometimes it’s really hard to keep your cool when […]

Dachshunds and The Worry Of Intervertebral Disk Disease

Standard smooth-haired dachshund in the garden

Dachshunds have a unique appearance with long bodies and very short legs. The distinctive features that make them look so adorable also makes them predisposed to a painful incapacitating condition called as intervertebral disc disease or IVDD. IVDD occurs when a disc is damaged and the soft gel like substance inside the disc escapes out […]

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Yorkie

Yorkie montage

Yorkshire Terriers are seen as great companion dogs, but they were originally bred to be ratters, back in the mid-1800s. Today the average Yorkie is smaller than it’s counterpart from those days and I wouldn’t imagine there was much call for them to be ratters, anymore. But they are terriers at heart, so they can […]