Category: Featured Breed

Golden Labrador Retrievers: A Good Family Pet?

Golden Labs: The Ideal Family Pet A Golden Retriever is a classic breed, one which many families choose to bring into their home as a family dog for years, if not decades. They are widely used in media to be the family dog in film and television, and not without…

The Origins of the Spaniel: Just What is…

What is a Spaniel? You hear many different words associated with various dog breeds, but often, the meaning of those terms is lost in history and the changing of languages. Fortunately, we are still able to trace those words back to specific meanings if we take the effort to do…

Why is the Beagle a Sought-After Hunting Dog?

The Hunting Dog Most purebreds are known for the particular traits that they were bred for, with a wide variety of traits having been in the minds of breeders over the centuries. In some cases, they were seeking simple strength, speed, or intelligence – and certainly these are qualities that every…

The Goldendoodle: Smart, Fun, and Hypoallergenic

Smart, Fun, and Hypoallergenic It can sometimes be difficult for a person to understand the idea that a dog has a purpose that has literally been bred into them, yet that is precisely the case with many purebreds. Over the past several centuries, these purebred dogs have been shaped towards…

Are Allergies a Problem with Miniature Bernedoodles?

The Hypoallergenic Miniature Bernedoodle Allergies can wreak havoc on your life, causing you illness, lethargy, and just generally making you feel miserable for extended periods of time. Tracking down the source of your allergic reaction is critical to living a happy, energetic lifestyle, but sometimes it isn’t that simple. When…

The Boxer: The Right Breed for You?

The Boxer It can sometimes seem impossible to select the right canine breed for you and your family; each one is so starkly different from the other, and none of them have the traits you need to fit into your family and bring joy and happiness to you and everyone…

What Health Problems Will Your Basset Hound Face?

Basset Hound Health Problems   Purebreds are all the rage these days, and basset hounds are no exception. They’re adorable, of course, and intelligent, loyal, and a lovely part of any family. However, like any purebred, they’re also prone to a number of health issues that can make owning them…

Is the English Bulldog Right for Your Family?

The English bulldog is an absolutely iconic breed. One that many are turning to these days as a breed to bring into their family, but many do so without doing their due diligence as far as research is concerned. As with any purebred dog, it is vital that you understand…

American Eskimo Puppies

If you are looking for a beautiful, all white dog who will love, protect and play with you as well as your children if you have any, an American Eskimo puppy may be exactly what you need. They are extremely intelligent and easy to train. They love their family dearly…

The Mini Labradoodle

In the past few years, there has been an interesting trend in the puppy sales industry. I refer to them as designer mixed breeds. The cross breeds, such as the one I want to focus on with this article, The Mini Labradoodle, have become increasingly popular to the mainstream dog…

The Bernese Mountain Dog

Breed Description:  The Bernese Mountain Dog is a strong, large, sturdy, and agile breed. They are cheerful dogs, and are known to love children. Their long, tri-colored coat  gives them a very distinct look. Early socialization and establishment of alpha dominance is key with this breed. Group: Working Purpose of Breed:…