Greenfield Puppies Blog

Forgotten Dogs: Bandit from Jonny Quest

  Bandit, Johnny Quest’s pup, is a bulldog that went on all of the wonderful or harrowing adventures with Johnny. Many adults will look back to The Real Adventures of Johnny Quest and Bandit fondly. But there is way more to Bandit than just being a loyal sidekick. Bandit was a bulldog. Many bulldogs are sweet, relaxed, easy-going dogs that love to be around people and find new adventures. To learn more about Bandit we are going to learn more […]

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July 31: National Mutt Day

  In 2005 Celebrity Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate, Colleen Paige created National Mutt Day for July 31 and December 2. National Mutt Day was created to raise awareness for the thousands of mixed breed puppies, adult, and senior dogs in shelters hoping for a forever home. These mixed breed dogs or mutts are often just as healthy if not healthier than purebred dogs, have wonderful temperaments, and are just as intelligent as the purebreds. Purebred pups […]

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Are Dachshunds really an aggressive breed?

  Dachshunds are headstrong, sweet, loving pups that are focused on the task at hand. Because of their stature they can be very defensive and have been known to nip and bite people when they feel threatened. They can, however, be wonderful companions and if given a good diet, plenty of exercise and training. Here are a few tips to train your dachshund properly so they will have plenty of happy and healthy stress free years with you and your […]

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July 15: National Pet Fire Safety Day.

  Pet Fire Safety Day is sponsored by the The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), ADT Security Services and the American Kennel Club® (AKC) and encourages people to have a plan to get your dog to safety and help them after the fire. We wanted to give you a few tips to keep your dog safe during and after a fire.   Outdoor Fires   If your pup is afraid of fires keep them inside while you have a cookout, […]

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Dachshunds: Three important things to know about dachshund puppies

Energy Level These pups can pack a lot of energy in a small package. They have medium to high energy levels. They need daily exercise to keep them happy and healthy. While they love walks they are actually thrilled to go on hikes or just have a good, long game of fetch. If you and your pup head out for a long walk or hike be aware that you may have to carry them on the way home. Always give […]

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Talkin’ About Momo Monday

  Corgis have taken the Internet by storm. They are all over reddit, Facebook, and have even become the logo for the site Buzzfeed. These pups are full of life and adore all the attention they have been getting. Their popularity comes from their personality, brains, and their physical attributes – specifically, their booties.   What does Momo mean?   While momo has negative connotations in the Western world in Japan, where the Internet phenomena originated, momo actually means peach. […]

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Coon Hounds

  Coon Hounds in General   Coonhounds are 100 percent American. These were bred to hunt small game up trees so hunters could shoot the prey and it would fall to the ground. This breed was bred by combining a British foxhound and European hunting dogs which created a dog perfect for southern terrain with plenty of stamina and determination.   These pups are calm, gentle, and friendly pets that are actually perfect for small children and families. They are […]

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Waterlogged Pups

Nova Scotia Duck Trolling Retrievers These high energy, medium size pooches have been bred to retrieve prey from bodies of water. While they are the smallest of the retrievers this breed makes up for height in strength and agility. These pooches can dip, bob, and weave quickly to catch wily prey that still may be alive. With their physical attributes these pups are also extremely intelligent and determined. This is one of the perfect dogs for any small game hunter […]

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Mid-June: Animal Rights Awareness Week

A Bit of History Many have fought for animal rights since ancient Greece. Some of Aristotle’s students were actually vegetarians and Rousseau and Descartes discussed the importance of respecting other species, especially cattle and laboring animals. As time went on laws were passed in the U.S. and all over the world. One of the first Laws passed for the betterment of animal rights was Martin’s Act. This act meant cattle and horses could not be abused or mistreated by their […]

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National Pet Preparedness Month.

This month, timed for the first month of hurricane season, urges people with pets to make preparations in case they should be hit by a disaster. That includes making plans for what you would do with your dog in case of a hurricane, tornado, flood or other natural disaster. Here are a few thing you may need or want to consider to prepare your furry friend for a natural disaster.   Must-Haves   10-day supply of food and water Medications […]

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