Greenfield Puppies Blog

Happy National Dog Day 2015!

Happy National Dog Day everyone! You know, it’s kinda fitting that right smack dab in the middle of what we commonly call the “Dog Days of Summer” that we have a day to actually pay tribute to Man’s (and Woman’s) Best Friend:) This year represents the start of a new decade of National Dog Day, with the first one being August 6, 2004.   The purpose?  Simple…it’s a fun holiday for dog owners and dog lovers in general to celebrate […]

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Why a Bichon Frise?

Why a Bichon Frise? These days we are spoiled for our choice of breeds when it comes to selecting a canine companion. You can choose just about any kind of dog you want, so long as you are willing to take the time to care for them, rear them, train them, and look after them in the years to come. Upon doing a bit of research into various breeds, however, some stand out as more suited to your needs than […]

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Where Are They Now? Fargo

  Where Are They Now? Fargo Fargo has always been the largest pup in his pack and is thrilled to meet new people and try new things (especially if it includes mud). When we first brought Fargo home he was shy but more than happy to have a belly rub or cuddle with you on the couch; now he is a bit too large to be a lap dog but is always happy to follow wherever you go. As a […]

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Where Are They Now? Lulu

Where Are They Now? Lulu Lulu was the runt of her litter but has always made sure that her voice was heard. Her and Fargo (her half brother) have grown up together since they were adopted and while Fargo towers over her she makes sure he knows that she is the boss. As a Pup When we first welcomed Lulu into our family she was hesitant to say the least. She would often run away from men and cower while […]

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Three Ways To Help Calm Your Dog’s Fear of Thunder

Three Ways To Help Calm Your Dog’s Fear of Thunder Have A Plan You will want to have a thunderstorm plan that will make your dog as comfortable as possible. Spend an hour outside before the storm so they have plenty of time to play and use the bathroom. This will help them feel less anxious and cooped up during the storm. After being outside give them plenty of water and food if it is close to their feeding time. […]

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3 Little Known Facts About Cockapoos

3 Little Known Facts About Cockapoos Cockapoos have always been a sweet and happy addition to any family or the perfect best friend for any apartment dweller. These guys are always trying to find ways to cheer you up or get you to play. If you’re thinking about getting a cockapoo for you or your family you may want to read these facts to make the best decision. First designer dog Cockapoos were created in the 1960s and are considered […]

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3 Little Known Facts About Shichon Teddy Bear puppies

3 Little Known Facts About Shichon Teddy Bear puppies Shichon puppies or Teddy bear puppies are just as cute and hilarious as you expect. They are sweet, loyal, and loving animals that are completely happy playing with you on the living room floor or taking a cross country road trip with their best friend (you, of course). There are a few things you may not know about these adorable little fluffs of fur, however, that may make you a better […]

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Pembroke Welsh Corgi Puppies

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi Without a doubt, the most adorable breed of dog is the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. Few other breeds can inspire such absolute devotion to their cuteness, as exemplified in every culture in which they are brought into dog-owners’ homes! For this reason alone, many families decide to bring a Corgi into their family, but oftentimes making a pet-owning decision based purely upon cute-factor is unwise. As with any other animal, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi has its own […]

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What is Luxating Patella, and What Breeds Suffer From It?

What is Luxating Patella? The breeding programs that various canine breeds have been put through over the centuries have led to a wide variety of dogs that have various specialties and talents, strengths and quirks, but unfortunately these purebreds also suffer from a number of different disabilities, disorders, and challenges as a result of either the inbreeding they have been subject to in the past or simply the physical and mental traits given priority in their breeding, traits which are […]

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The Origins of the Spaniel: Just What is a Spaniel?

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 so, from the idea of the bulldog to the meaning of “lab.” One word that can seem a little more cloaked in mystery is the term “spaniel”: just what does […]

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