Greenfield Puppies Blog

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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How to Know if Your Pup Needs an Exercise Routine

  Depending on the breed, activity, and diet you may need to make sure your pet gets a bit more exercise than others. By going for an extra walk or play a nightly game of Frisbee after work you may help your furry friend live a longer, happier life. Know the Breed There are plenty of differences between a bulldog and a German Shepard and it isn’t just their faces. Some dogs are more prone to be lethargic and can […]

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Top 5 Nearby Outdoor Destinations for You and Your Dog

Outdoor Destinations For Canine and You! Chickies Rock – Columbia, PA Chickies is a great way to get plenty of exercise with your pooch. There are plenty of trails that vary in difficulty and views. One of the best trails is the one to Pinnacle. It is a fairly easy hike that takes 15 to 20 minutes depending on your energy level. The reward however, is utterly breath taking. It is a 60 foot cliff that looks over the Susquehanna […]

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The Alaskan Malamute: Family Dog From the Great North

Family Dog From the Great North Of the dogs that bear a passing resemblance to their wolf forbears, few are quite so wolfish in appearance as the Alaskan Malamute. Their shaggy fur, piercing eyes, and strong bodies make them formidable creatures, but they are also man’s best friend on the frozen tundra of Alaska, where temperatures can become dangerously low and where travel is oftentimes difficult for normal modes of transportation. If you are thinking of getting a dog for […]

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Top Ten Animated Canine Companions, Part Two

Canine Companions, Part Two Dogs are man’s best friend, and we can see that represented in all of our media, including cartoons and other animated shows and films! In fact, many cartoon dogs are iconic characters whom we remember more fondly than most human characters, and long after their shows were cancelled or otherwise ended. Here are five more of those wonderful canine companions that we still think of today when we think of famous dogs: 6. Mr. Peabody Most […]

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Top Ten Animated Canine Companions, Part One

Canine Companions, Part One Dogs are man’s best friend, so it makes sense that in the stories we tell ourselves, this is reflected – and even magnified in those fictions! Indeed, some cartoon dogs are practically iconic characters that are larger than most human characters, and we remember them well into adulthood. Here are just five of those memorable animated dogs… 1. Snoopy We’ll start with perhaps the best-known dog in the world of cartoons: Snoopy. Creator Charles Schulz’s world […]

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What Exactly IS A Hound?

Just What IS a Hound? When talking about dogs and the specialized breeds that comprise the species, we run into a number of words over and over again, words used to describe particular breeds: terriers, bull dogs, and more. One word in particular that we often see is the term “hound,” yet it can be difficult to pin down what exactly this means. We do know that the word “hound” is used as a verb, as in, “You are hounding me!” […]

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Top Dog Friendly Vacation Destinations In Our Area

5 Dog Friendly Vacation Destinations Lancaster, PA – Beau’s Dream Dog Park at Buchanan Park Beau’s Dream Dog Park welcomes small and large dogs to run around their water park, play a game of fetch (with their own tennis ball throwing tree!), or run through their agility park. Beau’s Park is separated into small and large parks but is not exclusive. While dogs do not need to be leashed in the park they will require their owner to be with […]

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Top Dog Breeds For Hiking and the Outdoors

Top 5 Dog Breeds for Hiking German Shepherd German Shepherds are incredibly intelligent and well-behaved dogs. While hiking they will be more than courteous to your fellow hikers and more than happy to stay close to you on the trail. If allowed to go off the leash, however, they can have a blast finding new smells and playing fetch along the way. Since they are a larger breed be sure to watch their movements as they age. These dogs are […]

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Dog Allergies and Spring Time: What To Do To Help Your Pooch

Put Down The Tissues: Dealing with Spring Time Dog Allergies Spring Cleaning Vacuum, vacuum, vacuum. Dog hair and dander can get into the strangest places in your home. When you have a animal it is good to dust once a week and vacuum about three times a week. By maintaining a clean and clutter free home will help keep allergens at bay and will make your home that much more comfortable to be in. You may also want to avoid […]

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