Greenfield Puppies Blog

May 1 is National Purebred Dog Day

What are the most popular purebred breeds in the U.S.? Labrador Retrievers These sweet pups are loyal and endlessly loving. They need plenty of exercise but are always happy playing a game of fetch or just relaxing on the couch. If you decide to adopt one, be sure to keep them on a semi strict diet. They often gain weight easily. German Shepherd These pups are strong, intelligent dogs that love to be around their owners. They are popular because […]

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Dogs that love being in water

Not every dog is a water-loving dog. Those with shorter statures or thicker coats may not be huge fans of the water or wonderful swimmers. If you enjoy the great outdoors and love to swim, fish, and hike you may want a pooch that will be happy to jump right in with you. Here are a few that we thought could be great companions in you aquatic excursions. Labrador Retrievers One of the most popular breeds in the world, Labrador […]

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Monday April 25, 2015 is World Veterinary Day

It is a day many pups dread but World Veterinary Day is an important day for you and your pooch. It reminds you of the importance of your dog’s health and can help you become a better caregiver for your pet. Here are a few things you can do on World Veterinary Day Say thank you Your veterinarian deals with millions of issues, sicknesses, and scared pups everyday. While we know you are the apple of your dog’s eye, your […]

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National Pet ID Week

Pets Can Get Lost Many pets, indoor and outdoor, can get lost and find themselves far away from their families. Very few of them will ever find their way home and it is more likely that they will find themselves in the shelter system. While the shelter system is much better than living on the streets the best place for your pet is being home with you. This month take time to purchase a pet id for your furry friend […]

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National Pet First Aid Awareness Month (Part 2)

We wanted to continue our post about first aid kits for your pets. Here are a few more ideas you may find useful! Hand sanitizer You may not have time to wash your hands before you begin bandaging up your pet. Make sure you have a bottle of hand sanitizer in your kit so you can quickly clean your hands and completely avoid contaminating the wound. Flashlight A flashlight can help you find a small shard of glass or any […]

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National Pet First Aid Awareness Month (Part One)

Creating a first aid kit for your furry friend can help relieve stress and anxiety if/when your pooch or kitten gets hurt and needs some help. While you should always call your veterinarian if your pet is hurt you can help them by applying basic first aid. While a bandage or a quick cleaning may not seem important at the time, keeping the wound clean and safe can mean a world of difference down the road. With some education and […]

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Personality Profile: Labrador Retrievers

Labrador retrievers are one of the most popular breeds in the world and for very good reason. They are incredibly sweet, loving, patient dogs that adore the companionship of humans and are incredibly eager to impress their owner. Labs are very intelligent dogs that can understand many commands and have been employed for years are service dogs for those living with handicaps. Labradors are also perfect family dogs that adore everyone in their pack young and old and are always […]

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Personality Profile: French Bulldogs

High Society French bulldogs were bred to be companions of the upper class in England and were often seen visiting France with their lace maker owners which is how they became French Bulldogs or Frenchies. Because of the company they kept, their small stature and rarity Frenchies were known for only being in upper class homes. But like the pup, Percy, in Disney’s adaption of Pocahontas this breed is sweet, loyal and will never turn his nose up at anyone. […]

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Personality Profile: Boston Terriers

Boston terriers are sweet, loyal, hilarious dogs that can be perfect for any family. If you are considering adopting this breed you should understand they do have certain health issues such as breathing and digestion that will be a constant factor throughout their life. You should also understand that these are incredibly intelligent and headstrong dogs that will require training from an early age and plenty of it. This can be a blessing for some owners, however. Unlike many breeds […]

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Creek stomping with your dog

Hiking can be the best exercise for you and your pup now that spring is right around the corner. It is a great excuse to get outside, invest in a field guide (and fancy water bottle), and enjoy some quality time with your pooch. Outdoorsy Type Not every dog is a hiker. Smaller dogs or pups that are not energetic by breed may not enjoy stomping through the creek or frapping through the meadows. If you have a small dog […]

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