Greenfield Puppies Blog

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 dog-owner would seek in their canine companion, but in many cases, while these form the foundation of the breed they bred, they were also seeking more specific behaviors. For example, […]

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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 a purpose, towards having a set of behaviors, an appearance, and inclinations and behaviors that make them ideal for a specific role in society. For some that is a service […]

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Is a Golden Labrador Retriever 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 reason – they are obedient, intelligent, quick to learn, energetic, and just a pleasure to be around, so why shouldn’t they be the ideal family dog? Of course, as with […]

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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 it comes to your dog, for example, having an allergic reaction to your dog’s dander isn’t easily dealt with; after all, you still love and care for your dog, despite […]

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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 is in your household! If you know for certain that you want a purebred dog for your companion, then you’re in luck: one breed in particular is a great companion […]

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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 absolutely heartbreaking. Owning a pet who is ill can be hard on your entire family, and put you through so much stress and sadness that it can seem like whatever […]

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Choosing a Yorkshire Terrier for Your Family

Is a Yorkshire Terrier Good for Your Kids?   Of course, you’re going to have a lot of questions when it comes to selecting a dog to become a part of your family. You want the new dog to fit perfectly into your home and household, to get along with your family, to be comfortable and happy and to make others feel comfortable and happy. When you have a dog in your home that is not a good fit, it […]

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3 Dog Breeds that Hate Winter!

3 Dog Breeds that Hate Winter! There are many dogs that absolutely love winter, from the Akita to the Chow Chow to the Alaskan Malamute. Yet for every dog that loves winter weather – the snow, the cold, the ice – there are three that absolutely hate it! If you live in a colder climate, you’ll want to keep an eye out for these breeds when you’re choosing a dog to adopt and raise, as they may be very unhappy […]

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3 Dog Breeds that Love Winter

3 Dog Breeds that Love Winter This past winter has been a stark reminder of just how cold it can get in various parts of the country. With arctic blasts coming from down north, heavy snows falling across multiple states, and wind chill bringing the weather into the negatives, it can all be a little intimidating! Not just for you – but for your dog, as well! Many dogs struggle with winter weather, with some of them being so unprepared […]

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The Beagle Has Landed! Miss P Wins Best Of Show At Westminster Dog Show

Snoopy would certainly be proud and doing his happy dance to the end of the block. Miss P, a 4-year-old 15-inch beagle became only the second beagle ever to win Best of Show at the 2015 Westminster Kennel Club Show at Madison Square Garden.  Interestingly, she’s the grandniece of Uno, who was the first beagle to win at Westminster back in 2008. In an impressive field of competition, Miss P was not exactly the crowd favorite.  That designation belonged to an […]

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