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…

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…

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…

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…

The Beagle Has Landed! Miss P Wins Best…

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…

Your German Shepherd Puppy and You

Your German Shepherd Puppy Few dogs are as wonderful to have along with you in this crazy journey we call life as a German Shepherd. They are loyal, strong, obedient, intelligent, and highly adaptable. If you are looking for a protector, they fill the role beautifully; if you are looking…

Why a Toy Poodle?

Why a Toy Poodle? For those who suffer from canine allergies, there is a single directive that is more important than any other when searching for a dog: are they hypoallergenic? Once upon a time, this was hard, if not impossible, to find, but thanks to the miracle of modern…

Choosing the Bernedoodle

Choosing the Bernedoodle We know all about the purebred breeds of old, but what amount the breeds of today? These days our understanding of pedigree and breeding is so in-depth that we no longer create entirely new breeds, but rather seek the take two breeds whose strengths and weaknesses balance…

Your German Shepherd Puppy and You

Your German Shepherd Puppy Few dogs are as wonderful to have along with you in this crazy journey we call life as a German Shepherd. They are loyal, strong, obedient, intelligent, and highly adaptable. If you are looking for a protector, they fill the role beautifully; if you are looking…

Is There REALLY Such A Thing As Hypoallergenic…

Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds The Misconception The idea that hypoallergenic dog breeds exist is certainly attractive—but also misguided. Some breeders tout their dogs as hypoallergenic, but it’s important to know what that really means.  Underneath all of those sweaters your beloved family member is still a canine. All dogs naturally produce…

Choosing the Right Chew Toy for Your Dog

Dog Chews For Chew-sy Dogs Your dog is a friend and companion to you that is always loyal, always there for you, and of course, always looking for a snack! While you could provide your dog with plenty of chewy snacks, bowls of dog food, and more, there are other…

Why Should You Adopt a Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier?

Among your many concerns about a new dog being brought into your home, key among them has to be whether or not it will trigger your allergies. You know that most dogs shed and therefore can make your entire home a nightmare of allergic reactions: sneezing, coughing, sinus headaches, hives,…

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