The Story of Rin Tin Tin

Few dogs have as great a reputation, or as storied a past, as Rin Tin Tin. The story goes that near the end of World War 1, U.S. Army corporal Lee Duncan discovered a badly damaged kennel in the French village of Filrey; this kennel had previously supplied the German…

The Story of Toto, The Wizard of Cairn Terriers

The Wizard of Oz – well, the original film, anyway – is beautiful, enjoyable, enduring, frightening, and so much more, all in one film. It had a huge impact on peoples’ lives and our culture, and continues to stay with us to this day. The characters, in particular, are very…

What to Expect From a Boxer Puppy

You got a Boxer: congratulations!  Yet just reading the Wikipedia page on Boxers, or talking about this particular litter and lineage with the breeder, or even observing your new puppy for a few days, is not enough to really have any idea of what to expect when raising this dog….

Caring for Your Cavachon

The Cavachon is a beautiful breed of dog, but because of their log hair, they regularly require quite a bit of maintenance, otherwise they can end up looking pretty scruffy and eventually, well, quite dirty as well! While your mileage may vary, you’re going to want to take your Cavachon…

Your Beagle and Your Responsibilities

Beagles are not just iconic – they’re adorable. They’re a great choice for a breed for your home, but they aren’t all fun and play; you also have to care for them! Beagles require special care and looking after, just like with any breed, and they have their own set…

Cartoon Reality: How Snoopy Is Like A Real Beagle

Marmaduke, Garfield, Heathcliff, Scooby Doo and (of course) Snoopy…there’s a seemingly endless list of cartoon animals who have human or semi-human characteristics but, in reality, demonstrate characteristics of the very animal type they are a caricature of. What’s fun about these characters is that they are basically exaggerations of those…

The Golden Retriever: Not Just Any Dog

At first glance, golden retrievers seem like an all-around reliable choice for a dog in your home, but in fact, they are just as unique, as special, and as needy as any other pet. They have their own particular set of quirks and problems, as well as strengths and virtues,…

The Friendly and Fun Malamute

The Alaskan Malamute is about as close to a wolf as many of us will get as far as dog breeds are concerned. They aren’t actually wolves, of course, but they bear a slight resemblance, and they certainly have the strength and endurance that we typically associate with a wolf;…

Choosing a Friend: The Westie

The Westie, whose actual name is the West Highland White Terrier, is a beautiful and brilliantly friendly breed that is enjoyable in any home. These days, we end up seeing a number of Westies in homes across America, and it’s no wonder; the Westie offers quite a bit to its…

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