Month: January 2017

Pembroke Welsh Corgi – Alert and Affectionate

The background of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi has deeply steeped in folklore that it is not clearly known where it originated from. Its origin in Pembrokeshire, Wales is told in the tales that say, two children, while tending their family cattle, found two puppies that looked like foxes but had something unique about them. These kids bundled the puppies and …

Shih Tzu – Affectionate and Playful

The origin of Shih Tzu is ancient and is covered in a lot of mystery. It has been established that this dog is among the 14 oldest breeds and bones excavated in China proves it has been in existence in 8,000 BC. Some believe it was created by Monks in Tibet by crossing breeds then gifted to the Chinese royalty. …

Australian Shepherd – Smart Working Dog

The Australian Shepherd, also known as Aussie, is a loving, brave, confident, smart and responsive dog. These dogs are affectionate, friendly, good-natured and are willing to go out other their way to please their master. The breed’s ears are of moderate size, triangular in shape, slightly rounded and are set high up at the side of the head. The breed …

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel – Graceful and Affectionate

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a direct descendant of the King Charles Spaniel and is named after King Charles II.   The earliest appearance of this breed came in when King Charles Spaniels were mixed with Pugs. The offsprings had rounded heads, upturned faces, a noticeably flatter nose, and protruding eyes. You may also know the King Charles Spaniel …

Miniature Schnauzer – Smart and Obedient

Ranked as one of the most popular dog breeds in the world, the Miniature Schnauzer is a cute little square faced furry coat. It is among the top twenty favorite breeds in the USA, UK, and Germany. It is characterized by small size, square furry face, and a double coat furry body. The females are 10-15 pounds in weight, and …

Siberian Husky – Outgoing and Cheeky

It is believed that the Siberian husky has their origin among a group of Siberian nomads called the Chukchi. The exact history of this dog breed is yet to be documented, but some DNA tests carried out by experts have revealed that this breed is one of the oldest dog breeds currently in existence. People belonging to the Chukchi clan …

Great Dane – Patient and Friendly

There is historical evidence that similar dogs to the Great Danes were around in Egypt in 3000 B.C. This evidence is in drawings located on monuments in Egypt. The earliest recording in writing about this type of dog is from 1121 B.C. The English Mastiff was crossbred with an Irish Wolfhound, and the Great Dane was born. The Germans developed …

German Shorthaired Pointer – Smart Friendly

The German Shorthaired Pointer (GSP) was bred at the turn of the nineteenth century in Germany with the end goal of hunting. It is believed that there were many dogs that went into making this remarkable breed. Some of which incorporate some German breeds, for example, the schweisshund, a German dog known for following, the Foxhound, diverse French dogs, arranged Scandinavian …

Doberman Pinscher – Loyal and Fearless

The Doberman Pinscher is among the most popular breed of dogs in the world. Known for its intelligence and loyalty, the Pinscher is both a police- favorite breed and at the same time, a domestic dog that is loved by families for its loyalty. A Doberman Pinscher is usually characterized by his medium-large size, cropped ears and ability to stand on …

Dachshund – Friendly and Curious

Dachshunds are small hounds with a big spirit and a unique diminutive shape. Their soulful eyes are so inviting. They are lively, charming and welcoming pets. They love company and wouldn’t mind sharing their personal space with other dogs. Their lifespan ranges from 12-15 years and weighs 11-32 pounds. The History of the Dachshund The Dachshund breed was discovered by …
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