Author: doglover

Boston Terrier – Friendly and Bright

The Boston Terrier breed originated in Boston and is one of the few breeds that are native to the U.S. In the 1870s, an inter-mixing of English Bulldogs and English Terriers led to the creation of the Boston Terrier. Believe it or not, this breed was known by a different title back then. They were called Bull Terriers, or “Round …

Havanese – Intelligent and Funny

It cannot be disputed that pets are great companions for kids and adults. Besides being mere companions, scientific evidence has proven that pets can promote mental and physical health. In fact, people who keep pets are known to live longer and happier lives compared to those who don’t. It is, therefore, important to select your pets wisely if you are …

Shetland Sheepdog – Energetic and Playful

The Shetland Sheepdog originated in the 1800s and its ancestors were from Scotland, which worked as herding dogs. These early dogs were fairly small, about 20 inches in height, which further developed into the current Shetland Sheepdog. It is said that other dogs came into the mix as well. This helped produce this breed, namely the early Collie, the Iceland …

Pomeranian – Bold and Inquisitive

Inquisitive by nature and cute in size, Pomeranians are a true ‘toy dog.’ Pomeranians are perky and friendly and if you are thinking about getting a puppy soon, here is everything you want to know about them, their personality and other aspects. This is a general overview of this amazing, beautiful, cuddle-friendly and fluffy breed. Pomeranian is a toy breed …

Mastiff – Courageous and Good Natured

The breed is commonly referred to as the “Mastiff”. Also known as the English Mastiff this giant dog breed gets known for its splendid, good nature. Even though this dog breed got bred as a guard dog, it’s well-known for being docile, despite its ferocious appearance.    Mastiffs are aloof towards danger and strangers, and will not take intruders kindly. …

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 …