Category: Family Dogs

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Boxer – Energetic and Funny

The stocky, middleweight sportsman of dogdom, the boxer is known for its playful, energetic and intelligent temperament. Regarded as one of the most popular breeds in the U.S.  They are great as both watchdogs and companion dogs, that love nothing more than pleasing their human family. Developed with the intent of dog fighting and hunting, these dogs are surprisingly gentle with …

Poodles – Smart Active and Proud

Dogs are remarkable creatures because they will accompany you on most of your errands. They will also jog or walk with you. More importantly, they will form a close bond with most of your family members including your children. Unfortunately, keeping a dog as a pet is challenging experience because each breed has different needs. More specifically, these requirements depend …

Yorkshire Terrier – Energetic and Affectionate

Pet stores used to profit by trusting that you are a spur of the moment customer. That was the reason there were puppies in the shop window to make you extremely upset and open your wallet before you understood what you were doing. Gratefully, this pattern is changing, yet not sufficiently quick. There are still pet stores deceitful enough to …