Chocolate Dachshund dogs usually have a brown coat with tan markings on their muzzle and feet. You can also find them with cream markings, or even dapple coats if they happen to inherit the merle gene. They can come in wire or long haired varieties, but short haired chocolate puppies […] Read More
Catahoula Leopard Dog Temperament Traits
The Catahoula Leopard Dog temperament is well suited to active homes that are used to owning a driven dog. This breed makes a great working companion, but may be too demanding for a novice owner! They are sheep herding, cattle driving, guardian and even sled dogs historically. This means they […] Read More
Poodle Colors, Shades and Patterns
Popular Poodle colors include sable, apricot, red, blue, silver, cream, white, brown and black. And it doesn’t matter which type of Poodle you have either. Toy, Miniature and Standard Poodles all come in the same range of colors and patterns. Today I’ll share the potential health problems that are color […] Read More
Red Toy Poodle
The red Toy Poodle has a rusty coat that’s based on the more commonly seen apricot or brown fur type. The deep tones that the coat appear as a red shade are caused by the rufus gene. This genetic trait influences the depth of color on your dog’s fur. And […] Read More
Pet Loss Quotes To Help You Through The Toughest Of Times
Pet loss quotes can help your broken heart begin to heal, or help you to sympathize with a grieving family member or friend. They can be powerfully emotive when you are mourning the painful loss of a pet. Pet loss quotes can reassure you about a tough decision or be […] Read More
Black Dog Breeds
Black dog breeds have a gorgeous dark coat that appears as a result of a dominant genetic trait. Puppies that inherit one or two black genes from their parents will have a visibly black coat. Although these dogs can have tan, white or other markings to be a black breed […] Read More
Poodle lifespan varies a lot between the different sizes and types. The average Poodle lifespan is 12 – 14.5 years, but the smaller the Poodle the longer they are likely to live. Standard Poodles average lifespan is 12 years, Miniature Poodles live 14 years and Toy Poodles a slightly more […] Read More
There is something special about really big dogs. Something that makes us feel warm and safe. From the story of Peter Pan to the tragic tale of Gelert, literature and folklore brims with legends of giant dogs that loyally protect their human friends. Big dogs are often tall and leggy, […] Read More
Cartoon Dog Names – Character Names From TV Shows to Animated Movies
Cartoon dog names go way beyond the Scoobys, Snoopys, Pongos and Perditas of the world. Cartoon dog characters have been launched at our screens and into our homes from animated movies to breakfast tv, as brand mascots, and in comic strips and books for more than a hundred years. Today […] Read More
Dog Pregnancy Calendar – What To Expect When She’s Expecting
The dog pregnancy calendar is 63 days or 9 weeks long on average. It starts at the point of ovulation, and ends with the puppies’ birth. By counting from the point of ovulation, the stages and milestones of a dog’s pregnancy can be predicted with uncanny accuracy. Today we take […] Read More
Dog Breeds That Start With P
Dog breeds that start with P include some of the best pet and working dogs around. From the tiniest breeds to the most powerful, one of these puppy personalities will fit into any home. Today we are going to take a look at the mixed and purebred dog breeds that […] Read More
Scientific studies don’t always come to the same results when it comes to longevity, but we can be confident based on research that the average Doberman lifespan is somewhere between 9 and 11 years old. To help your dog live the longest possible time, buy a puppy from health tested […] Read More
Are German Shepherds Good With Other Dogs?
German Shepherds are not always good with other dogs. In fact, many studies into canine aggression have stated that German Shepherds score higher than average for hostility towards other dogs. However, dogs that grow up together are more likely to get along than those that are introduced at a later […] Read More
Miniature Great Dane
Miniature Great Dane is the unofficial name given to any Great Dane that doesn’t reach the minimum height of 28 inches as an adult. Great Danes are incredible characters and plenty of families like the idea of one as a companion, but not being able to bring home a puppy […] Read More
Yellow Dog Breeds
Yellow dog breeds come in a range of shades from almost white to pale fawn. There are a few pups that only come with yellow coats, but plenty more than can inherit this beautiful trait. But the gene that creates a yellow coat in dogs is recessive, a puppy needs […] Read More
What Is Considered A Small Dog?
There isn’t a definitive threshold for what is considered a small dog. Lots of pet food manufacturers, vets and groomers subscribe to an informal definition that small dogs weigh around 20 lbs or less. But whenever describing a dog’s size has real world consequences it is important to be accurate […] Read More
Why Do Dogs Lick The Air?
Persistent and excessive air licking in dogs can be caused by anxiety or stress, and some dogs end up doing it quite compulsively. However it can also be a result of illness. Nausea, dental problems and even seizures can result in this unusual behavior. If you can’t think of anything […] Read More
Why Do Dogs Howl To Music?
Why do dogs howl to music? Like the wolves they are descended from, domestic dogs use howling as a means of group communication. But why do some dogs howl when they hear music? Videos of dogs howling to music are definitely cute, but is there a scientific reason for why […] Read More
What Is The Scruff Of A Dog?
What is the scruff of a dog? A dog’s scruff is an area of loose skin on the back of their neck. It covers the area from roughly the base of their skull, to the center point between their shoulder blades. And it’s about as wide as the distance between […] Read More
What Size Crate For A German Shepherd
The best German Shepherd crate size for an adult is usually either 42” or 48”. But, it will depend on the size of your individual GSD. Like any breed, male German Shepherds are often larger than females. So males will often need a slightly bigger space. It’s best to buy […] Read More
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