The average cost of an Australian Shepherd puppy from a good breeder is between $800 to $1000. Typically, female puppies and unusual patterns like tricolor are more expensive than males or more common colors. But the cost of a puppy isn’t just your upfront payment, but includes all the kit […] Read More
Why Do Dogs Suckle In Their Sleep?
Why do dogs suckle in their sleep? Suckling or nursing is a natural behavior between puppies and their mothers, but it can worry owners when they see their older dogs suckling in their sleep. Some dogs will noisily suckle on thin air, others will chew or suckle on a blanket, […] Read More
Golden Dog Breeds
Golden dog breeds have beautiful fur, but despite their popularity it actually comes from a rather unusual gene! Selective breeding for this pale cream coat doesn’t seem to have done any harm however. Some of the healthiest, friendliest and best family pets sport a fabulous golden coat. Contents The genes […] Read More
Golden Retriever Colors – The Many Gorgeous Shades of Gold
Golden Retriever colors vary more than you’d think for a dog that literally has its coat shade stated in the name. These stunning shimmering pups can be so pale they look white, all the way up to a deep dark red. Although they are only registered as golden with their […] Read More
The Morkie is a designer dog, with a Maltese and a Yorkshire Terrier for parents. Although hybrid puppies can differ a lot from one another, the typical Morkie temperament isn’t too hard to predict. These lively pups are usually friendly, affectionate, noisy and prone to separation anxiety. They fit well […] Read More
Are Pugs Aggressive?
Pugs are not regarded as an aggressive dog breed. Throughout history, their only purpose has been to serve as companions and lapdogs. Aggressive individuals would be unsuited to this. And only the most placid individuals would be used for breeding new generations. However, all dogs can learn to react aggressively […] Read More
Are French Bulldogs Good With Kids?
Generally, the French Bulldog breed is good with kids. Frenchies form strong bonds with their close family and often become very attached to children in their homes. However, this doesn’t necessarily extend to kids outside of their immediate family, so it’s still a good idea to socialize them well to […] Read More
20 Beautiful Brown Dogs
Eumelanin is a type of melanin, a pigment that adds color to skin and hair. And it’s responsible for the amazing colors that we see in our beautiful brown dogs. When your puppy gets a recessive gene for brown fur from each parent, they produce slightly less eumelanin and have […] Read More
Dachshund Colors And Markings
Dachshund colors and markings vary almost as much as their cool coat types do. The classic wiener dog pattern most people imagine is black and tan, or solid brown. But they actually can be red, blue, cream, fawn and a number of other shades. And some of their colors and […] Read More
Are French Bulldogs Aggressive Or Are They Friendly Family Dogs?
Frenchies are generally friendly, social and affectionate dogs. But, if they are not trained and socialized properly, there is the risk of aggression. Signs of fearful, anxious or guarding behavior in Frenchies include growling, snarling and stiff body language. Even though they’re small dogs, biting can be a real problem. […] Read More
25 Fascinating Chihuahua Facts – How Many Did You Know?
How many Chihuahua facts do you know? I bet some of my favorites will surprise you! It’s easy to fall in love with these dainty dogs, but they aren’t just a pretty face. This breed has an amazing history, and although small the world is packed with fascinating Chihuahua facts! […] Read More
Husky Names – Great Name Ideas For Siberian and Alaskan Huskies
Husky names can be inspired by their working sled dog origins or fascinating characteristics. Like that deep, patterned fur coat, soulful expression or fluffy tail! These wolf-like dogs suit names that are tough, bold, clever and athletic. Or celebrate their amazing ability to deal with the cold. Today I’ll share […] Read More
Runt Of The Litter – What to Expect and How to Care for Runt Puppies
The runt of the litter doesn’t just mean the smallest puppy in the pack. The littlest puppy in most litters is just as healthy as its siblings, and meets the average measures for height and weight for a newborn dog. The runt of a litter is a puppy that is […] Read More
Grey Dog Breeds – 20 Gorgeous Dogs With Grey Coats
The color grey varies from silver to deep charcoal, and grey dog breeds come in a range of beautiful shades. There are big grey dog breeds and very small ones too. Each has a unique temperament, though they all tend to be smart, loyal and beautiful. From the tiny Silky […] Read More
Great Dog Names That Start With G
Welcome to our list of great dog names that start with G! Deciding on a name for your pup is no easy task, especially when every member of the family has different ideas, causing a sizzling debate! Sometimes, though, all you need is one letter to figure out the perfect […] Read More
Which Breed Of Dog Sheds The Least?
There are lots of pragmatic reasons for wanting to know which breed of dog sheds the least. For me, once I’d narrowed down a shortlist of healthy hounds with the right kind of temperament and exercise needs, I don’t mind admitting that how much extra vacuuming their coat would create […] Read More
How Much Are Poodles? Your Guide To the Cost Of This Purebred
The cost of a Poodle puppy can be a bit of a shock to a new puppy buyer, but it’s nothing in comparison to the lifetime charges associated with raising and owning a dog. Today I’ll share what you can expect to pay for a well bred, healthy Poodle puppy. […] Read More
Blue Dog Breeds – 20 Beautiful Blue Breeds That You’ll Love
Blue dog breeds have a dilute version of a black coat. These dogs can be pretty unusual, as it takes two recessive genes to create this coat color, but there are some breeds where it is more common. And they come in all kinds of shapes and sizes. From tiny […] Read More
Why Is My Dog So Dumb?
Why is my dog so dumb? After owning a couple of different dogs, I noticed they picked up cues at very different rates, which naturally led me to wonder if some dogs are just less clever than others! Of course, everyone likes to think their dog is a cut above […] Read More
Do Older Dogs Teach Puppies?
Do older dogs teach puppies? I always hear people saying their second dog is easier than their first – which got me wondering whether the training of the first dog played a part! And, after some research, I learned that it’s true. All dogs learn from observing other dogs – […] Read More
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