Spaniel Breeds - Top Choice

Dogs were used for hunting since their domestication that happened nearly 30.000 years ago. They played different roles, and other dog breeds developed with specific tasks in mind. When it comes to hunting, there aren't many dog breeds that can go toe to toe with the versatile and agile Spaniels. Origin of the Spaniel dog breeds Historians dated the exact origin of the first Spaniel breeds back to the ancient Romans. It is believed that these types of dogs came to life in Spain, hence the name - Spaniel. However, they haven't remained there for too long because hunters and dog owners across the Roman Em...

Hairless Dog Breeds - All You Need To Know

A soft, fluffy dog coat is undoubtedly one of the most appealing things about dogs. But having a lot of hair means having to clean a lot of hair. Most dogs shed their coat, and if there is one thing most dog owners know, cleaning your dog’s fur is nearly a full-time job. Don’t get us wrong; we believe it is a thing that is worth our time if it means we get to spend our time with our furry best friends. Some dog owners love dogs but hate the mess that comes with them. Mostly that is inevitable, and you will have to clean after your pup. Still, some options allow you to have a dog and have no excess hair...

German Shorthaired Pointer- What You Don't Know

The German Shorthaired Pointer is a very well-known hunting breed that originated in the early 1800s, Germany. They are one of the most praised hunting dogs, alongside their German cousins; the German Longhaired Pointer, German Rough-haired Pointer, and German Wirehaired Pointer. These dogs are known as "bird dogs," which means that they specialize in hunting and retrieving quarry. Not only are they extremely proficient at bird hunting, but they also do exceptionally well in raccoon, deer, rabbit, and wild boar hunting. If you are the type of person that loves having a loyal, active dog breed as a pet,...

Chiweenie - Popular Dachshund-Chihuahua Mix

In recent years designer dog breeds are starting to get popular and breeds like Chiweenie, Labradoodle, Goldendoodle, Schnoodle, and others, are enjoying a huge popularity boost around the world and especially in the United States. Some dog owners have never heard of Chiweenie, and that is also not a huge surprise, especially since in Europe designer dog breeds are less popular than in the US. So what exactly is a Chiweenie? How should a Chiweenie look? How big do they get? Why were they created? Those are some of the questions we will try and answer about these rising stars of designer dog breeds. What...

Are Blueberries Good For Dogs

Many dog owners, especially new ones, are not entirely sure what human foods dogs can eat, and you already took the first smart step to discover what fruits are safe for your dogs. We already know that blueberries are great for us, so that means they should be suitable for our dogs as well. That is not always the case with human food, especially ones that are hot and spicy. However, most fruits are good for dogs. Can my dog eat blueberries?  The shortest possible answer - yes. Dogs can eat blueberries, and they are a great source of natural vitamins and healthy nutrients. One of the best things about th...

Dog Penis - What You Need To Know But Are Too Embarrassed To Ask

Owning a dog means dealing with their best, and their worst behavior. Living with a dog indeed has it’s “less glamourous” part like picking up after your dog, sniffing your guest’s private parts, eating garbage, and of course, the occasional appearance of their penis. We are very well aware of that as I am a dog owner whose dog decides that the most appropriate time for his “red rocket” to make an appearance is when I had guests at home. He thought that sitting in the middle of the living room surrounded by my family and friends and licking himself would be completely appropriate. It’s a shame that dogs...

Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

The term coprophagy or coprophagia comes from Greek words copros (feces) and phagein (eating) and it means consumption of poop. The appearance of coprophagy is normal physiological behavior in some animals, on the other side, it can be a red flag for some serious physical and mental diseases. There are several types of coprophagy: Autocoprophagy: where an animal eats its own poop Alocoprophagy: where an animal is eating poop from another animal of the same species Heterophagy: where an animal is eating poop from another animal different species (cats and herbivores) When is coprophagy normal? Copropha...

Black Lab - 10 Fun Facts

Is there anything that is not known about the world’s most popular black dog breed? The black Labrador has been capturing and melting hearts around the world for more than 30 years when they moved from a popular hunting companion to the most popular family dog. There is a lot of fascinating things we could learn about black Labradors, so we decided to dig a bit deeper and see what are some of the most interesting things we could find out about them that we still don’t know. We bring you the list of amazing fun facts about black Labradors. 1. Original black Labs had a longer coat An interesting thing to...

Top 60 List: Small Dog Breeds

Our favorite part of owning a dog is their puppyhood. Nothing would make us happier than our dog forever staying young and cute like they were when they were a puppy. That is of course impossible, but what we can do is get a dog that, even when it matures, will stay small. There are many advantages to getting a small dog breed. They are usually cheaper to maintain, you don’t spend so much money on dog food, they are fantastic cuddling buddies, and you don’t need that much space for them. Small dogs can pack a huge character in a small package. These little furry buddies can be active, happy, friendly, c...