Alaskan Klee Kai: Rare Nordic Designer Breed

The Alaskan Klee Kai is a relatively young dog breed that belongs to the Spitz family of dog breeds. This lovely little breed is not yet recognized by major cynology associations like the American Kennel Club or the Fédération Cynologique Internationale. Still, it has a strong base of supporters and breed lovers working for their benefit and recognition. The Alaskan Klee Kai is similar to the Siberian Husky, who is their direct ancestor. The breeder that created the Klee Kai was a Husky lover but wanted a companion breed that won’t have a working pedigree and was more suited for a family pet. If you are...

Belgian Malinois: Fun Facts About the Favorite K-9 Dog

The Belgian Malinois is one of the four Belgian Sheepdogs from different parts of the same country. This is a breed known for their working ability and obedience, and most of all, their intelligence. If you are thinking about getting one of these dogs, be prepared to get a puppy with insane amounts of energy. This is not a breed that will wait patiently or just chill at home; they are one of the most active dogs that will demand your time and dedication. By getting a Malinois, you will get an extremely trainable dog capable of performing various jobs and tasks, and it is entirely up to you to help your...

Tamaskan Dog Fun Facts

If you are the type of person that likes small companion dogs, then the Tamaskan dog is definitely not for you. However, if you are a person that loves dogs with a wolf-like appearance, you will be very interested in the Tamaskan. Don’t let their look fool you. They are not actually wolves; they are selectively bred dogs created to make a breed appear more wolf-like. This is a designer breed, but not what you might expect when you hear that term. People mostly think about small dogs like the Cavapoo or the Pomski when they hear the term “designer breed.” Not often do we think about dogs that were select...

10 Friendliest Dog Breeds

Having a dog with the friendliest possible character is a dream most dog owners have. If you ever thought about getting a dog, you know how important a dog’s temperament is. You don’t want to end up with a dog who cannot follow you anywhere because they might misbehave or bite someone. Luckily, you can influence any dog’s character; the only thing you need to do is put in time and effort. Many things define their temperament, and some of the biggest influences on the development of your dog’s character are training and socialization. Even though a dog is genetically predisposed to a specific behavior, t...

7 Best Mini Australian Shepherd Fun Facts

The Miniature Australian Shepherd is a relatively new recognized member in the AKC breed registry, and it is certainly a breed with loads of advantages and appeals. However, they are registered by a different name, although it is the same breed. The lovely Mini Australian Shepherd is a compact breed with strong herding instincts, making them great workers and easily managed at home due to their smaller size. This is a breed that became very popular since its beginnings, and we bring you a list of seven fun facts you might not have known about these dogs. 1. Name confusion The “standard” Australian Sheph...

Olde English Bulldogge: Recreation Of The Extinct Breed

There aren’t many cases where breeders or scientists tried to revive an extinct dog breed, but the Olde English Bulldogge story is precisely one of those. This American designer breed attempts to restore or recreate the legendary Old English Bulldog that is the ancestors of many modern-day breeds we love and adore. The Old English Bulldog was a working English breed often used for bloodsports such as bull-baiting and dogfighting, so these dogs had to be strong, agile, and immensely brave. These traits can be clearly seen in their modern-day descendants like the Staffordshire Terrier, American Pit Bull T...

11 Best Hypoallergenic Dogs

Having a dog is one of life’s great pleasures, but it comes with certain “sacrifices” in the form of cleaning after them. Luckily, certain dog breeds are considered hypoallergenic. The meaning behind the term “hypoallergenic” means that these dogs don’t shed much; therefore, they do not produce as many allergens as other heavy-shedding dogs. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a completely hypoallergenic breed; even the modern designer breeds created with low-shedding properties in mind produce certain allergens. Dog allergies can be triggered by the dog’s saliva as well as dog hair. But when it co...

Goldendoodle: Facts And Temperament

Among all designer breeds, the Goldendoodle holds a special place. They, alongside the Labradoodle, are the most popular designer breed in existence. These lovely dogs make incredible companions and pets, but that is not everything they do. Goldendoodles make awesome service dogs and emotional support dogs. The number of families that decided on these dogs is rapidly rising, and it is obvious why that is happening. These dogs are considered hypoallergenic, and they make great pets even for those who suffer from dog hair allergies. They are very friendly and rather smart. The most important thing is that...

White German Shepherd - Rare Color Or A Fault

The white German Shepherd, or a White Shepherd, is an unrecognized variety of the German Shepherd breed known worldwide. They are loved for their intelligence, working ability, protectiveness, and incredible trainability. There have been many controversies when it comes to German Shepherds and the white color because their original German standard strictly bans this coat color within this breed. White German Shepherds have been a part of the breed since its beginning, and when the careful breeding of the German Shepherds started, the white color was banned. To save white-colored Shepherds, many of them...

Russian Bear Dog - Fun Facts About The Wolf Killer

The Russian Bear Dog is one of the most impressive dog breeds you could ever meet, and hopefully, you will meet them while they are of their duty. These dogs have long served their owners as protectors of both cattle and land. They are mighty and brave, a true superhero of the dog world. They are originally from the region of the Caucasian Mountains in Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia. These dogs thrived in the high altitudes, where they performed admirably for thousands of years. Russian Bear Dog got that nickname for their legendary capability of not backing down even when bears attacked their flocks....