Amstaff - fun facts

12.05.2020. 09:05:03

The American Staffordshire Terrier is often misunderstood and people tend to think these dogs are aggressive and unfriendly. They have a mean look and are commonly mistaken for Pit Bulls which is yet another breed with a bloody and violent history. This dog breed was indeed developed and created with a fighting purpose in mind. They are most likely a descendant of the original English Bulldog and the Manchester Terrier because the creators of this breed wanted a fierce, agile, brave, and physically strong dog that could easily win fights. With that in mind, it is no wonder that a lot of people are afrai...

Labrador Retriever - coat colors

07.05.2020. 14:33:45

The Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog breed in many countries and has been for many years now. The Lab has established itself in that position with their loving and playful character and their love for the family lifestyle. They love being around their family and being involved in all family activities. They are extremely versatile and can be trained well. That is the reason these dogs are most commonly used as therapy, police, military, or customs dogs. They are exceptionally good at being drug or explosive detection dogs. They have been featured in many movies and TV shows and we are pretty s...

Saint Bernard - search and rescue dog

03.05.2020. 17:23:21

Saint Bernards are lovable, extremely calm, and peaceful dogs. They originated from the Sennehunds who are Swiss mountain or cattle dogs. They were named after the famous Italian monk by the name of Bernard of Menthon and were bred originally by a hospice of the Great St. Bernard Pass located in the Italian-Swiss border. The hospice was placed in particularly difficult terrain nearly 2,5 kilometers above the sea level. Needless to say, life on such great altitude is a lot harder than what we are generally used to and dogs that lived and worked there had to develop special traits and characteristics. Sai...

Newfoundland - things you might not know

29.04.2020. 20:01:02

The Newfoundland dog breed is large and strong that was named after their place of origin - Newfoundland, Canada. These dogs were mostly used by local lumberjacks and fishermen for help. Their main job was to help fishermen with fishing nets and help lumberjacks with pulling timber from the forest.  These dogs are large, and we mean large. Their average size is about 56-76 cm (22-30 in) and they weigh up to 80 kg (176 lb). The largest of Newfoundland dogs ever recorded was a staggering 120 kg (260 lb)! They are built for work - they have an impeccable work ethic and adapt well to working in the water as...

Great Dane coat colors

26.04.2020. 19:41:32

The Great Dane is a German dog breed that is very famous for its extremely large size. These dogs are real family pets and companions. They want nothing more than to share the sofa with you and help you watch TV. They tend to be protective when it comes to their family so it is important to teach them early on not to jump on people and to never nib anyone. That might be cute and funny when a toy dog does it, but when it comes to these dogs, their size should be scary enough. The tallest dog in history was a Great Dane by the name of Freddie. If Freddie stood up on his hind legs, he would measure a stagg...

Colors of the German Shepherd dog

25.04.2020. 15:02:36

Like so many other dog breeds, German Shepherds can also come in a huge number of coat color combinations. However, some coat colors and combinations are not permitted by big kennel clubs and they will disqualify dogs that have these coat combinations. These types of coat color combinations are considered faulty and kennel clubs will not allow those dogs to be bred. Many dog owners like a unique coat color on their dog. Before choosing your new GSD puppy, you should be familiar with what coat color combinations are allowed by the governing cynology association. German Shepherds are smart, brave and a lo...

Presa Canario - Spanish fighting dog

22.04.2020. 22:07:32

The Presa Canario dog breed is also often called the Canary Mastiff and is a relatively rare large dog breed from the Molosser family who was primarily bred for working and helping in general farm chores and work. These impressive dogs are originally from the Canary Islands and are now declared as a national symbol of the third biggest island in the Canary archipelago - the Gran Canaria. The first name of this dog breed translated from its original Spanish means "Canarian catch dog", and was often shortened to "Presa Canario" or just plain simple "Presa". History of the breed To fully appreciate this st...

Samoyed - breed and size

22.04.2020. 18:11:02

Samoyed breed is a very fluffy and a teddy bear-like dog breed. Originally, these dogs were bred for hunting purposes but also to haul sleds and herd reindeer. These dogs were all-purpose dogs and were extremely valuable to the people that originally bred them. Samoyed breed first came to life in the region of northern Russia, to be more specific - Siberia. They had to be able to work in the harshest of weather conditions and they developed a thick double coat that keeps them insulated from the extreme Siberian weather. Origin of the name This lovely companion breed was named after the Samoyede people t...

Shih Tzu - small dog with a big heart

19.04.2020. 18:39:02

Shih Tzu is an affectionate, playful, and outgoing dog breed that was bred to be a companion. Their name means little lion, but this dog has nothing fierce in him. These dogs most of all love to follow their people wherever they go. Other names for this dog breed are Chinese Lion Dog and Chrysanthemum Dog. Their name is pronounced in the west “sheed-zoo” or “sheet-su” and the Chinese pronounce it “sher-zer”. Before you start searching for Shih Tzu breeders take your time and find everything this dog breed has to offer so you can be sure that Shih Tzu is the right dog for you. These dogs make great famil...

Doberman through the eyes of breeder and owner

15.04.2020. 20:54:32

If I had to describe Doberman in one word, that word would be “Aristocrat”. If this is one of your favorite breeds you have probably read many different texts, descriptions, the FCI standard so I have decided to present you this breed through my personal experience, situations, and mishaps that one Doberman can provide for its owner. These situations are tightly connected to the temperament and the character these dogs possess. I sincerely hope that this will help clear all second thoughts you might have, and most of all to answer the question - “Is this the right choice for me?” Doberman - first encoun...