Pocket Pitbull - Designer Breed Or An Experiment?

The Pocket Pitbull is a mix of two different dog breeds. Most designer breeds are a result of mixing two pureblooded, registered breeds; Labradoodle - Labrador Retriever and Poodle Goldendoodle - Golden Retriever and Poodle Pomsky - Pomeranian and Husky Schnoodle - Schnauzer and Poodle Chiweenie - Chihuahua and Dachshund The idea behind every one of these designer breeds is clear - people wanted to create a breed that had characteristics of two pureblooded dog breeds. The potential problem with the Pocket Pitbull is that it is a product of crossing two unrecognized breeds. How did the Pocket Pitbull co...

Canis Panther - Black Hybrid Guardian

The Canis Panther is a fairly young, designer dog breed developed in the 1970s United States. It is an impressive breed that was created to become the greatest guard dog. This hybrid is fairly unknown in the mainstream cynology circles, so don’t be surprised if you haven’t heard that name before. Creation of the Canis Panther Like any other designer breed, the Canis Panther is a mix of several dog breeds. In the 1970s, there weren’t many guard dogs available, so a famous American dog trainer and breeder, “Scorpio” Jones, decided to create one. Jones decided to mix robust and loyal guard dogs that had, w...

Black German Shepherd - Dark Diamond of Germany

When we are thinking about the German Shepherd breed, we rarely think about black German Shepherds. Most of our minds go straight to the black and tan dog that we know and love. The truth is that a pureblooded German Shepherd can come in a variety of colors. To be completely honest, our favorite color of the German Shepherd is black. There is something special about a black GSD we can’t exactly explain, but we feel it every time we see one. They look somewhat intimidating and mystical. Even though it may seem like a completely different breed, the black German Shepherd is your typical GSD. History The b...

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...

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...

Top 10 Chinese Dog Breeds

There are over 400 officially recognized dog breeds in the world and they come in all shapes and sizes. There are tiny dog breeds like the Mexican Chihuahua that is considered to be the world’s smallest dog breed to the large English Mastiff that can weigh over 300 lbs in extreme cases. It is hard to imagine that these breeds are a part of the same species but all dogs share a common ancestor - the ancient wolf. Dogs developed differently in different parts of our world and were used for different things. Some dogs were hunters, others were protectors, and some dogs had the sole job of keeping us compan...