Rottweiler - Temperament Of The Butcher's Dog

The Rottweiler is a strong and powerful dog breed whose temperament had to support their primary purpose of driving cattle and protecting their owners. These dogs were among the first police dogs ever used, and it is easy to see why. Rottweilers are alert and intense; these dogs are certainly not for everyone. Inexperienced dog owners might have difficulties controlling and developing the temperament of these dogs. To truly understand what kind of dogs they are, we need to take a closer look at their temperaments. If you are looking to get one of these beautiful dogs, here is a list of six things you sh...

World's Best Terrier Breeds

Terriers are extremely popular dogs whose name derives from the Latin word for earth, “terra.” These feisty dogs come in different sizes and shapes, but most share some common characteristics and traits. From the tiniest Yorkie to the large Airedale Terrier, these dogs captured the hearts and souls of dog owners around the world. These dogs were initially bred for hunting, more precisely, for hunting prey that burrows below the surface, in tunnels and burrows. Terrier dogs hunted foxes, raccoons, badgers, wild boar, and some used to hunt larger prey like elk and bears. They are active companions, which...

Irish Doodle - Designer Breed You Haven't Yet Heard Of

Designer breeds are rapidly gaining popularity worldwide, and one of our absolutely favorite designer breeds is the fascinatingly cute Irish Doodle. These lovely dogs are usually very friendly, and they make great family companions. The Irish Doodle is a mix between a pureblooded Irish Setter and a pureblooded Poodle. Most of these dogs have golden or red, wavy coats, making them extremely handsome and ridiculously photogenic. How did these dogs come to life? Like most designer dog breeds, the Irish Doodle most likely came to life by unplanned mating of a Poodle and an Irish Setter. Most of these design...

American Bully - Shredded American Breed

The American Bully is a relatively young breed that came to life in the 1980s and 1990s United States. Like other newly formed breeds, this breed is also considered a “designer” breed. It was created using the foundation the American Pit Bull Terrier set, and their breeders added the Staffordshire Terrier and other Bulldog-type dogs. It is believed that the American Bulldog played a part in the development of the breed. This is a muscular breed that has a mean and dangerous look, and often, these dogs are portrayed as fearsome protectors and guardians, even by the breeders trying to pump up the price of...

Shiloh Shepherd

The Shiloh Shepherd is a developing breed from New York and was created in the 1970s by a breeder called Tina Barber. Mrs. Barber noticed many problems German Shepherd owners had, and she decided that she wants to recreate dogs she had when she was young. She started a breeding program and decided to introduce different dog breeds to the new Shiloh Shepherd breed. Many modern-day breeds have indeed been created this way, and some of the most famous dog breeds have been created by breeders or owners that started with an idea. Dobermans, Black Russian Terriers, and even the German Shepherds started as a m...

Fun Facts About The Teacup Chihuahua

Even though the Chihuahua is a registered and recognized breed, the Teacup Chihuahua isn’t. Before you think about buying this truly tiny dog, you should understand what you are getting yourself into and what the Teacup Chihuahua actually is. The term “Teacup” is used to describe the small size these dogs come in. This isn’t the only term used; breeders and dog sellers describe them as Miniature or Micro. It is nothing more than a marketing term that will make these dogs more attractive to buyers. We are huge fans of small dog breeds, but when it comes to terms “teacup” or “micro,” our senses turn on, a...

Malamute vs Husky - What Is Your Choice?

A lot of dog owners confuse the Alaskan Malamute and Siberian Husky, and honestly, we can see why. These two breeds can be confusing to everyone who is not a canine insider. If you just started discovering this wild dog kingdom, you came to the right place. There are over 400 internationally recognized breeds, and who knows how many more unrecognized ones. This is a fun world to explore and a diverse one. From the tiny Chihuahua to the massive English Mastiff, dogs come in various sizes, temperaments, and colors. Malamutes and Huskies share many things in common, but they are also quite different. They...

Maltipoo - An Adorable Mixed Companion

The popularity of designer dog breeds cannot be denied, and since the 1990s, they have become a popular choice for many future dog owners. Maltipoo is one of these modern, designer breeds that are taking the world by the storm. With its adorable looks and low-shedding coats, the Maltipoo is quickly becoming a go-to designer breed everyone wants to have at home.  These mixed dogs are indeed drop-dead gorgeous, but there is still much to be learned. If you get a Maltipoo from a breeder who takes proper care of their breeding dogs and the breeding dogs are healthy and well-mannered, there is no reason why...

American Bulldog Fun Facts

The American Bulldog is an American icon and a big part of American history. It worked alongside European migrants that came to the US in the 17th century. Although they were not considered an official breed as we know today, this relatively large and muscular dog was a valuable farm worker. The American Bulldog has similarities with the English Bulldog, but today, these two breeds are quite different. The American Kennel Club does not fully accept the American Bulldog, but in November 2019, this breed was accepted into their Foundation Stock Service. That is the last step before gaining full recognitio...

7 Pomsky Fun Facts

Designer dog breeds are booming, and their popularity is at an all-time high around the world. Most designer breeds were created so that the characteristics we love about the parent breeds connect and form a puppy with all our favorite characteristics. The Pomsky is precisely that. It has all attributes of the Husky but in a smaller package. This hybrid or designer breed is so popular that it earned the most popular designer dog breed title in 2017. The demand for these adorable little dogs is fairly constant, and people can’t seem to get enough of this sweet little dog. If you are one of those people,...