Alaskan Malamute - Dog Breed Information

04.05.2020. 08:11:36

Alaskan Malamute is a loyal, affectionate, and playful dog breed, and it's one of the oldest sled dogs. These dogs are very similar to Siberian Husky, Samoyed, Greenland Dog, and Canadian Eskimo Dog. Today these dogs are mostly companions while in the past they were used for pulling heavy loads and to hunt seals and polar bears. Many people will get this dog because of his imposing looks by the truth is that Alaskan Malamute is not the right dog for everybody, especially for the first time owners. Their intelligence and stubbornest will challenge every owner. Because of that, we advise you to make a det...

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...

Shar-Pei Dog Breed Information

30.04.2020. 15:01:23

Shar-Pei is an independent, calm, and loyal dog breed that has been around for hundreds of years. These dogs are famous for their deep wrinkles, folded skin, and a blue-black tongue. They are also known as Cantonese Shar-Pei. These dogs are strong and independent guardians and they are most famous for their intelligence and loyalty. Their appearance is one of the main things why many people choose this dog breed, but there is a lot more than their unique appearance. If you decided that this is the right dog breed for you, you will have to devote your time and energy to training Shar Pei because this dog...

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...

Dog breeders - everything you need to know

26.04.2020. 12:54:01

If you decided to buy a dog, the most important thing you will face is how to find a good and responsible dog breeder. In today's world, many people call themself breeders, but all they care about is earning some easy money. After you made a decision that you want to find a dog don't rush things. You will need to consider many things before you bring your new dog home. Dog breeders' job isn't only matting two dogs and sells puppies. They need to know about canine genetics so they can breed dogs if they want to secure desired traits, characteristics, and temperament of the puppies. Everybody can breed tw...

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...