How To Prepare For A Dog Beach Day

23.06.2020. 20:11:01

Summertime is here and nice weather has returned. It is that time of the year when we can enjoy many activities with our dogs in the beautiful weather and one of our favorite activities is taking our dog to the beach. Usually, dogs love beach days, some love running in the sand and others love swimming. Before you take your dog for a beach day, make sure you are aware of potential problems or hidden dangers that you could face during your trip to the beach. 1. Check if your dog is a swimmer The first thing you should do is determine if your dog is a swimmer. Some dog breeds like the Newfoundland or Labr...

10 AKC Dog Breeds You've Probably Never Heard Of

14.06.2020. 19:03:21

It is impossible to know exactly how many dog breeds there are in the world and most of us are familiar with between 50 or 100 most popular dog breeds. We all know Labradors, Golden Retrievers, Dobermans, or French Bulldogs and these breeds are registered and accepted in most, if not all major cynology associations and clubs. The Worlds biggest cynology association union is the Fédération Cynologique Internationale or the FCI. It has 98 members from 6 different continents and most of these cynology associations have the same breeds accepted and registered within their associations. There are local breed...

Australian Shepherd - Shedding Control

11.06.2020. 20:10:02

Australian Shepherd is a dog breed that possesses one of the most beautiful coats in all canine kingdom. Their coat is of medium length and extremely fluffy and soft. It is no wonder why this is one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. This active, friendly, athletic dog breed has a bit of a misleading name. They are named “Australian Shepherd” yet they were bred and shaped in their modern-day looks in the American Mid West. They became extremely popular during the great Gold Rush of the 19th century when miners and gold diggers wanted to have a working dog breed that had a good temperament and...

What is like to own White Swiss Shepherd?

09.06.2020. 22:22:02

Loyal, graceful, elegant, playful, very intelligent… White Swiss Shepherd Dog (originally called The Berger Blanc Suisse) is all these things. I have to admit that I haven’t heard about this breed until I started exploring and learning about all kinds of dog breeds while searching for a perfect dog for me. I have always had German Shepherds and I knew that I want something alike, just a bit mellower. Then I learned about the White Swiss Shepherd Dog. The first thing everybody notices about these dogs is their beauty, class, and stunning white fur. These dogs are not so common – they are pricey and not e...

Top 10 Most Bizarre Dog World Records

06.06.2020. 20:42:02

Dogs are a man’s best friend and have been for thousands of years. We believe that all dogs are awesome and every single one of them is unique and deserves our unconditional love. There are dogs of all different sizes and shapes and here we want to focus on the extremes and the amazing things dogs can do. Thanks to the Guinness World Record organization and their relentless work, we can bring you the best and weirdest world records held by dogs. Check out this amazing list. 1. Best dog goalkeeper A lot of dogs like to play fetch and tennis balls can be some of their favorite toys. Some are better at pla...

7 Things You Must Know About Alaskan Malamute

03.06.2020. 11:59:32

The Alaskan Malamute is a strong nordic dog breed that has origins in Siberia. Its name indicates their Alaskan heritage but these dogs came from the Siberian north alongside people that settled modern-day Alaska. They have been developed and bred into the breed we know and love today in the Alaskan region by the nomadic tribe by the name of Mahlemuts. Their original purpose was to haul heavy loads and help their tribe in hunting and fishing activities. They also slept with their people and kept them warm with their thick fur. These dogs love the “pack” life and their human family usually takes that rol...

Taking Care of a Westie

31.05.2020. 11:51:56

We all want what is best for our four-legged best friends and if you are a new owner of a West Highland White Terrier you should learn how to properly take care of these small, confident, intelligent, and independent dogs. They have a lovely, pure-white coat that has a thick undercoat and a longer, coarse topcoat. Their coat needs regular grooming but that is not all, proper care also includes balanced feeding, training, workout, and Vet visits. So let’s start with the most obvious things. 1. Balanced diet The first thing we need to say is that you should not give your Westie human food except some vegg...

Breeder Review: Uruguayan Cimarron

28.05.2020. 21:43:02

The Uruguayan Cimarron is a working breed, which can be used for plenty of purposes, but at the same time, they are amazing family dogs and companions. Knowing the abilities of these dogs, the Uruguayan national hero José Artigas said: "If I end up without soldiers, I will fight with Cimarrons." The Uruguayan Cimarron was recognized by the KCU (Kennel Club Uruguayo) in 1989 and temporarily recognized by the FCI in 2006 within Group 2 (Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattle dogs). Finally, the breed was fully recognized by FCI in November 2017. Is this the right dog for me? Cima...

7 Things You Didn't Know About Dalmatians

28.05.2020. 13:42:23

There aren’t many people who haven’t heard about these black-spotted dogs. Dalmatians' exact origin is still somewhat unclear and there are many theories about these dogs and how they came to life. They have been named by the region called Dalmatia that is situated in the coastal area of Croatia. It is famous for its beaches, sun, people, and these dogs that are named after this historic region. Some canine historians say that this is the place where this breed first came to life while others claim that these dogs are as old as Egyptian pharaohs and that is their actual origin. What we do know exactly i...

Shedding Season Must Haves (2020 Update)

23.05.2020. 19:36:23

One of the most problematic things about living with our four-legged best friend is the shedding problem. Dogs’ ability to make a mess is immense and it is a good idea to know how to deal with the aftermath of the problem. There are some dog breeds that don’t shed so much or even have no hair. But most dog breeds shed quite heavily. Dogs that need most grooming and have the biggest shedding problem are the double-coated breeds such as the Golden Retriever, Newfoundland, Border Collie, or Huskies. They usually have a longer, protective outer coat and shorter, thicker, and denser undercoat. They blow thei...