How to Potty Train a Puppy

From the moment your new puppy arrives at your home, your life will be richer and happier. But training, especially potty training, should start as soon as possible. You wouldn’t want to have a dog that leaves a smelly mess all over the house. Potty training, or housebreaking, your dog is one of the first challenges you will have to face as a dog owner. Taking on a new role as an owner can be pretty scary; there are hundreds of questions you need to answer and just as many decisions you have to make that will influence your new puppy’s development and character. But don’t worry, we are here to help! If...

Great Dane: Fun Facts About the Apollo Dog Breed

Great Danes are one of the most impressive breeds in the world, certainly a unique one. Many thoughts run through our minds when we encounter them, but thinking about the Great Danes’ fun facts is rarely any of them. If you are anything like us, you will research a breed you are interested in, and we can certainly understand how this breed piqued your interest. There is a lot more to these dogs than what meets the eye, and here is a list of seven fun facts about Great Danes. 1. Tallest dog in the world The canine kingdom is a versatile universe where members come in different sizes, shapes, and colors....

Golden Retriever Hero Moments

We have a longstanding belief that dogs are a gift to humanity and the best possible friend anyone can have, and Golden Retrievers play a unique role. Dogs don’t care about your status, race, or religion; if you are good to them, they will be 20 times better to you. There were numerous stories about dogs playing vital roles in saving someone’s life or assisting them in everyday life. Golden Retrievers are often chosen for service dogs because of their calm, obedient demeanor and mild temperament. These dogs have powerful bonds with their owners, which might be why some of these next stories happened. Ke...

Alaskan Klee Kai: Rare Nordic Designer Breed

The Alaskan Klee Kai is a relatively young dog breed that belongs to the Spitz family of dog breeds. This lovely little breed is not yet recognized by major cynology associations like the American Kennel Club or the Fédération Cynologique Internationale. Still, it has a strong base of supporters and breed lovers working for their benefit and recognition. The Alaskan Klee Kai is similar to the Siberian Husky, who is their direct ancestor. The breeder that created the Klee Kai was a Husky lover but wanted a companion breed that won’t have a working pedigree and was more suited for a family pet. If you are...

Belgian Malinois: Fun Facts About the Favorite K-9 Dog

The Belgian Malinois is one of the four Belgian Sheepdogs from different parts of the same country. This is a breed known for their working ability and obedience, and most of all, their intelligence. If you are thinking about getting one of these dogs, be prepared to get a puppy with insane amounts of energy. This is not a breed that will wait patiently or just chill at home; they are one of the most active dogs that will demand your time and dedication. By getting a Malinois, you will get an extremely trainable dog capable of performing various jobs and tasks, and it is entirely up to you to help your...

Tamaskan Dog Fun Facts

If you are the type of person that likes small companion dogs, then the Tamaskan dog is definitely not for you. However, if you are a person that loves dogs with a wolf-like appearance, you will be very interested in the Tamaskan. Don’t let their look fool you. They are not actually wolves; they are selectively bred dogs created to make a breed appear more wolf-like. This is a designer breed, but not what you might expect when you hear that term. People mostly think about small dogs like the Cavapoo or the Pomski when they hear the term “designer breed.” Not often do we think about dogs that were select...

Dog Vomiting: Reasons, Symptoms & Diagnose

The sight of your dog vomiting is not a nice one, but if you are anything like us, you will get immediately worried about your dog. You will ask yourself why your dog is constantly throwing up and what you can do about it. Dog vomiting can be a sign that something is indeed wrong with your dog, but it can also mean that your dog ate something that is not quite sitting well with them. As a dog owner, you should know the difference, which is sometimes hard to distinguish. There is a lot of truth behind the popular expression “better safe than sorry,” but when it comes to your dog vomiting, sometimes you d...

10 Friendliest Dog Breeds

Having a dog with the friendliest possible character is a dream most dog owners have. If you ever thought about getting a dog, you know how important a dog’s temperament is. You don’t want to end up with a dog who cannot follow you anywhere because they might misbehave or bite someone. Luckily, you can influence any dog’s character; the only thing you need to do is put in time and effort. Many things define their temperament, and some of the biggest influences on the development of your dog’s character are training and socialization. Even though a dog is genetically predisposed to a specific behavior, t...

7 Best Mini Australian Shepherd Fun Facts

The Miniature Australian Shepherd is a relatively new recognized member in the AKC breed registry, and it is certainly a breed with loads of advantages and appeals. However, they are registered by a different name, although it is the same breed. The lovely Mini Australian Shepherd is a compact breed with strong herding instincts, making them great workers and easily managed at home due to their smaller size. This is a breed that became very popular since its beginnings, and we bring you a list of seven fun facts you might not have known about these dogs. 1. Name confusion The “standard” Australian Sheph...

Olde English Bulldogge: Recreation Of The Extinct Breed

There aren’t many cases where breeders or scientists tried to revive an extinct dog breed, but the Olde English Bulldogge story is precisely one of those. This American designer breed attempts to restore or recreate the legendary Old English Bulldog that is the ancestors of many modern-day breeds we love and adore. The Old English Bulldog was a working English breed often used for bloodsports such as bull-baiting and dogfighting, so these dogs had to be strong, agile, and immensely brave. These traits can be clearly seen in their modern-day descendants like the Staffordshire Terrier, American Pit Bull T...