Happy World Animal Day dog lovers!

Happy World Animal Day dog lovers!  World Animal Day is a social movement recognized worldwide. Every year on October 4th the whole world is raising awareness around general issues affecting animals. World Animal Day is celebrated on October 4th because the same day is Saint Francis of Assisi feast day, who was an environmentalist and animal protector, known for vegetarianism and the love he had for animals. World Animal Day is dedicated to improving the status and welfare standards of animals around the globe.  On this day we draw attention to animal issues and we remind people how important it is the...

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...

Have You Ever Wondered: Do Dogs Dream?

Is there anything cuter than a dog sleeping? Not many things can melt our hearts like a dog that is enjoying its peace and quiet. The only thing cuter is when its legs start to twitch a bit or they are making cute little sleepy noises while they are dreaming. Dog owners have been giving their dog certain human characteristics like speaking, understanding what you are telling them, complaining, and all because we all feel like they are a part of our family. That is certainly true and your dog has a specific role in your family, in your “pack”. One of the most interesting things to know is the answer to a...

Schnoodle - Popular Hybrid Dog Breed

The Schnoodle is a popular dog breed hybrid or so-called “designer” dog breed that is created when a Poodle and a Schnauzer breeds are crossbred. There are many possible variations of the Schnoodle as their parent breeds come in three different sizes each. There are three distinct Schnauzer breeds, the Miniature Schnauzer, the Standard Schnauzer, and the Giant Schnauzer. These three breeds share some similarities and their biggest difference is their size. Poodles come in three or even four varieties, depending on which standard you take as a measurement. The American Kennel Club allows three varieties...

Interesting Cane Corso Fun Facts

Cane Corso is a dog breed whose popularity is on the rise. It is a beautiful and impressive dog breed that is not for the weak-willed owners who do not have enough experience in raising a dominant breed. This magnificent breed is excellent at guarding both people as well as estates and homes. These dogs were used for hundreds, if not thousands of years for protection, and the ancient Romans apparently used them for war efforts, hunting, and gladiator shows. There is absolutely no doubt that the mighty Cane Corso is an impressive breed, but these dogs are not for everybody. They can be absolutely wonderf...

15 Fluffiest Dog Breeds In Different Sizes

There are many things we love about dogs, from their character, their unconditional love, their devotion, and their friendship, but there is also one thing we absolutely love when it comes to our dogs - snuggling. Is there anything better than giving a big hug to your beloved pooch and feeling their warm, fluffy coat wrap around you like a warm blanket? It is even easy to endure some wet, slimy kisses when the reward is snuggling up to your beloved fluffy friend. Before we bring you the list of 15 fluffiest small, medium, and big dogs, let’s get a few things out of the way. What is a fluffy dog? A fluff...

Top 6 Basenji Fun Facts

For centuries, the Basenji has served as a hunting dog for many ancient African tribes, but these dogs have also captured the hearts of many people around the world. The Basenji has growing popularity all over the United States because of its friendly and active character. These dogs absolutely love living an active lifestyle. They are great hiking, jogging, or cycling partner that will be extremely enthusiastic about any adventure you would like to take them on. If you are considering getting a Basenji, make sure you can provide them enough daily activities so that they do not develop bad and destructi...

Interview: Augusto Benedicto Santos lll

We spoke to one of the leading world's cynologists Mr. Augusto Benedicto Santos lll. He is a renowned dog breeder and a cynology judge. He is a long term president of the Filipino kennel club and we had the privilege of asking him a couple of questions. 1. Mr. Santos, you said in an interview that you are involved with dog breeding for as long as you can remember. Would you mind telling us a bit more about how you started? I don’t remember my first dog show since my father was exhibiting dogs since I was a child. In fact, it was normal for us to be at a dog show and it was part of growing up. My father...

The Pit Bull Dilemma

The most important thing to know at the beginning of this article is - What is a Pitbull? Many dogs are wrongly called Pitbulls when in fact they are not. Amstaff is one of the breeds that is being confused for Pitbulls and it earned them a decline in their popularity and reputation. The exact name of the breed is the American Pit Bull Terrier and it is a breed that was created for the blood sports such as bull-baiting. They are usually described in two ways - depending on the person that describes them. Breed lovers describe them as a calm, loyal, protective breed that is extremely careful and gentle a...