Category: Breeds

The Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie) Breed Description

The Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie) Breed Description I have a friend who has kept Shetland Sheepdogs all her life.  The beautifully graceful dogs look like miniature  Rough Collie’s. They have thick, luscious coats and endearing faces. I think that one of the main features of the Sheltie is their wonderful loving characters. History The coat originates from…

13 Dogs Who Resemble Famous People

13 Dogs Who Resemble Famous People Do you sometimes spot a famous person in a film or on tv who looks just like your dog? Maybe its the grooming, colouring or just the look in his eye. Some people believe that we choose dogs who look like ourselves. If this is the case, these celebrities…

Health Problems of Flat-Faced (Brachycephalic) Dog Breeds

Brachycephalic dog breeds

Health Problems of Flat-Faced (Brachycephalic) Dog Breeds Brachycephalic dog breeds have flat faces and short muzzles. The term comes from two Greek words meaning ‘short’ and ‘head’.They may have a bottom jaw which sticks out disproportionately to the top jaw. Here is a list of Brachycephalic Dog Breeds  French bulldogs English bulldogs Boston terriers Pugs…

Goldendoodle Days

Goldendoodle Days Just a quick update on Luca the Goldendoodle puppy now he is fast approaching his first birthday. Luca the gentle giant is keeping us all entertained with his antics, he is not just big in size but BIG in personality. His growth spurt seems to have calmed down and he seems to be…

Goldendoodle Puppy (Life of Luca)

Goldendoodle Puppy (Life of Luca) Luca the Goldendoodle puppy has had a very busy few weeks, mainly growing, getting up to mischief and playing with his doggy friends. He has become a kitchen counter surfer (nightmare!!) and loves to pinch used teabags and eat them whole! Pleeeeeeeaaaaasssse Will Someone Feed Me? He’s been on loads…

Dachshund’s All Day

 All in a Dachshund’s Day I came across a photo online that had more reaction than I have ever seen on a dog forum. The dachshund was firmly stuck in the sleeve of a jumper with just his eyes and nose peeping out. The only other part of the dog which could be seen was…

Big Dog Breeds…How Fast do They Grow?

Big Dog Breeds…How Fast do They Grow? I’ve spoken recently about my daughter’s puppy who is a mixture between a Golden Retriever and a standard Poodle. We have always had small to medium sized dogs so it is a new experience to have a big dog breed around. The first thing that has amazed me is how…

Labrador Retriever, Most Popular Dog Breed

 Labrador Retriever Today, I am featuring the world’s most popular dog breed the Labrador Retriever. Here is everything you need to know about this amazing dog breed Here are some breed statistics Dog Breed Group: Sporting Dogs Height  Up to2 feet tall at the shoulder Weight:55 to 80 pounds Life Span:10 to 12 years How Labrador Retrievers Can…