Shetland Sheepdog Breed Profile, Characteristics and Fun Facts
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Shetland Sheepdog Breed Profile, Characteristics and Fun Facts

Pedigree: Pure breed Other Names: Sheltie Height: 13 to 16 inches Weight: 15 to 25 pounds Breed Group: Herding Lifespan: 12 to 14 years Intelligence: High Trainability: High Exercise Needs: Moderate to High Shedding: Moderate Good with Kids: Yes Good with Dogs: Yes Good with Pets: Yes Affectionately known as the Sheltie, the Shetland Sheepdog…

Newfoundland

Newfoundland

Introduction to the Newfoundland The beloved Newfoundland is one of the most well-known breeds from Canada. This giant, water-loving dog has long been known for their prowess in rescuing people in the water. They are natural swimmers and they love the water. They originated, as their name suggests, in the Canadian province of Newfoundland. Newfoundlands…

Bull Terrier

Bull Terrier

Introduction to the Bull Terrier Known for their egg-shaped head, the Bull Terrier dates back to the early 19th century in England. They were developed from bull-and-terrier dogs of the time and often used for animal blood sports. Later the dogs were bred to improve their appearance and to make them more agile. They were…

Corgi

Corgi

Introduction to the Corgi While many people associate the Corgi with Great Britain’s Queen Elizabeth because of her fondness for the breed, there’s actually much more to these little Welsh dogs. First of all, the Corgi actually refers to two distinct breeds: the Cardigan Welsh Corgi and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. Both breeds have historically…

Yorkie (Yorkshire) Dog Breed History, Nutrition and Common Health Problems
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Yorkie (Yorkshire) Dog Breed History, Nutrition and Common Health Problems

Pedigree: Pure breed Other Names: Yorkie Height: 8 to 9 inches Weight: 4 to 7 pounds Breed Group: Toy Lifespan: 12 to 16 years Intelligence: High Trainability: Moderate Exercise Needs: Low Shedding: Moderate Temperament: Smart, Spunky, Inquisitive, Curious, Boisterous, Active Good with Kids: No Good with Dogs: No Good with Pets: Yes (cats), No (small…

9 Adorable Boston Terriers You Should Be Following On Instagram

9 Adorable Boston Terriers You Should Be Following On Instagram

Boston Terriers are near the top of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out why. They’re compact, playful, and incredibly good looking companions. You don’t have to buy an adorable little black and white Boston Terrier to soak up all the yumminess that oozes out…

Great Pyrenees

Great Pyrenees

Introduction to the Great Pyrenees You might mistake the Great Pyrenees for a polar bear but they are actually a very old livestock guardian dog from southwestern Europe. Woe be unto any predators that make the mistake of trying to harm a flock being guarded by a Great Pyrenees! Historically these elegant dogs protected their flocks…

Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu

Introduction to the Shiba Inu The name “Shiba Inu” translates to “little brushwood dog” in Japanese. These alert, agile dogs were originally kept for hunting by sight and scent in mountainous areas in Japan. They are the oldest and smallest of Japan’s native breeds. Loyal and affectionate to their families, the Shiba tends to be…