Tag Archives: breeds

Yorkshire Terrier (Yorkie)

Yorkshire Terrier – Character And Temperament The Yorkshire Terrier (Yorkie) is a small, almost “toy-sized” dog, that weighs around 7 pounds. But this little package has lots of character to reveal. They are clever, brave, cheeky, and confident. Yorkies originated in the Yorkshire region of England. Believe it or not, these little warriors were used to hunt rats and mice. Their lifespan is long (14-16 years, some even up to 19 years), and their fur is almost […]

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German Shorthaired Pointer

 Character And Temperament The German Shorthaired Pointer breed originated in Germany, as a descendant of different European hound dogs. Today this is the first breed choice for many professional and recreational hunters. These dogs are equally able on land and in the water when it comes to tracking and hunting. They can track down any game, ranging from birds and rabbits, all the way to deer and other larger animals. This breed is very energetic and active. […]

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Rescued Dog As A Breed

What breed is a Rescued dog? It could be any number of breeds or a mixture that has been discarded. The point is you rescue it. Many people decide to buy a specific dog breed. That might be a golden retriever, a chihuahua, or maybe a pug. Sometimes they decide to buy the dog from a certified breeder, which can also be very costly. There is nothing wrong with wanting to have a specific dog breed. However, […]

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Rottweiler

Rottweiler One Of The Oldest Breeds Did you know that Rottweiler has one of the oldest origins, as its predecessors were present at the time of the Roman empire? Rottweilers originated from a type of an Italian Mastiff. This mastiff predecessor was used to fight in the arena, to protect soldiers and livestock. The Rottweiler as we know it today was bred in the Rottweile region of Germany. There he was used mostly to gather livestock and […]

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Poodle – Fantastic Pet

  Poodles have been present in Europe for no less than 400 years. The poodle was often a companion to the aristocracy of the time. Artists portray them in many paintings next to their masters. The origins of the Poodle are very unclear. The Poodle could have originated from Germany, France, Denmark, Hungary, and even some other parts of Europe! In the past, Poodles were trained as scent and hunting dogs. They were often used as circus […]

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English Bulldog

As the name tells us, the English Bulldog originated in Great Britain. Great Britain breeders bred them from the Mastiff breed. The initial breeding was not all that favorable. They produced them for sport with bulls. The dog had to grab the bull’s neck until the owner caught it. During the 19th Century, English law changed to prohibit this cruel sport. For a while, breeders tried to use Bulldogs as fighting dogs, but that didn’t go so […]

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Golden Retriever – A Perfect Companion

Today, Golden Retriever is one of the most loved dog breeds. The breed originated in Great Britain in the 19. Century, particularly in the Scottish mountains. We mainly differentiate between English and American Golden Retrievers. English ones have a stronger constitution, and their hair is lighter and longer. American ones have longer legs and partially resemble some hunting breeds. Golden Retrievers are still used in hunting to retrieve geese, ducks, and other birds, They love swimming in […]

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