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Breed profile: All about Irish Setters

Breed profile: All about Irish Setters

Traditionally bred as bird hunters, Irish Setters are known for their elegant appearance and boundless energy. They are sweet-tempered, rambunctious, and eager to please their people. If you are...

Feline breed profile: All about Siamese cats

Feline breed profile: All about Siamese cats

Siamese cats are known for their unique coloring and piercing blue eyes. They are incredibly affectionate and social companions who want nothing more than to spend time with their...

Breed profile: All about Border Collies

Breed profile: All about Border Collies

Traditionally bred as livestock herding dogs, Border Collies are known for their athleticism, intelligence, and incredible work ethic. While they are wonderful family dogs, their high energy levels mean...

Breed profile: All about beagles

Breed profile: All about Beagles

Traditionally bred as rabbit hunters and gundogs, beagles are known for their floppy ears, loud voices, and impeccable sense of smell. They are incredibly friendly and love both children...

Black Dog Syndrome + Adopting Black Dogs

From ancient Egyptian lords of the underworld to Darth Vader, bad guys often appear in ebony. Does this historical, widespread negative association with the color black cause darker dogs...

The Maine Coon

If you blindly came across a Maine Coon, chances are you’d need to do a double-take to make sure you weren’t about run right into some sort of bobcat....

Exploring the history of dogs

Exploring the history of dogs

Many people cannot imagine life without a dog companion nearby. According to the history of dogs, before people kept livestock or chickens for food, they had domesticated dogs for...

Breed profile: All about Golden Retrievers

Breed profile: All about Golden Retrievers

Traditionally bred as gundogs and waterfowl retrievers, Golden Retrievers are known for their athleticism and love of water. They are incredibly social and affectionate and make friends wherever they...

Breed profile: All about Bernese Mountain Dogs

Traditionally bred as all-purpose farm dogs, Bernese Mountain Dogs are known for their sturdy builds and immense strength. They are incredibly affectionate and social companion dogs who love to...

Breed profile: Siberian Huskies

Traditionally bred as sled dogs, Siberian Huskies are well known for their desire to run, love of cold weather, and social nature. They are incredibly clever pups and talented...

Rottweiler Temperament and Personality Traits

Rottweiler Temperament and Personality Traits

Rottweilers have been companion animals for centuries. Their tough exteriors and soft souls make them loyal protectors and loving best friends. Before adopting a Rottweiler, it’s important to understand...

The Wild History of Pets

History of Pets Pets have a long and crazy history with humans. We wanted to share a few stories that tell us the companionship and love that people &...

Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier

Breed History The Yorkie, unsurprisingly, has roots in Yorkshire, England. This small breed is thought to be a descendant of Scottish terrier breeds, such as the Skye Terrier and...

Whippet

Whippet

A slim dog with a pointed muzzle and floppy ears, the endearing Whippet is an under-appreciated individual. A real athlete with a heart of gold, the Whippet deserves to...

Welsh Springer Spaniel

Welsh Springer Spaniel

Breed History The Welsh Springer Spaniel is not as well-known as its cousin the English Springer Spaniel but has been in existence for over 300 years. This is an...

Tibetan Terrier

Tibetan Terrier

Breed history Despite its name, the Tibetan Terrier is not actually a member of the Terrier group. They are recognised by the Kennel Club in the UK within their...

St Bernard

Breed profile: St Bernard

Breed History St Bernards originated in the Wester Alps of Switzerland where they were bred as rescue work dogs by the Great St Bernard Pass hospice. General Appearance The...

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Breed Profile: Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The happy and confident Staffordshire Bull Terrier is hugely popular within their native land. Brave, easy-going and good-natured these dogs are easy to get on with. They are sometimes...

Springer Spaniel

Springer Spaniel

With their floppy ears and soulful eyes, these handsome dogs are a favourite of many. They are excellent hunting dogs with good stamina and an enthusiasm for life. Spaniels...

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