Happiness is a warm Beagle

Happiness Is A Warm Beagle

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Charles M. Schulz was famous for saying, “Happiness is a warm Beagle.”  Okay, already.  I know he said “puppy,” not “beagle, and it was the name of one of his…
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Great-Dane

Do You Really Want a Great Dane?

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The Great in the Great Dane’s name is a clue that this is a very large dog breed. It is not the tallest breed on average, that is the Irish…
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Border Collie Herding Sheep

Herding Group Dogs Need To Be Smart

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About Herding Dogs Herding dogs were bred with specific characteristics in mind. They all have the inborn ability to keep herd animals together and direct them in a certain direction…
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labradoodle puppy in truck

The Labradoodle Made Designer Dogs Famous

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The Labradoodle is a combination of the most popular dog breed in the the United States, the Labrador Retriever, and the number 7 most popular, the Poodle . Labradoodles were…
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Happy Labradoodle dogs by the sea at sunset.

What Is a Designer Dog?

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Humans have been breeding dogs for longer than recorded history. No one knows for sure just how dogs’ and humans’ lives became so intertwined. Fortunately, we did and the dog…
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French Bulldog, 18 months old and Bichon Frise, 3 years old, sitting in front of white background

Non-Sporting Dog Group A Gang of Misfits?

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Some dogs don’t fit neatly into a specific category. For those dogs, the American Kennel Club created the Non-Sporting Group. The breeds in the Non-Sporting Group are varied in size,…
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Australian Shepherds Are Very Smart Dogs

Australian Shepherds Are Very Smart Dogs

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Australian Shepherds, like most herding dogs, are very smart dogs. They have ties to Australia but did not originate from that continent so may not true Australians.  Apparently, the Australian…
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