Taking Care of your New Puppy

If you’ve just acquired a puppy, it would be nice if they came with a manual. Since puppies do not, we have some general guidelines to share with you regarding the first few weeks and months of having a puppy in your life. Did you know the USA has the most dogs per country on… Read more »

Tips for Naming Your New Puppy

You’ve brought home your new best friend and now it’s time to name your puppy. Where do you start? Here are a few things to consider when choosing a name for the new addition to your family! Try to avoid popular names – Duke, Bella, Sparky; these are all typical, generic names for your canine…. Read more »

The Puffy Pomeranian

Of all the small dog breeds, if you are looking for a small, curious and active pup, the Pomeranian is the dog for you.  Known for being playful and self-confident, Pomeranians live each day to the fullest. Their foxlike expression combined with their small, rounded body always turns heads, as does their puffy double coat… Read more »

Advice for Caring for Your Pug

A pug is a great choice for a family pet. Pugs adapt well to any lifestyle, they learn to love what their family loves, and they bond well with children. Many people adore pugs for their endearing faces and cute pooch noises, but they also make great companions for coping with stress or healing ailments…. Read more »

Tips for Keeping Your Dog Cool in The Summer Heat

It is just as common for dogs to get overheat in the summer months as it is for humans. When we overheat, our bodies shut down, we feel weak, heart rate spikes, we get sweaty and even blurred vision can occur. These symptoms can also happen if your dog spends too much time in the… Read more »

The Bold and Adorable Miniature Dachshund

One breed that’s gaining a great deal of popularity these days is the miniature dachshund. While this breed is a smaller version of the standard dachshund, the characteristics between the two are very different. The dachshund name comes from two words in German translation, dach meaning “badger” and hund meaning “dog”. In 17th century Germany,… Read more »

The Lion of Dog Breeds

According to Animal Planet, tales say the Pekingese is a product of a lion that fell in love with a monkey. While it does have both lion and monkey characteristics, it tends to display more lion characteristics, at least in our opinion.  Physically, the Pekingese has a massive, flat head with a smushed face. Donning… Read more »

Why We Love the Westie

We know how difficult it can be to choose a breed of dog to suit your lifestyle, perfectly. Fun loving, intelligent and beautiful are all characteristics of the West Hoghland White Terrier, otherwise known as Westie, in fact if you ask us, the Westie breed is the most attractive of the Terrier family. Originating in… Read more »

Health Benefits of Owning a Dog

Aside from being a loyal companion and providing unconditional love, there are many more benefits to owning a dog. In fact, owning a dog is beneficial to your health and the health of your family in various ways.  For starters, owning a dog, or cat for that matter, is great for your heart. Not only… Read more »

Bring Home a Puggle Today

Another great family addition is the puggle. If you are looking for a high-energy, fun loving companion, the puggle is a wonderful choice. Created in the 1980s, the puggle is a cross between a purebred pug and beagle. Considered to be a small lap dog, puggles can weigh anywhere from seven to thirty pounds. A… Read more »