The Dogs Breeds

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  • Boxer Dog

    The boxer comes from Germany and its ancestorss are two mastiff breeds: the barenbeiszer and the bullenbeiszer. In order to create the boxer that we know today people bred the two mastiffs with bulldogs. The activities at which they were used were: hunting, protecting their home, pit fighting, pull carting and bull baiting. As we know from history, the boxer attack its pray by hitting it with its paws after which it leaped back out of range. They were called boxers because of their unique way of... Read→

  • Beagles

    The Beagle is known for its small size and also for the famous small hunting games it was used in. They are full of energy, friendly and are very popular in the United State of America. If you are thinking of buying a beagle make sure you research thoroughly so as to be sure that you have made the best decision. There are two different types of beagles. One type of beagle is used for shows while the other is used for field. The ones which... Read→

  • How to care for a Cocker Spaniel

    The Cocker Spaniel is a dog which can be satisfied to living in an apartment but at some point it will need a back yard to play and exercise in. They need exercise every day in order to keep healthy both physically and mentally. They are great around children and pets but they do need to be house trained because they tend to bark a lot. Here are a few steps on how to take care of your Cocker Spaniel: 1. You should only feed your Cocker... Read→

  • The Siberian Husky

    Siberian Husky is a breed of Nordic dogs who impresses very much by their blue metallic eyes and the facial expression. These dogs are not for everybody as they have an extremely independent nature and are recognized as being very difficult to train. The dogs from this breed kept mostly the wild animal instinct and the desire to go whenever their instincts bear them. That’s why it is indicated to use a leash every time you will walk them. ... Read→

  • The English Bulldog

    The English bulldog is one of the oldest canine breed, his history being as old as England’s history. Thanks to his courage and intelligence he is also called “Churchill dog” and the British consider it the national breed dogs. The first stories about this breed of dogs are from XVII century when it is said these dogs were used in bull and other big animal fights. After almost one century fights were prohibited and the breed was... Read→

Beauceron

Posted On August - 7 - 2011

The Beauceron is a french dog used to herd sheep and cattle. It is also known as La Beauce. This breed is very popular in France and the west of Europe but a few examples exist also in North America. It is a medium size dog, intelligent, protective and friendly. The Bouncer was used in the World War I and II as a messenger. They are perfect for a family who has children because they are very gentle and great caretakers. If they are taken care of properly they can live up to 12 years. ... Read→

Fila Brasileiro

Posted On August - 4 - 2011

This breed, the Fila Brasileiro, originates from the English Mastiff which existed in the 15th century and also from the breeds bulldog and bloodhound. This dog is excellent at tracking, it will not attack its pray until the hunter arrives and gives his command. Because of his flappy upper lip he appears mastiff. This type of dog has a rectangular body shape covered with a short, dense and smooth fur. The average weight of the Fila Brasileiro... Read→

Gordon Setter

Posted On August - 1 - 2011

The Gordon Setter is a loyal and affectionate dog making it appropriate for a family. They are hard to train because they are strong minded. It is a confident breed which means that it will never show signs of shyness towards anyone. The setter is very noble but at the same time alert and interested in what goes on around it. You can identify this dog simply by its appearance, if you see a head held height and a tail constantly up then it means that you are looking at a setter. ... Read→

Shitzu

Posted On July - 30 - 2011

The Shitzu is the type of dog which brings joy and happy unexpected moments into your family. The special thing about this dog is that it has some particular needs which you have to learn. This needs separate them from the rest of the dog breeds. It is best to know how to take care of a Shitzu before it comes into your family just to make it easier for him to adjust in its new environment. Here is what you need to know if you want to add this dog to your family. ... Read→

Lundehund

Posted On July - 29 - 2011

The Lundehund is a species of dog which comes from Norway and it is the rarest dog in the world. In the north part of Norway they were used to hunt puffins which were important because farmers did not have any other kind of meet in their diet. Their role of hunters, however, came to an end in the 1800 when hunting was banned because puffins were declared protected species. Because they were of no use they were forgotten for a little while, until 1943 when two citizens of Norway thought that this... Read→

How to care for a Canaan Dog

Posted On July - 21 - 2011

The Canaan dog is most found in Israel where its job is to herd sheep. They make very good watch dogs because they have a natural instinct of keeping strangers away from their property. They are appropriate for a family because they like children, they like living in a family and they do not mind other animal as long as you socialize it with them from an early age. They can live up to 12 years if they are proper taken care of. If you research... Read→

How to care for a Cocker Spaniel

Posted On July - 20 - 2011

The Cocker Spaniel is a dog which can be satisfied to living in an apartment but at some point it will need a back yard to play and exercise in. They need exercise every day in order to keep healthy both physically and mentally. They are great around children and pets but they do need to be house trained because they tend to bark a lot. Here are a few steps on how to take care of your Cocker Spaniel: 1. You should only feed your Cocker... Read→

Dachshund

Posted On July - 11 - 2011

The Dachshund is an independent dog which has the habit of overwhelming you with its affection and personality. They are only happy when they are surrounded by lots of people, but especially its family. As sweet as it may be you must train it from a very early age because it can become stubborn. Take it to the vet as soon as you get it and do not forget to go once a year to have the booster shots done. This booster shots help by increasing... Read→

Yorkshire Terrier

Posted On July - 5 - 2011

The Yorkshire is intelligent and energetic like all terriers. They have some special features that separate them from the other breeds so, naturally, they have needs which are characteristic to their breed. They are balanced dogs with a general good disposition. They are noisy dogs so you should think twice before buying one. They need a lot of grooming so make sure you make time for this. Because they have a long coat they need to be... Read→

Kuvasz

Posted On July - 4 - 2011

The Kuvasz is originated from Tibet and it is a very intelligent dog known for his determination and hard work. It is the type of dog who like to work alone adding also the ability to make decisions on its own. It is so dedicated to its family that it will even sacrifice itself for them. It is very protective when it comes to children. This breed is not a very big fan of strangers so make sure you start socializing it from an early age. This will help but even if it gets to know some people it will... Read→

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