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Introducing The Family Friendly Corgi Pug Mix

The Welsh Corgi and the Pug are two of the more popular smaller dogs around, although they come from very different backgrounds.

On the one side we have a happy little working dog that has herding genes and has since become a family pet. On the other we have the iconic Pug, which is perhaps the most loved companion dog right now.

In theory, a Corgi Pug mix should balance the best of the two animals. Perhaps a companion dog with a tougher nature. But what do we really get when we breed the two.Continue reading

cavapoo

Understanding The Growing Popularity Of The Cavapoo

The Cavapoo is an interesting hybrid for a number of people that have never heard of it before.

First of all, the name doesn’t give much away about the parentage unless they are familiar with the Cavalier Kin Charles Spaniel. This is not a common dog in hybrids, unlike the Poodle. Also many photos are easy to mistake for other poodle hybrids with that golden color, familiar coat and sweet face.

So, what makes this Cavapoo cross so different and why is it such a popular dog in certain parts of the world?Continue reading

Ausippoo Australian Shepherd Poodle Mix

Understanding The Confusion Of The Aussiepoo, Aussiedoodle and Miniature Aussie-Poodle

The Aussiepoo is an interesting, yet misunderstood little dog.

In this guide to the Australian Shepherd Poodle mix we will look at some of the confusing questions and factors that buyers face with Aussiepoo information. Not only are there good and bad breeders to contend with, they are not always breeding the same types of dogs.

This means we need to look at the difference between the Aussie Poo and the Miniature Aussiepoo. With this confusion sorted out, we can then look at the trait of this hybrid, such as the physical features, temperament, health care and more.

With all of this in mind, prospective owners can make a more informed choice about this dog.Continue reading

shorkie puppy

The Shorkie: A Lap Dog Hybrid With A Difference

There are lots of little toy companion dogs out there that are great for those that don’t want the size, and the hassle, of dealing with a bigger dog.

For some, pedigree breeds are the only way to go. For others, hybrid toy dogs offer something new and interesting.

One such hybrid is the Shorkie. So, what is a Shorkie and are they the ideal toy dog cross breed that people are after?

After a short time of searching through Shorkie pictures online, it doesn’t take long to see that this can be an adorable dog.

The question is, is there more to this dog than just a cute face? Is this hybrid toy a good family pet with a good personality, or an overbred little companion dog with too many issues?Continue reading

Pitbull Border Collie Mix

The Fun-Loving, Energetic Pitbull Border Collie Mix

There is a negative connotation surrounding the Pitbull name that many owners have struggled to shake. This breed, along with similar dogs such as Staffordshire Terrier and Bull Terriers are instantly assumed to be aggressive and hard to handle.

While the latter can be true of some dogs due to their boisterous spirit and energy, the aggression comes from poor breeding and poor treatment. Years of use in dog fighting rings has ruined their reputation. As a result there is a desire to breed hybrid dogs that take the best qualities of the Pitbull’s temperament and physicality and tone it down with some other dog’s personality traits.

One such example is the Pitbull Border Collie mix. Here breeders take the Border Collie and try and find the best possible mix of genes for a loving, intelligent, sociable and respectable family pet.Continue reading