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border collie corgi mix

Introducing The Borgi: An Adorable, Loving Border Collie Corgi Mix

The border collie and the corgi are two much loved working British breeds that are known for their hard work, good nature and attractive looks.

While the corgi is now much more of a family pet than a working dog, the collie fills both needs.

There are many similarities and differences to these dogs, so much so that it is hard to imagine what a corgi crossed with a border collie would be like. Continue reading

What Can We Really Expect From A Great Dane Husky Mix?

It is hard to imagine what a Great Dane Husky mix might look like, as the two parents are so different in build, purpose and pretty much everything else.

How do you blend a large, muscular animal with that big head and big feet with the smaller pack dog of the frozen north?

A quick look at Great Dane Husky mix pictures should reveal the truth, but there are many different dogs with different looks and build. It seems that there is only so much to learn from a photo of a cute puppy. It doesn’t tell us what these dogs will grow into or the personality that they will have.Continue reading

Bordoodle puppies

Is The Bordoodle The Smart Family Dog People Hope For?

With the current trend towards designer dogs and cross breeds there is one sub-genre of crosses that has really taken hold. That is the group of poodle offspring.

The poodle is seen as one of the best dogs to use in these new breeding opportunities for a number of reasons.

Firstly, poodles are good natured dogs with a high intellect, which can balance out issues with other breeds. Secondly, they have that hypoallergenic coat that many are keen to see on other family pets. Thirdly, there are three different sizes of poodles. This means a selection of sizes for the offspring.

One such poodle hybrid is the Bordoodle, a cross with the border collie.Continue reading

Alaskan Malamute Vs Siberian Husky

Alaskan Malamute Vs Siberian Husky: The Important Similarities And Differences

When we look at pictures of the Alaskan Malamute vs Siberian Husky side by side, it can be difficult to tell them apart.

So, is the Malamute just a giant Husky, or is this a completely different dog with different traits and personality quirks?

In this guide we will look at the difference between Husky and Malamute dogs in terms of physicality and personality. Why are they both such good working dogs and do they differ in any significant way?

We will look closer at their breeding to see why these dogs are so similar, as well as the genetics of some of the different types of Huskies. In addition to this, we will look at the potential of cross breeds. What is a Malamute Husky and are they desirable?Continue reading

Miniature Goldendoodle Guide

What Is The Miniature Goldendoodle And Is It Any More Desirable Than The More Recognizable Dog?

There are some hybrid breeds of dog that sound adorable from the moment you hear them. One such breed is the miniature Goldendoodle.

The first question for some here is simple: is the idea of this mini Goldendoodle dog wishful thinking, or do they really exist?

A quick search for pictures of mini Goldendoodles will show that they do.

There are loads of potential benefits to a mini version of the Goldendoodle for a lot of people, especially those that like the idea of the full-sized dog but don’t have the space.

But, is the mini Goldendoodle puppy all that buyers expect it to be, and are there any hidden surprises from this alternative breeding?

Just because we know the Goldendoodle doesn’t mean that we know its little cousin just as well.Continue reading