The problem of finding the best dog houses for large dogs is one that many dog owners have to deal with.
There are many dog houses, both indoor and outdoor models, that claim to be ideal for all kinds of pets. They talk about the spacious, comfortable interiors and the great protection from the elements. Yet, some will find that they just aren’t quite right for their dog’s needs. Large breeds need a secure space to call their own too, it can just take a little time to find the best options on the market.
The good news is that there are plenty of options out there for these dogs, with a range of different styles, materials and feature to keep them happy all year round.Continue reading
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
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
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
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