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Dog Allergies: A Complete Guide!
13 July, 2018

A Complete Guide to Dog Allergies: Causes, Treatments and More!

Dog allergies–like allergies in humans and other animals–occur when the immune system overreacts to a perceived threat from an outside source. Although increasingly common, it can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Read on to learn more about the causes, symptoms, and management of allergies in dogs. Table of Contents What are Allergies In Dogs?The 4 Types Of Dog Allergies …

small white dog running
13 July, 2018

Coton de Tulear: A Sweet, Funny, Small White Doggo

The Coton de Tulear is a loving and caring pup from the African island of Madagascar. They love being with their owners and their idea of a perfect day is one spent playing and cuddling with humans. Coton de Tulear are adorable, have fluffy hair, and the best part is that they’re low maintenance when it comes to grooming. If …

Cairn Terriers- One of the Happy Go Lucky Terrier Breeds
13 July, 2018

Cairn Terriers: One of the Happy Go Lucky Terrier Breeds

Ever wondered what kind of dog Toto from the Wizard of Oz was? While the book never specified the breed, the dog who played Toto in the original movie was a Cairn Terrier named Terry. Since that movie, Cairn Terriers have gained popularity for being the iconic “Toto” breed. Cairns are spunky and active dogs with a huge personality despite …

Italian Greyhound Dog Breed gazing into a field
12 July, 2018

Sweet and Sensitive Souls: The Italian Greyhound Dog Breed

There are many words to describe the Italian Greyhound, also known as an IG or Iggy. Yes, they are very sweet and sensitive. They are also elegant, charismatic and aristocratic. The soulfulness in their eyes gives just a little hint as to how long their lineage is. They’ll cuddle up on the couch, and they’ll clown around! Table of Contents …

Rhodesian Ridgeback dog looking out over a hill
12 July, 2018

A Guide to the Rhodesian Ridgeback a.k.a African Lion Dog!

The Rhodesian Ridgeback is one of the most beautiful and most unique dog breeds. The guard dog borrows its name from Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) where it originates from. Its back hair grows in the opposed direction to form a distinctive ridge hence the name Ridgeback. Table of Contents Introducing the Regal Dog of All TimeA brief history of the …

basset hound puppy running
12 July, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Your Basset Hound Puppies

The short-legged, long-backed silhouette of the Basset Hound is ultimately recognizable! The soulful eyes and droopy ears make it an irresistible choice for a companion pet. Hush puppies are not only excellent at marketing shoes and washing machines. They are fantastic family pets! They are loyal to a T and are great with children. The quintessential hound-like howling bark also …