Lakeland Terrier – All about the Breed

Lakeland Terrier – All about the Breed

The Lakeland Terrier is a breed of dog originally bred for hunting foxes and squirrels. They are often mistaken for West Highland White Terriers, but they have some very distinct physical characteristics that set them apart from the other terrier breeds. Appearance of the Lakeland Terrier The Lakelands weigh between 15-25 pounds at full maturity, … Read more

Hypoallergenic Dogs

Hypoallergenic Dogs

Hypoallergenic dogs have a low tendency to cause allergies in some people. Some dogs shed less than others and this may mean that they are hypoallergenic. The most common shedding dog is the Labrador Retriever, with the beaver-like tail giving away its species. The Problem with the term ‘Hypoallergenic dogs’ The term “hypoallergenic” is on … Read more

Canicross Dog Breeds

Canicross Dog Breeds

Dogs have been used in various types of work, from serving as herding or hunting companions to helping humans hunt and fight wars. Now, many dog breeds are employed for a more recreational activity: canicross racing. So what are the best Canicross dog breeds? Introducing Canicross In this sport, dogs run alongside their owners on … Read more

How to calm a Patterdale Terrier

How to calm a Patterdale Terrier

Are you wondering how to calm a Patterdale terrier? Well – I can tell you from experience that it is not an easy task! But, through socialisation, exercise and training it is possible to calm one down even if it’s just a bit! Look for the Reasons WHY your Patterdale is not calm Quite often, … Read more

When to let puppy off lead

When to let puppy off lead

This article offers some tips on when to let a puppy off lead. You would think that it’s best to have your puppy off lead straight away, but of course it’s always a bit more complex than that. Outside the House and Garden wait until after Vaccinations Of course you can have your puppy off … Read more

Cat Friendly Dogs

Cat Friendly Dogs

As a cat owner, you may have wondered what kind of dog would work best with your cat. Dogs can be very fun and playful for cats to interact with. However, not all breeds are cat friendly dogs. Some dogs might chase or even attack your cat if given the chance or opportunity to do … Read more

Best Grooming Dog Scissors

Best Dog Grooming Scissors

Dog scissors are designed for safe cutting of a dog’s hair and other body parts. Dog scissors enable trimming down a dog’s fur without causing it so much stress as compared to when you use normal scissors on your dog. Dog grooming requires skills and patience in addition to the right dog grooming tools. In … Read more

Patterdale Collie Cross

The Patterdale collie cross was initially bred in Scotland as a working dog, herding sheep and driving cattle. Today, this hybrid breed has been adapted for different uses, such as show-dog competitions. A Patterdale Collie is a breed of dog that are capable of hunting, carrying loads and guarding, as well as being good companions; … Read more

Backyard Breeders

Backyard Breeders

More than 250,000 dogs are in animal shelters across the nation and millions of families search for a new pet each year. Dogs from animal shelters represent an enormous pool of potential companions — and adopters have plenty of options when they visit their local shelter. Yet there is an increasing problem with backyard breeders … Read more