Archive for the 'Dog Breeds' Category

Do Germans love German Shepherds?

Friday, September 1st, 2006

I had to laugh when asked if Germans love this breed of dog (also known as Alsatian or natively Deutscher Schaferhund). So I thought I’d better look into the issue. I never used to be sure what the difference between an Alsatian and a German shepherd is, ask anyone and you’ll get a different answer […]

What would a Shih Tzu Daschund mix look like?

Friday, August 18th, 2006

For some reason, someone came to this site looking for “shih tzu dachshund mix”. Quite how they ended up here I’m not sure but it’s an interesting mix… well not as interesting as the Shih Tzu / Doberman mix that I first thought it was. Anyways, Shih Tzh dogs are cool, we were going to […]

Australian Shepherds, sofas and singing!

Saturday, August 12th, 2006

I was actually looking for a serious description of and Australian shepherd to post on this site – in honour of our “Blue”. Who is not 7 months old. Instead I found this story by Pet Illustrator Connie Bowen of her two Aussie shepherds and they sound just like Blue. Especially the part about the […]

Border Collie Complete Profile

Tuesday, November 15th, 2005

I can’t believe that we’ve had Ollie all this time and I’ve not put up a profile of a Border Collie on this site. This profile of a Collie comes courtesy of Key Facts: Size: Small – medium Height: 46 – 53 cm (18 – 21 inches) Weight: 16 – 22 kg (35 – […]

Children and small or toy dogs.

Thursday, October 13th, 2005

People are often concered about getting a small dog when they have children, certainly that’s what a lot of people are searching on the net for information on when they end up at this site. So to fill a gap and help people out, I’ve chosen this article by Bill Knell. It is a no […]

Top 10 dog breeds in the UK and the US

Monday, September 26th, 2005

I was reading over at the American Kennel Club website about the top breeds in the US and in the UK. They differ slightly, but both feature the Labrador Retriever, the Golden Retriever and the German Shepherd. All three of which are big strong dogs, interestingly though the interest in smaller dogs is on the […]