Archive for the 'Dog Breeds' Category

6 Different Dog breeds you don’t know

Monday, September 26th, 2005

I was looking at the 10 ten most owned dogs in both the UK and the US the other day (I’ll post them later on). This got me thinking that the world would be a very boring place if all people wanted were German Shepherds, Retrievers, Spaniels and Bassets. This following article by Ispas Marin […]

Benji, not a Manchester Terrier!

Friday, September 16th, 2005

Mandy McFadden, from The British Manchester Terrier Club, writes to inform me that Benji (the dog that lost the race because of the call of nature) is not what he seems. Don’t worry, it’s not as sinister as I just made that sound! This is what she says: “After looking at the picture of Benji, […]

German Shepherds and the very talkative Muppet.

Monday, September 12th, 2005

We visited the Dogs Trust in Salisbury the other day thinking of adopting a dog and pretty much fell in love with every dog there. We’re not after something as large as an Alsatian, but one there got my attention. He was called “Muppet” and he had a silly expression to suit! Mainly he kept […]

What is the Manchester Terrier

Saturday, September 10th, 2005

After yesterday’s post about the Benji the Manchester Terrier I thought I’d do some research on what a Manchester Terrier actually is. At first glance he looks like a smaller Dobmerman, sharing the colouring with that or a Rotweiler. A quick look on Wikipedia confirms this. Apparently a breed created in medieval times in the […]

Pomeranian Dog History

Wednesday, September 7th, 2005

After the last article that reminded me of Bruce, I decided to go looking for info on Poms and Spitzs and this following article by Lee Dobbins answers some of our confusion. He could well have been a Pomeranian if they did once weigh up to 30 pounds. Or indeed he could have been a […]

Jack Russell Terrier Complete Profile

Tuesday, August 30th, 2005

Again, more research into the world of Jack Russell Terriers. This article pretty much tells it as it is… Key Facts: Size: Small – medium Height: Ideally 25 – 30 cm (10 – 12 in) Weight: Ideally 5 – 6 kg (11 – 13 lb) Life Span: 15 years Grooming: Undemanding Exercise: Medium Feeding: Medium […]