Breeders and Breeding

What Are The 5 Types Of Dog Breeders?

Professional show dog breeders Professional show dog breeders occupy a pride of place among the echelons of dog breeders. They breed dogs because they like what they are doing and take pride in maintaining bloodlines, records and taking care of do...

Best Dog Breeds For North Countries

North countries are mostly cold, but some dog breeds do just fine there. For example, they have two skin layers, and their paws are covered with dense fur. In addition to this, they have a special kind of fat that insulates them from cold. However...

Dog Breeds And What You Should Know About Them

Dog breeds are not just types of dogs. If you know them better and their various properties, then you know the right breed for you. There are very many breeds; some you may not even know exist. That is why we will have to categorise these breeds ...

Don't Buy The Hype About Designer Dogs

Morkies. Doxie-poos. Puggles. Chorkies. “Designer” dogs are all the rage — every week a new combo dog is birthed into existence. They come with all sorts of claims: they’re hypoallergenic, kid-friendly, easy to train. But what are you really getti...

Pooches And Pregnancy: How To Prepare For Delivery

A dog is certainly a welcome member of an adoring and caring family. Dogs often become partners for a lot of people. Getting a dog entails a lot of responsibility, especially if a dog is about to give birth. When a mother is about to give birth, o...

Why Breeding ‘Teacup’ Dogs Isn’t Cute – It’s Dangerous

In the past 20 years, “designer dogs” have been a trend that’s on the rise. These kinds of dogs are cross-bred or manipulated by breeding practices to obtain a certain outcome. You may have heard of a maltipoo, puggle or labradoodle – all examp...

4 Things To Keep In Mind When Buying A Dog From A Breeder

Finding that perfect puppy or dog for your family can be a lot of fun and with a little knowledge you can make the experience a good one with a happy ending for everyone involved. This article is intended to give you some things to think about ...

Before You Adopt A Puppy From A MacDowall SK Dog Breeder

If you’ve decided to add a dog to your family, there are many different ways you can go about getting one.  You can go to a shelter, you can adopt the puppy of a friend’s dog or you can go to a breeder, for example.  If you go the breeder route, ...

The Dark Side of Breeding Dogs: How Breeding for Pedigree Harms Dogs’ Health

There is an air of superiority around owning pedigree dogs. People love to gush over their “perfect” dogs; a newly purchased purebred Dalmatian puppy – gorgeous! And all puppies are gorgeous – but something about having a pedigree pet makes us fe...

Tips For Finding a Dog Breeder You Can Trust

You have carefully considered the decision to add a new puppy to your household. You've painstakingly educated yourself about the many different dog breeds from which to choose your potential puppy. Equally important as the type of puppy you h...