I was lucky enough to spend time with some beautiful Leonbergers at Canadian Pet Expo and visiting patients at a hospital where they work as therapy dogs. I did not know much about the breed so decided to share my research below. DOG BREED DESCRIPTION: The Leonberger is a giant working breed. They can weigh up to 170 pounds. The AKC describes the Leonberger as … [Read more...] about Is the Leonberger Dog Breed right for you?
You may have admired the Obamas' Portuguese Water Dogs in the Whitehouse or you may have spent time with a super cute one at a friend's cottage in Lake Muskoka like me. Perhaps you are wondering if a Portuguese Water Dog is the right breed for you? I have known Buster the Portuguese Water Dog since he was a little puppy and spent many weekends with him over the last … [Read more...] about All About Portuguese Water Dogs
Maybe like me, you are one of the millions of fans of Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund and his brother Oakley, or our own rescue rock stars Blue (pictured above, rescue story in video at the end of this post) and blind Arthur from our TV series. Dachunds are so cute. What’s not to love? But are you really ready for a Dachshund or Wiener … [Read more...] about Everything you really need to know about Dachshunds.
Siberian Husky Puppies are irresistably cute. The adults are also stunningly beautiful with their thick coats, blue, brown or multi-coloured eyes, and facial masks. As my friend and husky expert Dorothy from the Five Sibes Blog says "To look into a husky's eyes is to fall in love". They are currently very popular because of Game of Thrones (they look a bit like the dire … [Read more...] about Do Huskies Make Good Pets? Gone to the Snow Dogs Interview.
Finding the right dog requires doing your homework. We always recommend doing research on what type of dog matches your lifestyle and then checking rescue organizations and shelters first. My little rascal Kilo the Pug was adopted from Homeward Bound. See the story of how I adopted him here. Do you know the 15 signs of a bad breeder? However, if you do decide to purchase a … [Read more...] about How to Tell if Your Dog Breeder is Legitimate