September 9, 2014 by 2 Comments (Edit) After watching my neighbour's adorable Jack Russell chasing a ball in the snow and playing with the kids, I was reminded what a fun breed they are. DOG BREED DESCRIPTION: They are small, confident, compact working dogs with balanced rectangular bodies standing 10 to 12 inches at the shoulder. Their large dark, … [Read more...] about Is a Jack Russell Terrier the right breed for you?
I confess. I have always wanted a Pomeranian. I find them so cute, smart and trainable. They have those foxy little smiles and can do lots of tricks. Millions of people love talented little Jiff. We have been fans since he first showed us his talent, tricks and training many years ago. He is now reportedly the most followed dog on social media. Plus who could resist … [Read more...] about Is a Pomeranian the Right Dog Breed for Me?
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.