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The Labradoodle

The Labradoodle became a known crossbreed in 1988, when an Australian breeder by the name of Wally Conron crossed the Labrador and a Standard Poodle in Victoria, Australia for the Royal Guide Dogs Association of Australia. Conron combined these breeds due to the low-shedding coat of the Poodle and the gentleness and train-ability of the […]

Cairn Terriers

The Cairn Terrier is a happy, intelligent, active and fearless dog that is one of the oldest breeds of terriers. The name “cairn” was given to them since their function was to hunt and chase between the cairns of the Scottish Highlands, where they originated and are considered Scotland’s first working dog. The Cairn is […]

Basset Hounds

The Basset Hound is a breed that so many people know based on it’s iconic look: long body, long ears, short legs. They are an amazing family animal and are known for being very patient, devoted and affectionate, laid back, and honestly they can be pretty lazy! The Basset is not an active breed but […]

German Shepherd

The German Shepherd is easily one of the most recognizable dog breeds around and for good reason too! German Shepherds are ranked second as the most popular dog breed by the AKC. They are smart, loyal, courageous, which makes them a great family pet & also working dog, as we frequently see them working hard […]

Husky

Do you have a Husky? They are a lot of fun! The AKC officially recognized them as a breed in 1930 & they are a highly active and energetic. Huskies are a medium sized dog with a loyal, mischievous personality and they are also very friendly and outgoing. They are not an aggressive breed & […]

Dachshunds

The Dachshund, or more commonly known as the “Weiner Dog” is long but short-legged dog that was originally bred to find badgers, rabbits, and prairie dogs who is part of the hound group. The name Dachshund means, “badger dog” and currently, the Dachshund is on the top 10 dog breeds in the United States, according […]

Beagles

Have you thought about getting a Beagle? Do you have one? Beagles are scent hounds that were bred primarily for small game. Because of this, it’s best to keep your Beagle in a fenced in yard because even the most obedient Beagle will take off when they catch a scent! Beagles are passive and forgiving […]

Chihuahuas

I must admit, when I hear that we have a new chihuahua client, my first question is are they friendly?  Chihuahuas can be little pistols, but they can also be sweetie pies.  They are great companions and are fearless, brave, and extremely lively.  They need a firm owner or they may be strong-willed without proper […]

Looking for a breed that doesn’t shed?

Many prospective pet owners want to know about the level of shedding when deciding on what breed to choose.  Whether it be someone in the home that has allergies or a house keeping issue, it is definitely good to know how much hair you will be dealing with.  There is no such thing as a […]

The Heat and Your Pet

The Heat and Your Pet   With summer just starting and the heat not giving up you don’t want to spend your days on the hot pavement in the sweltering sun, right? Of course not and neither does your pet. Here are some tips to keeping your pet cool when the temps are up.   […]