American Cocker Spaniel Dog Breed

American Cocker Spaniel Dog Breed

Originally bred from English Cocker Spaniels imported to the United States, this American form has been recognized as a separate breed since the 1940s. The American Cocker Spaniel was developed as a gundog, to take smaller game than its English counterpart, such as quail. Although shorter in stature, this should not be viewed principally as … Read more

Chihuahua Dog Breed

Chihuahua Dog Breed

Chihuahua Dog Breed, named after the Mexican state where they were first obtained, these dogs are the likely descendants of a very old breed, known as the Techichi, which was kept here by the Toltec Indians as far back as the ninth century Ad. Origins: MexicoCoat Type/Colour: Smooth, Long; Creamy, BluishHeight: 6 – 9 inch (15 – 23 … Read more

Cairn Terrier Dog Breed

Cairn Terrier Dog

One of a number of localized Scottish breeds of terrier that have become known to dog-lovers throughout the world, the Cairn’s history dates back over 500 years. It evolved in the west of the country and also on the Isle of Skye, whence the Skye Terrier also originated. Indeed, when they were first exhibited in … Read more

Border Terrier Dog Breed

Border Terrier Dog Breed

Border Terrier Dog, originating in the Cheviot Hills that separate England from Scotland, the Border Terrier is the smallest of the working terrier breeds. It was first known as the Reedwater Terrier, a localized  name, before being recognized under its present name in 1880. A tough and hardy breed, the Border was used originally to … Read more

Australian Silky Terrier Dog Breed

Australian Silky Terrier Dog Breed

As its name suggests, Australian Silky Terrier dog breed originated in Australia, in tandem with its close relative, simply known as the Australian Terrier. Both breeds are descended from imported British terriers, and bear an obvious similarity in appearance to the Yorkshire Terrier. In the United States, to avoid possible confusion over the names of … Read more

Bichon Frisé Dog Breed

Bichon Frisé Dog Breed

The cuddly Bichon Frisé  is believed to have originated in Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands off the west coast of Africa. Its ancestors were brought to Europe over 400 years ago, and became especially popular members of the Spanish and French aristocracy. Support for the breed declined during the nineteenth century, however, and it became … Read more

Affenpinscher Dog Breed

Affenpinscher Dog Breed

Affenpinscher is an old dog breed whose history dates back over 300 years, the Affenpinscher is probably descended from a combination of small wirehaired terriers and pug-like dogs. It originated in Germany and is sometimes known as the Monkey Dog, because of its facial features, which resemble those of certain primates. The bushy area of … Read more

How to Exercise Your Dog

How to Exercise Your Dog

Daily Exercise routine must for all types of dogs to keep them healthy. The frequency and duration of exercise depend on the age, size and breed of the dog. Even small dogs who live in small flats need exercise and space to roam around. The larger dogs need to go out on a regular basis … Read more