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Dogs from movies and TV (part three)

June 15, 2021 By admin

Following on the heels – or should that be paws? – of our previous articles in the series (read the first here and the second here) we’re back with more great doggo movies that you and the whole family can enjoy. Air Bud If you’re looking to unwind with a good movie over the weekend, Air Bud is a great choice. It tells the story of the hoop-shooting Buddy, a Golden Retriever who is freed from his vindicative and cruel owner (Norm Snively) and put in the care of the kindly Framm family. Like all good family films,… Read More
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True or false: doggy edition

June 10, 2021 By admin

It’s time for a new blog post and a new story in the newsletter. Today, we’re going to do something a little bit fun: a series of true or false questions dedicated to the animal we know and love. So, without further ado, let’s strap in and get started! #1: Dogs are colorblind A: True. Dogs are red-green colorblind, much likes some people. That said, they also have a fewer number of cones in their cornea, so their entire color-seeing spectrum is more limited. Limited to what you ask? Scientists believe they see the world in blues and yellows. Read More
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Dogs in focus: the Boerboel

May 29, 2021 By admin

An enormous frame belies a gentle soul: the Boerboel is a calm family dog and a watchful protector of the home. Let’s dive into what makes the breed unique, and whether it makes sense for you to own one. We’ve got your questions covered, and a few bullet points to end off with. Where does the Boerboel come from? The word “Boerboel” means “farmer’s dog”. Boerboels were bred by Dutch settlers in South Africa who had homesteads and farms that needed protecting. Boerboels have European blood and are one of the largest mastiffs in the world. It’s not just about… Read More
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What do dogs see – and other questions answered

May 27, 2021 By admin

Dogs are extraordinary animals and in today’s article, we’re going to answer some of the internet’s most in-demand questions about them. We explore what dogs see, how their vision works, and what they can hear. As you read, you’ll come to realize that they’re similar to us in many ways. The world that they perceive isn’t all that different to ours at all (with a few key exceptions). Do dogs see color? Dogs have red-green color blindness, just like some humans do. In humans, this condition is caused by a genetic malfunction and affects a small percent of the population… Read More
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Dogs in focus: the French Bulldog

May 14, 2021 By admin

Adorable and smart, Frenchies are often likened to little humans because of their inquisitive nature and general smarts. A bulldog with terrier and pug in it, the Frenchie sports a sunken face and distinctive bat ears. It might not be the prettiest dog around, but it sure is one of the most beloved. What’s the history of the French Bulldog? Despite the name, it’s believed the Frenchie first came to prominence in Nottingham, home of the outlaw Robin Hood. Later, the dog was taken over to France and it was here, in Paris, that it started to gain even more… Read More
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Yet more famous dogs from television and movies (part two)

May 10, 2021 By admin

Having covered five great dogs in our first article, we’re concluding with a final list of 4 that covers all genres. We’ve got Brooklyn swagger, magic and mystery and even a dash of Tarantino for good measure. Rocco from The Drop The Drop has several things going for it. For one, it’s James Gandolfini’s last movie role. For another, it’s based on the excellent book by Denis Lehane, with a powerhouse performance by leading man Tom Hardy. But best of all, it features an adorable pit bull named Rocco who steals the show whenever he’s on camera. It’s a… Read More
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The most famous dogs from movies and television

April 30, 2021 By admin

What better way to ring in the end of a long working week than with a good movie? Feet up, doggy companion at your side, it’s the perfect way to relax. With this in mind, we’ve picked five movies featuring famous dogs that are worth a watch. There’s a bit of everything here, from high stakes action to tear-jerking drama. Enjoy. The Pitbull from John Wick John Wick might not be the most sensitive soul on the planet, but he does know a good thing when he sees it. After rescuing a glossy black Pitbull at the end of the… Read More
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Do you have children? Here are some of the best dog breeds to pick.

April 25, 2021 By admin

Every breed in the doggy kingdom is different. Personalities, exercise requirements and temperament wildly vary, and while an Akita, Chihuahua and Chow Chow all have their respective merits, they don’t make the best family dogs – especially if you have young children. So which dogs are well suited to young families? Which are the dogs that are as comfortable with an adult as a tot? And which are the breeds that are sure to bring a smile to your face. Well, stay tuned as we reveal several great options. Retrievers (Labs and Golden Retrievers) Labs are a mainstay in the… Read More
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The most popular dog names in the United States for 2020

April 16, 2021 By admin

Every year, the world’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers – Rover.com – compiles a list of the most popular doggy names in the United States. The Rover team sifts through the million-plus dogs in their database to get the lowdown on what’s hot and what’s not. Of note, 2020 is a year where we spent more time at home with our pets than ever. Thanks to a certain COVID-19, there weren’t quite so many reasons to go outside. Amazingly, this has actually had an effect on the way we name our pups. In a year where… Read More
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A purebred vs a mixed breed dog – what are the pros of each?

April 10, 2021 By admin

Here at Under One Woof, we look after a lot of purebred (pedigree) dogs and devote a lot of our time to writing about them. But in today’s article, we wanted to give a little of love to non-pedigree, crossbred dogs that don’t fit any particular bracket, and come in all shapes and sizes. In fact, mixed breeds are everywhere in the doggy kingdom, and there are some very good reasons to pick one over a purebred alternative… Mixed breeds often get euthanized if they don’t find a home According to the ASPCA, over 600,000 dogs are euthanized the US… Read More
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