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Looking for a guard dog? These are the best breeds

March 9, 2022 By admin

Sometimes, we all want to feel like we’re being protected. In these moments, it is better to have an established guard dog breed at our side than a miniature poodle. Looking for a noble protector on four legs? Here are some of the best breeds you can go for. German Shepherd There’s a reason German Shepherds are used by police forces the world over. They’re alert, intelligent and calm under pressure. That said, they also won’t hesitate to act, making them one of America’s most popular guard dogs. What’s more, German Shepherds are good around the entire family – just… Read More
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The Five Funniest Dog Breeds

February 27, 2022 By admin

Dogs make us laugh all the time. They roll around, make silly faces and do things we don’t expect. In these situations, we can’t help but descend into a fit of giggles. But that got us thinking: which dog breeds crack people up most often? And is there even a way to quantify such a thing? Well, the smart folk over at money.co.uk had an idea: why not analyze the top-performing “funny dog videos” on YouTube and work out which breeds appeared most often. 419 breeds were looked at in total, and here are the top five. #1: Golden… Read More
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Dogs in focus: The Greyhound

February 23, 2022 By admin

Known as the “champion sprinter”, the Greyhound is an athletic breed of dog that grows to about 30 inches and lives between 10 and 13 years on average. They’re good-natured dogs and can be wonderful additions to the family home, though their sheer athleticism means they’re not suited to city-living, hampering their popularity somewhat. What is the speed of a greyhound? The Greyhound is the fastest breed in the doggy kingdom. She reaches a top speed of 45mph and is regularly bred for professional racing. A major reason for this is the way she’s built: her body is an upside… Read More
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5 of the longest-living dog breeds (part two)

February 15, 2022 By admin

Last week, we delved into five of the longest-living dog breeds. Our article featured a variety of miniature dogs, from Toy Poodles to Chihuahuas. This time, we’re back with part two, and a few larger breeds crack the list. Yes, smaller dogs tend to live the longest, but there are exceptions – as you’ll discover below. Golden Retriever Golden Retrievers are much-loved members of the American household, and rank as the fourth most-popular breed in America (2020). It’s easy to see why: they’re friendly around adults and children alike; highly intelligent and easy to train; and devoted to their… Read More
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5 of the longest-living dog breeds

February 10, 2022 By admin

If you’re looking for a dog that’s going to be healthy and happy for a long time, you could do far worse than one of the breeds listed below. These dogs all live well beyond the decade mark and have very few genetic illnesses to worry about. Many of the members of this list are small breeds, in part because smaller dogs tend to live longer. Chihuahuas This pint-sized breed offers up the longest-living dogs in the world. One of the major reasons? They’re not predisposed to serious genetic illnesses, unlike, say, large mastiffs. Chihuahuas are suitable for apartments and… Read More
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Announcing the New Customer Portal!

February 7, 2022 By admin

We are excited to share that we now have a brand new Customer Portal where you can log in and request bookings, manage your account, view report cards, and more! This quick tutorial video outlines the basics of using the new portal, and you can find additional details in this help article. All of the emails that you receive from Under One Woof will now take you to the new Customer Portal, and you can also bookmark the new link directly at underonewoof.portal.gingrapp.com. You can also now easily manage your account, submit… Read More
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5 dog breeds that are most likely to suffer from depression

February 3, 2022 By admin

Every large-bodied animal deals with ups and downs, and dogs are no exception. That said, there are a select few members of the doggy kingdom who are more prone to depression. Whether it’s down to separation anxiety or too much time spent indoors, these are the dogs you need to handle with tender loving care. Border Collie Border Collies are smart and hard-working. But their intelligence and zeal come at a cost. Left without enough to do, they can grow bored and indulge in destructive behavior: like ripping apart household furniture and damaging things in the home. All round, they’re… Read More
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5 easy ways to make your dog happier

January 27, 2022 By admin

Happiness – it’s that most elusive of feelings, one that we all crave but can’t always keep hold of. Our doggy friends are much the same. They too have their ups and downs and get craggy, sad and upset. So how do we minimize those lows and ensure our pets are spending much of their time in a state of contentment? Give your dog a space in the house they can call their own Dogs are pack animals who will follow your lead, but they too need a space they can call their own. Demarcate an area somewhere in the… Read More
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The best dogs for anxiety

January 21, 2022 By admin

One of our most enduringly popular stories on the Under One Woof blog is about the happiest dog breeds. Clearly, people want to know about companions that will lift their spirits, and as an offshoot of that original piece, we want to examine the best dogs for anxiety. There’ll be some overlap with the aforementioned story, but by and large this is about finding a pup to ease your worries and give you a positive distraction to boot. French Bulldog Though they’re a little tricky to train, Frenchies are personable, sweet and good-natured. Best of all, they don’t mind… Read More
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How to care for your dog in the winter time

January 15, 2022 By admin

The New Year is upon us, and here in the Northern Hemisphere, that means the Fahrenheit has dropped. While we all know how to stay warm, we sometimes forget about our furry friends and the discomfort they might be feeling. In this week’s article, we detail a few key ways you can ensure your dog is not feeling any discomfort. Check for snowy toes If you live in a part of the US where snow falls, those wintry walks take on a new dimension. Dogs with lots of hair can often get snow between their toes, and it can be… Read More
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