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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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The most popular dog breeds in America (part two)

April 1, 2021 By admin

Hot on the paws of our first look at the most popular dog breeds in America, we’re back with part two. Having covered the five most-loved breeds in our last write-up, we are now counting numbers 6-10 (with all stats up to date as of December 2020). In short, these are going to be highly popular dog breeds that you’ll no doubt recognize but they’re going to be a little less ubiquitous than the Labs, Frenchies, German Shepherds, Golden Retrievers and Bulldogs who populated our first list. #6: Poodle With bodies that seem to stand to attention, bouncy tails… Read More
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The biggest dog breeds in the world

March 25, 2021 By admin

Head to a big city and you’re likely to see French Bulldogs and Poodles everywhere you look. These small city dogs are the perfect companion in a compact apartment. But what the other end of the scale? What of the heavyweight breeds that are taller and larger than their peers? Well, these animals are better suited to the suburbs where larger homes are commonplace. Despite their formidable size, they make wonderful companions too, which is why they’re the focus of today’s article. The tallest dog breed(s) in the world There are two breeds that could be classified tallest. On the… Read More
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The most popular dog breeds in America (part one)

March 19, 2021 By admin

Dogs are the most popular four-legged companion in the United States. According to a 2018 survey, 60 million American homes are thought to have almost 90 million dogs as pets (Insider.com). Of that 90 million, there are 197 breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club – the premier authority on all things doggo – and many mixed/cross breeds in existence as well. That adds up to a lot of difference faces, temperaments and personalities. Still, there are a select few breeds that crop up over and over again: classic dogs that are a safe bet in the home. And in… Read More
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How can I tell if my dog is overweight, underweight or just right?

March 17, 2021 By admin

Weight is a tricky topic in the doggy kingdom. All dog breeds are different, and within each breed, weight varies between males and females. One Labrador Retriever can be healthy at 55 lbs, while another can be healthy at 80 lbs. There’s a massive range in play and sex is often the reason why. What’s more, mixed breed dogs are particularly difficult to judge because there’s no baseline to measure them against. That’s why it’s often best to make a judgement based on the naked eye, and for the purpose of this article, we’re going to rely on a system… Read More
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