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Dogs and security: breeds, tips and more

October 28, 2019 By admin

Dogs are alert, watchful and protective of their home. Territorial to a tee, they want nothing more than to protect their patch – and the owners that care for them. But not every dog makes an ideal guardian. Below, we’ve outlined four breeds that can fit into an ordinary American household, while acting as a first-class guard dog. What are the best guard dogs? Rottweiler Rotties have earned a bad reputation, perhaps because of their intimidating appearance and blank, often deathly stare. But appearances can be deceiving, because rotteweilers can be hugely affectionate additions to the home who… Read More
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Which dog breeds make the best family pets?

October 7, 2019 By admin

Bringing a dog into the family home is wonderful for all involved. Suddenly you’ve got a furry friend to create excitement in the house. What’s more, family dogs enable children to grow and develop social skills. We’ve selected a few classic family breeds below. Family dog #1: PugA favorite amongst the aristocracy of years gone by, pugs are companionable souls that like nothing more than getting cozy. Exercise isn’t on their list of priorities, so if you’re someone who likes to take the family for a hike or two, think again. But if you’re after a couch potato to… Read More
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How long do dogs live?

June 21, 2018 By admin

Morbid as it might be, every owner has to front up to the fact that their dog won’t live forever. A single dog year is roughly equal to seven human years, but like humans, life expectancy varies depending on the dog and the breed. With that in mind, let’s take at the longest-living breeds followed by the shortest-living members of the doggy kingdom. Read until the end, because we’ve got some pointers on keeping your dog as fit and healthy as can be. Longest living Jack Russell Terrier… Read More
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What dog breed am I?

February 14, 2018 By admin

If you were a dog, which breed would you be? Believe it or not, it’s one of the most Googled doggy questions of all. In this fun-filled piece, we’re going to take five personality archetypes and pair them with the dog that best matches that description. Appearances aren’t being placed under the microscope, only personality types. So, without further ado, let’s dig in and see where you sit. Ready? The Workaholic You eat and sleep work. If your house were to ever burn down you’d immediately grab your work gear before all else. A day off is a… Read More
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The 5 Dog Breeds Most Agreeable To Training (And The 4 That Aren’t)

January 29, 2018 By admin

Is there anything better than a new dog in your home? We think not. Adorable pups brighten our lives and make every morning a touch more interesting, and they’re even better when they’re agreeable and eager to learn. With that in mind, we’ve sourced five dog breeds that are a joy to work with. Highly intelligent, they absorb information like sponges and more often than not make every effort to toe the line. Like any breed, these dogs require love and attention, but with a firm, fair approach, you’ll find you can’t go wrong. Labrador… Read More
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What dog breed is right for you?

January 15, 2018 By admin

Choosing the right dog for your home can be a difficult decision, especially if you’re making the choice for the first time. There are a multitude of breeds in existence, with different needs, habits and quirks. Personalities wildly vary too, and there’s often no correlation between physical size and the size of the dog’s personality. So just because you’ve chosen a miniature pug doesn’t mean you’re getting a mild-mannered companion! Every dog is ultimately different, but breeds do have common characteristics that reappear time and time again. So without further preamble, let’s dive into the different scenarios and pinpoint… Read More
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