English Springer Spaniels were bred to hunt, flush and retrieve ducks. Photo: iStock.com/johnnyscriv 1. Key Characteristics of English Springer Spaniels AKC Group: Sporting Height: 18–21 inches Weight: 40–50 pounds Life Expectancy: 12–14 years English Springer Spaniels are medium-sized dogs with a long overcoat and soft undercoat. Their coloring is limited to black or liver with
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(Picture Credit: Gandee Vasan/Getty Images) Did you ever find your dog incessantly scratching your carpet, couch, or even your walls? Do they love digging in the backyard? Some homeowners may see this as a destructive behavior, but it might also be a way for your pooch to talk to other dogs. University of Colorado professor
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Dachshunds, colloquially known as Wiener Dogs, never seem to slow down just because of their short stature. Even though Dachshund puppies are small and adorable–as you can see in the pictures above–they enough heart and spirit to match any of the big dogs. Intensely loyal, hyper vigilant, and spunky, these vertically challenged pups are the
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(Picture Credit: Jaromir Chalabala/EyeEm/Getty Images) When buying dog food, it’s only natural for pet owners to look at the ingredients list. However, this may not necessarily give you all the information that you need to make decisions about what your dog should eat. Apparently, even the leading dog brands may not be accurately reporting the
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Who can resist the sweet nature of a Goldendoodle? The Golden Retriever-Poodle crossbreed is adorable, loyal, and a great option for allergy sufferers. Thinking about adding a Goldendoodle puppy to the family? Here is everything you need to know about the Goldendoodle puppy personality. Check out the adorable Goldendoodle puppy pictures above, then keep reading
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Chinese Shar-Peis are devoted to their families. Photo: iStock.com/AndraSimionescu 1. Key Characteristics of a Shar-Pei AKC Group: Non-Sporting Height: 18–20 inches Weight: 40–60 pounds Life Expectancy: 9–11 years The appearance of the Chinese Shar-Pei is unmistakable. The head and body shape, abundant wrinkles, and darkened nose and muzzle are signature attributes of this ancient breed.
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat avocados? There isn’t a short yes or no answer. Avocados can be dangerous for dogs, though reports that they are actually toxic are sometimes blown out of proportion. So long as they are prepared properly, avocados are usually safe for dogs to eat. Much of the controversy around
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Shamrocks, parades, pots o’ gold, green beer—St. Patrick’s Day is a great way to welcome spring and celebrate one of Ireland’s most revered saints. But there are a few hazards all dog owners should keep in mind before heading out to their St. Paddy’s Day festivities—and we aren’t just talking about
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