Breed Spotlight: Golden Retriever

Breed Spotlight: Golden Retriever

Learn more about the Golden Retriever dog breed! Golden Retriever Stats: Temperament:Friendly, Intelligent, Devoted Height: 23-24 inches (male), 21.5-22.5 inches (female) Weight: 65-75 pounds (male), 55-65 pounds (female) Life Expectancy: 10-13 yearsDid you know...the most important name in the early history of the Golden Retriever is Dudley Marjoribanks, the first Lord Tweedmouth…

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Breed Spotlight: Yorkshire Terrier

Breed Spotlight: Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier was a fashionable lapdog for English Hierarchy in Victorian times. Yorkshire Terrier Stats: Temperament: Affectionate, Sprightly, Tomboyish Height: 7-8 inches Weight: 7 pounds Life Expectancy: 11-15 years Did you know...the Yorkshire Terrier was developed during the mid-1800s in the northern English counties of Yorkshire and Lancashire? That’s righ…

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Breed Spotlight: Irish Wolfhound

Breed Spotlight: Irish Wolfhound

The Irish Wolfhound’s long history goes back to antiquity and over the centuries has acquired a patina of myth and legend. Irish Wolfhound Stats: Temperament: Courageous, Dignified, Calm Height: 32 inches minimum (male), 30 inches minimum (female) Weight: 120 pounds (male), 105 pounds (female) Life Expectancy: 6-8 years It can be reliably stated that the Irish Wolfhound was cr…

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Breed Spotlight: Collie

Breed Spotlight: Collie

Queen Victoria’s deep and abiding love for Scotland made a lasting impact on the Collie’s history. Collie Stats: Temperament: Devoted, Graceful, Proud Height: 24-26 inches (male), 22-24 inches (female) Weight: 60-75 pounds (male), 50-65 pounds (female) Life Expectancy: 12-14 yearsIt was the dog-loving Victoria, during her many extended stays at Balmoral Castle on the Scottish Highlands, who…

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Is my dog digging to escape - or is there something else going on?

Is my dog digging to escape - or is there something else going on?

Did you know… Digging is an instinctual behavior for many dogs that dates back to the days of their wild ancestors. Some breeds, like terriers, had digging instincts further developed by humans for hunting purposes. Digging is such a joy for many dogs! Digging is a common problem behavior in dogs, and many dog owners suffer the consequences at some point. Understanding why your dog is di…

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