Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd, affectionately known as the “Aussie” is a sheep herding dog that originated in the Pyrenees Mountains, between France and Spain. Yes, you read that correctly, the Australian Shepherd is not an Australian breed at all. These dogs were in fact brought to Australia by Basque immigrants, and when some of their descendants […]

Bichon Frise

The Bichon Frise is a delightful little dog with a cheerful and merry personality. Developed exclusively as a companion dog, the Bichon has a rich and illustrious history. The breed was originally developed from the Poodle and Barbet Water Spaniel, and can trace its ancestry back to Spain in the 1200s. Spanish sailors used them […]

Bloodhounds

Most peoples idea of the Bloodhound is based on Hollywood movies, where packs of these hounds lead lawmen through the forest in pursuit of an escaped prisoner. But there’s a lot more to the Bloodhound than that. The exceptional nose these dogs possess sees them used in all sorts of tracking work, from hunting to […]

Akita Inu

The noble Akita Inu is an impressive dog. These large, dignified animals are so revered in their native Japan that they are considered national monuments, and owning one is said to bring good luck. The breed originated in the mountainous region of the Akita Prefecture, from which it takes its name. They were originally bred […]

Australian Silky Terrier

Silky terrier is an adorable small pet dog, that reminds in a lot of ways like Yorkshire terrier. It is lively, attentive, rugged, resilient by character and incredibly caring. Being in best appearance, it weighs in at approximately 3.6 – 4.5 kilos with the size of approximately 23 cm. Even with its compact overall size, […]

Bernese Mountain Dog

The Bernese Mountain Dog is a Swiss breed and is named after the city of Berne, Switzerland. Bred originally to do farm work, these large, affectionate dogs are extremely versatile and can do a number of jobs, including herding and protecting livestock, and pulling carts. They were also once used by the Romans as fighting […]