Why I Love Catahoula Leopard Dogs.

Photo by: @harperleethecur Photo by: @paws_that_wander 1. The Catahoula Leopard Dog is an American dog breed. Originating from the swamps of Louisiana, they get their name from the Catahoula Lake. This breed is used for hunting game and are often called “hog dogs.” 2. They have a wide range of coat colors and lengths. Usually, they have a short to medium fur length. The Catahoula Leopard Dog is also commonly known for their “spotted” coat. Some coat colors include: Black Brindle Red Merle Black Merle Yellow Red Photo by: @kora.the.catahoula 3. This breed is incredibly intelligent. They will need a lot of mental and physical stimulation to release their energy. They also love to work and would benefit from having a job to do! These dogs can handle vigorous exercise and will love you for it. 4. They have some of the prettiest eyes I’ve ever seen! The Catahoula Leopord Dog is known for having striking eyes, and multi colored eyes. Their eyes can range from solid light blue to having one brown and one blue eye! This is called Heterochromia. The most popular eye color for them is a very light blue, almost looking white or grey. Photo by: @catahulacrazy 5. These pups are light shedders. Compared to your German Shepherd or Poodle, they are a breeze! Since Catahoulas have a short coat, shedding isn’t all that bad. Brushing will also keep this as bay. 6. The Catahoula Leopard […]

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The Beagle: A Man’s Best Friend.

Photo by: @charli.the.beagle ” A home is not complete without the pitter-patter of Beagle feet!” Photo by: @evadivabeagle “I love the breed as they are so loving and mischievous. They can be a handful if not stimulated, but they love to work and learn new things. This is rewarding for not only them but the owner as well!” Photo by: […]

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Best of Border Collies.

“A house without a Border Collie is clean, quiet, and tidy……. BUT NOT HOME!“ – Anonymous Photo by: @patchy_the_bordiecollie A wide variety of colors! The Border Collie can have several different coat colors! They have one of the largest ranges for a breed standard. All coats colors are beautiful, but here are a few! Black & White Blue Merle Tricolor […]

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10 Facts About the Siberian Husky.

An amazing dog with amazing qualities. Photo by: @trrrosky Photo by: @im_mishka_the_husky 1. Escape Artist – These dogs can find their way out of anything! Make sure to never leave any door, crate, or window unsupervised. They love to figure things out and will even weasel themselves out of the smallest of spaces. 2. Super Playful – Huskies are always […]

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Vizsla: An Underrated Breed.

“The Velcro Dog.” Photo by: @birdietheredvizsla Photo by: @laszlo.the.vizsla 1. Energetic These pups are a part of the sporting dog club and are considered working dogs. Their high activity level makes them perfect for an agile person. They are very interested in the outdoors and love to explore. One of their favorite activities is running. They are known to be speedy sprinters! 2. Prone to Separation Anxiety Vizslas adore their families and have a hard time being alone. They are more sensitive to this than other breeds. The key to preventing separation anxiety is nipping it in the bud early. It is advised that you start working with your pup on this within the first couple months of life. In addition, letting your Vizsla burn off some pent up energy can prevent them from becoming destructive in the home. Photo by: @birdietheredvizsla 3. Low Maintenance Coat Their short hair makes it easy to quickly wash and dry them. They have a reputation of being one of the only self cleaning dogs. They very rarely need a bath and can be cleaned from dirt and mud with a wet towel. Also, their short coat makes for less shedding. Although they still do shed, it is manageable. They do not require expensive grooming visits or daily brushing. 4. Uncommon Breed Compared to other breeds like the Golden Retriever or German Shepherd, these pups are pretty unconventional family pets. Not because they don’t […]

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