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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All About the Cocker Spaniel.

Photo by: @cocker_indi There are two types of spaniels: English Cocker Spaniel and American Cocker Spaniel. Both equally as cute, these dogs are a fantastic breed with many great qualities about them. These dogs are happy-go-lucky! They are known to always be excited and optimistic about everything. In recent years, they have gained the attention of many families and make the perfect all around family pet. With their cute floppy ears and magical eyes what’s not to be happy about? Photo by: @chloe_thecockerspaniel_ Their gentle nature makes them awesome as pets for kids. The laid-back Cocker Spaniel rarely shows aggression toward other animals or people. They are super chill and have no desire to assert their dominance. They are the perfect dog for a new family and make great first pets for children. Teaching responsibility without being out of control. These long coat cuties do have grooming requirements. There is always a price to pay for the beautiful things in life. These dogs require daily brushing from the start of their life. The younger you start the grooming process the easier it will get for you and your dog. It is important that you maintain their grooming as well, because it can become a problem later. If you do not have the time to take care of their grooming sending them to a professional groomer is also an option. Photo by: @chloe_thecockerspaniel_ They only need moderate exercise. If you’re not […]

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What I Love About Dachshunds.

Your typical wiener dog. Full of life and full of joy! These pups are a super common family pet. They even made it on the American Kennel Club’s top 10. 1.Courageous Despite their small size, these hot dogs are known to go after larger animals if they feel threatened. Some might say they don’t know their actual size. 2. Quirky Due to their unique body shape and short legs, some tasks are more difficult for them. If you’ve ever seen a Dachshund jump, you know what I’m talking about. You can’t deny though, it’s so darn C U T E! 3. Adventurous These dogs love exploring! They are the perfect companions to tag along on a camping trip or hike. Their enthusiasm to scout the outdoors is unmatched. It’s in their DNA to be hunters. These dogs were originally bred to find smaller prey and drive them away. 4. Adorable By far one of the most jaw dropping breeds! These pups can really attract a crowd. Their short stubby legs, and long torso are one of a kind features. When you see one, you know exactly what breed it is. “I love that dachshunds have a lot of personality packed into a small frame! They are incredible companion dogs that bond quickly with their humans.” @lunaminidox 5. Family Favorite An awesome family pet is an understatement! Every dachshund I’ve known has been the apple of their owner’s eye. They make […]

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