6 Most Common Health Issues of the Boerboel Breed

The first Boerboel was bred in South Africa in the mid-1600s. These Mastiff-like dogs protect and guard the early Dutch settlers and their farms. Boerboels, generally, are healthy dogs that live an average of 10 to 12 years. However, they also have common health issues, some of which are hereditary and some are environmental. As…


3 Best Dog Breeds for Children

Dogs are literally the best gifts to have been gifted by nature to humans after foods. A popular quip states that dogs are man’s best friends and over the course of history, we have been coexisting with our warm fuzzy friends. Most humans have engaged in dog services while hunting, while students in the present…


Advice For Wannabe Caucasian Ovcharka Owners

There are some breeds of dog that are so common you know all you need to through little more than life experience. You know Labradors are loyal and caring. You know Beagles are mischievous and lively. You know Basset hounds look perpetually sad, even though they are the most content dogs between here and Timbuktu.…


Why Add A Terrier Breed To Your Brood

The terrier family is a varied one, and there are plenty to choose from when it comes to introducing a new companion into your home. There‚Äôs plenty to consider with any breed of dog; age, breeding, and background can all play a major role in how your new dog will fit into family life. However,…


Top Dog: Which Breed Suits You and Your Life?

There is no doubt that choosing a dog can be a very difficult decision. With so many different options out there, it can seem a little overwhelming and you will want to choose one that suits you and your lifestyle. Well, this article will take a look at some of the most popular dog breeds…


Is a Boxer Dog a Knockout Choice for You?

Boxer dogs are one of the most energetic and excitable dogs out there, but they are also well known as being extremely loyal. Rather than rushing out and getting one straight away, you need to make sure that you are totally confident that you understand what a huge commitment you are making. As well as…

Beagle Companion

Your Beagle, The Perfect Companion

It should be no surprise that Beagles are so popular. Cute, spunky, friendly, and always ready to play. What’s not to like? The Beagle temperament is about half-way between that of a Terrier and a Golden Retriever. They’re friendly, but not so eager to please as Goldens. They’re independent-minded, but not so stubborn as the…

Vaccinating a Beagle

Beagles – Vaccination Pros and Cons

An array of vaccinations used to be routine for Beagle puppies. Annual boosters were commonplace. Today, many dog owners are strictly anti-vaccine entirely. Current research suggests a more balanced approach is best. Vaccines work by stimulating the immune system to create antibodies against invading organisms. In effect, they emulate the body’s natural disease combating method,…

Beagle Eye Check

Treating Common Beagle Eye Problems

Beagles suffer eye problems no more than any other breed. Most are healthy and have only the usual, short-lived conditions that are part of any dog’s life. But there are a few eye diseases to watch out for that tend to occur in Beagles more than others. Cherry Eye The most common is a condition…