Origin (country) – The poodle breed has been known in Western Europe for at least 400 years. Some countries claim they are where the poodle originated but no one knows for sure its true country of origin. France took the claim of origin and that is why some people know them as French poodles. However, the AKC (American kennel club) states that Germany is the country of origin where the dog was used for water retrieval.
Describing the Poodle as an individual breed is best articulated by whats called a "breed standard." This specific standard is compared with what genetics determine - a dog's physical characteristics, such as height, weight, body type, color, or coat. Breed standards also spell out the breeds desired temperament, personality, and faults. Breed standards assigned by a kennel or dog club may vary slightly from nation to nation, and can change over time.
On the other hand, Poodles are long and lanky, yet squarely built. Their ears sit near the side of their head and fold down onto the skull. The Kennel Club says that Poodles are, “...squarely built, well proportioned, moving soundly and carrying himself proudly…”
Goldendoodles are easy to care for. Goldendoodles do not need bathing and clipping every other week, they only need to be bathed and clipped once or twice a week. Also, you do not need
Did you know Goldendoodles are a relatively new dog breed? They first appeared in North America and Australia in the 1990s after breeders realized a larger poodle hybrid would appeal to people who wanted a bigger hypoallergenic dog.
Fourth on the list of top dogs, The Pug, is well described by the phrase "multum in parvo" which means "a lot of dog in a small space” (American Kennel Club). Categorized as a small breed in the AKC Toy group, the Pug normally gets 11 to 14 inches tall from the shoulders and weighs 14 to 18 pounds. The Pug is known for its “mask” around the mussel and the color of the coat can be either Black or Fawn. The history of this particular breed of dog originates from Asia where they were used mainly as companion dogs to Buddhist monks. AKC states that the breeding purpose of Pugs was mainly for companionship and
However, they can get conceited if not controlled properly. This is a very smart dog that is tender and affectionate. They are athletic, in need of constant exercise and respond excellently to the right training. Groodles do not shed excessively; for they are allergy friendly!
These dogs are great for families. They love kids every much and kids will love them. They love to go on walks and play with toys. They are also very curious and are good with other pets like cats. Good at listening to owners and aggressive towards other people if go on walks. But with that long hair it will need to be cut and brushed occasionally.
The Boxer (#7) is a large, strong and muscular dog that is energetic, good-natured and playful. Boxers are very popular because they love children and are a good dog breed for active families with children. Toddlers and young children should be supervised carefully when around young or adolescent dogs that will knock them over when they get excited. This breed needs early socialization and obedience training while they are puppies and exercise while adolescents to control their exuberance. Boxers are alert, intelligent and eager to please and can be trained to a high level for agility sports and obedience competitions. Boxers
As a puppy, this breed is sensitive to overbearing or rushed training methods. He is reserved around strangers, tends to be dog-aggressive, and has a high prey drive. As a youngster, he can be timid and requires lots of confidence-building and positive reinforcement. Because he can be stubborn, he needs precise and persistent guidance. He is a little slow in processing information and may get confused if pushed too fast.
Cute, fun, loving, cuddly, outgoing; these are only a few words to describe the animals that we have come to know and love as a part of our families. Dogs have been man’s best friend for hundreds of years and were the first animal to be domesticated because they are great as companions, highly intelligent, and were found to be very useful in human’s everyday lives. Even though they made excellent house pets they were highly successful at working side by side humans as well. They are not limited to being just best friends, but they have been found to be protectors and saviors as well, to their owners, others people and even other dogs too. One type of working dogs in
Salut mon nom est Keely et aujourd'hui je vais parler de la France. For those of you that do not speak french that means “Hi my name is Keely and today I will be talking to you about France”. There are many countries in the world but I have chosen France, a country in Europe. I’m sure you know a good bit about France but here are some more facts that I can share with you. I hope you enjoy!
The Chihuahua is a graceful breed with bright, alert eyes. Their large ears are in the shape of a triangle. Their big ears are almost bat like because they are so large. The Chihuahua needs lots of grooming but long-haired Chihuahuas need the most. The Chihuahuas coat may be smooth or long. It can also be straight or wavy. The Chihuahua is the smallest of the registered dog breeds.
Jack Russell puppies are full of personality. The retain this personality throughout their lives. They love their people and they want to be around them. This breed is not meant to be left alone in the backyard. This dog wants and needs to be part of the family. If you want a dog that is happy to be on its own, this is not the one for you. The Jack Russell is a dog that will make you smile. He runs and jumps with such exuberance that you can't help but smile. This dog truly seems to enjoy life.
Theories about the origin of the Pug have caused much debate over the years, some thinking the breed to have developed in the far east, others thinking it developed in Europe. It is now generally accepted that the pug originated in China, from where it spread to Japan and later to Europe.