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Pets in Pop Culture

Everyone has heard of the infamous grumpy cat, which clearly not a dog but I felt her to be blog worthy regardless. And yes you read that right grumpy cat is a girl. her name is Tartar Sauce and she is two years old. According to her owner, a woman by the name of...

Dog Breed SPOTlight: American Foxhound

The American Foxhound was one of the first American breeds to be created. Bred from the English Foxhound and French Hounds that had been sent to George Washington by French General Lafayette. It was developed during the 1700s in order to be better suited for the...

Dog Breed SPOTlight: Saluki

Saluki, although not very well known, is an interesting breed.The Saluki is a breed that is thought to have originated in the Middle East  or Egypt. In the tombs in Egypt both images and the mummified remains of what is thought to be some of the dogs ancestors have...

Dog Breed SPOTlight: Russian Sheepdog

The Russian Sheepdog is interesting because three distinct breeds fall under its name. All are large muscled dogs that are instinctly aggressive. The three types are the South Russian, Central Asian, and Caucasian breeds. They are all very different but they have a...

Dog Breed SPOTlight: Shorkie

Shorkies like other small breeds are both yippie and have a big attitude, but they makeup for it by being fiercely loyal and adorable. Though small, Shorkies are great guard dogs as they’ll never let a guest enter without alerting you to their presence. These...

Dog Breed SPOTlight: Shetland sheepdog

This blog is dedicated to my Shetland Sheepdog Barron, he is my best friend and constant ally. The Shetland Sheepdog is often referred to as a Sheltie. It is a small to medium breed and they resemble a rough Collie. Some of the breeds defining characteristics is their...

Dog Breed SPOTlight: Australian Cattle Dog

I thought a blog on the Australian cattle dog is appropriate in celebration of my own recent trip to Australia. The Australian cattle dog had an important role in early Australian history as a cattle driver however despite the breed’s age it remains in touch with the...