Difficult Dog Breeds – High Prey Drive. Some dogs love to run, others like to retrieve, and some can’t stop themselves from chasing anything that moves! These dogs likely have high prey drives, which is a strong instinct to hunt. This can sometimes lead to a difficult living situation if you have cats or other small animals, so let’s see which breeds have the highest prey drives.Read more
Having a dog companion is great. But some breeds may be a bit difficult for a new first-time owner. They are not bad dogs, and in the right hands, can be amazing pets, but these breeds, even though they are small, can overwhelm the new dog owner.Read more
Canine Parvovirus is the last thing you want to hear about your puppy. It can be a battle for your pup’s life that can take months of recovery.
The canine parvovirus CPV2 infection is a highly contagious viral illness that affects dogs and is often fatal if left untreated. It’s a horrible virus that can be prevented. Commonly called Parvo, there is no cure, but as we’ll find out not all is bleak.Read more
“Small guard dogs? You’ve got to be kidding me?” I hear you yelling through the screen. While they do lack the size to actually do anything about an intruder; it’s not like a Chihuahua is going to tackle a stranger in your living room, these breeds can warn you of danger and in some cases, because of a big dog bark, can even deter potential home invaders from entering. At least in their own minds, these small dogs are huge and in charge.
If you’re searching for a small dog that can not only keep you company but keep unexpected guest from entering your apartment or tiny home, you might consider one of these “vicious” breeds.Read more
The Miniature Schnauzer and the Border Terrier. When glancing at these two wiry little terriers, it’s pretty easy to tell the two apart, but they do have a lot in common and a few differences.
Let’s compare these the Miniature Schnauzer and the Border Terrier in our on-going series, Dog vs. Dog.Read more
The Jack Russell Terrier and the Rat Terrier, two distinct breeds, bred from different origins for entirely different work, yet the two have a lot in common and they’re both easy to love.
Let’s compare these two highly intelligent dogs in our on-going series, Dog vs. Dog.Read more
For some, there’s not much better in life than a cuddly little dog. Sure, most small dogs are cute, but not all have that gentle sweet-natured personality you may be looking for.
These 7 breeds excel in the roles of companion dogs from seniors to families with children, you can find a small dog here that fills your lap and fills your heart.Read more
The West Highland White Terrier or Westie, as he is affectionately called, sports an attitude as rugged as his homeland, but lovers of this wee white terrier have grown to love him for more than just his bravado. Let’s get to know this tenacious and intelligent terrier.Read more
Not that we really need reasons to love a dog. They’re cute, loving and loyal companions.
Although his lifespan is short, a dog makes a major impact in your life.
But for fun, we present 10 Reasons to Love a Dog or 10. Give us your best reasons to love a dog in the comments below.Read more
The Rat Terrier is a relatively new breed but during his short history, the Rat Terrier has proven himself to be a versatile, multipurpose dog with a playful, happy-go-lucky attitude. He is an all-in-one dog — able to do virtually anything. And he is a loyal friend and family companion.
He is athletic and agile, loves to play, and has a special passion for chasing balls. There is far more to know about the Rat Terrier than his endearing Rattie ears! Let’s get to know him.Read more