Whether you refer to it as a sausage dog, Weiner dog, Dottie or Doxie, it is a very distinct breed, to say the least. Although it has a unique build similar to that of America’s favorite ballpark concession, its fearlessness, brassy attitude, and “big dog” bark are proof that this pup is no weenie. In this episode of Animal Facts we’re taking a closer look at America’s favorite “hot dog” (bun, I mean pun intended)— the Dachshund.Read more
If Frozen’s Elsa had a dog, it would be the Siberian Husky. With its stunning beauty, intelligence, strong-willed and independent nature—not to mention the fact that it’s built for extreme cold —it is the perfect companion for an ice queen (pun intended). But if you’re thinking of getting one as your first furbaby, we have one piece of advice…“let it go.” In this episode of Animal Facts, we’re taking a closer look at the most popular polar pup in the U.S.—the Siberian Husky.Read more
Regular ice cubes are boring. Once you’ve seen an ice cube, you’ve seen them all. Right?
Why not liven up your drink with Dachshund-shaped ice cubes? That’s right, you can have wiener dog ice cubes in your next beverage.Read more
They are the fourth most popular dog breed in America and for good reason: they’re super-sweet, highly intelligent, naturally athletic, gentle with kids, and to top it all off…they look like living sunshine. In this episode, we’ll take a closer look at the dog that can arguably be called friendliest of “man’s best friends” and a “dog’s dog”—the Golden Retriever.Read more
What do you call a dog that looks like a fox, cleans itself like a cat, and squeals like a teenage girl? Well, you could call it confused, among other things, but since ancient times this interspecies mash-up has been called the Shiba Inu. In this edition of Animal Facts, we will break down the basics of this multifaceted and mysterious canine from the East.Read more
The majestic horse; a creature that not only defined our history but enabled us to become the global culture that we are today. It can be argued that without the horse, humanity would be limited, even today, to pockets of isolated primitive tribes.
The horse enabled us to travel further and faster and to carry heavier loads. This symbiotic relationship turned small tribes into continent-spanning empires.
But this is not a history channel and we believe there has to be more to our love for horses than just their ability to carry us around on their backs.
Let’s take a deeper look at the horse and humanity and get to know why we love horses so much.Read more
Is your dog anxious? Nervous? Hyper? Or dare we ask—neurotic?
Well, if your “best friend furever” reminds you of a character from “Seinfeld,” he or she just might be one of the canines on our list of the most high-strung dog breeds. Check out our list to see if your best friend is an Elaine, George, Kramer, or Jerry.
American Pit Bull Terriers, and so-called Bully Breeds all around are perhaps the most misunderstood of all dogs. They have been vilified in the media, glorified by those who dare to defend their honor, and are the subjects of tall tales and urban legends. Well, we want to dispel the myths and cut through the “bull” with our list of lies and damn lies about Pit Bulls…Keep watching if you can handle the truth!Read more
I don’t care what anyone thinks about me. Excepts Dogs. I want dogs to like me.Read more
These two scent hounds are quite similar in color and markings, and they are both very popular AKC breeds. But you want to know more than who can win a popularity contest, don’t you? Let’s take a closer look at the Beagle and the Basset Hound and decide which may be the better pet for you…Snoopy or Droopy?Read more