What dog breed is good for me?

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Do Yorkshire Terriers shed? The truth about Yorkie hair

14th February, 2024

Are you considering adding a Yorkshire Terrier, or Yorkie, to your family? One question that often arises when considering this popular breed is, "Do Yorkshire Terriers shed?" Shedding can be a significant factor to consider, especially for individuals with allergies or those who prefer a low-maintenance grooming routine. ...

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7 of the most shy dog breeds

4th January, 2024

The Greyhound, Beagle, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Bichon Frise, Shih Tzu, Basenji, and Whippet are all examples of dog breeds known for their shy and timid nature. If you're looking for more of a 'beginner' breed or if you'd like a typically less 'boystrous' breed, take a look through some of the shy dog breeds we highlighted in this article to decide which one may be right for you....

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Are German Shepherds and Alsatians the same?

12th December, 2023

When you think about German Shepherds, a picture of a strong, intelligent, versatile dog probably pops into your head. But what about Alsatians? Although the names seem to suggest two different breeds, the truth might surprise you. The simple answer is, yes. German Shepherds and Alsatians are indeed the same breed....

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Selecting family friendly dog breeds: The ultimate guide

19th September, 2023

Adding a wonderful companion to your family unit is an exciting adventure. However, it's essential to make the right breed choice, especially when you have children. This article provides an in-depth analysis of the top family friendly dog breeds to help you make an informed decision....

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All you need to know about… Cavalier King Charles Spaniel!

27th April, 2023

Regal in name and cute as a button, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel could be the perfect little lap dog to introduce to your family. They do have a reputation for having zoomies every now and again, but their affectionate nature makes them a perfect fit for any home....

The 10 most loyal dog breeds

The 10 most loyal dog breeds

16th December, 2022

Are you looking for a canine companion who will stick by your side no matter what? You won’t find a better ally than these loyal dog breeds!....

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17 things you need to know before buying a pedigree dog

13th April, 2022

If you're thinking of adding a dog to your household: congratulations! It may prove to be one of the best things you ever do. During your research, you'll probably come across certain terms again and again – 'pedigree', 'purebred', 'mixed breed'. What do these terms mean? How much does it cost to buy and look after a pedigree dog? And what kinds of health issues can pedigree breeds suffer from?...

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What are the cheapest dog breeds to insure?

10th February, 2022

Something else to think about, of course, is dog insurance. Some breeds will, quite simply, be cheaper to insure than others. Here are the least expensive dog breeds to insure....

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18 dog breeds: Which are the most trainable?

6th July, 2020

Some dog breeds are easier to train than others. Which breeds will give you an easy ride, and which are for those who enjoy a challenge? Whatever breed you choose, make sure you take out quality pet insurance....