Top Belgian dog breeds

Belgian dog breeds

Having met the most popular French dog breeds, we thought it was time to find out more about their Belgian neighbours. Here are six of the most popular dog breeds from Belgium, and a little bit about what makes each one of them so endearing. Belgian shepherd Great work ethic There are actually four breeds … Read more

What type of dog is right for me?

Dog breeds

Choosing the right breed of dog for you is the key to living a happy life together. But how do you know which is the right one to choose? There a lots of factors to consider before bringing a dog into your home and your life. Fortunately, we know a thing or two about dogs … Read more

Introducing the top 15 Scottish dog breeds

Think you know your Dandie Dinmont from your Shetland Sheepdog? Your Skye Terrier from your Cairn Terrier? Of course you do. We’re not getting into favourites here, but we can thank Scotland for some of the most beautiful dog breeds out there. And we’re going to celebrate 15 of them right now; what they’re known … Read more

Meet: The German Shorthaired Pointer

Friendly, adventurous and fun loving, the German Shorthaired pointer jumps into every new situation with an infectious enthusiasm. This dog is loyal and loving toward his family, and enjoys the company of people and children. The German Shorthaired pointer was recognised by the American Kennel Club in 1930. Although the history of this breed is … Read more

Breed Post: Corgi

It’s soon to be the Queen’s Jubilee, so we thought it would be a very appropriate time to celebrate the wonderful corgi breed.   A happy-go-lucky, intelligent and loving little dog, corgis are certainly a special and charming breed that warms people’s hearts. There are two different types of corgi, the Cardigan and the Pembroke. … Read more

Breed post: Weimaraner

For this month’s breed post we have the affectionate and beautiful Weimaraner. Often nicknamed Silver Ghosts, or Gray Ghosts, due to their silvery coats and striking blue and grey eyes, this handsome breed will definitely make you do a double take. Originating from Germany, the Weimaraner was bred to serve as a hunting dog to … Read more

Breed Post: Yorkshire Terrier

For this month’s breed post, we have the Yorkshire terrier. One of the smallest breeds in the world, the Yorkshire terrier, or Yorkie as they’re more commonly known, may be very small in size but they’re large in personality. Originally bred to catch rodents in mines, they were also used in hunting to burrow underground … Read more

Breed Post: Irish Wolfhounds

To celebrate St Patrick’s Day on March 17th, we decided to do a special breed post about one of the most beautiful Irish breeds, the Irish wolfhound. Originally used for hunting wolves and elks, they are now sometimes used in Scotland for herding sheep. As one of the tallest and heaviest breeds in the world, … Read more