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Australian or ‘Aussie’ Shepherds are known for their fluffy, colorfully spotted coats and high-energy personalities. This medium-sized breed is one of our favorites, and for a good reason. They have a primarily white coat, topped with varying patterns of spots in all different colors. Their pointed ears fold forward, very adorably we may add, over their face. Their most notable feature though is their eyes. Aussie Shepherds are known for having bright blue or brown eyes. They have lots of energy and lots of love to give. If you live an active lifestyle and have a yard - then you’ll get along well with an Australian Shepherd. If you’re looking to get an Aussie Shepherd, we’re here to tell you everything you need to know!
Yorkshire Terriers are an adorable small breed dog. They are very recognizable by their pointy ears that stand straight up! But there are many other recognizable features to a Yorkshire Terrier. They have soft and smooth two-toned hair that sits quite perfectly against their adorable small faces and hangs evenly throughout their body. They have a regal and confident look to them, and all for good reason. This small and sassy dog is full of love and bonds closely with their humans. They have big personalities and fit well in big cities and apartment living. But with having a charming Yorkshire Terrier, you must take the time to train them.
Corgis have become a recent favorite to many pet owners! This short, stocky, fluffy, and cute breed has become super popular, and we're excited to see them get all this love and attention. Corgis have medium to long, thick coats and short little legs. They come in various colors and shades, but no matter what your Corgi looks like, you can expect to have a very affectionate and intelligent dog.
Dachshunds are more commonly known for the nickname "Weiner Dog." In fact, many people don't realize the Weiner Dogs' real breed name is Dachshunds (pronounced Dock-Son or Docks-hund). Dachshunds are a small breed with a long body and short legs. They have a bold, stubborn, protective, and loyal personality and pack a big punch for being such a small dog. Even with their unique personality, they are extremely endearing and for lots of people, once they get a dachshund, they don't go back to any other breed!
Poodles are a very classic breed. We have all heard and seen poodles - most likely you have seen them winning dog shows and being shown off, but how much do we really know about them. Besides their fluffy coats and their popular mix breed cousins (Labradoodle and Goldendoodle!). Poodles come from a European background and were originally hunting dogs, specifically for water and bird hunting. This breed has become extremely popular in the past decade due to this new phase of cross breeding. Because of poodles' natural hypoallergenic coats, it became extremely popular to carry this trait to other breeds and dog types. But we’re not talking about these cross breeds, we’re focusing on the Poodle! Poodles are ranked as the second most intelligent dog breed, they are quick learners, very patient and sharp. They have a fun and bubbly personality and are great dogs around kids and families. They are always ready to play and be social. It is no surprise they have been a classic staple for many decades.
Beagles are known for being energetic, bubbly, active and overall a very happy dog breed. Beagles have a reputation for being a really great family dog because of these characteristics and it makes them super popular across the US. They are a medium to small breed with cute floppy ears and a multicolored coat! A common trait of beagles is they love to talk. And when we say talk, we mean bark, howl and even ‘yodel’ of sort. Many people love this trait to beagles as it can be entertaining and fun and it is their way of communicating! But, it is good to be aware that this breed will make noise and if that does not match your current lifestyle, then you will have to make adjustments. Beagles, like other smaller breeds, will have lots of energy! Make sure you are taking them on daily walks and doing lots of indoor play time and helping them get their energy out and staying healthy. Beagles were naturally bred to be hunting dogs, it is in their DNA to have a lot of activity and energy and they need to be properly exercised to maintain good behavior. Beagles are an amazing, fun and low maintenance breed. With an affectionate and bubbly personality, your whole family will love this addition and you can’t go wrong adding a beagle to your life!
English Bulldogs are known for being thick, solid, stocky, and friendly little (not so little) dogs. Their wrinkled face and broad build make them very recognizable and you can’t help but love them! English Bulldogs are truly like no other and make great companions. They have an easygoing and friendly personality and while you usually see them enjoying a nap, don’t let that fool you! These dogs love a brisk walk and to play outside. English Bulldogs make a great family pet because they are very people oriented. They are sweet, friendly, gentle, playful and are great nappers! Because of their short snout, you will always hear when an English Bulldog is in the room because of their labored breathing (and probably snoring). These 50 pounds Bulldogs are a powerhouse that don’t require a lot. They make great apartment dogs and will be more low endurance than other breeds. Because of their stocky body and short snout, they don’t do well in warm climates and can overheat easily, so your A/C will be their best friend in the summer. We love English Bulldogs, and if you are looking to make an addition to your family, they are a great choice.
Golden Retrievers may be one of the most popular breeds in America. We all know this beautiful breed and we probably all have seen several Goldens in our life. Their luscious, golden blonde hair and friendly, loving personalities have a hold on families all across the U.S and for good reason! These picture-perfect, famous breeds are as good as they seem and are one of our favorite breeds. Golden Retrievers are a medium to large breed with long, golden hair. They will weigh around 65 to 75 pounds and stand about 24 inches tall! They have a VERY friendly personality and will most likely want to befriend every human and dog they encounter. Their tails truly never stop wagging and their mouths are turned up in a smile. They are a smart breed and with proper training, can be very disciplined and in line, but at their core - they are overly happy and their puppy energy will last longer than typical (which isn’t as fun as it sounds). You will want to make sure you start puppy training right away, because their energy can be a lot. Overall, Goldens are known for being family dogs and man's best friend. You can’t go wrong with choosing to make your dog a Golden Retriever.
German Shepherds are an extremely well-known and popular breed. You may be familiar with them as working police dogs, and that is for good reason. German Shepherds have guard dog instincts, are very smart and extremely loyal. These characteristics are what make them such a great companion. So even if you don’t need one as a working guard dog, they will still make a great pet. As puppies, German Shepherds will be playful, energetic and ready to learn! You can teach your German Shepherd some amazing tricks and cues - but even without even teaching them, they will always be loyal and protective of you. As they get older, you may start to notice they are drawn to one particular person in your household. They’re not picking a favorite, but since they are natural guard dogs, they will most likely assign one person their master and be more susceptible to following their lead. But they will always be there for your entire family! Whether you’re looking to adopt a German Shepherd or are simply looking to learn more - we’ve got you covered. We love German Shepherds and will share everything you need to know about them.
French Bulldogs are a very popular breed - and for good reason! French Bulldogs, also known as Frenchies, are adorable miniature bulldogs with large pointy ears and short legs (and a cute wrinkled face that everyone loves). French Bulldogs are known for being very well-tempered and alert. Which is what makes them a great watch dog! Yup, little French Bulldogs make great watch dogs and there is not much that will get past them. In addition, they are very sociable and personable - making them great companion dogs. Typically, they will get along with other dogs and people very easily! You also don’t have to worry about them being too crazy, they are fairly quiet and low energy dogs. While every dog needs everyday movement, you won’t need to go on crazy long walks to get your French Bulldog properly worn out. Anyone would be a good fit for a French Bulldog, but you will typically see them paired with someone who lives in a city! Their small size and minimum exercise requirements make them fit well into a city residence and you will see them strutting through the city with ease. There is a lot to learn about French Bulldogs, especially if you are considering getting one. We’ll help go through the basics!
Puppy separation anxiety is a very real thing and sadly, affects a lot of puppies and even grown dogs as well. It is one of the most common things that pet parents struggle with, because sadly, puppies and dogs with separation anxiety will tend to bark, chew, destroy or try to escape their home when they are left alone. Puppies that get very agitated or depressed when you leave them alone and treat coming home like you’ve been gone for days, are probably suffering from separation anxiety - and anxiety in general. We will go through the true signs of puppy separation anxiety and teach you solutions and ways to help your dog ease their stress.
Labradors are one of the most popular, and well known, breeds - and for good reason! They have a long history of being great dogs for families because of their gentle, kind, trusting and outgoing personalities. Beyond that, they are still one of the most popular breeds and all sorts of people and families choose a labrador to be their furry friend because they are a great companion dog that will be ready for adventure or cuddling up on your couch. You can’t resist their floppy ears and energetic personalities. In addition to being a great addition to your life, Labradors are extremely popular because of their versatility. You will often see labradors as service and guide dogs for many different reasons. No matter your lifestyle, Labradors are a great dog breed choice and we will help teach you some of the basic and first things you need to know when preparing to bring a labrador into your life.