Border Collie Dog Breed Info

The Border Collies are known as the workaholics of the dog world.He is devoted, passionate, these breed makes an affectionate and extraordinarily devoted pet.

BREED GROUP: Group Herding Dogs
RECOGNITION: AKC, UKC
OCCUPATION:
 Sheep-herder, performance sports
HEIGHT: Male: 19-23; Female: 17-20 inches
WEIGHT: 31-46 lbs
COLOR(S): black, sable, and blue merle, mark with
tan and/or white colors.
LONGEVITY: 12 to 16 years
EXERCISE: Vigorous daily exercise
GROOMING: Easy
TRAINING: Easy; hard to keep challenged

Origin

The Border Collie was originated developed in Scotland, England during the 19th century. They was developed as an all purpose hunting terrier and used by the Vikings to herding any type of livestock. Some Collies have been trained successfully as a blind guide dogs.  His ancestors are all working terriers.

These breeds of dogs was registered at the AKC in 1995.

Coat

This is a medium dog breeds. They comes with two types of coat which are rough or smooth coat. The outer coat is wavy and straight, the under coat is soft and dense. Both coat are weather resistant, dense, thick and close fitting.

The coat colors come in black and white, bi-color, tri-color, red & white, black & gray,merle, yellow, yellow & white, red, wheaten, sable, and all black.

Training

Early socialization and obedience training are important, it can help channel some of the breed’s tendency to be busy. The Border Collie is very intelligent and aware of their surroundings.  These athletic, working dogs are extremely athletic and need hours of exercise each day, they need to run.

Training these dog breeds can be challenge because they are very intelligent. Keep his mind always busy and active and make the training fun. They are able to be trained to a high degree with praise, consistency, fairness, respect, and firmness.

Here are the dog training tips for your reference.

Grooming

Grooming the Border Collie is easy. They needs a regular brushing and combing twice weekly to keep the coat gleaming. Bathe or dry shampoo when is necessary. Extra care should be given to the coat during the shedding season. Cheack and clean the ears and coat regularly.

This dog breeds is an average shedder. Health concerns include hip dysplasia and eye defects.

Overview

These dogs are too intelligent and love to entertain themselves and may like to entertain you as well. They are high energy, confident, and determined. It is recommended you do not own a Border Collie if you can’t put many hours a day to keep these dog well exercised in both mind and body.

They are not avid barkers, but can be good watchdogs. They is patient with the children and loves to play games with them, but they may tries to herd them the natural attitude of them.

Interactions with small pets should be supervised.

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Boxer Dog Breed Info

The Boxer’s nature is to protect you, your family, and your home. They have been used as police dog. it has a good mild character

BREED GROUP: Working
RECOGNITION: AKC, UKC, CKC
OCCUPATION:
 Guardian, companion
HEIGHT:  Male: 22.5-25; Female: 21-23.5 inches
WEIGHT: Male: 65-80; Female: 50-65 lbs
COLOR(S):  fawn and brindle, both with or without white flashing
and black mask
LONGEVITY: 9 to 11 years
EXERCISE: Moderate to vigorous
GROOMING: Easy
TRAINING: Challenge

Origin

They originated from German, where he was a fighting dog and a bull baiter,they is a ancestors mastiff dog. The Middle Ages, They been used to hunting buffalo, wild boar and deer.

They was the first breeds selected for police training, they was used as police work. These dog’s ancestors and now look much different.

This breed was registered with the AKC in 1904.

Coat

The Boxer breed coat is short, shiny, smooth coat is close to the body color is light tan with stripes, stripe relatively rare, is the boundary clear, very focused on the black stripes on the camel’s basic color, black seems complete, the white stripes can be dotted boxer dogs appearance.

Training

Boxers is a clever dog of high intelligence and is quick to learn, they should attend the basic obedience class. These breed is stubborn sometime, which means that the training will be challenge.

Training must be firmness and consistency, yet create some fun and fair.

Grooming 

Grooming these dog breeds is easy, the tight and short coat should brush with a soft brissle or a curry bomb. The breed is like clean, they will groom themselves just like cats. This breed is an average shedder.

Overview
Although Boxers appearance is very aggressive,  but is unexpectedly mild character, they is a a friendly, playful, reliable dog, and loyal.

They is known to get along well with children, and loves to play with them always. They also quite good with other pets. They can become a good family dog, and is the perfect choice.

Shih Tzu Dog Breed Info

The Shih Tzu is a sturdy toy dog, companion and house pet. They posses good character, they are gentle and kind

BREED GROUP:  Breed Toy
RECOGNITION: AKC, UKC, CKC
OCCUPATION:
  Companion
HEIGHT:  28cm
WEIGHT:  4-7 kg
COLOR(S):  All colors
LONGEVITY:  14 to 16 years
EXERCISE:  Low activity level
GROOMING:  Difficult
TRAINING: Challenge to housetrain

Origin

Shih Tzu originated in Tibet and is China’s ancient breeds of dogs. They was a favorite pet of the wealthy and the royals in its native Tibet, and loved by the imperial dynasties, they were given to the emperors of China during the Tang and Ming dynasties (17th century) as a great honor and that is how they came to China.

The breed is said to have discended from crossing Lhasa Apso or Tibetan Mountain Dog and Pekingese.

This breeds of dogs was registered with the AKC in 1969’s

Coat

The Shih Tzu coat colors comes with various color, from total black, to black and white, gray and white, red and white, white or pure gold. The head is round and broad, the eyes are large and very dark, the ears are large and dropped. The body is compact and sturdy, with a tail carried in curve over the back.

They is double gross, dense, long, smooth, head hair is tied up, hair long and soft, rich, good quality hair, the straight hair or wavy hair, color variety, which previously the amount of a flame shaped like a white tail white and better!

Training

This dog breeds exercise demands are low, and he will fare well with a safe and secure place to play and run around in. They need a daily walk, dogs who do not get to daily walk, are will display their bad behavior problems.

Housetraining can sometimes be a challenge. Owner should be patient, follow a schedule, and supervise the puppy.  They Do thrive in a training program that is fun.

Grooming 

Shih Tzu’s require a great deal of grooming. In order to maintain long-haired, we need every 1-2 days for it to comb down the hair of a one times, with using a bristle brush, should wash bath, in order not to dirty his hair, usually used a rubber band to the body parts of dogs hair of a small beam of a small bundle to bundle up and take a bath until the time when the unlock, this is to prevent long-haired dog body broken and knotted, and to prevent infected with dirt.

This dog breeds is very sensitive to high temperature, need brushed daily to prevent knots, tangles, and mats.

Overview

The Shih Tzu is an happy, affectionate  active, love people and kind breed.  The breed is also great with children, as long as the kids are not too rough.  They are find with other dogs and with smaller pets.

The breed is well-suited to life in a small household or apartment as they are active breed indoors, so they can live without a yard.

Boston Terrier Dog Breed

The Boston Terrier, also known as “The American Gentleman, because of their fine manners and American roots.

 

BREED GROUP:    Terrier Dogs
RECOGNITION:  AKC, UKC, CKC 
OCCUPATION:
  Companion
HEIGHT:  38-43 cm
WEIGHT:  4-12 kg
COLOR(S):  brindle, seal, black with white markings
LONGEVITY:  15 years
EXERCISE:  Moderate
GROOMING:  Easy
TRAINING: Moderate

Origin

The Boston Terrier was the first American breed recognized by the AKC, in the yearly 1900s. The original breeds were a cross between the English Bulldog and now extinct English White Terrier.

They have been developed in US in the late 1800s. One of the breed’s first nicknames was “roundheads”. Shortly after, the breed was named the Boston Terrier after  its birthplace.

Coat

The Boston Terrier has a short and smooth hair that is fine in texture, glossy and smooth. The coat color comes with brindle, seal, or black with white markings.

He has a round head with a shortened muzzle, round, large, dark eyes, and ears is cropped or left natural. The body is short and the legs is strong.

Character

They character is gentle, alert, sturdy and small. This dog breeds is enthusiastic about life and has a kind and gentle nature. They is full of fun, loving and loyal to their owner.

And he is very affectionate.

Training

Training the Boston could be easy, because of their alert and very intelligent character,  they is trainable although is a bit touch stubborn. They may be difficult to housebreak and the crate training method is recommended. Training should begin early,  leash training is important.

Here are the dog training tips for your reference.

Grooming

Grooming this breed is easy, It requires brushing with soft bristle brush or curry bomb twice weekly.  The short coat only requires an occasional brushing.

Overview

The Boston Terrier is a great ideal family dogs, as they are delightful, full of fun, gentle and gracefulness. They like to playing with children as long as they are not too rough. They will generally get along with non-canine pets.

This breed is quite animated and has a lovely sense of humor.

Poodle Dog Breed Info

The Poodle is an excellent family dog.  They is loyal and protective of his owner and their family.

BREED GROUP: Non-sporting
RECOGNITION: AKC, UKC, CKC
OCCUPATION:
 Retriever, companion
HEIGHT:  38cm
WEIGHT: 20-32kg
COLOR(S): any solid color
LONGEVITY: 12 to 14 years
EXERCISE: daily walk
GROOMING:  Difficult
TRAINING: Needs to be challenged

Origin

The origin of the Poodle is mystery, no one knows where them from, they has a mixed history. They were popular in Germany, but some believe was developed in France.

They is the oldest and was a water retriever that retrieved game fowl. These breed was bred as a watchdog, show dog and water retriever.

These dog breeds was registered with the AKC in 1887.

Coat

The Poodle comes with 3 varieties, which are Miniature, Toy and Standard. They is a miniature to large sized dog. They has a dense and harsh coat, curly coat. The eyes are dark and oval, and the ears are dropped.  The tail is docked.

The coat color comes with solid color and may be white, apricot, cream, blue, black, and many other colors.

Character

The Poodle is a bright and intelligent, proud, graceful and good natured breed. They is irplayful, lively, cheerful, and enjoyable breed. They are eager to please their owner and is a popular family pet which are top 10 ranking in the AKC listings.

They are friendly with the children and also stranger too.

Training

They are intelligent and bright, which make easy to train, but sometimes they may be very demanding. The obedience training and socialization should begin early, for them to understanding the household rules early.

The training should train with consistent, confident, fairness, firmness, and most importantly is train with patience and calm.

Grooming

Grooming the poodle may takes times, effort, and knowledge., and is a complicated process.  Pet owners suggest to often bring your dogs to a proffesional groomer on a monthly basis,  and may beware of the grooming cost.

The dog should be daily brushing, is highly recommended to prevent matting. Bathe when is necessary using a mild shampoo.

Overview

They is an excellent family dog, they are good with the children and other pets. They is reserved with strangers and makes a good watchdog.

These breeds of dogs is a bright and intelligent dog, which is very quick to learn and is easy to train too.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Breed

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a affectionate, devoted dog, they love being part of your family. They are adaptable, gentle, and are very friendly to everyone and even stranger.

BREED GROUP:  Toy Dogs
RECOGNITION: AKC, UKC, CKC
OCCUPATION:
  companion dog.
HEIGHT:  30-33 cm.
WEIGHT: 5-8 kg.
COLOR(S): black and tan or white, black and red or
rich red or white and red
LONGEVITY:  10 to 12 years
EXERCISE: Daily walk
GROOMING: Comb or brush
TRAINING: Easy

Origin

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is originated developed in the United Kingdom. The Cavalier Charles got its name from the favorite pet of Britain King Charles.

They is descended from King Charles Spaniel and were interbred with pugs in the late 1600’s.Many old potraits show dogs are look like today Cavaliers.  The Cavalier beginning show in AKC Toy Dogs Group at 1996.

These breeds of dogs was registered in the AKC in 1996.

Coat

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a adorable, gentle and friendly toy dog breeds. He has a rounded head, large dark eyes, and a full muzzle body. The ears are long, feathering and dropped. The tail is long and is sometime docked.

His coat is soft and silky with feathering on the chest ,ears, tail and legs. His coats is medium to long and is silky.

The coat colors comes with tri-color, ruby, red, white, and black.

Training

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is intelligent and eager to learn, yet is guileless. The early socialization training is needed, and housetraining can be challenge. Without the early socialization training, some of them can be shy. They will respond very well to gentle training and highly praise.

The training should train with fairness, firmness, and consistency. Training is also important for them, as this breed is easy to spoil yet needs the same rules and guidance that other breeds require. You need to set the rules and limits for them to follow, what they allowed to do and what are not allowed.

They are easy to train dog breeds and respond well to the good obedience training.

Here are the dog training tips for your reference.

Grooming 

They requires a regular grooming. They need to brush with a firm bristle brush or comb with curry comb every other day, as the long and silky coat can mat. Bathe or dry shampoo when is necessary.

The hair between the pads on the feet need to trim always. Always clean the ears inside as their ears tangling and matting should be brush often.  It is needed to be clean inside of the ears regularly.

Remember to always check their eyes for prevent any infection.Daily grooming is needed if they play and run through the brush or wet grass.

These dog breeds is an average shedder.

Overview

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a adaptable, sweet, loving and friendly to everyone they meet. The Cavalier is gentle and friendly to the children and is trustworthy with other small pets. They is a good, gentle, great companion dog and is suitable to a whole families.

The Cavalier is so adaptable, they requires their owner to accompany and play with them always.  People with a busy life is not suitable to take these breeds back home.

Cavalier can said to be natural well behaved and easy to get along well with other dogs. They can’t be left alone whole day long. They are good to apartment life, small yard will be sufficient for them. However the very warm conditions are not suitable for the cavalier.

Chow Chow Dog Breed

The Chow Chow is a true masterpiece of dignity and beauty.

They attitude just like cats, very selfish, indepedent and stubborn.

BREED GROUP:  Non-Sporting Dogs

RECOGNITION: AKC, UKC, CKC
OCCUPATION:
  Hunter
HEIGHT:  46-56 cm
WEIGHT: 20-32 kg
COLOR(S): solid red, black, blue, cinnamon and cream, tan, gray, or a rare white
LONGEVITY: 10 to 12 years
EXERCISE: low activity level
GROOMING: Daily brushing recommended
TRAINING: Challenge

Origin

The Chow Chow originated in China. It is a very old dog breeds, this breed is known to have been in existence 2,000 years ago. Somes say that these breed is a cross breed between the Tibetan Mastiff and the Samoyed. They was bred for hunting, working dogs, guardian, sled puller, and boat guard.

These breeds of dogs was registered with the AKC in 1903.

Coat

The Chow Chow is a large and sturdy and a quite a dopey expression. He has two different varieties coat, which are smooth coat and rough coat. Both the rough and smooth coat have a thick, dense undercoat. The rough coat is straight and stands out from the body. The smooth coat is dense exterior coat with a softer undercoat.

The coat colors comes with red, solid red, black, cinnamon and cream.

Character

Chow Chow character is very quiet ,elegant, and is very independent dog breeds. They are most easily learned of the dog toilet manner. But their ruthless unique character, they just like cats, very selfish, indepedent and stubborn.

Training

The obedience and socialization training should start from an early age to ensure that he has an even temperament and stable personality. During the socialization training, he should meet all different kinds of people, especially children.

They requires a intense and extensive training with consistency, firmness, fairness, and patience.

Here are the dog training tips for your reference.

Grooming 

Grooming the Chow Chow long coat may requires some work. They is requires daily brushing with a soft bristle or curry bomb. Because this dog breeds is a seasonal heavy shedder, so that extra work may needed on these dog, when shedding is at its heaviest, daily brushing is better.

You may also need to have these dog for a proffesional groomed occasionally.

Overview

These dogs are alert and intelligent, and it can be difficult to get some Chow Chows to do anything that they do not want to do. They does better with an experienced dog owner who understands these breed temperament well.

They are quite good with children, and may reserved with the strangers because of his protective streak.