Month: October 2012

EASY POST HURRICANE SANDY PET TIPS

Make sure that your pets are current on all vaccines.Some shelters will only take them in with proof of vaccines. Have a photo,hopefully your pet is microchipped and place all documents in waterproof container. Make sure that all pet carriers are the right size for each pet.Bring extra collars, muzzles and leashes. Extra blankets and…

IBIZAN HOUND

Also known as the Podenco Ibicenco and the Ca Eivissenc ,the Ibizan Hound naturally comes from Ibiza, Spain.This breed was favored by Spanish farmers and hunters and used to hunt rabbit and other small game. Description: This breed is large and athletic with a gentle face.It is very long and has a deep chest and…

HUNGARIAN DOG BREEDS KUVASZ

      Country of Origin: Hungary   Group: Working, AKC,Guardian   History: This breed is also an older breed that first arrived in Hungary from Tibet in the 13th Century. Also a hunter, sheepdog, guardian, and companion animal. This breed used to be very popular with  nobility.   Physical Description: The Kuvasz is a…

THINK DOG GIFTS FOR FIDO

1.  “Suitable for small to medium sized dogs, this solid red oak framed day bed has iconic design in pet sizes. A mid century modern aesthetic that accommodates dogs, cats, and their humans.” Modern Dog DayBed 2.  “They are made of food grade tin and come with a handy dandy one cup stainless steel scoop.…

ITALIAN DOG BREEDS- BERGAMASCO or the Alpine SheepDog

Image Credit: Wiki Also known as the Cane da Pastore Bergamasco, this herding breed is an ancient breed that is believed to be related to the Maremma Sheepdog.These intelligent dogs originate from Italy. Group: Herding History: Many believe that this breed descended from Asian herding dogs that initially came to Europe with nomadic shepherds.This breed…

JUST DINGOES AND DOGS! Canis Lupus Dingo

Do you ever get that panicky feeling that time is running out and soon the dingo will be extinct?   Image Credit: Wiki Many think that dingoes are primarily wild dogs. Yes, they are.They are natural hunters found throughout Australia, but at the same time they are also pets in homes and loved by many…

SERBIAN DOG BREEDS. SARPLANINAC

  Image Credit: Wiki The Sarplaninac is also known as the Yugoslavian Shepherd and the Illyrian Shepherd Dog. Country of Origin: Serbia and Macedonia History : The Sarplaninac is believed to have originated from the Tibetan shepherd dogs that were brought the Balkans from Asia.The Sarplaninac were bred as guardian dogs  in Sarplanina, which is…

FRENCH DOG BREEDS-BEAUCERON-BERGER DE BEAUCE

BERGER DE BEAUCE- BEAUCERON Country of Origin: France Group:Herding,UKC/AKC History: The Beauceron is a very old breed that dates as far back as the late 16th century.This great breed was rarely known outside of France.Although cousin to the mighty Briard,the Beauceron is not as playful.After the French Revolution, the Beauceron were used as herding dogs.There was…