Hunting Dogs Vs Show Dogs – What’s the Difference?

Hunting Dogs Vs Show Dogs – What’s the Difference?

This past winter I attended a number of Sportsman Shows throughout the northeast where I performed numerous waterdog retrieving demonstrations, showing the versatility of the English springer spaniel and Labrador Retriever. What amazed me while speaking to the average outdoorsmen was that they were unaware of a spaniel or the Labrador Retrievers’ versatility, but rather…

Guard Dog Vs Protection Dog

Guard Dog Vs Protection Dog

In today’s world, people feel a need for security for themselves and their families. Some people want to keep their property or business secure from intruders. Although alarm systems can do the job, many people choose to get a dog instead. In certain breeds, this guarding and protecting is an instinct, and dogs have been…

What Is Canine Urolithiasis In Miniature Schnauzers?
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What Is Canine Urolithiasis In Miniature Schnauzers?

Urolithiasis in canines is a disease that can affect many different breeds. Miniature Schnauzers are particularly likely to develop this condition. Urolithiasis is caused by urolith (stones), calculi, or kidney stones in the urinary tract. The condition is also referred to as urinary calculi, cystitis, or bladder stones. They are very much like kidney stones…

Miniature Schnauzer – Things You Should Know
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Miniature Schnauzer – Things You Should Know

The sweet and likable Miniature Schnauzer is a delight to be around. He’s generally friendly and pleasant and makes a good pet for many kinds of households. General Appearance and Description The Miniature Schnauzer is a result of a cross between the Standard Schnauzer and the Affenpinscher, with perhaps a Poodle included in the mix…

Non-Sporting Dog Group
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Non-Sporting Dog Group

The non-sporting group dogs are sturdy animals with different personalities and appearances such as the Chow Chow, Dalmatian, French Bulldog, and Keeshond. Some, like the Schipperke and Tibetan Spaniel, are seldom seen. Others, however, like the Poodle and Lhasa Apso, are rather common. The breeds in the Non-Sporting Group are varied in size, coat, personality,…

Sporting Dog Group
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Sporting Dog Group

Sporting dogs make likable, well-rounded pets. Members of the Sporting Group include pointers, retrievers, setters, and spaniels. Known for their instincts in water and woods, many breeds still actively participate in hunting and other field activities. Owners of Sporting Group dogs need to realize that most require regular, vigorous exercise, something you should consider before…