Schnauzers are renowned for their versatility and ability to be trained to do a number of jobs, from watchful family guardian to all-around farm dog. They are intelligent, eager to learn and work, responsive to their handlers, and courageous. They make excellent family pets or working dogs. Any unprovoked aggressive or fearful behavior toward people is incorrect for this breed.Read More
Dogs bring light, love, and joy to the world and many people’s homes. In the United States, 38.4% of households own at least one dog. This translates to millions of families, with all those pets creating massive amounts of waste each year. While your furry friend means well, their lifestyle may be hurting the environment.Read More
Luckily, there are steps you can take as a pet owner to reduce your dog’s waste. Here are five to set you and your pup on the right path.
Today, many organizations are out to save the English Bulldog breed by adjusting stringent breed standards that reward for physical extremes (such as a flat head profile), to be less punishing and extreme. By allowing the English Bulldog to have a muzzle and less wide forequarter, the dogs are better able to tolerate heat, whelp naturally, breath better, and generally enjoy a better quality of life. No other breed is more deserving than the English Bulldog. Responsible breeders are on board with the newer style of conformation, which, ironically, is more in line with how the Bulldog originally appeared. CKC encourages all who know and love the English Bulldog to read the English Bulldog standard and strive to apply it to their dogs and breeding stockRead More
If you live on the West Coast, you may have to deal with wildfires. As a pet owner, you need to take preventative steps to ensure you and your animals are ready for an evacuation. There are a few suggestions you can use to keep everyone safe. It's not fun to talk about potential disasters, but you have to prepare for them adequately.Read More
The history of the Chinese Shar-Pei can be traced as far back as the Han Dynasty (200 CE), with Shar-Pei-like dogs being found on pottery dating back over 2000 years. Due to the shared demographics and geography, as well as some physical similarities, the Shar-Pei is believed to share common ancestors with both Chow Chow and Mastiffs. The ancestors of the modern-day Shar-Pei were originally used for hunting, herding, sentry work, the cruel sport of dogfighting, and even as a food source.Read More