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How much does a Cavapoo cost?

The Cavapoo is a dog with serious appeal! For many dog devotees this is the best, cutest and most lovable designer dog of them all. Part Poodle, part Cavalier King Charles Spaniel… the Cavapoo, or Cavadoodle, is a dog that is becoming more and more noticed. And it is being chosen more and more by families and dog lovers around...
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How big do Cavapoos get?

In recent years ‘designer breeding’ has become very popular amongst professional breeders. This is the combining of two popular breeds to make healthy, strong mix breeds. One of the most popular of all is the Cavapoo.  First professionally bred by breeders in Australia in the 1990’s this dog has boomed in numbers and notoriety.  Part Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, part Poodle,...

How to Choose your Neapolitan Mastiff!

Okay, you’re seriously thinking about buying a Neapolitan Mastiff, but before you do, you might want to take some of the following points into consideration to make sure you get the one that is the most suitable for you. After all, it’s a big decision, and the better informed you are, the easier the choice. Who is suited to this...
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The Rising Popularity of Dogs in Dubai and the Emirates

Part 1 Once you may have only noticed the noble Saluki in the seven Emirates, but now the popularity of dogs in the United Arab Emirates is growing rapidly. In Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and elsewhere, the variety and number of dogs is plain to see. The Emirates is a country of many expats, with over 80% of the population originating...

Miniature Bulldog or Mini English Bulldog?

So, just what is a Miniature Bulldog? As there is often a grey area here, it’s Important you know that there are Mini Bulldogs, and then there are Mini English Bulldogs. These types should not be confused with each other! The former being a cross/mix breed (Bulldog with Pug, Boston Terrier or/and French Bulldog) and the latter being a pure-bred...

Most Popular Small Breed Dogs

Being very portable, easily adaptable to different climates and more affordable in maintenance, it is no wonder that small breed dogs are growing in popularity. Noted for being lively and energetic, they make terrific pets for apartments and are comfort dogs as well. People living alone or the elderly feel better with them around. The following small dogs are popular...

How to Choose an English Bulldog

More so with this breed than others, there is a vast difference in quality, and unfortunately there are a lot of not so good looking Bulldogs out there. To help your important decision, we’ve complied this guide. WHO IS SUITED TO THIS BREED? The English bulldog, the pride and symbol of Brittan. Nowadays, a great companion with a gentle/docile demeanour,...
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The dangers of Inbreeding – Dalmatians and hearing loss

Inbreeding of dogs is quite a significant problem. In the quest for getting the "Perfect Dog", breeders try and wipe out variations within breeds, and this leads to a progressively smaller gene pool to choose from. What this means, is that the pups that are born are more likely to have "defective" genes that manifest themselves as congenital conditions. That...

How to Find the Perfect Rottweiler Puppy!

I think there are very few dog lovers, who can deny that a purebred Rottweiler has an immensely noble bearing. With German perfection in the canine form, a Rottweiler is sure to turn (the right) heads. A person, who is truly a Rottweiler lover will know that this stunning – and often misunderstood - breed is one of the most...
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What is a Teacup Puppy?

"Teacup" is a weight category which means 4-pounds or less. Teacup puppies are not common. Research has shown that Teacup births are substantially less than 1% of all dog births. Teacups, when compared to the general dog population, are very rare - and the demand far exceeds the supply. Teacup puppies have always existed and it seems like they are...