Author - Liz Mallia

August 2016

Best dog breeds for children blog

10 Best Dog Breeds for Children – Let Us Help to Decide

There are many factors that will help you choose the ideal dog for your family, such as how much time you have to look after one or how much space you have. However, you should also consider a dog breed known for being child friendly. Here are some of the top ten dog breeds that are great for kids.

Dog Swallowed Salt Water

What to Do If Your Dog Swallowed Salt Water

Many dogs love to visit the beach: games to play, sand to roll in, and plenty of water to splash around in. But there are a few hidden dangers at the beach, such as your dog drinking salt water. Although a few sips of sea water shouldn’t hurt your dog, you could be in trouble if your pooch drinks a larger amount. Here’s our advice on what to do […]

Keeping Your Dog Safe at the Beach in Dubai

In Dubai there are certain places where you aren’t allowed to walk your dog, including public beaches. Luckily there is a list of beaches and other places where dogs are allowed, such as a beach near the Jebel Ali Resort & Spa, and a beach opposite Dubai College on Al Safouh Road. You can also take your dog to “open water” beaches, though try to keep away from the […]

July 2016

Banned Breeds of the Middle East

In the Middle East, dogs are traditionally thought of as unclean animals. Working dogs, such as those used for herding or guarding, are accepted, but aside from the prized Saluki, dogs are traditionally kept out of the house. Touching a dog is said to make one impure, and many people are nervous or even afraid of dogs.

The Most Expensive Dogs of the World

Pedigree pups aren’t cheap: after all, you’re paying for all the time and effort the breeder has put into breeding and raising the puppies. Certain canine bloodlines from champion dogs, whether it is for agility, hunting, or showning, often lead to increased prices. Both popular and rare breeds can be expensive, especially if there’s a demand for them.

June 2016

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel | New Doggy

The History of King Charles Spaniel

The regal King Charles Spaniel is a silky-furred companion dog with noble origins. The King Charles’ ancestors were probably Toy Spaniels: silky little dogs often depicted in the art of Gainsborough, Velasquez, Rubens, and other artists of the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries – such was the popularity of the Toy Spaniel.

what to consider when buying a dog

What to Consider When Buying a Dog?

Maybe you’ve wanted a dog since you were a little kid, or maybe you’ve recently discovered how much you would love to have a canine companion. But before you rush over to the computer and start searching, remember that a dog is not just for Christmas, but for life! Here are just a few things you should consider before you get a dog.