Tag - history

January 2018

history of english bulldog

The History of English Bulldog

The history of English Bulldog: they were originally developed in the 1600s for bull baiting: a blood sport in which a bull was tied to a metal pole or placed in a small pit, and dogs were set on the bull. The precursors of our modern English bulldog had little in common with today’s bulldog. They had more in common with Mastiffs and Pitbull terriers in shape.

November 2016

October 2016

September 2016

History of the Golden Retriever

History of the Golden Retriever

What does the average person imagine when they think of a family dog? They probably think of a Golden Retriever sitting in the hall, welcoming you home, smiling a joyful doggy smile, and wagging its tail. Perhaps David Rosenfelt put it best: “The face of a golden retriever feels like home.”

history of rottweiler

History of the Rottweiler

The Rottweiler: big and muscular, imposing yet calm. This dog looks like a typical guard dog that should be sitting in a yard wearing a spiked collar and barking at strangers. However, the Rottweiler has a very interesting history. While they are sometimes used as guard dogs, they are much more versatile than you might expect.

July 2016

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.