2021 has been an interesting year so far: COVID-19 continues, the delayed 2020 Summer Olympics finally happened, and billionaires are blasting off into outer space. The ability to work from home has allowed many of us to spend more time with our beloved dogs, and encouraged many more people to get a dog of their own. In honour of our canine companions, we’ve put together a list of the […]
What are the best dogs for women? Well, the answer isn’t so simple: which women? What are they like? What about their lifestyles and preferences? It’s impossible to select a dog breed that is perfect for each and every woman in the world. That’s why we at NewDoggy have put together a wide variety of dog breeds in a helpful list, to help you to decide which breed is […]
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.
The Boston Terrier is a very popular breed. It’s easy to see why: they’re cute, friendly, and intelligent. Their small size means that they are just as happy in an apartment as in a villa, and they get on with just about everyone. You would never suspect that this charming little dog started out as a fearsome fighter!
The English Cocker Spaniel is as comfortable rushing through the undergrowth after game as it is playing fetch in your garden. This breed is very popular, and it’s easy to see why.
The Maltese Hunting Dog (Kelb tal-kaċċa ta’ Malta) has been flushing out game from wheat fields and retrieving shot carcasses since its inception, hiding its staggering efficiency from the limelight of the world’s most lovable work dogs.
The Labrador Retriever is perhaps the quintessential pet dog, and is it any wonder? This breed has a lot going for it: its gentleness and friendliness, combined with intelligence and beauty. The qualities have led the Labrador Retriever to excel in many fields. They make great assistance and therapy dogs, excel in search and rescue and detection work, and of course make excellent pets.
Purebred dogs, they are all the rage nowadays. But what does it mean for a dog to be purebred? Pure breeding is a concept in genetics where individuals of similar genetic composition are bred together in an attempt to retain as uniform a genetic composition as possible.
When you think of African dog breeds, your mind will probably go to the Rhodesian Ridgeback, bred to hunt lions, or to the majestic Azawakh, used to guard livestock in West Africa. You might not think of a small, fluffy dog that originated in Madagascar: the Coton de Tulear, affectionately known as the Cotie or Coton.
From a war dog of Rome to a prized farm dog, and finally to a beloved companion animal; the Cane Corso has played many roles throughout the breed’s history. This robust, loyal dog has been prized for its intelligence, loyalty, and hardiness: no wonder they remain so popular today.
This Eurasian breed is gaining fame for its size and courage. The Caucasian Mountain Dog is an ancient Molosser dog bred to protect homes and flocks from jackals, wolves, and bears in the harsh Caucasus mountains.
Breed specific legislation is a term referring to a set of laws enacted in order to protect the citizens of a community from dangerous dogs by categorising specific breeds as dangerous. These breeds are generally either banned or prospective owners often need special permits that can be acquired after undergoing intense scrutiny. Dog breeds often targeted by these laws are usually those that have the classical “Pitbull” look, such […]