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 […]
In this article, we have gathered some of the most unusual-looking dog breeds of the canine world. The heart wants what it wants!
Andean Tiger Hound: The groove that runs down the middle of a dog’s nose is unusually deep, giving this Bolivian breed the appearance of having a doubled nose! Used to track jaguars, this dog is exceptionally rare outside of Bolivia. They may be descended from the Pachón […]
So-called “teacup dogs” have captured a lot of media attention in the past few years. You may even have considered getting one. But what exactly is a teacup dog, and what are the pros and cons of getting one?
What is a teacup dog?
A dog is considered to be “teacup” sized if it weighs less than 2kg. Generally speaking, there are no teacup breeds; teacup dogs are usually the smaller […]
So-called “designer dog breeds” have become increasingly popular over the last few years. With names such as “Goldendoodle” or “Cockapoo”, these dogs are crossbred from existing breeds. The aim is to create a dog that has the best traits of its parents’ breeds, while avoiding some of the health issues associated with purebred dogs.
This crossbreeding is also a good way to introduce useful characteristics to a dog; for example, […]
What makes a dog “giant”?
Giant dog breeds are BIG. They are typically tall and often broad breeds that weigh over 45kg, like the Great Dane or Mastiffs. Size is an advantage when it comes to chasing prey, guarding a home, or rescuing travellers in the snow. Dog breeding as a hobby took off in the late 19th century, and breeders focused on breeding for extremes; for giant breeds, that […]
A guard dog, sometimes called a watchdog dog, is a dog that is used to guard property. Guard dogs watch out for intruders, or unexpected people and animals. As well as deterring intruders, guard dogs may also alert their master of the intruder’s presence. Guard dogs are trained only to give warning of strangers, and will not harass his/her master or other familiar people.
What makes a dog a good […]
There are so many excellent reasons to get a dog for your teenager. Perhaps he or she’s been asking for ages. Maybe you’re worried about your teenager spending too much time indoors, glued to their computer screen. Perhaps you want to teach them about responsibility, or to encourage their love of exercise and the outdoors. Your teenager may need a companion, or needs a pet to help them feel […]
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.
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.
Ghenghis, your cat has been reigning over your heart for quite a few years now. Over a span of few years, Ghenghis learned to trust you enough to allow you to scratch its belly for approximately three seconds before swatting and scratching your hand and leaving in a flurry. This relationship gives you the perfect measure of unreciprocated attention that you got Ghenghis for in the first place. However, […]
Lying on your back in bed, staring at the ceiling for what feels like hours. Your apartment hasn’t quite felt this empty in quite a while. There’s nothing to look forward to on your way home from work – and at least there, there is some company.
These miniature bundles of weapons grade cuteness are adapted to evoke these reactions out of even the most rational of people. We have nature to thank for this as the human brain has evolved to take special notice of cute physical features like disproportionally large, round heads with big round eyes and large foreheads commonly found in infants and small animals.