The Plott Hound

I met Dale and owner Jason the other day as they were going for their daily walk. They are my neighbors who live on the street behind me. I’ve never run into them walking before. However, I am glad they stopped to say, “Hello.” I want to give a shout out to Dale and Jason! … Read more

Do Beagles Make Good Family Pets?

What’s white and black, walks on two legs and has a best friend named Woodstock?   Snoopy is arguably the most famous beagle there is. He happens to be my favorite cartoon dog. You would think that the Beagle would be my favorite breed. However, Marmaduke and Scooby-Doo, as well as my own Great Dane … Read more

4 Fool-Proof Ways to Keep Your Dog Off of the Couch

4 Fool-Proof Ways to Keep Your Dog Off of the Couch Dogs are our furry companions, our best friends, our kids. They are members of the family so why shouldn’t they be able to sit on the couch with us? Well, because not everyone wants the dog on the couch. Some of us have allergies … Read more

The Azawakh Hound

ORIGIN The Azawakh Hound is a native breed of West Africa. He hails from the Sahel region of the Sahara Desert and is named after the Azawakh Valley in the Sahara. He was originally bred as a hunting dog. However, due to the lack of game in the region, his skills are used to guard … Read more

The Chiweenie – I’ll Have One to Go Please!

  The Chiweenie is a cross between a Dachshund and a Chihuahua. This mix breed gained popularity in the 1990s.  They are among the cutest of the small dog breeds. As soon as you see one you just want to scoop him up and hug him tight. Characteristically they will have the long lean body … Read more