Interesting facts about Papillons

The Papillon also called the Continental Toy Spaniel, is a breed of dog, of the spaniel type. One of the oldest of the toy spaniels, it derives its name from its characteristic butterfly-like look of the long and fringed hair on the ears. A Papillon with dropped ears is called a Phalene, which translates to … Read more

Interesting facts about Vizslas

The Vizsla is a breed of sporting dog whose ancestors were probably brought to Hungary by the Magyars more than 1,000 years ago. Developed on the open plains of Hungary, it was bred to be a swift and cautious hunter, wary of alerting its quarry. Its name means “searcher” or “tracker” in Hungarian. The Vizsla … Read more

Interesting facts about Whippets

The Whippet is a dog breed of medium size. It is quite similar to the greyhound, though smaller in size. Typically, it can run as fast as 55 kilometers (35 miles) per hour, making it the fastest dog breed of its size. The name “Whippet” is derived from an early-17th-century word, now obsolete, meaning “to … Read more

Interesting facts about Weimaraners

The Weimaraner is a large dog that was originally bred for hunting in the early 19th century. It possesses traits such as speed, stamina, great sense of smell, great eyes, courage, and intelligence. The breed is characterized by an alert, well-balanced stance and is valued as an aggressive hunter, good companion, and watchdog. The average … Read more

Interesting facts about Belgian Shepherds

The Belgian Shepherd is a breed of medium-sized herding dog from Belgium. It is also known as the Belgian Sheepdog or the Chien de Berger Belge. The Belgian Shepherd is a diligent, loyal, and highly intelligent dog breed. The intense and hard-working Belgian Shepherd is extremely well-suited to become a working dog, especially in police … Read more

Interesting facts about Shetland sheepdogs

Shetland sheepdog, also called Sheltie, small working dog developed as a herd dog for the small sheep of the Shetland Islands, Scotland. The dog resembles the rough-coated collie but in miniature, and like the collie it is descended from an old breed of Scottish working dog. Despite their smaller stature, the Shetland Sheepdog is a … Read more