Breed of the Week – Weimaraner The breed of the week is the Weimaraner, a medium sized hunting dog. Some of y’all might know this breed via Goose, or because of Sesame Street. He said ironically. I think this took place at Hogwart’s. Y’all didn’t know there were Weims at Hogwart’s? Me either. What is … Read moreBreed of the Week – Weimaraner
Dogs of Jones We have a new occasional feature for Wednesdays called The Dogs of Jones Natural Chews, for lack of a better title (feel free to brainstorm titles in the comments). Wednesday has traditionally been dog breeds, but I’m running out of local breeds to photograph. Rather, breeds I haven’t already featured. And the … Read moreDogs of Jones Natural Chews, Melissa
Chihuahua – To Have or Not To Have? I’m going there. I’m going to talk about the Chihuahua today. Is the Chihuahua the right dog for you? For your family? I have had a lot of misconceptions about this wee dog. Let’s work through some of them today, shall we? For starters, here’s what the … Read moreChihuahua – To Have, or Not to Have?
Bernese Mountain Dog Today’s Bernese Mountain Dog post is gently recycled. I’m settling in to the temporary digs at my mom’s house pretty well. Our dogs have it easier than we do – they’re accustomed to hanging out at grandma’s house for a couple of days at a time, so they seem happy and more … Read moreBernese Mountain Dog
Shih Tzu – Bred for Love Is it true? Is the shih tzu bred for love? This little Ewok of a dog? It’s true. Read what the American Shih Tzu Club has to say: Every dog has a reason for being. Our reason is strictly to give love. We don’t hunt, pull, track or attack. … Read moreShih Tzu – Bred for Love
Pomeranian, Breed of the Week Pomeranians are little dogs, purse size dogs. A Pomeranian is a sweet dog. Mostly. I met a super cute one just last week. Today’s post is gently recycled – I’ve met some super sweet Pomeranian’s since the writing of this post, as well as some yappy brats. As with children, … Read morePomeranian, Breed of the Week
What Is a Merle Dog? I met a beautiful blue merle dog, a Great Dane this weekend, Harper. He’s everything a Great Dane should be – soft mouth, a leaner, huge, laid back. What is a merle dog? What have you heard about merles? I’ve heard that merles are prone to insanity. Is it true? … Read moreWhat is a Merle Dog?
Best in Show, Affenpinscher Westminster happened! Who watched? Did you see the beautiful Ewok that won? An Affenpinscher! Banana Joe, an Affenpinscher, won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog show for 2013. Congratulations Banana Joe! What on earth is an Affenpinscher? Of course I went straight to the AKC breed page to find … Read moreAffenpinscher, Best in Show