Know Your Breed

Know your breed: Pomeranian

With an air of self-importance that belies its diminutive size, the Pomeranian exudes cheeky confidence. Notoriously bossy and blessed with a cute fox-like face, this little character is the ideal companion dog — if you can keep him in his place…

Know your breed: Greyhound

Know your breed: Greyhound

Known as the world’s fastest couch potatoes, Greyhounds are a very special breed of gentle snugglers. Let’s take a closer look at this elegant breed, with a history that goes back at least hundreds of years. Being extremely fast and agile, yet exceptionally loving and docile, the Greyhound has a loyal following. And like the …

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Know your breed: Vizsla

Know your breed: Vizsla

With its toned, muscular body and graceful posture, the Vizsla sure is one fine-looking animal. Energetic, athletic and eager to please, this medium-sized pointer dog is the ideal companion dog for the active, outdoorsy kind of person.   Origins and nature Going as far back as the 10th century, the Vizsla has its origins as a …

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Know your breed: Pekingese

Tiny, confident and utterly adorable, the Pekingese is a companion toy dog in every sense of the word.  With its distinctive squashed muzzle and lion-like mane, this breed is about looking proud and graceful, with a personality far, far bigger than its minute size.   Origins The Pekingese is an ancient breed dating back 2000 years, …

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Know Your Breed - Maltese

Know your breed: Maltese

It’s fair to say that as far as the Maltese go, people’s opinions are divided. They either love it, or they look at its well-groomed snow-white coat with a perplexed expression, thinking: “What’s up with that dog?” Whichever side you’re on, you’ll have to admit that the Maltese is one of the most recognizable breeds …

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