The Bocker is a crossbreed between the Beagle and the Cocker Spaniel, both of which have a calm temperament and have a relatively small physique. Hence, the Bocker dog is an ideal family companion for everyone, especially parents with kids. Given that Bocker is intelligent and devoted, it will go to great lengths to impress its owners.
A Double Dapple Dachshund is a breed variant of the Dachshund that is known for its distinctive coat markings. It is a result of mating two Dapple Dachshunds. The offspring will have two copies of the merle gene responsible for the dapple pattern. The double-action of this pattern control gene results in the unique markings that set it apart from single dapples and other coat pattern variants of the Dachshund breed.
Known for its darkly pigmented muzzle, the Black Mouth Cur dog breed is as beautiful inside as it is out. Having a non-aggressive temperament and high energy levels, Black Mouth Cur is thought to be an ideal companion for families with older kids.
Australian Shepherds do shed, judging from the length and volume of hair they typically have on their bodies, but the amount of hair that falls off this pooch’s body can be said to be manageable, compared to the volume of hair shed by dog breeds known to shed a high volume of hair, all year round.
Yes, French Bulldogs do shed. However, this is not surprising because all dogs shed in various volumes. French Bulldogs experience minimal shedding throughout the year and tend to lose their undercoats during the summer and the winter, in order to adjust to the varying temperatures.
One of the leading causes of ill health and death with Dachshunds is obesity. Obesity is one of the biggest health issues faced by small dogs like dachshunds. Despite having playful and active personalities they are prone to being overweight for several reasons. It is more often than not as a result of inadequate exercise associated with other conditions that affect mobility. It may be due to an unhealthy diet or poor feeding practices in terms of quantity and frequency. Finally, the weight issues may be as a consequence of other hormonal disorders like diabetes and hypothyroidism.
The Akitas are an elite dog breed bred to hunt bears and known to be very loyal and faithful hunting companions. Hence, they are often intimidating and not friendly around kids and strangers, especially if not socialized early or trained at all. Akitas can easily adapt to cold environments, making them ideal for owners living in colder climates.
Lemon Beagles are purebred Beagles mainly categorized by their distinct white and lemon yellow color. A Lemon Beagle is typically born white, and its tan color gets more pronounced with age.
According to pet experts, an adult Yorkie sleeps around 13 to 18 hours a day, while a Yorkshire puppy sleeps between 16 and 22 hours. Also, these adorable breeds tend to take many short naps during the daytime.