Rottweiler Information

Rottweiler Temperament & Size They are a large breed, muscular and powerful dog with a short thick coat. They have distinctive colouring mostlyblack with tan markings on the cheeks, muzzle, paws and legs. These versatile dogs are used in a variety of disciplines including herding, guarding, search and rescue, guide dogs for the blind, police…

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Scottish Terrier Information

Scottish Terrier Temperament & Size A Scottish Terrier is a small but resilient terrier with a muscular body and neck, they are short-legged and sturdily built. The Scottie should have large paws adapted for digging. Erect ears and tail are salient features of the breed. Their eyes are small, bright and dark brown or nearly…

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Shetland Sheepdog Information

Shetland Sheepdog Temperament & Size Affectionately known as the Sheltie, this breed has a thick double coat with a fluffy undercoat that comes in a variety of colours including sable, blue merle and tricolour. It is high maintenance and requires regular grooming. Correct diet and regular feeding is paramount as they are prone to weight…

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Siberian Husky Information

Siberian Husky Temperament & Size This medium sized dog has a thickly furred double coat, that can be seen in a variety of colours including pure white, grey, red, sable, agouti (some hairs are black at the root and at the tip and have yellow or beige band at the centre) and black & white.…

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Shar Pei Information

Shar Pei Temperament & Size This medium sized exotic looking dog is renowned for its deeply wrinkled skin, blue black tongue and its large ‘hippopotamus like’ head. They have a short coat that can be seen in a variety of colours including fawn, red, sand, cream, black, lilac and blue even though the words”Shar-Pei” translate…

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Staffordshire Bull Terrier Information

Staffordshire Bull Terrier Temperament & Size Hardy, medium sized, powerfully built dogs that are muscular all over. They have a low maintenance smooth, short coat. They prefer human company to the company of other dogs. Staffordshire Bull Terrier Life Span & Health Problems The life expectancy of a Staffordshire bull terrier is approximately 14 –…

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Weimaraner Information

Weimaraner Temperament & Size Their short, smooth coat and striking eyes give it an aristocratic appearance. The colour of the coat comes in many hues, ranging from mouse grey, charcoal blue to silver grey. Less commonly the breed also comes in blue or black. They have webbed feet which help them to be excellent swimmers.…

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Welsh Corgi Pembroke Information

Pembroke Welsh Corgi Temperament & Size All Corgis, including the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, carry the achondroplasia gene which causes dwarf like characteristics, i.e. short limbs yet normal size body. They have a low maintenance short double coat which needs occasional brushing. They require more attention during their two seasonal moults. Welsh Corgi Pembroke Life Span &…

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West Highland White Terrier Information

West Highland White Terrier Temperament & Size Affectionately known as the Westie, this breed have a self-assured but cheerful temperament but are stubborn occasionally. It is imperative that they are correctly trained and that the owner is the dominant party to avoid behavioural problems. They sport a solid white, double coat which requires regular brushing…

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Whippet Information

Whippet Temperament & Size The Whippet is sweet-natured, docile, yet playful and athletic, medium sized dog and is fantastic with children, which makes them an excellent family pet. They will happily relax on the couch but also enjoyvigorous bursts of exercise occasionally reaching speeds of up to 35mph. They have a short, smooth, easy care…

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