Golden Retriever Information

Golden Retriever Temperament & Size Golden Retrievers are considered large-sized dogs. They are particularly appreciated for their kind and friendly temperament. They tend to form strong bonds with their owners and can often be protective of family members. Golden Retriever Life Span & Health Problems Golden Retrievers boast a lifespan averaging 11 to 12 years.…

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Labradoodle Information

Labradoodle Temperament & Size As with most crossbreeds, it is quite difficult to consistently predict temperamental characteristics of puppies, or other things such as consistent size or fur type. However, there are some traits in their appearance and character that seem to occur frequently. They normally have a low-shedding coat with either a fleece-like or wooly…

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Afghan Hound Information

Afghan Hound Temperament & Size This tall breed dog has a fine, single layer coat which protected them against temperature extremes in their native land. Their coat is high maintenance and requires regular grooming. An extremely speedy and agile runner, the Afghan is a sighthound, which means it hunts by sight. These dogs have a…

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Airedale Terrier Information

Airedale Terrier Temperament & Size The largest of all terriers, they have a dense wiry coat which is mostly black and tan, with occasional white hairs. This requires regular brushing and clipping. Due to their outgoing, non-aggressive and friendly nature and athletic build they are suitable pets for active people and families. These dogs are…

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Alaskan Malamute Information

Alaskan Malamute Temperament & Size This large dog has a thickly furred double coat that can be seen in a variety of colours including grey, black & white, sable (red undercoat with dark grey outer coat) or red. Comparisons are often made between the Malamute and the Siberian Husky, Alaskan Husky, or the Alaskan Klee…

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Australian Cattle Dog Information

Australian Cattle Dog Temperament & Size Medium sized dogs with a short double coat in a variety of colours including red speckled, blue, blue-mottled or blue speckled. Distinctive features include the mask and Bentley’s mark. The mask consists of a black or red patch around one or both eyes and Bentley’s mark appears as a…

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Australian Shepherd Information

Australian Shepherd Temperament & Size These medium sized dogs have a thick weather resistant coat found in colours including blue merle, black, red merle and red. They are renowned for their distinctive eyes which may be any shade of brown or blue.  They may have two different coloured eyes which tends to be linked to…

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Australian Silky Terrier Information

Australian Silky Terrier Temperament & Size They are petite, light boned, energetic dogs with a silky, flowing and smooth coat on the back and sides of the body which can grow up to six inches in length. Also known as simply the Silky Terrier, these dogs have distinctive coat colouring including grey and white and blue…

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Basset Hound Information

Basset Hound Temperament & Size Basset Hounds have a calm disposition, are extremely friendly and great with children, which make them excellent companions and family pets. However their activity level is low in comparison to some other breeds. They are large, short legged dogs with a short and smooth coat adorned with various colours. They…

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Beagle Information

Beagle Temperament & Size Cheerful, gentle and playful dogs, that are not only beautiful but are also excellent with children and other animals. Most commonly tricolour, a mixture of white, black and brown, but can be found in any hound colour. They have the best developed sense of smell of any dog. These dogs love…

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