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Small is beautiful

If you are looking for a pal, Japanese Chin is the right choice for you as this is the breed whose sole purpose is to serve as a companion to man. Japanese Chin is an amazing breed. When they get excited, many will do something called ‘Chin Spins’. This is when they whirl around in excitement when they see their pet parents or are getting ready for a game or car ride. Many Chins also inherit the…

White as snow!

Striking, loyal, intelligent and willing to please... these qualities best describe the White Swiss Shepherd Dog (WSSD) who makes excellent companion. Originally bred as herding, working and draft dog, the White Swiss Shepherd Dogs (WSSDs) have now become companion dogs or protector dogs. WSSD retains many of the wonderful traits of the German Shepherd Dog (GSD), but has a more compliant…

Belgian Shepherds: Huge Bundles of Energy!

Strong, powerful, intelligent, and hyperactive – a Belgian Shepherd is an awesome combination of good looks and intelligence. They will follow you like a shadow but yet have a mind of their own. Loving and lovable, this breed will literally keep you on your toes – you can never put on fat if you have a Belgian at home! The Strong Persona As the name suggests, the Belgian Shepherd originated from…

The loyal ones!

When we talk about loyal dogs, which breed comes to your mind? Most likely, you are thinking about German Shepherds or GSDs or Alsatians – their loyalty, strength and intelligence are beyond comparison. Here’s more on this popular breed. The popularity... According to the statistics of American Kennel Club, GSDs are among the top five popular breeds in the United States. The unique name... The…

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog loving all the way!

Happy, jovial and loving – a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog (GSMD) craves attention and human company. But, this is not the breed for everyone as they need a master with strong leadership skills. If you have the skills to handle him, bingo…you have an ideal family pet. Perhaps the most striking aspect about the GSMDs is their size and beautiful three-colour coat. But, before you bring home a GSMD,…

Lovable Labs!

One of the most popular dog breeds, Labrador Retrievers not only make excellent companions but are also popular as working and assistance dogs. Zanjeer, a Labrador, detected arms and ammunitions used in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts while Lucky and Flo sniffed nearly two million pirated counterfeit DVDs in Malaysia. Former US President Bill Clinton had Labradors Buddy and Seamus as part of his family…

Amazing Akitas!

Large dogs with mesmerising oriental eyes, quiet but intelligent, Akitas form excellent companion animals. An Akita named Hachiko became immortal after he patiently waited at the railway station for his master to return for almost 10 years, oblivious of the fact that his master had died when he was at work. A statue of Hachiko still greets everybody at the Shibuya Station in Japan. The Akitas are…

Truly Golden!

A Golden Retriever is one of the most popular breeds. Charming looks, golden locks, friendly disposition, eager-to-please demeanor – a Golden Retriever has everything you can ask for in a family dog. Amazing Golden Retrievers Friendly, kind, and well-mannered dogs. They are intelligent and easy to train. Devoted to their pet parents, they are extremely good with children. A Golden Retriever is the…

Stunning Shih Tzus!

Amongst so many dog breeds around the world, only a few can compare to the glamorous looks of a Shih Tzu, or his arrogant carriage or his undying love for his pet parent. He is a complete package of beauty, love and pride. Here’s more about these gorgeous K9. The historical facts… The Shih Tzu Kou means “Lion Dog” and they were known as “holy dogs” in Tibet. The first recorded history of this…

Bearded Collies: fun-loving beautiful chaps!

A Beardie is a winsome, funny, loving, sometimes silly, sometimes pouty, adorable, curious, persistent creature, in short, close to humans. Just be prepared to brush long hair, wet beards in your lap, and muddy pawprints in the wrong places at the wrong time.... Otherwise, they’re like peanuts. You can’t stop with just one. Tailwaggers literally! The Bearded Collie is a medium-sized dog with…

Bichon à Poil Frisé The little fluffy pooch

White as snow with contrasting black eyes and black pigmented nose, Bichon a Poil Frise will steal your heart with his happy, lively, playful and friendly attitude. Come fall in love with these tiny bundles of joy. The Bichon Frise is a playful, lively and gay little dog. His pure white, fine, silky and loose curly coat makes you want to keep him close. With a friendly and outgoing temperament,…

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: the little bundle of endless joy

An active, graceful, well-balanced dog, very gay and free in action, fearless and sporting in character, yet at the same time gentle and affectionate…that’s how a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is. Come fall in love with this wonderful breed. <!-- --> A royal heritage… “History tells us that King Charles II was seldom seen without two or three spaniels at his heels. So fond was King…

6 sensational breeds of all times

Ravishing Lhasa Apso Flowing tresses, beautiful expressive eyes...Lhasa Apso has everything a poet wants. Small but sturdy: A Lhasa Apso is a small sized dog but is quite sturdy for his size. Beautiful mane: His dense coat is straight and long. Most popular colours are gold, cream and honey, though multi-colours of brown, grey and black are also found. Devoted to pet parent: They are friendly…

Shar Pei: Wrinkles you’ll fall in love with!!

Who likes wrinkles? But, covered from head to toe with wrinkles, these Chinese dogs leave everyone at awe! Regal, proud, intelligent and absolutely clean dogs…that’s how the Shar Peis are. When we lost our Boxer dog, we were heart broken and thought we would never find a wrinkly headed dog to love again. That was the time when somebody mentioned that he could cheer me up with one look at…

Jack Russell Terrier: A ball of energy

Jack Russell Terriers change your life...completely. They give your life a purpose, entertain you and create focus in your lives…what more can you ask for? Katies kids Your life will never be the same when you choose a Jack Russell as a companion. They are a great match and meaningful addition for humans who are intelligent and outgoing. We have had Jack Russells for over ten years and enjoy…

Dogue De Bordeaux

Strong, powerful and imposing… a Dogue De Bordeaux is a dog with a substance. Their powerful aura is pawfectly complemented with a harmonious temperament. One of the most ancient purebred dog, Dogue De Bordeaux (DDB) or the French Mastiff is also popularly known as the ‘National Guard Dog of France.’ Massive and powerful, this dog is a good companion dog…with natural instincts to guard and…

An ode to the Bakharwal dog

Some of our exotic Indian breed dogs are on the verge of extinction. One such rare but enduring breed is the Bakharwal dog. Here’s more on this fascinating Kashmiri Sheepdog. The provenance… The origin of the Bakharwal dog is Pir Panjal mountain area of Hindukush and the Himalayan belt of the Indian subcontinent habitat for more than 300 years. They are the oldest breed of central Asia, rarely…

Dashing Dobes

Elegant in appearance, loyal, intelligent–that’s the Dobe for you. A well-bred, properly trained and disciplined Doberman is a wealth of joy for the family. Here’s more on this powerful and noble breed. Protective, watchful and fearless, a Doberman’s affection towards his family is unlimited, says Javinder of Jaspar’s Kennels. You need to be blessed with one to know what it means to have a Dobe.…

Recognising and loving our Indian Treasure Forever

The proud heritage… India boasts of approximately fifty breeds of dogs of which only five are recognised by the Kennel Club of India. From the deserts to the mountains and from the tropical forests to the harsh rocky plateaus, each terrain is represented by its own unique breed of dogs well suited to its climatic conditions, geographical features and local needs. The value and significance of the…

English Springer Spaniel The showstopper!

One of the world’s best show dogs, English Springer Spaniels are intelligent and fun-loving pooches…eager to be an inseparable part of your family. Evolved with time “I have been blessed with many wonderful Springers over the past forty years. My first was perhaps my most special. He was born in 1972 and went home with me when I was just twenty years old. He became my best friend and constant…