The Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkie is one of the most popular breeds at Gudog, only coming behind the cross-breed and the Labrador.
It was born from the union of various English breeds, like the Paisley Terrier, the Waterside Terrier and the Clydesdale Terrier.
As you well know, the Yorkshire Terrier is a very caring dog and very protective of their family, although slightly wary of other dogs. In many cases they usually stand up to other dogs that are much bigger than them, regardless of the consequences. They are very brave! Continue reading
How many of us have wanted to have a Golden Retriever at some point in our lives? The fame that these adorable dogs have is well earned. Initially bred as hunting dogs, now they are a part of millions of homes worldwide where they not only care for the family but, in many cases, they make their companion’s life easier. Continue reading
There are many theories about the origin of the Chihuahua. It is believed that the Chihuahua comes from an an ancient breed from Central America called “Techichi” that lived in the Toltec civilisation. The Aztecs conquered the Toltecs, welcoming the Techichi into their civilisation. According to representations and paintings of the discovered Techichi, the Toltec civilisation believed that the Techichis were “magic” dogs, that they could cure illnesses and guide the Toltecs towards eternal life. The Chihuahua as we know it today was discovered in the city Chihuahua (Mexico) in 1850.
Going for a walk is one of the best activities for your health. Who wouldn’t find a good walk relaxing after a hard day? This activity is necessary for the physical and mental health of your dog, and it involves much more than just taking them out onto the street or into the garden to do what they have to do. When we accept the responsibility that a dog brings to our lives, we have to be aware that, to give them an acceptable quality of life, we will have to take them for a walk a few times a day. For this reason, one of the first things that we must learn when they come home with us, and especially if they are a puppy, is to calmly take them for a walk on the lead. Continue reading
It is probably one of the main worries for those of us who share our lives with dogs and also one of the main questions we ask canine educators:
“I am worried about letting my dog off the lead in the street in case they don’t come back”.
“When we are in the park and I call my dog they never come back”.
“My dog runs away from me when I want to take them home”.
“What do I do so that my dog comes back to me when I call them?” Continue reading
The command “sit” is the first stage in the learning process for many dogs and owners, given that it employs the dog’s spontaneous skills.
We want to teach you two simple techniques so that your dog responds to this basic command and starts to learn to control themselves and sit when you ask them to. Continue reading
A collection of cute, funny and just generally entertaining gifs of our four-legged friends.
The ‘my dad is dancing in public’ look
We are all familiar with those big doe eyes our dogs gives us when we’re tucking into our Friday night take away, or Sunday roast. It is near impossible to turn down their longing gazes, especially when the food smells so good.
If you have a dog, you will know the perils of trying to fit in enough exercise for them around your hectic schedule. As much as your dog loves walkies, it can be a chore and sometimes lonely for many of us. Continue reading
Here at Gudog we love to bombard your brains with some cool facts, obviously about our canine best friend. So here it is, our list of 5 interesting things we think you will enjoy. Continue reading