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
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.
Pablo Picasso had a Dachshund called Lump, named after the German word for ‘Rascal’. Picasso was once cited as saying, ‘Lump, he’s not a dog, he’s not a little man, he’s somebody else.’ It is reported although Picasso had many dogs, Lump was the only one he took in his arms.
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
Today Gudog team presents you some interesting facts and tips about English Cocker Spaniel. Did you know that these intelligent dogs originated in Spain – just like Gudog did! So, have a read about one of the UK most favourite breeds and don’t forget to keep in touch with us via our Facebook and Twitter accounts!
Gudog team found out that today is the #BorderTerrierDay on Twitter. We couldn’t let the opportunity slip and so we share with you some interesting facts and tips about these awesome dogs. And remember – soon you will be able to leave your pooch in the experienced hands of Gudog’s caregivers. Continue reading
1. Dalmatians are born completely white. The spots usually appear within three weeks after birth.
2. The first guide dogs were trained in Germany during World War I, to enhance the mobility of returning soldiers who were blinded.
3. Apple and pear seeds contain traces of arsenic which may be fatal for a dog. (Keep in mind, we are talking just about the seeds!)
4. A dog’s sense of smell is a 1,000 times more sensitive than that of humans.
5. The only sweat glands that dogs have are in the pads of their pawss
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