Pyrenean Mastiff

Pyrenean Mastiff: Dog Breed Information and Owner’s Guide

What is a Pyrenean Mastiff? The Pyrenean Mastiff is one of many breeds in the Mastiff family of dogs that descend from what experts believe were the first domesticated dogs, hailing from Molosser dogs originating in Phoenicia 3000 to 5000 years ago. Initially brought to Spain via Assyria, the Mastiffs [Keep reading …]

patterdale terrier

Patterdale Terrier: Dog Breed Information and Owner’s Guide

What is a Patterdale Terrier? The Patterdale Terrier is the product of centuries of Terrier breeding, and originate in the Lake District of England. These agile, energetic dogs were bred to hunt and kill vermin that posed a threat to farm crops and livestock. Today, Patterdale Terriers are most commonly [Keep reading …]

German Wirehaired Pointer

German Wirehaired Pointer: Dog Breed Information and Owner’s Guide

What is a German Wirehaired Pointer? German Wirehaired Pointers (called Deutsch-Drahthaar in German) are medium to large size dogs, descending from griffon type hunting dogs. Griffon dogs had tough, wiry coats and were bred as retrieving and pointing hunting dogs, beginning in Europe in the Middle Ages. The griffons were [Keep reading …]

black pitbull

Black Pitbull – A Quick Guide

What is Black Pitbull? Dogs commonly known as Pitbulls are in fact members of a specific group of dog breeds with similar features and temperaments. These breeds include American Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, American Bulldog, and Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Most of today’s Pitbull type dogs are descendants of a 19th-century [Keep reading …]