Beagle
Beagle Breed Information

Beagles have been a recognised breed in England since the 1830s and came about from breeding a number of breeds including the Talbot Hound, the North Country Beagle, the Southern Hound, and possibly the Harrier. Before then the name Beagle was used as a generic term to describe several small hound breeds.

Bassett Hound Portrait
Basset Hound Breed Information

Breed History The Basset Hound is a short legged breed of the hound family. Originating in France it was bred from the bloodhound to hunt rabbits. The name Basset is derived from…

Basenji Breed Information

The winner of Crufts 2001 – The Basenji The Basenji is a hunting dog originating from central Africa, going back four thousand years. One of the earliest accounts of the breed where…

Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Cattle Dog Breed Information

The Australian Cattle Dog (ACD) was developed in the 19th century to herd wild cattle over long distances, when the available breeds of dogs began to prove inadequate for the demands of…

Borzoi
Borzoi Breed Information

The Borzoi originated from Russia where they were bred to hunt wolves for the Russian aristocrats. As a favourite of the Tsar family, the breed was not widely traded and were only…

Border Collie Portrait
Border Collie Breed Information

Overview Belonging in the herding group, the Border Collie originated in the border country between Scotland and England. Formerly called the “Scotch Sheep Dog”, the Border Collie helped sheep herders organise and…

Cat Anatomy and Fascinating Facts

Having produced a few fun and interesting infographics on our canine friends, we thought it was high time we did the same for those felines. We know that you loved our light-hearted…

Embryonic, Puppy and Dog Development

Following on from our dog anatomy, dog world records and dog training information infographics we’ve researched how a dog goes from just a couple of a cells to a walking, barking canine…

Dog Anatomy in Pictures

Human and Dog Anatomy are, unsurprisingly, quite different… although there are similarities. In the third of our summer infographic series we give a fun, light-hearted look at the inner workings of our canine friends!

Hamish McBeth Grooming Kits

We asked Holly, our budding Cocker Spaniel volunteer, to try out the Hamish McBeth Grooming Kit. Fortunately for us, Kate, her owner, was able to provide us with the written review! Keep…