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History of the domestic dog

The Origin of the Domestic Dog

Every breed of domesticated dog, from the Chihuahua to the Doberman, is descended from the wolf. Exactly how they became domesticated remains a mystery and we’ll never know exactly how or why…

Bird, Dog and Cat

Superstitions and Myths

Superstition plays a big part in our lives. Who hasn’t “touched wood” to prevent bad luck or found a four leaf clover and believed they will have good luck for the rest…

Introducing the Pet-Nup

Relationship break up’s are never easy and they become even more difficult when faced with the dilemma ‘who gets the dog?” During a messy break up, it’s often the people involved who…

The Ultimate Dog Movie Quiz

Are you guilty of shedding a tear or two at your favourite dog film? Whether it’s ‘Marley and Me’ or ‘Lady and the Tramp,’ many of these films have a special place…

Boston Terrier Portrait

Boston Terrier Breed Information

The Boston Terrier originated from Boston, Massachussets, USA. In 1870 an American man called Robert C. Hooper imported a dog said to be the ancestor of Boston Terrier, a breed created from…

All You Need to Know About Crufts

Crufts History Charles Cruft worked for a dog biscuit manufacturer and regularly attended dog shows in Great Britain and around the world. While at the shows, he grew concerned that the events…