Tag Archives: dog breeds

Breeder Regrets Creating the Designer Dog

Posted on: February 12, 2014 - No Comments

In an interview that sounded eerily like the story of Victor Frankenstein, the creator of the Labradoodle expressed deep regret in creating the breed, the original "designer dog" that started the modern day trend. Wally Conron developed the Labradoodle when he was working for the Royal Guide Dog Association of Australia. He needed to develop Read More

Mixed Breeds Join the Westminster Dog Show

Posted on: January 20, 2014 - No Comments

The Westminster Dog Show isn't just for purebred dogs anymore. For the first time since the famous dog show began almost 140 years ago, the Westminster Dog Show will opening its doors to mixed breed dogs. The First Masters Agility Championship will include purebred and mixed breed participants. This agility trial will be a skills-based Read More

Breeds Matter

Posted on: December 23, 2009 - 2 Comments

Have you ever heard the analogy that dogs are like two-year-old children?  Having had both, I can assure you there is some validity to this statement.  Both require simple logic and commands, immediate praise, both get into things you never dreamed they would, and both can knock you over with their unabashed exuberance.  (And we Read More