Ear Infections in Dogs: Recognizing & Treating the Signs & Symptoms

When you notice your four-legged friend is suffering from itchy or irritated ears, it’s important to examine him closely to see if it’s time for a trip to the veterinarian’s office. Typically, the result of bacterial or yeast (fungal) infections, ear infections are a common malady that dogs suffer from. However, it’s essential as a…

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Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever History & Background In Scotland during the 1800s, game was plentiful. Hunting was not just a way to get food anymore; it was a sport. Sir Dudley Courts Marjoribanks, a Scottish Lord, purchased the only yellow retriever in a litter of black retrievers and started training the dog for hunting. At the time,…

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Goldendoodle

Goldendoodle History & Background There isn’t an exact date or time when Golden Retrievers and Poodles were first bred, but they were first marketed by breeders in the early 1990s. It is thought that the success of the Labradoodle and Cockapoo brought about the idea of the Goldendoodle. With the temperament of a Golden Retriever…

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Great Dane

Great Dane History & Background The Great Dane originated from Germany in the 14th century, with the intention of having a boar-hunting dog. The Germans bred Irish Wolfhounds for their height, Mastiffs for their muscle mass, and Greyhounds for their speed. The breed has been renamed multiple times, starting off as the English Docke, then…

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