Breeding Boston Terriers is more than a passionate endeavor; it's a craft interwoven with science, ethics, and a deep appreciation for this uniquely American breed. As breeders, understanding the nuances of Boston Terriers, from their historical lineage as fighting dogs to their evolution into the affectionate companions we know today, is paramount. This journey, however, is fraught with medical, ethical, and emotional complexities.
One of the more polarizing debates in the canine world is the idea of breeding. Depending on who you ask, you may get different answers, so let’s weigh the advantages and disadvantages of dog breeding. You can determine your stance once you have both sides of the story.
Newborn Shih Tzu puppies begin to make noises shortly after their eyes open. They will also begin to try and get up and waddle around the whelping box at this time. Between three and four weeks you might want to provide newborn Shih Tzu puppies with a new safe daytime area for extra stimulation. A new larger area physically stimulates and mentally challenges newborn Shih Tzu puppies.
A pocket beagle was a very popular breed back in the 1300s and 1400s with royalty and was prized by the royal family. They were called pocket beagles because they were measured at no more than 9 inches at the shoulders. Currently the American Kennel Club, the standard that many breeders use for determining the health and other important factors of a dog breed, only recognizes beagles that are 13 inches or 15 inches in size. So what happened?
Choosing to do Bichon Frise breeding is a big decision and it is understandable if you feel a bit uneasy about starting the process. However, by following a few simple tips you can have your Bichon Frise breeding go smoothly and make the entire process more enjoyable for you.
Terriers are one of the most popular types of dogs around the world. There are seven different breeds of terriers in the top 50 most popular dogs in the world, and this isn’t by chance. Terriers as a group are lively, intelligent, playful, and generally very hardy and stout little companion dogs. They do have their own specific quirks and personalities, just as all other breeds do. Most terriers are relatively easy to care for as far as grooming is concerned but the Yorkshire terrier is a bit of an exception to the rule. Its fine coat requires regular grooming to keep it tangle and mat-free.