January 22, 2018

Breed Profile: American Cocker Spaniel

Breed Profile: American Cocker Spaniel

By Alisha Corsi With their ever-wagging tails and bubbly personalities, it’s no wonder that the American Cocker Spaniel has held the title of America’s most popular breed for a total of 18 years! Their love for people and animals has endeared them to several presidents, including Richard Nixon (who could forget his famous “Checkers Speech”), […]

Benjamin the Doxie

Benjamin the Doxie

ADOPTED! Meet your adoptable dog of the week: Benjamin. Benjamin is a 1 year old Standard Dachshund. This regal-looking boy was wandering the streets of Manatee County. When he was picked up, he was severely emaciated as well as heart worm positive and taken to the shelter at Manatee Animal Services. Thankfully, the great people […]

Maltese Profile

Maltese Profile

by Lauren R. Tharp The Maltese has one of the most recognizable looks in Toy breeds.  So many people, from Halle Berry to Milhouse from The Simpsons, have recognized the “pet potential” in this gentle, playful, breed; is it any wonder that they’re the 19th most popular breed in America?   Physical Traits Size & […]

Breed Profile: Boxer

Breed Profile: Boxer

by Lauren R. Tharp Originally used for dog fighting, the Boxer would stand on its hind legs, striking out at its opponent with its front paws like, well, a boxer!  Officially recognized as a breed in 1904, the Boxer is currently the 7th most popular breed in the United States.  Many celebrities have taken a […]