There aren’t many purebred dog breeds that originated in the United States, but the Boykin Spaniel is one of them. Hailing from Boykin, South Carolina, they were sometimes called «swamp poodles» because of their bird dogs and ability to forage in the marshlands.
They are also a newer dog breed when it comes to established dog breeds as developed in the 20th century. The Boykin Spaniel was recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) in 2009 and they are considered members of the Sporting Group.
Can having a puppy help people deal with depression, anxiety and stress?
Yes! More than any other animal, puppies, which of course grow up to be dogs, have evolved to become highly attuned to humans, especially our behavior and emotions. While dogs can understand many of the words we use, they are even better at interpreting our tone of voice, body language and gestures. And like all good human friends, a loyal dog will constantly try to gauge your emotional state to understand what you are thinking and feeling.
While most dog owners boast about the joy of having a furry sidekick, many are unaware of the physical and mental health benefits you can experience when playing with or snuggling up to a pup. There are mental, emotional and social health benefits to bringing home a loving pup.
Final Thoughts Using Air Tags
Air tags could potentially revolutionize pet safety for years to come, allowing us all to have peace of mind knowing our four-legged friends are safe wherever they may roam. However, don’t rush out and get an air sign for your pet. Apple has not approved the use of aerial signals to track pets.
Nevertheless, this story shows that the air sign saved his life! Would you get an air tag for your dog? Watch the video
What is a Shih Tzu?
The Shih Tzu is a wonderful toy dog with long fur that puts even the best show dogs to shame. It is not difficult to spot a Shih Tzu in the wild. In fact, they are famous for their lovely underbite and dark pearly eyes.
The Shih Tzu breed has a long, royal history in ancient China. Do you know why they make some of the best lap dogs? That’s because Shih Tzus were originally bred to warm the laps of the Chinese elite, and in some cases, emperors as well.
Malamute-Pei (Alaskan Malamute & Shar-Pei Mix)
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A true mix of work and play, the Malamute-Pei is the result of Alaskan kindness Malamute and diligent Shar-Pei for work.