The Samoyed

The Samoyed

The Samoyed, otherwise referred to as a Spitz, is one of the worlds’ oldest dog breed and gets its name from the nomadic Samoyed people who came from Asia to North West Siberia in the 19th century. The original breed was used for herding reindeer, hunting bears and...
To tug or not to tug?

To tug or not to tug?

Many dog owners choose to play games of tug with their dogs, believing that it is a healthy, fun game of play which creates a strong bond between dog and owner, but there are deeper messages being given that aren’t always good for the dog’s overall well being. I saw a...