• Affenpinscher

    Who wants a toy dog? Everybody adores one, you know the cute way they wag their tail when running to welcome its owner, oh a sight! That is one of the reasons you can’t have enough of this terrier-looking chubby-face puppy. Highly curious, active and adventurous is the Affenpinschers. Discover more about our Affenpinscher puppies for sale below!

    So, now that you have found the perfect dog choice, wouldn’t you like to know its parents or learn a little about its background? Sure, you will… here we go.

    History of Breed 

    The Affenpinscher was originally bred to hunt rats and mice in stables. This breed eventually graduated their way into German households and were used as very loving companion dogs. They have a long history of being loyal and outgoing dogs whose popularity has spread around the globe much thanks to their many amazing attributes.

    Personality and Temperament

    This breed is known for having a very energetic, charming, and outgoing personality. They tend to have a very warm and approachable demeanor and are fun to be around. Affenpinschers are loyal dogs that enjoy human interaction and bonding time. They make terrific family pets and do well with children in the household. They are known for their loyalty and eager to please attitude.

    Appearance and Grooming 

    Affenpinschers do not shed, but they do require routine stripping so that their coat does not become too unruly or sloppy. They should be brushed two to three times a week with a short slicker brush and combed with a metal rake comb. Bathing this breed every two weeks will help allow its coat to stay clean and healthy looking. It is also important to clip this breed’s nail on a routine basis.

    Care and Feeding

    Affenpinschers are active dogs and do need sufficient amounts of energy to feel their best.

    The correct ratio of meat-based protein and micronutrients, as well as healthy carbs and fats, will

    keep this breed healthy. Many Affenpinscher owners recommend feeding this breed two meals a day, spaced about twelve hours apart. It is also very important to remember to provide your dog with proper dental care. It is suggested that his teeth get cleaned a minimum of three times a week. Failing to keep his teeth clean can contribute to health issues.

    Breed Size and Life Expectancy 

     The Affenpinscher stands between seven to twelve inches tall.

    This breed weighs between seven and ten pounds.

    The average life expectancy for this breed is between twelve years and fourteen years.

    Interesting Breed Facts 

    Fact: This breed is a professional rat and mouse hunter.

    Fact: This breed is known to train with ease.

    Fact: This breed loves exploring the great outdoors with family.

    Frequently Asked Questions about the Affenpinscher

    Are Affenpinschers friendly with children?

     Not quite with small children because they are possessive of their stuff and territory.

    Are Affenpinschers a good dog option for first-timers?

     No, they are not, because Affenpinschers are very active and stubborn, they can be difficult to house-train.

    Can Affenpinschers cope with other pets?

     Yes, they tolerate the company of other animals 

    Are Affenpinschers apartment dogs?

    Yes, they can cope very well in apartments and houses too.

    Do Affenpinschers need daily exercises?

     Yes, they need daily walking to maintain good mental and physical vigor.

    Can Affenpinschers be left alone?

     Yes, they can cope well alone.

    How often do Affenpinschers need grooming?

     Weekly trimming is fine or in two weeks and regular brushing of the teeth and nails trimming too, especially if you have them in your apartment.

    Can Affenpinschers cope in cold weather?

     Yes, they can cope well.

    Can Affenpinschers tolerate the hot weather?

     No, they are not friendly with hot temperatures.

    Do Affenpinschers have straying abilities?

     Yes, they are adventurous dogs and can wander off if left unattended.

    Petland is honored to offer first-class Affenpinscher puppies, and our caring team of puppy specialists will help answer any questions you may have.

  • Akita

    Coming out all-powerful, independent and full of wits are the strains of a dog breed one a Japanese descent and the other an American but share similar characteristics and gives the most lovable look you would wish for on a dog’s face. This docile buddy is known to look aloof at strangers but harps lively around its family and has both the American breed and the Japanese breed regarded as one in all countries except the U.S. Discover more about our Akita puppies for sale below!

    History of Breed 

    The Akita dates back at least 1,000 years as a human companion and helper. This breed was originally called a Matagiinu. They were medium-sized landrace dogs bred to serve as hunting companions. The Akita Matagiinu were prized because they were fearless in their tracking and holding of bear and wild boar, and they were extremely loyal to their owners.

    Personality and Temperament

    This breed is known for having a very loyal, protective, and alert personality. They adore their family and make great watchdogs. Training this breed at a young age is important as they are strong and energetic dogs. They do well with children and other pets in the home generally if they are introduced while still puppies.

    Appearance and Grooming 

    Akitas do require regular bathing and brushing. This eye-catching dog can be bathed as frequently as weekly up to no longer than every four weeks.  With their double coats, proper bathing and drying techniques are very important. Being sure to clip this dog’s nails on a routine basis is also highly recommended.

    Care and Feeding

    Akitas are very energetic dogs and do need ample amounts of energy to feel their best.

    The correct ratio of meat-based protein and micronutrients, as well as healthy carbs and fats, will

    keep this breed healthy. Many of their owners recommend feeding this breed two meals a day, spaced about twelve hours apart. It is also very important to remember to provide your dog with proper dental care. It is suggested that his teeth get cleaned a minimum of three times a week. Failing to keep his teeth clean can contribute to health issues.

    Breed Size and Life Expectancy 

    The Akita stand between twenty-four and twenty-nine inches.

    This breed weighs between seventy and one hundred pounds at full maturity.

    The average life expectancy for this breed is between ten to twelve years.

    Interesting Breed Facts 

    Fact: This breed at one time, was restricted to the Imperial Family and the ruling aristocracy.

    Fact: This breed loves the great outdoors and thrives with outdoor family activities.

    Fact: This breed is very loyal and protective of his family.

    Frequently Asked Questions about the Akita

     Are Akitas friendly with other dogs?

     No, Akitas get aggressive towards other dogs and animals too, but if exposed to socialization early they may get well quite fine.

     Are Akitas friendly with children? 

     Yes, Akitas love playing with and protecting the kids but needs proper training.

     Do Akitas adapt well to an apartment?

     Yes, Akitas fit in just fine when their basic exercise needs are met.

     Are they good for first-timers?

     No, Akitas require a lot of patience and effort to give the right training, so not a good choice for first-timers.

     Are Akita’s loud barkers?

     No, Akitas are calm and only bark when they sense some threat.

     Can Akitas cope alone?

     Akitas can get good alone for hours but if left alone regularly, they may feel neglected and get destructive.

     How often do Akitas need exercise?

     Akitas need minimal exercises every day is enough to have a happy dog.

     How much grooming do Akitas need?

    To prevent matting problems, the coat should be brushed 2 to 3 times every week, once a month bath, regular brushing of the teeth and trimming of its nails.

     Can Akitas tolerate hot weather?

     No, Akitas are not fans of humid temperatures.

     Are Akitas tolerant of cold weather?

     Yes, they love it all thanks to their double coat.

    Petland is honored to offer first-class Akita puppies, and our caring team of puppy specialists will help answer any questions you may have.

  • Afghan Hound

    With its ring-like tail and one-of-a-kind silky coat, the Afgan hound is one of the smartest dogs ever. The Afghan hound expresses such an amazing hunting prowess and has been a handy and most loved breed from its home country of Afghanistan and now the darling of anyone in search for added security. Discover more about our Afghan Hound puppies for sale below!

    History of Breed 

    The Afghan Hound is a breed of dog developed as a hunter in the hill country of Afghanistan. This breed was once thought to have originated several thousand years ago in Egypt, but there is no firm evidence for this theory. The Afghan Hound was brought to Europe in the late 19th century by British soldiers returning from the Indian-Afghan border and its popularity has grown since.

    Personality and Temperament

    This breed is known for having a very energetic, loyal, and focused personality. They tend to

    have a very easy going and approachable demeanor and are fun to be around. Afghan Hounds are loyal dogs that thrive on human interaction and quality time. They make very good family pets and do well with children in the household. They are known for their caring, loyalty and eager to please attitude.

    Appearance and Grooming 

    Afghan Hounds do have long coats and do require routine grooming to look and feel their best. They should always be bathed prior to grooming due to the consistency of their coats. A quality grooming spray should also be considered to moisten their coat before brushing. Always brush from the skin out, using your blow dryer to part the hair. Being sure to clip this dog’s nail on a routine basis is also highly recommended.

    Care and Feeding

    Afghan Hounds are playful dogs and do need sufficient energy to feel their best.

    The correct ratio of meat-based protein and micronutrients, as well as healthy carbs and fats, will

    keep this breed healthy. Many of their owners recommend feeding this breed two meals a day, spaced about twelve hours apart. It is also very important to remember to provide your dog with proper dental care. It is suggested that his teeth get cleaned a minimum of three times a week. Failing to keep his teeth clean can contribute to health issues.

     Breed Size and Life Expectancy 

     The Afghan Hound stands between twenty-five to twenty-seven inches tall.

    This breed weighs between fifty to sixty pounds.

    The average life expectancy for this breed is between twelve to fourteen years.

    Interesting Breed Facts 

    Fact: This breed is a considered to be hypoallergenic.

    Fact: This breed is known to do well with other pets in the house.

    Fact: This breed is considered very smart but can be stubborn.

    Frequently Asked Questions about the Afghan Hound

     Are Afghan Hounds loyal dogs?

     Yes, they are very affectionate and loyal to their owners.

     Are Afghan Hounds friendly with kids?

     Yes, they love to lie around and are calm most of the day, making them a good pet around children.

     Are Afghan Hounds friendly to strangers?

      Yes, they get finely along with strangers.

     Are Afghan Hounds good for apartments?

    Yes, Afghan hounds can cope finely in apartments, houses and outside. But you will need to engage it a lot more in the apartment since it is an active dog.

     Can Afghan Hounds cope alone?

     Yes, but you will need to practice this early so that they grow accustomed to it.

     Do Afghan Hounds require regular exercises?

     Yes, as hunting dogs, a mile a day is important.

     Can Afghan Hounds tolerate cold weather?

     Yes, because of their thick coat.

     Can Afghan Hounds survive in hot weather?

     No, their thick coat will make it very uncomfortable.

     Do Afghan Hounds need much grooming?

     Yes, they need daily coat brushing, regular teeth brushing and nail trimming and weekly bathing.

     What is Afghan Hounds average lifespan? 

     Afghan hound can live up to 12 to 14 years.

    Petland is honored to offer first-class Afghan Hound puppies, and our caring team of puppy specialists will help answer any questions you may have.

  • Alaskan Malamute

    Devoted, loyal, awesomely friendly, these are a few of the qualities that trail the Alaskan malamute, sharing a striking semblance with the husky, Alaskan malamute is one of the largest groups of domestic arctic dogs. Discover more about our Alaskan Malamute puppies for sale below!

    The first thing that will probably capture your liking for this dog, at first sight, will be its adorable brown colored almond-shaped eyes and its graceful massive appearance.

    The Alaskan Malamute is also loved greatly and desired because of its power, strength, and endurance. Let’s travel down and find out more reasons to love this wolf-looking dog, though dreadfully looking but has the warmest personality in a dog.

    History of Breed 

    The Alaskan Malamute was believed to be bred by the nomadic Inuit tribe, Mahlemut, of the Kotzebue Sound of northwestern Alaska. These dogs were originally used to hunt seals, protect their owners by fighting off polar bears, and haul heavy loads filled with food or camp supplies at low speeds over great distances. This is a working breed of dog whose loyalty and focus is one of his best attributes.

    Personality and Temperament

    This breed is known for having a very energetic, eager to please, alert, and pleasant personality.

    They tend to have a very warm and approachable demeanor and are pleasant to be around. Alaskan Malamutes also enjoy spending time with their family and are known to bond quickly. They make very good family pets and do well with children in the household.

    Appearance and Grooming 

    Alaskan Malamutes do require regular bathing and brushing. This dignified dog can be bathed as frequently as weekly up to no longer than every five weeks. With this double coated breed, proper bathing and drying techniques should be used for best results. It is also important to make sure his nails are clipped on a regular basis.

    Care and Feeding

    Alaskan Malamutes love to be active and do need enough energy to sustain their needs.

    The correct ratio of meat-based protein and micronutrients, as well as healthy carbs and fats, will

    keep this breed healthy. Many of their owners recommend feeding this breed two meals a day, spaced about twelve hours apart. It is also very important to remember to provide your dog with proper dental care. It is suggested that his teeth get cleaned a minimum of three times a week. Failing to keep his teeth clean can contribute to health issues.

    Breed Size and Life Expectancy 

    The Alaskan Malamute stands between eighteen and twenty-five inches tall.

    This breed weighs between fifty to seventy-five to ninety pounds at full maturity.

    The average life expectancy for this breed is between ten and twelve years.

    Interesting Breed Facts 

    Fact: This breed dates back a long time with roots noted 5,000 years ago. The first settlers of North America kept Alaskan malamutes as their companions and as work dogs.

    Fact: This breed was used during World War I when 450 Alaskan malamutes were shipped to France to deliver supplies to French army troops isolated in mountain outposts.

    Fact: This breed loves the outdoors and does great with a family who does too.

    Frequently Asked Questions about the Alaskan Malamute

    Are Alaskan Malamutes good for first-time owners?

    Alaskan Malamutes demands a lot of training and being a stubborn dog may be difficult to housebreak. So, not a great option.

    Are Alaskan Malamutes apartment dogs?

    No, Alaskan Malamutes are highly active breeds and love to run around, confining them to a spot does not fit with their personality and needs.

    Can Alaskan Malamutes cope alone?

    Alaskan Malamutes are very devoted dogs and enjoy the company of its family, leaving it alone for long may trigger depression and they may get aggressive and react unpleasantly.

    Are Alaskan Malamutes loud barkers?

    Not quite unless there is a reason but Alaskan Malamutes take a liking to rhythmic howling when they have similar dog breeds around the neighborhood.

    Are Alaskan Malamutes good watchdogs?

    Malamutes are very friendly dogs. They are warm towards everyone they meet and may not be very good for guarding.

    How big can Alaskan Malamutes be?

    Females can be 23 inches and 70 pounds while the males will take 25 inches and 110 pounds.

    How often do Alaskan Malamutes shed their coat?

    Males shed their coat once every year while the females shed twice mostly during their heat season.

    Are Alaskan Malamutes friendly with children?

    Yes, Alaskan Malamutes are with older children but great care should be taken with toddlers.

    Are Alaskan Malamutes friendly with the hot weather?

    No, because of their thickly-coated body, humid temperatures are not good for them.

    What is their estimated lifespan?

    The Alaskan Malamute can live up to 12-14 years.

    Petland is honored to offer first-class Alaskan Malamute puppies, and our caring team of puppy specialists will help answer any questions you may have.

  • English Springer Spaniel

    Developed primarily as a gun dog, the dog specializes in flushing and springing its prey. The English Springer Spaniel is a great dog known for its agility, versatility and good tracking ability. Discover more about our English Springer Spaniel puppies for sale below!

    This dog breed is obedient which makes it a dog you won’t have a problem hanging out with. Among this breed are the show dogs and the field dogs.  The field dogs have fit appearances making them look more dangerous than the ones used for the show. 

    Some characteristics of the show dogs are droopier ears, dewlaps and dangling flews. They are more heavily boned than the more agile field bred 

    History of Breed

    The English Springer Spaniel was originally bred as a hunting dog. Specifically, they were used to “flush” or “spring” game, which means they would chase birds into flight so that hunters could spot them. English Springer Spaniels were also trained to retrieve game.

    Personality and Temperament

    This breed is a very alert, happy, and focused breed that is known for its warm and loving personality. They have upbeat personalities and a warm and approachable demeanor. This breed makes a fantastic family pet and has remained very popular as such for generations. They have won the hearts of many families over the years thanks to their amazing qualities.

    Appearance and Grooming

    The English Springer Spaniel does best with a warm bath every four to six weeks. Daily brushing of its coat will help make this pup shine and feel his best as well as prevent matting.  Routine nail clipping is also very important and should not be forgotten.

    Care and Feeding

    English Springer Spaniels are active dogs and do need ample amounts of energy to feel their best. The correct ratio of meat-based protein and micronutrients, as well as healthy carbs and fats, will keep this breed healthy. Many of this breed’s owners recommend feeding this dog two meals a day, spaced about twelve hours apart. It is also very important to remember to provide your dog with proper dental care. It is suggested that his teeth get cleaned a minimum of three times a week. Failing to keep his teeth clean can contribute to health issues.

    Breed Size and Life Expectancy

    The English Springer Spaniels stands between nineteen and twenty inches tall.

    This breed weighs between forty to fifty pounds.

    The average life expectancy for this breed is between twelve and fourteen years.

    Interesting Breed Facts

    Fact: English Springer Spaniels and Cocker Spaniels used to be the same breed.

    Fact: This breed enjoys outdoor activity time with family and loves to explore.

    Fact: This breed trains with ease and makes a great family pet.

    Top Ten Frequently Asked Questions about the English Springer Spaniel

    Can I neuter my Springer Spaniel?

    Yes, however, it is recommended to have the process gotten over with when they are between the ages of four and nine months’ old.

    Do Springer Spaniels shed a lot of hair?

    Yes, the Springer Spaniel is a very hairy species, having two coats of hair that can make the to be a big deal to groom

    Are English Springer Spaniels good with toddlers?

    The Breed is an easy-going species and relates well with children. however, children should be taught the appropriate ways to interact with dogs to avoid provocation.

    Do English Springer Spaniels relate well with other animals? 

    Yes, the Spaniel springer is extrovert and very friendly. It becomes easily friendly with other animals. However, it is important to grow your pets together from a tender age for a better relationship among them

    What is the cost of an English Springer Spaniel?

    Getting a puppy English Springer Spaniel can cost as much as $1000 to $3000. Prices vary. Please contact us for availability and cost.

    Do they Springer Spaniels drool?

    No, the Springer Spaniels don’t drool

    What is their life expectancy?

    The English Springer Spaniel Is expected to live between the ages of 12 to 14 years.

    Do English Springer Spaniels relate well with strangers?

    Yes, the dog breed is willing to give anybody a try at friendship. The dog’s friendliness seems not to have a boundary

    Can English Springer Spaniels become overweight?

    Generally speaking, the Springer Spaniels are not likely to become overweight, however, they should be fed moderately to keep a favorable balance of the body.

    What illnesses easily overcome the English Springer Spaniels?

    The breed is susceptible to any bacterial and viral infections, also Elbow dysplasia and otitis externa which are the only major health challenges the breed can face.

    Petland is honored to offer first-class English Springer Spaniel puppies and our caring team of puppy specialists will help answer any questions you may have.

  • German Pinscher

    The German Pinscher, also known as Deutsche pinscher or Standard Pinscher, is a type of pinscher that originated from Germany. It is a most sought- after dog due to its beauty, elegant appearance, intelligence, versatility, and temperament. They are one of the smaller breeds in the working-dog group. The German Pinscher is an excellent guard dog. Discover more about our German Pinscher puppies for sale below!

    History of Breed

    The German Pinscher originated in southern Germany and was first entered into German records as a smooth coated Pinscher in 1885. The Pinscher was one of the foundation breeds in the origins of the Doberman Pinscher and the Miniature Pinscher. The Smooth-Haired Pinscher and the Wire-Haired Pinscher were originally one breed with two coat varieties. The breeds were officially divided in the early 1900’s with the wire hair pinscher being renamed the “Schnauzer” and the smooth haired variety remained the “Pinscher”. These medium-sized dogs were initially bred from early European herding dog breeds.

    Personality and Temperament

    This breed is charming, social, and an active. They enjoy the company of their family and love your attention. They are very loyal to their family and can be protective of them. They do have a caring personality which is why many families enjoy them. They are strong dogs and it is suggested that positive reinforcement training takes place at a young age.

    Appearance and Grooming

    Grooming a German Pinscher is fairly easy due to their smooth and short coat. As a finishing touch, use a grooming mitt or a rubber curry and massage in a circular motion. This will stimulate the release of natural oils in addition to the removal of any loose hairs. Bathing this pup should take place every four to five weeks and remembering to clip his nails on a regular basis is important.

    Care and Feeding

    German Pinschers are semi active dogs that do need ample amounts of energy to feel their best.

    The correct ratio of meat-based protein and micronutrients, as well as healthy carbs and fats, will keep this breed healthy. Many of this breed’s owners recommend feeding this dog two meals a day, spaced about twelve hours apart. It is also very important to remember to provide your dog with proper dental care. It is suggested that his teeth get cleaned a minimum of three times a week. Failing to keep his teeth clean can contribute to health issues.

    Breed Size and Life Expectancy

    The German Pinscher stands between seventeen and twenty inches tall.

    This breed weighs between twenty-five and forty-five pounds.

    The average life expectancy for this breed is between twelve and fourteen years.

    Interesting Breed Facts

    Fact: These pups enjoy swimming with their family.

    Fact: This breed does not generally have a “dog smell” that other breeds have.

    Fact: This breed is a smart and semi easy to train breed.

    Top Ten Frequently Asked Questions About the German Pinscher

    How do I care for a German Pinscher?

    You can care for a German Pinscher by brushing her coat with a cloth or rubber mitt as needed, at least every week. You can also brush their teeth at least twice a week to remove tartar buildup and the bacteria that lurk in it.

    What is German Pinschers life expectancy?

    The German Pinscher has an average lifespan of 12-14 years

    What is the diet plan for a German Pinscher?

    A German Pinscher can be fed with high-quality commercial dog food. Real meat, bone and organ meat (liver, heart, kidney) is the best food for your dog. Also, fresh fruits and fresh vegetables are very good to add to their diet plan but should be in small quantities. Make sure to feed your dog the best quality dog food; one that not only agrees with your dog but that you can afford. 

    What is the average size of a German Pinscher?

    The German Pinscher is a medium-sized dog that averagely weighs between 25 to 45 pounds (11-20 kilograms), and typically 17-20 inches (43-51 centimeters) in height.

    What group is the German Pinscher in?

    The German Pinscher is categorized in the “Working dog group”.

    Do German Pinschers smell?

    German Pinschers do not have a smell.

    Are German Pinschers hypoallergenic?

    No, German Pinschers are not known to be hypoallergenic.

    Is German Pinscher same as a Dobberman Pinscher?

    No. Although they share certain similarities in their standards, they are two distinct breeds. 

    Are German Pinschers good family dogs?

    Absolutely yes! They make great watchdogs. They are good with children, especially older children from ages 9 and above. They are suspicious of strangers. They have a strong vermin-hunting instinct so they may not be suitable for homes with small pets such as rodents. 

    What are the common health problems of German Pinschers?

    Although the German Pinschers are generally a healthy breed, one should look out for certain health problems such as cataract, thyroid disorder, elbow dysplasia, von Willebrand disease, and cardiac disease.

    Petland is honored to offer first-class German Pinscher puppies and our caring team of puppy specialists will help answer any questions you may have.

  • English Toy Spaniel

    The English Toy Spaniel is an affectionate, yet reclusive breed of dog. Just like its name implies, it has its roots among the English and is quite popular in the United Kingdom. Although these furry animals are quite small and weigh only about fourteen pounds, they can also be quite aristocratic or haughty. Discover more about our English Toy Spaniel puppies for sale below!

    History of Breed

    The English Toy Spaniel is a very old breed of dog with a distinguished ancestry. Royalty of Europe and England have long enjoyed this ancestor to the dogs of today. The royal Stuarts, early fanciers, such as King Charles I, gave their name to the breed. This pup has a very long history of making a fantastic family pet.

    Personality and Temperament

    This breed is happy, gentle, calm, and loving. They are known for their outgoing and caring personalities and overall warm and very approachable demeanors. They are not known to show aggression and have a very well-balanced temperament. This breed makes a fantastic family pet and has remained very popular for generations.

    Appearance and Grooming

    The English Toy Spaniel does best with a warm bath every four to five weeks. Daily brushing of her coat will help make this pup look and feel her best. It will also help to cutback matting and shedding. Routine nail clipping is also very important and should not be forgotten.

    Care and Feeding

    English Toy Spaniels are not overly active dogs but do need ample amounts of energy to feel their best. The correct ratio of meat-based protein and micronutrients, as well as healthy carbs and fats, will keep this breed healthy. Many of this breed’s owners recommend feeding this dog two meals a day, spaced about twelve hours apart. It is also very important to remember to provide your dog with proper dental care. It is suggested that his teeth get cleaned a minimum of three times a week. Failing to keep his teeth clean can contribute to health issues.

    Breed Size and Life Expectancy

    The English Toy Spaniel stands between ten to twelve inches tall.

    This breed weighs between ten and fifteen pounds.

    The average life expectancy for this breed is between twelve and fourteen years.

    Interesting Breed Facts

    Fact: These pups were companion dogs for royalty.

    Fact: This breed enjoys outdoor activity time with family and loves to explore.

    Fact: This breed has roots dating back to the 1500s.

    Top Ten Frequently Asked Questions  About the English Toy Spaniel 

    What Does the English Toy Spaniel look like? 

    The English Toy Spaniel weighs only about fourteen pounds and is a small breed of dog. It has a domed head and shiny black eyes which give it a perpetually cute appearance. It comes in different varieties which are very similar but are different in terms of color. Each variety has a specific name. The black and tan variety is known as King Charles. The red and white variety is known as Blenheim. The white, black and tan variety is called “the Prince Charles” while the solid red variety is known as “Ruby”.

    How Often Do You Need to Take English Toy Spaniels to the Vet?

    Just like other dogs, the English Toy Spaniel requires regular visits to the vet. This can be done once a month or more regularly, depending on the age and health condition of the dog.

    How Long do English Toy Spaniels Live? 

    This breed of dogs can live for up to 10-12 years. They have an average life expectancy. 

    Are English Toy Spaniels Easy to Train? 

    Yes. The English Toy Spaniel is a very trainable breed. 

    Can I use the English Toy Spaniel as a Watchdog? 

    In terms of alertness, the English Toy Spaniel is quite suitable for watchdog duties. However, in terms of ferocity, they are unsuitable because they could be quite submissive. 

    Do English Toy Spaniels Shed Excessively? 

    Yes. They have long, silky fur and are very prone to shedding. 

    What are the Common Health Problems to Look out for on English Toy Spaniels? 

    This breed of dogs is very prone to patellar luxation and early tooth loss. 

    What Should I feed My English Toy Spaniel? 

    The English Toy Spaniel should be fed mainly dry food. However, meat should be the predominant ingredient. 

    Can English Toy Spaniels Be Left in Isolation? 

    No. The English Toy Spaniel needs a lot of human affection and does not fare well when separated from its family. 

    Do English Toy Spaniels Bark Frequently? 

    Yes. They have a high tendency to bark. As such, people often use this breed as watchdogs to alert them in cases of intrusion.

    Petland is honored to offer first-class English Toy Spaniel puppies and our caring team of puppy specialists will help answer any questions you may have.

  • English Setter

    The English Setter goes way back; it is a breed of dogs that have been notably existent since the 19th century. Athleticism and endurance are some of the breed’s strength. Famous for its use as a gun dog, this breed is desirable among dog owners who are seeking a fairly obedient dog that has a very good work ethic. Discover more about our English Setter puppies for sale below!

    The English Setter exists in different colors; common ones are the Blue Belton, Orange Belton, Tri-color, Liver Belton, Lemon Belton, Chestnut Belton. 

    The English Setters can significantly vary in their look depending on whether it is a show-bred or field bred English Setter. The field-bred have a lesser coat and better body build compared to the show-bred

    History of Breed

    The original purpose of the English Setter was to set or point upland game birds. It is believed that the English Setter was a trained bird dog in England more than 400 years ago. Artwork of this breed was created in the early 15th century showing dogs that are discernible as being of a “setter type”. Over the years, this breed has found its way into many homes around the world.

    Personality and Temperament

    This breed is very alert, energetic, and focused breed that enjoys the love and attention of his family. They have eager to please personalities and very loyal traits. The English setter also has a very warm and approachable demeanor. This breed makes a fantastic family pet and is sure to win your heart.

    Appearance and Grooming

    English Setters have long and silky hair which does best with routine grooming and routine baths every three to five weeks. Daily brushing will help curb this breed’s shedding and will allow for a very well-kept appearance. Routine nail clipping is also very important and should not be forgotten.

    Care and Feeding

    English Setters are active dogs and do need ample amounts of energy to feel their best. The correct ratio of meat-based protein and micronutrients, as well as healthy carbs and fats, will keep this breed healthy. Many English Setters owners recommend feeding this dog two meals a day, spaced about twelve hours apart. It is also very important to remember to provide your dog with proper dental care. It is suggested that his teeth get cleaned a minimum of three times a week. Failing to keep his teeth clean can contribute to health issues.

    Breed Size and Life Expectancy

    The English Setter stands between twenty-three and twenty-nine inches tall.

    This breed weighs between forty-five and seventy-five pounds.

    The average life expectancy for this breed is between ten and twelve years.

    Interesting Breed Facts

    Fact: The English Setter is a great bird hunting dog.

    Fact: This breed enjoys outdoor activity time with family and loves to explore. .

    Fact: This breed is known for its caring and loyal personality.

    Top Ten Frequently Asked Questions about the English Setter

    How long do English Setters live for?

    The English Setters have a lifespan of 10 to 12 years. Well cared dogs can live as long as 12years

    Are English Setters heavy eaters?

    Adult English Setters do well with eating twice a day. Three to four meals for young ones and you can adjust it to two times per day by the time the dog is about 13months old.

    Do English Setters have any illnesses peculiar to them?

    The English Setters aren’t known to fall sick very often. They usually go about their lives with little=e or no health complications, However, over time they are likely to develop cancer after 10 years, which is also rare

    How badly do English Setters shed?

    They shed a lot of hair. However, brush and grooming regularly would have taken off most of the hair

    How long before English Setters eventually die?

    Despite the lifespan of 10 t0 12 years, English Setters can live about two years more and this is not an uncommon scenario, 

    How energetic are English Setters?

    The English Setters exert a lot of energy. They are so full of energy that they need big outdoor spaces to keep them active  

    Do English Setters bark often?

    No, they are likely to bark mostly to express that they are unhappy. They would also back in a bid to be aggressive when trying to protect

    Are English Setters destructive in the house?

    A frustrated Dog can be very destructive. Destruction is it way of expressing frustration, so if you don’t have time for very tough workout regime, then English Setter isn’t the dog for you

    Do English Setters behave aggressively?

    They are friendly and make good companions, An English Setter that is well taken care of wouldn’t pose a risk of being aggressive.

    How easily trained are English Setters?

    English Setters aren’t hard to train, however, if they become adults before training is not introduced, there would be some level of difficulty in getting them trained.

    Petland is honored to offer first-class English Setters puppies and our caring team of puppy specialists will help answer any questions you may have.

  • Dandie Dinmont Terrier

    The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a smallish dog of Scottish origin. It possesses distinctive features such as long, curved body, short legs and the topknot of hair on its head. Discover more about our Dandie Dinmont Terrier puppies for sale below!

    History of Breed

    The Dandie Dinmont Terrier dates back to the early 1700’s. It is believed that this breed was from a melting pot of small dogs used by farmers and hunters in Scotland hundreds of years ago. Today’s Dandie Dinmont Terrier makes a loving and caring family pet.

    Personality and Temperament

    The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a very outgoing, loyal, caring, and alert dog. They enjoy the company of their family and are eager to please. This breed is known for its loyalty and warm and approachable demeanor. They adapt well in families of all dynamics and tend to be happy when you are. Many would describe the Dandie Dinmont Terrier as being an all-around happy dog.

    Appearance and Grooming

    The Dandie Dinmont Terrier has a unique coat that requires regular grooming. This breed’s coat must be scissored and shaped every four to six weeks to maintain its distinctive appearance. A bath every four to six weeks will help keep this pup looking and feeling his best. Routine nail clipping should also be a part of his selfcare routine.

    Care and Feeding

    Dandie Dinmont Terriers are semi active dogs and do need ample amounts of energy to feel their best. The correct ratio of meat-based protein and micronutrients, as well as healthy carbs and fats, will keep this breed healthy. Many Dandie Dinmont Terrier owners recommend feeding this dog two meals a day, spaced about twelve hours apart. It is also very important to remember to provide your dog with proper dental care. It is suggested that his teeth get cleaned a minimum of three times a week. Failing to keep his teeth clean can contribute to health issues.

    Breed Size and Life Expectancy

    This breed stands between eight and eleven inches tall.

    This breed weighs between sixteen and sixty pounds.

    The average life expectancy for this breed is between twelve and fifteen years.

    Interesting Breed Facts

    Fact: The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is one of the rarest and most endangered of all purebred dogs.

    Fact: This breed is considered hypoallergenic.

    Fact: This breed loves interactive playtime and quickly bonds with his family.

     

    TOP TEN FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE DANDIE DINMONT TERRIER

     

    ARE DANDIES GOOD WITH CHILDREN?

    Dandies are very good with children. This is because they are fun-loving dogs. However, it’s more advisable to get a Dandie for older children. That way, when the Dandie dies in 10-15 years after they are born, the child won’t have to deal with depression.

    DO DANDIES  SHED?

    All dogs shed but dandies face very little shedding. They do not litter the floor with their furs either. However, its furs have to be trimmed by a vet at least twice in a year.

    WHY DO DANDIES HAVE SHORT LEGS?

    It’s typically nothing to worry about. The reason for its short legs is nothing but genetic.

    WHEN SHOULD DANDIES BE SPAYED?

    Spaying should be done when the dog is anywhere between 8-12 weeks old. 

    HOW OFTEN SHOULD DANDIES HAVE A BATHE?

    A Dandie should be washed at least once every three months and at most, it should be washed once every month. 

    WHAT IS THE BEST DOG FOOD FOR DANDIE DINMONT TERRIER?

    Homemade dog food works best for Dandie dinmont terrier. However, getting a recommended meal from your vet is also a good option.

    DO DANDIES HAVE HEALTH PROBLEMS?

    The only health issue dominant in Dandie dinmont terriers is back pain. This is because of the slight curve of its back.

    WHAT IS DANDIES LIFE EXPECTANCY?

    The life expectancy of the Dandie dinmont terrier is 10-15 years.

    IS IT OKAY TO BUY DOG TOYS FOR MY DANDIE?

    Yes. Dandie dinmonts are fun-loving dogs and so getting them toys is not a bad idea.

    ARE DANDIES HYPOALLERGENIC? 

    They are not hypoallergenic. But it’s also advisable to keep them away from a person who is prone to having an allergy from dogs.

    Petland is honored to offer first-class Dandie Dinmont Terrier puppies and our caring team of puppy specialists will help answer any questions you may have.

  • English Cocker Spaniel

    The English cocker spaniel commonly referred to as ‘cocker’ is one out of two breeds of cocker spaniel once recognized for its hunting instincts is now one of the most adored and loving pooches out there. Discover more about our English Cocker Spaniel puppies for sale below!

    History of Breed

    English Cocker Spaniels were originally bred as hunting dogs in the United Kingdom. The term “cocker” deriving from their use to hunt the Eurasian woodcock. When the English Cocker Spaniel was brought to the United States, it was bred to a different standard, which enabled it to specialize in hunting the American Woodcock. Over the years this breed of dog has won the hearts of families and remains very popular in the United States.

    Personality and Temperament

    The English Cocker Spaniel is a very outgoing, personable, smart, and loyal dog. They have warm personalities and approachable demeanors. They do well with families of all dynamics and tend to adapt well to their living environment. The English Cocker Spaniel also trains well, especially when his owner utilizes positive reinforcement training techniques. They are very approachable and tend to make fantastic family pets.

    Appearance and Grooming

    The English Cocker Spaniel’s coat does require daily care to look its best. Daily brushing using a pin brush tends to yield best results. Keeping your English Cocker Spaniel looking and feeling his best by providing him with a warm bath every four to five weeks is advised.

    Care and Feeding

    The English Cocker Spaniel is a semi-active dog and does need ample amounts of energy to look and feel their best. The correct ratio of meat-based protein and micronutrients, as well as healthy carbs and fats, will keep this breed healthy. Many English Cocker Spaniel owners recommend feeding this dog two meals a day, spaced about twelve hours apart. It is also very important to remember to provide your dog with proper dental care. It is suggested that his teeth get cleaned a minimum of three times a week. Failing to keep his teeth clean can contribute to health issues.

    Breed Size and Life Expectancy

    The English Cocker Spaniel stands between fourteen to seventeen inches tall.
    This breed weighs between one hundred twenty-six and thirty-five pounds.
    The average life expectancy for this breed is between twelve and fifteen years.
    Interesting Breed Facts
    Fact: The English Cocker Spaniel is a very smart breed of dog and is ranked in the top twenty smartest dog breeds.
    Fact: As puppies the English Cocker Spaniel can be very active but is known to calm down upon reaching two to three years old.
    Fact: English Cocker Spaniel does train best when training is introduced as a puppy.

     

    Top Ten Frequently Asked Questions about the English Cocker Spaniel

    1. Do English Cocker Spaniel shed a lot?

    English cockers shed moderately, but most often in the spring and fall. During these periods of shedding, it’s important to brush more frequently until there is less fur on the brush. 

    1. Are English Cocker Spaniel good watchdogs?

    Cockers make for excellent watchdogs and are very much aware of their surroundings. They will be sure to alert their owner once intruders are spotted or picked up on, but the spotter is not an aggressive dog and will hardly bit anyone. 

    1. How tall do English Cocker Spaniel get?

    For male cockers, an average height of about 39cm and 36cm for females. 

    1. How much do grown English Cocker Spaniel weigh?

    The average English cocker spaniel is about 7-14kg. Both male and female and This range is considered normal. 

    1. What is the lifespan of the English Cocker Spaniel?

    The English cocker spaniel has a lifespan of about 12-15years. 

    1. Are English cockers hard to train?

    Cockers are quite easy to train even for novices. Cockers require a companion and activity. They don’t tend to do well when punished as they can be quite sensitive. 

    1. How much exercise does an English Cocker need?

    An English cocker spaniel needs about 3hours of exercise per day as it’s quite an active dog that loves to roam. 

    1. What are the common health issues Cockers face?

    Some of the health challenges that English cockers may experience are most notably hip dysplasia, cataracts and progressive retinal atrophy.

    1. Do English Cocker Spaniels do well around children and the home?

    The cocker spaniel is regarded as one of the most intelligent dogs to have around. That being said, it does particularly well around children and the family. Very fun loving and fits right into the family. 

    1. Is it better to get a male or female English Cocker?

    This decision is particularly up to the owner. Both have their pros and cons. 

    Petland is honored to offer first-class English Cocker Spaniel puppies and our caring team of puppy specialists will help answer any questions you may have.