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The Paw Blog - Pet Health Tips, Dog Breeds and Cute Puppies

The Paw Blog - Pet Health Tips, Dog Breeds and Cute Puppies
Posted on : April 10, 2008
Rooney the Poochon
Pictured above is our latest Pet of the Week, Rooney. Her name is inspired by both actress Rooney Mara (Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) and formidable, but temperamental Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney. She shares qualities of both the actress and the soccer player, with plenty of attitude and energy to boot! While the owner […] ...»

Dog Breeds – Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
The “Cavalier King Charles Spaniel,” named after King Charles II, was the result of a cross between the King Charles Spaniel and the Pug in the late 1600s, resulting in a smaller dog with a flatter nose, rounded head, and bulging eyes. Their predecessors have longer, pointier noses and were often featured in the paintings […] ...»

Borzoi – Dog Breeds
The “Borzoi,” also known as the “Russian Wolfhound,” is a dog breed said to have originated in Arabia or Middle-Asian countries. It was then brought to Russia in the 1600s, where it was favored my many aristocrats and used to hunt large game such as wolves. This breed is very tall, with a narrow head, […] ...»

Bald Bears of Germany
Not everything here at The Paw Blog is cute and cuddly, but we felt this story deserved our attention because hey, bears have paws too. Pictured above is Dolores, a female “bald bear” gaining notoriety at the Leipzig Zoo in Germany. She has lost her coat of fur for some unknown reason, though experts believe […] ...»

Winston the Maltipoo
Pictured above is Winston, or “Downtown Winston” as he is sometimes referred, our latest Pet of the Week. He hails from downtown Los Angeles, and can be seen walking the streets, interacting with all the folks in the area. Winston is a rather stunning Maltese/Poodle mix, otherwise known as a “Maltipoo,” a very popular and […] ...»

Dog Breeds – Chow Chow
The Chow Chow is said to have originated in China, where it was used primarily as a working dog and a watchdog. It is thought to be one of the oldest dog breeds in the world, adorning the entrances of many Buddhist temples and palaces. The Chow Chow got its name from the holds of […] ...»

Dog Breeds – Australian Cattle Dog
The Australian Cattle Dog, often known simply as the “Blue Heeler” or “Australian Heeler”, is said to be a cross between European imports and wild Australian dingoes. This rugged dog breed is used for driving cattle over long distances under harsh climates because of their excellent stamina, and strong work ethic. The name “Heeler” was […] ...»

Dog Breeds – Cairn Terrier
Probably the most famous of all the Scottish terriers, the Cairn terrier was named after the small stones used as border and grave markings found throughout the Scottish countryside. The Cairn Terrier excelled at catching vermin, and formerly searched for rodents and other small animals in those very “Cairns”. Nowadays, this small, energetic dog breed […] ...»

Dog Breeds – Schipperke
This Flemish breed is native to Belgium, where it was bred in Flanders by a canal boat captain named Renssens in the early 16th century. Since this dog breed was first bred,  there has been an ongoing debate as to whether the Schipperke is a miniature sheepdog, a spitz, or a terrier. The name “Schipperke” […] ...»

Dog Breeds – Alaskan Malamute
Named after the ancient tribe the Malhemuts, the Alaskan Malamute is one the earliest Arctic sled dogs , and one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. This breed is known as a “pack-animal” because of its great strength and athleticism, and ability to lead or be led. They are often mistaken for the […] ...»