Archive for May, 2010
Yorkshire Terrier is a breed which people know for its ego. The size of this breed and ego are in inverse proportion. It is a small dog with determined character and courageous heart. The confidence level of this dog is great. The extra barking could be an issue however it is possible to decrease the level of noise with the help of training. They love the human interaction still they can become anxious if the interaction level is extra high. It is believed that this breed is initially from Scotland.
This breed enjoys playing with children and they are very active. They do not need much exercise because of their size. They are of hypoallergenic type. It means that people who have some kind of allergies with dog will not face any issue. Their hairs are similar to human beings. They are not of fur type like most dogs do have. The maximum weight of this breed is 7 pounds and their height is not more than 6 or 7 inches. Their existence duration is about 12 to 15 years.
The Yorkshire Terrier has its own qualities. They are full of attitude and they do not feel as to be a small dog in comparison to other dogs. The general color of this breed is black, blue and grey. They are of sturdier and silky type. The requirement of grooming is less in case of sturdier type however brushing is required on regular basis. They do not like to live in a cage and they love to remain busy in games and also with toys. These dogs are not in the category of those dogs who like to go outside. Their digestive system is very delicate and their teeth also require appropriate attention however if we care them properly then the life span is good.
There were times when The Great Dane was called as King of dogs. This is one of the most graceful and idiosyncratic breeds. This dog is big as well as royal and it is very large in size. The main characteristic of this dog is that they are gutsy, strong-willed and gracious in nature. They are useful for family as well as tracking purpose because they are neither extra violent nor excessively shy.
The weight of The Great Dane is in between 100 to 120 lbs. The height is about 30 to 34 inches. Although the height is very large yet they are very gentle in nature. This is the main reason that it is termed as “the gentle giant”. They have a coat of fur on their body which is thick and short. They have generally a black decorated cover design on their face and they are of yellow-gold in color. The colors of their fur are steel blue, white or sleek black. They also have uneven scraps of black color on their body.
They have a large sized body however they are very susceptible. They need the kind treatment. They always like to be in contact with their owner. However some percentage of Danes is of leading type but it is not an issue. This breed is more than 400 years old. It is truly heartrending that there existence period is not much. It is only up to 8 to 10 years. This breed requires an elongated walk on each day. You will not find any issue for brushing its hair. The reason is that they are very thick. This dog is more suitable for individual houses because of its size. Moreover they need extra space to walk. It would be correct to describe it as one of the best friend of human beings.