Toy Poodle

Toy Poodle

    Toy Poodle   Origin and Brief History The Poodle breed originated as a hunting retriever in Germany, before gaining widespread popularity in France.  The Standard Poodle was bred first, and is a sporting dog.  The smaller sizes (Miniature and Toy)...
Papillon

Papillon

  Papillon     Origin and Brief History The Papillion is one of the oldest and unique breed of dog. They have been known for a little over 700 years. They originated from Europe. Due to its ears it’s often nicknamed the Dwarf spaniel. Much of the Papillion’s...
Japanese Chin

Japanese Chin

  Japanese Chin A house can never be complete without a pet. Someone to love, to take care of and just someone who can make one forget all their troubles and relax after a hard day. Puppies are generally the obvious choice. Because, really who could resist small,...
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

  Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Origin and Brief History A fashionably adorable breed from the spaniel class of toy dogs, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is one of the United Kingdom’s most popular canine varieties. Late in the 17th century the King Charles...
Chinese Crested

Chinese Crested

Chinese Crested Origin and brief history:   Contrary to its name, the Chinese Crested actually originated in Africa.  There, they were name as the African Hairless Terriers.  Chinese ships ended up bringing these dogs on board when they stopped in Africa.  They...
Italian Greyhound

Italian Greyhound

  Italian Greyhound   Origin and brief history: The Italian Greyhound can be found in many ancient decorative arts in the Mediterranean countries.  These dogs were even thought to be companions to the Egyptians as mummified remains have been found in some of...