Dog Breeds

Are Dachshunds Yappy? A Helpful Guide

The Dachshund may be a small breed, but unlike some small dog breeds, this one is not known for being yappy. When well-trained, well-socialized, and kept in good health, the Dachshund does not tend toward problem barking or “yappiness.”   Bred to hunt badgers, the Dachshund is content so long as it has an outlet…

Are Chihuahuas Yappy? A Helpful & Useful Guide

The Chihuahua is known worldwide for being a “yappy dog.” Though this small breed can be very vocal, with the proper training and socialization, this dog does not have to be a problem barker.     Yapping is a problem behavior for any dog and knowing how to identify triggers of yapping is the key to…

Are Yorkshire Terriers Yappy? A Useful Guide

The Yorkshire terrier has a reputation for being a yappy dog due to its size. This distinction is unfair since not all Yorkies are yappy – and those that are – usually have good reason to be! The energetic Yorkshire terrier can be yappy at times; however, proper training and a lifestyle that meets their…

Are chesapeake bay retrievers hypoallergenic. Yes or NO

Often confused with the Labrador Retriever, the Chesapeake Bay Retriever might not require much grooming but is still NOT a hypoallergenic dog. In fact, this intelligent and affectionate breed is known for being an above-average shedder!    Although known as a moderate shedder, the Chesapeake Bay Retriever does not have to be off-limits to allergy…

Are Yorkies Hypoallergenic? A Useful Guide

It is a widespread belief that the Yorkie (or Yorkshire Terrier) is hypoallergenic because its coat resembles human hair more than fur. However, this small pup is NOT hypoallergenic, and that is because when it comes to allergies, there is more than dog hair to blame!     The culprit behind human allergies to dogs lies…