Dog Everyday Problems

Are Boxers Good With Kids? You Will Be Surprised

Boxers make great family pets, and they are good with children. These intelligent dogs may be big, but they are patient, playful, and affectionate companions. However, there are some things you should know before bringing home your new boxer!     The Big Picture   The boxer may look tough, but with consistent training, and good…

Do Huskies Like Water? You Will Be Surprised

A dog’s preference for swimming depends on the individual dog, but some breeds like water more than others. While happy to play in the water, Huskies generally do not care for deep water or swimming.   Do Huskies Like Water?   The husky is an energetic breed well-known for its history as a sled dog….

Do Chihuahuas Like To Cuddle? How Cuddly are They

Chihuahuas can be affectionate, but like most dogs, they do not appreciate cuddling as humans do. However, Chihuahuas often appreciate a certain level of closeness with their owner.   Cuddling Vs. Closeness   Before discussing chihuahuas and cuddling, we must distinguish between cuddling and closeness. For this article, “cuddling” refers to hugging, and similarity refers…

Do Beagles Smell? The Surprising Answer

As hunting hounds, beagles smell – and for a good reason. But, if that beagle smell is getting to be a little too much, there are some things that you can do to help to mitigate it.  Beagle owners will affectionately tell you that their dog smells – not the Frito feet smell that all…

Do Border Collies Like Water? Yes or No

A border collie is no Labrador Retriever when it comes to water, and while they are great swimmers, their fondness for water varies from dog to dog.    Are Border Collies Bred to Swim?   The border collie is a working dog bred for fieldwork – specifically herding. So, when it comes to water, this…