Entries by Samantha Roberts

Shorty Howell Park

Shorty Howell Park is a beautiful, 67 acre park located at 2750 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. While this park doesn’t have any dog parks, it does have a 1.25 paved walking trail that you and your pooch can have a walk or a run on. Beautifully, the park has a pond in the center […]


By Gemma A. Whippets are a medium dog breed with a lot of personality in an elegant package. Appearing to be a smaller version of a greyhound, whippets are actually close relatives. A British breed, whippets were created when the popularity of early greyhounds took off among the nobles. Only those of royal blood were […]

Leave It!

0 By Lisa S. Many people know that “come” and “stay” are two commands that will save your dog’s life. In my opinion, a third command, “leave it”, is just as essential. “Leave it” is training your dog to ignore an object or food until you say it is okay to approach – or not. […]


By: Gemma A. If you’re looking for a loyal, loving, and elegant companion, let me introduce you to the retired racing Greyhound. These long legged, ‘needle nosed’ dogs are well known for their gentle nature and soulful eyes. From the farm where they are born to the race tracks where they demonstrate their incredible speed, […]

The Labradoodle

The Labradoodle became a known crossbreed in 1988, when an Australian breeder by the name of Wally Conron crossed the Labrador and a Standard Poodle in Victoria, Australia for the Royal Guide Dogs Association of Australia. Conron combined these breeds due to the low-shedding coat of the Poodle and the gentleness and train-ability of the […]

Cairn Terriers

The Cairn Terrier is a happy, intelligent, active and fearless dog that is one of the oldest breeds of terriers. The name “cairn” was given to them since their function was to hunt and chase between the cairns of the Scottish Highlands, where they originated and are considered Scotland’s first working dog. The Cairn is […]

Basset Hounds

The Basset Hound is a breed that so many people know based on it’s iconic look: long body, long ears, short legs. They are an amazing family animal and are known for being very patient, devoted and affectionate, laid back, and honestly they can be pretty lazy! The Basset is not an active breed but […]

German Shepherd

The German Shepherd is easily one of the most recognizable dog breeds around and for good reason too! German Shepherds are ranked second as the most popular dog breed by the AKC. They are smart, loyal, courageous, which makes them a great family pet & also working dog, as we frequently see them working hard […]


Do you have a Husky? They are a lot of fun! The AKC officially recognized them as a breed in 1930 & they are a highly active and energetic. Huskies are a medium sized dog with a loyal, mischievous personality and they are also very friendly and outgoing. They are not an aggressive breed & […]