Leonberger Dog Exercise Needs and Ideas Guide

The Leonberger is a giant breed of German origin. They are friendly, gentle, and playful. Although they are in the working breed group, they were originally bred as a companion breed fit for a king. The breed was the brainchild of Heinrich Essig of Leonberg, Germany. Using Saint Bernards and Newfoundlands, among other large working … Read more

Cairn Terrier Exercise Needs and Ideas Guide

The Cairn Terrier is a big dog in a tiny package. The Cairn Terrier can be virtually tireless. They were originally bred to hunt rodents and foxes. Cairn Terriers can run all day and keep coming back for more. They are highly intelligent and great problem solvers. There is no fooling a Cairn Terrier. They … Read more

Newfoundland dog exercise needs and ideas guide

The Newfoundland often referred to as a Newfie, are the true gentle giants of the dog world. They are known to be docile, have huge loving hearts, and even bigger personalities.  Newfoundlands were originally bred and used as working dogs for fishermen in Newfoundland. They are known for their intelligence, tremendous strength, calm dispositions, and … Read more

Rat Terrier exercise needs and ideas guide

Rat Terriers, as the name suggest are a ratting dog. From around 1910 they were used across America on farms to control the rodent and rabbit population. They were often interbred with other types of terriers and breeds to improve their speed, size, and hunting skills. Breeds that were put in to the mix included … Read more

Lurcher exercise needs and ideas

Lurchers are a sighthound such as a Greyhound, Saluki, Whippet, or Wolfhound crossed with a working breed, usually a collie or terrier. However, two sighthounds such as a Saluki crossed with a Greyhound is also classed as a Lurcher. They are calm, gentle, affectionate, and loyal and make an ideal family or companion dog. Lurchers … Read more