Schipperke Dog Exercise Needs and Ideas

The Schipperke originated in Belgium as a small breed version of the Leauvenaar. This now extinct breed is also the forefather of the Belgium Shepherd. They were originally used to guard the boats and catch rats on the canals between Brussels and Antwerp. Today they are an increasingly popular companion dog. Coming from working herding … Continue reading Schipperke Dog Exercise Needs and Ideas

Old English Sheepdog (OESD) Exercise Needs and Ideas

The Old English Sheepdog is exactly that - a sheep herding and guarding breed from England dating back over 200 years. They are a lovable, loyal, and energetic. The Old English Sheepdog is the largest of the herding breeds. Like all herding dogs they are highly intelligent, have strong herding instincts, and are capable of … Continue reading Old English Sheepdog (OESD) Exercise Needs and Ideas

Dogue de Bordeaux Exercise Needs and Ideas

The Dogue de Bordeaux, are known by a few other names such as the French Mastiff, the Bordeaux Mastiff, and Bordeauxdog. This powerful dog as many capabilities and has been used for pulling carts and heavy objects, as well as guarding the flock. The Dogue de Bordeaux is a large, muscular, and athletic dog. They … Continue reading Dogue de Bordeaux Exercise Needs and Ideas

Giant Schnauzer Exercise Needs and Ideas Guide

The Giant Schnauzer is the biggest of the three Schnauzer breeds - the other being the Miniature Schnauzer and the Standard Schnauzer. They are a powerful and intelligent dog originally breed as farm dogs to drive livestock and protect the property. The origins of the breed are uncertain, but it is believed they have been … Continue reading Giant Schnauzer Exercise Needs and Ideas Guide

Bouvier des Flandres Exercise Needs and Ideas

The Bouvier des Flandres is a large herding breed that is highly intelligent, active, and likes to have a job to do. They are more than just a herding dog as they were used for many other purposes around the farm. Bouviers are highly trainable and will learn most commands with as little as 15 … Continue reading Bouvier des Flandres Exercise Needs and Ideas

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 … Continue reading Leonberger Dog Exercise Needs and Ideas Guide

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 … Continue reading Cairn Terrier Exercise Needs and Ideas Guide