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Tracey

Tracey J is a licensed vet tech. With over 5 years of veterinary technician experience, she's dedicated her life and career to dogs. When she's not studying or working, she's taking care of her Mini Australian Shepherd - Olympus!

57 Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds – The Guide to Low Shedding Hypoallergenic Dogs

Raising a dog can be both a joy and a pain. And many dog owners will agree! For some allergy-sensitive owners, is it worth the constant sneezing, coughing and itching? My answer is yes. However, I’m luckily not allergic to dogs. But for those that are, there’s good news – you don’t have to make …

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Do Goldendoodles Shed? – Here’s Why Your Doodle Sheds More Than Others

Goldendoodles have mild temperaments that combine the friendliness of the Golden Retriever with the Poodle’s gracefulness. They may seem like the dream family dog. But before you bring any dog home, mixed or not, shedding is a concern that shouldn’t be overlooked. Goldendoodles are advertised as hypoallergenic dogs – thanks to the low-shedding coat from …

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Poodles Are Hypoallergenic – Here’s 10 Other Similar Hypoallergenic Breeds

There are few things more fulfilling than raising a dog. However, a common problem that comes up with allergy-sensitive owners is that dogs also cause allergies. And if you’re bringing home any dog, it can be a real health concern. So, are Poodles hypoallergenic? Poodles are hypoallergenic dogs. In fact, all three size variations of …

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Blue Nose Pit Bulls: A Complete Guide to the Blue Nose Pitbull Terrier

Blue is a “magical color” in the canine kingdom. From coats, to eyes, to (as we’ll see) noses – there’s just something alluring about finding this color in a dog breed. And while the color blue isn’t rare, it’s not very common to see it in dogs. There’s often quite a bit of confusion regarding …

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How to Groom Golden Retrievers – 8 “Must Dos” of Golden Retriever Grooming

The Golden Retriever is the 3rd most popular dog in the US for many reasons. For example, this sporting dog breed’s beautiful golden hair makes them a joy to look at. However, any proud owner of a Golden would want to maintain its natural sheen. Here’s a quick guide on how to groom a Golden …

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Is Crate Training Cruel? – Benefits, Misconceptions & Alternatives to Dog Crates

Bringing home a brand new puppy is one of the most exciting things an owner can experience. The pup’s health and happiness is now in your hands. Though there’s plenty to consider, one topic that’s caused a lot of debate is whether crate training is cruel. According to veterinarians, crate training is not cruel for dogs. In …

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Do Samoyeds Shed? – The Owner’s Guide to Samoyed Shedding

The Samoyed’s smile is one of the most heart-warming traits of these wonderful Russian dogs. With the fluffy and soft coat, Samoyeds are truly hard to resist. But as an owner, you may wonder if all their fluff means they shed a lot. Samoyeds are heavy shedding dogs. After all, they were bred to survive …

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Are Great Danes Good With Kids? – A Parent’s Guide to Raising Great Danes With Children

If you’re bringing home a Great Dane, there’s a lot of be excited about. Famously known as “nanny dogs,” Danes seem like the dream dogs for parents. But if you have small kids at home, introducing such a big dog into the home can be worrisome. Despite weighing upwards of 100 pounds, Great Danes are …

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Do Blue Heelers Shed? – A Guide to Australian Cattle Dog Shedding

Blue Heelers, also known as Australian Cattle Dogs, are some of the best herding dogs in the world. With an energetic yet loving personality, Blue Heelers have become popular family dogs. However, shedding is always a concern for some families. Like all double-coated dog breeds, Blue Heelers have a thick undercoat that make them moderate …

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