How Long do Big Dogs Live – It all Depends

I found it really interesting when I asked people how long do big dogs live for as the answers I got were varied so today I thought I would share some interesting stories from those people.


Such a beautiful breed of big dog and they have a spirit that is for sure.  They love people, they love life and they love playing, going for walks and most of them love the water, although occasionally you will find labradors that dislike the water with a passion, however, this is very rare. Continue reading “How Long do Big Dogs Live – It all Depends”

Cruelty in Greyhound Racing Industry- Should it be banned?

Today’s article is about Greyhounds and the racing industry.  There have been many reports on this industry and the treatment of the greyhounds.

So let’s get into this!

The Greyhound Racing Industry

The greyhound racing industry started back in 1876 in England but did not develop until Owen Patrick Smith invented a mechanical moving target to stop the killing of rabbits and gambling began in the 1930’s and was considered to be similar to horse racing. Continue reading “Cruelty in Greyhound Racing Industry- Should it be banned?”

How do Dogs Think – Do they think like Humans?

How do dogs think?  I find this a really interest subject so thought, why not share it with you.

Research – what has it told us?

Neuroscientists have done a lot of studies and yes, dogs think like humans, in fact, dogs have oxytocin commonly called the love hormone and this is quite obvious in dogs, maybe more so than humans a lot of the time. Continue reading “How do Dogs Think – Do they think like Humans?”

Natural Dog Food – Mighty Mix Dog Food – Available In New Zealand ONLY

Hi, and welcome to Delightful doggies.  Today my article is very close to the heart.  Back in 2003 when I was living on a farm, we had two working dogs, Lara and Molly and one older Labrador, Tyler.  I saw an ad in the local paper saying”Wanted Distributors for Mighty Mix Dog Food” and I rang the number to inquire about this product as I had never heard of it. Continue reading “Natural Dog Food – Mighty Mix Dog Food – Available In New Zealand ONLY”

Teacup Doggies – Is this the right choice?

Hi and welcome to Delightful Doggies.  Today’s article is about Teacup Doggies and I hope once reading this you will know more about this subject.

Breeds used as Teacup Doggies

Dogs and humor - Dogs do the darnedest things                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     


There a quite a few breeds that are used to create teacup doggies, such as Maltese, Poodles, Shih -Tzu, Terriers and more,  and these little doggies have become so popular to so many people, including reality TV stars, such as Paris Hilton who pretty much started the craze. Continue reading “Teacup Doggies – Is this the right choice?”