Meet the Breed: The Afghan Hound

Afghan HoundI’ll admit it. I’ve always wanted an Afghan Hound because my Barbie Doll had one. And I wanted Barbie’s pretty life. But Afghans are more than just a pretty face, though you can bet that luxurious coat takes some work!

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Meet the Breed: The Affenpinscher

AffenpinscherThe Affenpinscher is a balanced and sturdy breed. They are a combination of charm and spunk, with a great deal of courage and boldness. The Affenpinscher is often considered the “class clown”. Affenpinscher is German for “monkey terrier”. In France they are called “diablotin moustachu”, meaning “little moustachioed devil.” Both names aptly describe the face and temperament.

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Meet the Breed: The Miniature Schnauzer

SchnauzerObviously, we have to give a shout out to the breed that is also one of the official mascots of BaxterBoo.com! The company was named after the owner’s mother’s pet, Baxter Boo, a black miniature Schnauzer. It was simpler to use the silver version for illustrative purposes, but he is the perfect portrayal of a sophisticated, well-bred dog.

Let’s learn if the Miniature Schnauzer is the dog breed for you!

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Meet the Breed: German Shepherd

German Shepherd DogAfter watching the last video from Hope for Paws with Biggie, the German Shepherd who was rescued after being abandoned in the L.A. river, my daughter asked me not to post the blog because SHE wanted to adopt him. I confess, I normally gravitate towards smaller dogs, but Biggie was ready to reel us both in with those sweet, soulful eyes!

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New Year, New You With Help from Your Furry Friends!

new yearsIf you’re like the folks here at BaxterBoo, you’ve had a few too many treats over the holidays, but looking at the New Year, you’re thinking about getting back on track to a healthier lifestyle and making this year the best year yet! Being the pet lovers that we are, we know that the healthier living can be even more fun when including your pets.

The are several things people consider when trying to live healthier lifestyles: eating better, getting exercise, making new friends, and making smart money choices. Read on to discover how your critters can contribute to living the healthy life you’ve always wanted. Continue reading