Archive for July, 2018
Hybrid or “designer” dogs are the latest craze in the puppy industry and we applaud their varied mixes!
They are often times a blend of the best of both doggy worlds, making for dogs with affable and desirable temperaments. Below are a few that we feature and sale right here at Petland!
You have surely seen these beauties, but perhaps you didn’t recognize the breed by name. We are formally introducing you to this beautiful breed! Cavachon puppies are a type of mixed breed or hybrid puppies that came from a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Bichon Frise. They range from 12 to 16 inches in height and they can weigh between 10 to 20 pounds. Cavachon puppies come in a variety of coat colors, but the most common are peach and white. You’ll also see tri-colored, black and tan, and sable.
Maltishi puppies are the beautiful blended mix of the Maltese and Shih Tzu dogs. These sweet babies were originated and created to be small companions who don’t shed much and loves laps! There’s more to the eye with these little guys. Maltishi hybrid puppies are full of personality and not the kind that’s nerve-wracking. They are active, intelligent dogs with relatively quiet and laid back personalities. They love being around family and they’re quite content spending quality time with you. We will warn you that they can sometimes be a bit curious and mischievous so just be mindful!
The Walrus dogs are hybrid puppies that are a cross between a Chinese Shar-Pei and a Basset Hound. His body is more of the Basset, but his skin is wrinkly and crinkly like the Shar-Pei, making him undeniably irresistible. They are technically a medium sized dog, as they range from 40 to 60 pounds. You may also see them referred to as a Ba-Shar. Walrus puppies for sale are normally a show stopper and conversation starter, because they’re still kinda rare, so some research studies are rare and sparse, too. What we know for sure is that they are an affectionate breed who match very well with dog owners who live inactive and somewhat sedentary lifestyles.
The Miniature Goldendoodle is crossed between a Toy, Miniature, or small Standard Poodle and a Golden Retriever. They’ve been nicknamed the Mini Groodle, which is kinda funny! The name Goldendoodle originated in the United States during the early 1990’s. Mini Goldendoodle puppies are friendly, hypoallergenic, non-shedding dogs. They are extremely intelligent, having been mixed with two smart breeds, this is expected! Mini Goldendoodle puppies are also highly trainable, affectionate, and extremely social dogs. Because of their cheerful disposition, they are trustworthy and eager to please their owners. The Mini Goldendoodle puppy will thrive in any home environment, i.e. apartments or stand alone houses, surely to be entertaining, and creating memories with your family for 10 – 14 years!
The Yorkipoo is a cross between the Yorkshire Terrier and a Toy or Miniature Poodle. The charming Yorkipoo stops everyone in their tracks upon first sight! They are always ready to play or entertain you. These hybrid puppies are gentle and loving dogs who can do well with children, but very young children are not recommended. That would increase the likelihood of injury if he’s improperly handled. A Yorkipoo makes for an excellent companion for the elderly, as well.
If you’re in the market for small purebred puppies, you’re in luck!
Right here at Petland, we’ve got tons from which you can choose. Here are just a few that we regularly have and absolutely love!
You see those little snowballs and you just want to pick one up and let them melt in your arms and heart. The official AKC standard description of the Bichon Frise is perfectly put. They call them “a white powder puff of a dog whose merry temperament is evidenced by his plumed tail carried jauntily over the back and his dark-eyed inquisitive expression.” We couldn’t agree more. Our available Bichon purebred puppies for sale have little puffs of personality.
Boston Terrier puppies are intelligent dogs and they learn quickly and are treat motivated. This breed is suitable for kids, because they are known to be playful, delicate, and affectionate. No doggy odor with Boston Terrier puppies exists, so they can be bathed every few months! They require daily exercise, of which a long walk would suffice.
The Shih Tzu is an energetic, lively, lapdog, favored by Chinese royalty during the Ming dynasty. Today’s Shih Tzu puppies for sale are still revered as lovely companions, except their lives are lived amongst commoners! For at least 2,000 years, these purebred puppies have been bred as a companion and referred to as the little “lion dog.” They are happy and outgoing and make for a great addition to families. Our Shih Tzu puppies for sale are praised and prize possessions!
You know these favored purse pets! They are Chihuahuas weighing no more than 6 pounds, in the show world. Outside of the show dog world, Chihuahuas often grow as big as 12 pounds. Sure they’re lap dogs because of their size, but don’t let their little legs fool ya. They’re active and require a daily walk, albeit a rather short one! Chihuahuas need lots of human attention and interaction, thus they love to be petted and touched. Come check out our cute Chihuahua puppies for sale today!
The Dachshund, affectionately known as the Doxie and visually known as the hotdog dog, is an energetic dog breed, with lots of big personality. They are known to be barkers – beware! Dachshund purebred puppies for sale are intensely stubborn and protective, but lovable. They are very social animals and love their family, wanting to be around them at all times. Their personality is the only thing big on them, however!
Searching for puppies on sale doesn’t have to be a daunting or arduous task when you choose either of our Petland locations.
Both stores located in Kennesaw and in the Mall of Georgia are here for you! We specialize in matching the right pet with the right person and meeting the needs of both. Whether you’re interested in taking home small puppies on sale or larger than life puppies, we can help you.
To assist you on your quest to purchase puppies on sale at one of our stores, we have knowledgeable and caring pet counselors on-site. They can help you find what you’re looking for and maybe a few things we aren’t aware of, especially if you’re a new pet owner! When you purchase one of our puppies on sale, you’ll leave with peace of mind that we’ll be providing to you in two areas.
Born with Care and Humanely
Firstly, your new furry family member was born and raised with care. We only get our puppies from responsible and reputable breeders and puppy mills are a no-go for us. With one visit to our store, you’ll see that our puppies are housed in comfortable and well ventilated areas and are properly loved!
Secondly, you can rest assured that when one of our puppies on sale goes home to their new families, they will have all of the following:
- Puppies will have up-to-date with vaccinations, deworming, and preventative medications
- Puppies will have certified veterinarian checks
- New pet owners will receive discounts with future vet care including: a free initial vet visit, free fecal float and medications (if necessary at the initial exam), and discounted vaccinations for the life of the puppy
As you can see, we offer a lot with each of our puppies on sale. If a puppy wasn’t in your immediate budget but you’re committed to purchasing one, ask one of our staff members about our puppy financing. You can go home with the puppy of your choice today!
If you’re a new owner of small puppies, then your world has changed, and for the better we add!
Dogs have a way of enriching our lives in so many ways. Sometimes we just don’t know how, but they do. Now that you’re a pet owner, you’ve probably cuddled with and talked to your dogs countless times. Your small puppies have responded, but you aren’t quite sure what they’ve said. Dogs communicate their thoughts all of the time, to humans and other dogs. It’s just done in their own language. How? Read on to learn!
Doggie Body Language
Whether they’re small puppies are large adult dogs, they all communicate with their bodies. Here are some typical signs they use:
- With their ears: Dogs with their ears raised are either relaxed or listening. Dogs with their ears back may be afraid or signaling submission.
- With their eyes: Their eyes will brighten when looking at something they consider to be friendly. If you notice dilated pupils and the whites in their eyes, this means they’re afraid.
- With their faces: To show confusion or determination, they will wrinkle or straighten their foreheads.
- With their lips, teeth, and tongues: You’ll know that your small puppies want to play if they pull their lips back, showing their teeth (like a smile), and sometimes with a hanging tongue. Keep in mind, this is only done with humans, not other dogs.
- With their tails: A study was conducted that if your dog wags his tail more to the right, then it’s a sign of positive feelings. If it wags more to the left, there are negative feelings.
Dogs know how to “speak” and physically convey their feelings to other dogs, by doing the following:
- They bite: This is a sign of playing! It’s sometimes accompanied with slight growls and those are playful in nature, too.
- They bow: This is a telltale sign meaning “let’s play!” It can also mean, however, “I’m sorry I was so rough, but let’s keep playing please.”
- They paw slap: This is like a human patting you on the back. For dogs, it’s a signal that the dog trusts the other dog playing partner.
- They rear their hind legs: A sign of affection is displayed when dogs rear up on their hind legs. It will look like your small puppies are dancing!
Not all dogs are big barkers, but when they do it means that they’re talking and their barks can mean a myriad of things. The pitch and volume will increase with the dog’s emotional levels.
A study conducted by Hungarian researchers tested 6,000 different barks from 14 Hungarian sheepdogs using special software. The results concluded that 43% of the time the software correctly identified what the dog was trying to communicate.
Proper and consistent training will help your small puppies and you understand each other. It’s such a joyful thing when it’s achieved!
There are some commonly known American puppies, like Boston Terriers and the Chesapeake Bay Retriever. There are more and we’re talking about them today!
Definitely one of the rarest American puppies, they were recognized by the AKC in 2010! There’s a record of only 600 of them alive in the world today. These American puppies are so rare that the Guinness Book of World Records awarded them the rarest dog three times since 1965. At one time only 125 Chinooks existed. Developed in the 1900’s, they are great with children and consider to be intelligent and calm canines.
The American Eskimo
These American puppies are either all white or white and biscuit colored and they’re members of the spitz dog family. Despite its name, however, they have absolutely no traces to the Eskimo culture. They were developed in the United States and used to travel in circuses during the latter part of the 19th century. Sometimes being confused with the Samoyed, these fluffy fellows have a thick double coat, distinctly pointy ears, and a curly tail, coming in 3 different sizes. They are a really new breed, only being recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1994.
Named after a German immigrant family that moved to America, this brindle colored hound dog is currently the official state dog of North Carolina. These American puppies held the job of bringing bears and boars to bays and trees. They clearly are courageous canines! They too, like the American Eskimo, are a new breed, only being recognized by the AKC in 2006.
The American Leopard Hound
Unlike the other American puppies we’ve highlighted today, the American Leopard Hound hasn’t been recognized by the AKC. They are, however, considered to be one of the oldest tree dog breeds. They have been traced back to dogs brought to the New World by Spanish conquistadors. They are highly intelligent, possessing extremely strong tracking sensibilities. They can track all types of prey to include bears, raccoons, cougars, squirrels, and bobcats for miles. They are considered to be laid-back and somewhat standoffish.
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle, also known as the Cur, was founded in the 1960’s by Rev. Earl Phillips. These high-energy American puppies have evolved from treeing dogs primarily from the Appalachian and Ozark Mountain regions. Their treeing abilities are unmatched, as they were bred to do it for hours! The Treeing Tennessee Brindle is still relatively rare and has been recorded in the AKC’s Foundation Stock Service since 1995.