Stephanie Barber

Stephanie was born and raised in Saskatchewan and currently lives in Alberta, Canada. She started her career as a school teacher twenty years ago and has taught English Language Arts to students in grades three through twelve. She is currently exploring her love of writing and exploring topics she is interested in while also learning more in her field of expertise. She is passionate about lifelong learning.

Weimaraner

Weimaraner: The Silver Ghost

The Weimaraner, or silver ghost as called by some, was bred as a hunting dog and many sportsmen still use them for hunting large game such as deer and bear. The Weimaraner breed comes from Germany. Though they were bred for hunting, they also make...

Miniature Schnauzer

The Schnauzer from Germany – Mini Household Companions

The Miniature Schnauzer is an incredibly distinctive breed and one of the most recognizable on the planet. One glance, and you know this dog has some serious personality. Miniature Schnauzers stand proud, hearty, and robust, tracing their history...

Pomeranian

Small But Mighty – The Pomeranian

The Pomeranian may be small in stature, but he likes to act like one of the big guys. Pomeranians are intelligent dogs making them easy to train, and they are good family pets. They can be taught to do tricks and will bond with household members...

Cocker Spaniel dog breed

Cocker Spaniel – Your Family Hunting Friend

In the United Kingdom, Cocker Spaniels were bred as hunting dogs. American Cocker Spaniels are similar, but they were bred smaller than their English counterparts because their prey was smaller. Though Cocker Spaniels are hunting dogs, they make a...

Owning a dachshund

The Wiener Dog In All His Glory – Owning A Dachshund

The original purpose of the dachshund was to hunt badgers, and that is how their name came about. Dachs means badger, and hund means dog. They could also hunt other burrowing animals such as rabbits and foxes. This breed’s versatility has made...

Merle Chihuahua

The Dog in the Blue Coat: Merle Chihuahuas

Who knew a dog could be blue? Have you ever seen a blue merle long hair Chihuahua? Or did you even know it existed? Blue is one of the coat colors of a chi, but it can be challenging to breed. It can be hit and miss. To get a blue merle Chihuahua...

Owning a Pit Bull

Owning A Pit Bull – Information You Need

Dog ownership is a big responsibility. The responsibility becomes even greater when you own a dog with a bad reputation. Many people are afraid of Pit Bulls, but when properly trained, they are loyal and affectionate dogs.

Can dogs eat beans

Can Dogs Eat Beans? Here’s What You Should Know

There are many kinds of beans that are perfectly fine for human consumption. But, can dogs eat beans? The short answer is, yes. Beans can be included in a dog’s diet. They are high in fiber and also contain protein, making beans a yummy and healthy...

Small dogs with blue eyes

7 Small Dogs With Blue Eyes

All dogs are born with blue eyes, but at ten weeks of age, the eye color will change to their permanent adult color. Some dogs end up with one blue eye and one of another color. Though it looks pretty and unique, dogs with light blue eyes may be...