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...

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...

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...

Reading Chihuahua ears

The Meaning Behind Chihuahua Ears

Isn’t it interesting how much we can tell about a dog by the way they hold their ears? Just as a dog can become adept at reading human body language, we can also read theirs. Chihuahua ears can tell us a story. This particular breed...

Pomeranian dog breed

The 9 Best Emotional Support Dog Breeds

What is an emotional support dog? Many people have heard of service dogs, and though it is a similar idea, emotional support dogs are different. Emotional support dogs don’t need any special training. They provide comfort to those who may need...

Can dogs sense a good person

Can Dogs Sense A Good Person?

Is your dog smarter than you give him credit for? Believe it or not, your dog may be a pretty good judge of character. Dogs can sense certain things about people. Dogs are able to deduce when there are signs of danger, fear, or nervous...

Are Corgis hypoallergenic

Are Corgis Hypoallergenic?

If you want to own a dog, but you have allergies, you will have to choose carefully. You will have to get a hypoallergenic dog so that you do not experience adverse reactions when you share your home with a pet. Hypoallergenic does not mean...

Husky Vs. Malamute difference

Huskies vs. Malamutes: The Same But Different

Huskies and malamutes are quite similar in many ways. But there are also some significant differences. If you are looking for a larger dog, this will help you to differentiate between the two and see if one or the other may be right for...