|I am sure as you already guessed – I LOVE DOGS! They are truly a woman (and man’s) best friends! I did some research for many of the more popular breeds we know and LOVE today and got to know so much fun facts about them and I found the best website ever for the cutest dog lover gifts. They have EVERYTHING from dog breeds clothing to statues, ornaments, purses, apparel, figurines, home decor!|
I am sure as you already guessed – I LOVE DOGS! They are truly a woman (and man’s) best friends!
Did you know archeologists have found fossil records of domesticated pet dogs alongside humans from as long as 14,000 years ago! Wow - that’s a long time. That’s 140-280 generations in human terms, or nearly 100,000 dog years!
It’s fascinating what can happen in as long a time. What started presumably with frail wolves ousted from their packs, gravitating towards early human settlements for scraps and protection – have evolved into over 300 breeds of dogs we know and love today.
Over these 14,000 and probably more years, humans only selected the genetic variations in the offspring of these initial outcast wolves which best suited our needs. Which is why all puppies look cute to us today, because the ones which didn’t, or those who were extremely aggressive towards humans - we never further developed their genetic variations, all those thousands of years ago.
We only developed the genetic variations/behaviors/ characteristics we liked or needed in our new best friends. So, the dogs we know and love today, have come down a very long line of natural genetic variations and human selection – leading them to look and behave the way we know them too!
But all these variations in dog breeds only exploded over the last 200 years, when humans began cross-breeding dogs in the 19th century. Before then dogs were groomed over thousands of years in somewhat isolated pockets across the world for different and unique characteristics. From small cute ones for royalty to bigger, sportier or more protective ones for working alongside humans.
Along with the explosion of dog breeds, also came an explosion in gifts for dog lovers! With so many more dog breeds and owners, unique dog gifts (especially dog mom gifts) are now amongst the most popular gifting category in the US and around the world.
I did some research, and here’s what I found for many of the more popular breeds we know and LOVE today. Also did a side research on how people are looking for gifts for dog owners on Google, and have added those insights below:
Originated in Pembrokeshire, The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a cattle herding dog breed and their puppies are adorable! Their personality will steal your heart in a second. They are active and intelligent dog breed but stubborn at times.
At 10 to 12 inches at the shoulder and 27 to 30 pounds, they are Chubby and you can find them in four different coat colors and markings - red, sable, fawn, and black and tan, with or without white markings.
They are one of the world's most popular herding breeds. They are fearless, independent and responds well to training. According to the AKC, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi was ranked 20th most popular breed of dog in 2015. Some of them are prone to overeating, so one must keep an eye on their weight. Pembrokes also make good watchdogs. They tend to bark at anything and everything. They are very affectionate, love to be involved in the family.
Also, did you know none other than Queen Elizabeth II has had more than 30 corgis in her lifetime? Though her last two corgis—Whisper and Willow—have both recently passed away, she does still have two dorgis (corgi/dachshund mixes) named Candy and Vulcan.
In fact, according to the Oxford dictionary, cor means dwarf and gi means dog. So Corgi literally means ‘dwarf dog’ in Welsh.
If you own or love a Corgi, the most popular Corgi gift-related search terms on Google are:
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French Bulldogs / Frenchie
The French bulldog’s origins are murky, somewhere in France, with further roots tracing back to English bulldogs. In France, the English bulldogs probably bred with terriers to create French bulldogs.
A Frenchie is a companion dog amongst the world’s most popular small dog breeds. In fact, in 2015, they were the 4th most popular dog in both the United Kingdom, and in the U.S. They demand attention, like many other companion dog breeds, requiring close contact with their humans. French bulldog is most often mistaken with the Boston Terrier and English Bulldogs, as they resemble a lot.
French Bulldog is a muscular dog, an even-tempered house dog. They do not require a lot of food, need minimal exercise, with daily short walks. A Frenchie is a charmer - they rarely bark, but they are excellent watchdogs. They do well with other animals and enjoy making new friends. They are the most loving dogs, playful, alert, adaptable and muscular in appearance.
If you own or love a French Bulldog / Frenchie, the most popular French Bulldog gift-related search terms on Google are:
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Dachshund is a German word meaning “badger dog” - "Dach" means badger and "hund" means dog - primarily groomed to hunt badgers in the wild.
With their slender long torso, dachshunds have the lung capacity, stamina shape and size to become great badger hunting dogs. It’s said that Dachshunds can track a scent that is more than a week old! So they were also commonly used for rabbit, fox and deer hunting in addition to badgers.
The Dachshund may have an unmistakable long-backed body, and little legs - but they have a BIG personality. They are a loyal companion and good with children if treated well. Smart and vigilant, with a big-dog bark, they are good family dogs and they can also make watch dogs. They can be brave and a bit stubborn, but their endearing nature and unique look has won millions of hearts the world over.
However, as Dachshunds were bred to be hunters, they are ranked high for destructiveness. But their versatility makes them excellent family companions. There is no height standard for the dachshund, but they are usually under nine inches in height and come in five colors: red, black, chocolate, white and gray.
As we were saying before, despite their size, Dachshunds are well known for their courageous nature, well-balanced, bold and confident personality, with an energetic disposition and pleasant expressions.
Their keen nose also gives them an advantage over most other breeds for trailing when on the hunt. However, as they have a long back, Dachshunds are prone to spinal disk problems, making it extremely important not to let them ever become overweight and always keep a close check on their weight.
The exact origins of the Dachshund are unknown but theorized that the early roots of the dachshund may go back to ancient Egypt. Since then the Dachshund has long been a national symbol of Germany now also including elements of German, French, and English hounds and terriers.
If you own or love a Dachshund, the most popular Dachshund gift-related search terms on Google are:
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This medium-sized working dog and high-energy breed, originally hails from Siberia, can grow to between 35-60 pounds. Huskies were originally bred by the native people in Asia. It is an active, energetic, and resilient breed with an extremely dense coat, which allows them to withstand extreme cold. These dogs often have striking blue eyes which makes them even more beautiful. Their thick coats require weekly grooming. The Husky howls instead of barking and are notorious howlers, you can hear Husky's voice carry from miles. They are intelligent and independent and are affectionate with everyone.
They do well with children and friendly towards strangers and would highly recommend them if you want a guard dog. When properly trained and cared for, Huskies make truly wonderful family companions. They are very charming with their mischievous, playful, highly intelligent and talkative nature. They exhibit high energy indoors, needs tons of exercise and maybe destructive "without proper care". They give a lot of affection and love to receive it. They do better in cooler climate.
If you own or love a Siberian Husky, the most popular Siberian Husky gift-related search terms on Google are:
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