Euro Puppy's Blog

7 Ancient Dog Facts

July 17, 2012 by steve

1. All dogs can be traced back 40 million years ago to a weasel-like animal called the Miacis which dwelled in trees and dens. The Miacis later evolved into the Tomarctus, a direct forbear of the genus Canis, which includes the wolf and jackal as well as the dog.

2. Ancient Egyptians revered their dogs. When a pet dog would die, the owners shaved off their eyebrows, smeared mud in their hair, and mourned aloud for days.


3 Ways to Cool Down in Summer

July 9, 2012 by steve

So how does your dog cool down in the heat of summer? Find a shady spot, drink plenty of water or stay indoors?

Well not these dogs: 

Shari Morehead Labradors pictured here are Mongo Pete, Little Pete, Auggie, Odie and Sugar Bear. Shari calls them her "Lab Team." On this sunny summer day, the labs found a large stick in the River and competed to bring it over to Shari "When they all find one stick, they all want that stick."



How 1 of our Breeders Help Keep Their Dogs and Pups Cool

July 4, 2012 by steve

An enjoyable video of one of our breeders and their dogs and puppies keeping cool during the heat wave here in Hungary. The temperatures have been over 36c for the past 10 days and looks likely to continue for the foreseeable future.